meditations on visibility

A couple of years ago, I read two articles that got me thinking about two things: visibility and rice.

The first article followed Tristan Walker, Founder/CEO of Walker & Co., whose mission is to “build the world’s most consumer-centric … company” and “make health and beauty simpler for people of color.” Walker, who attended Stanford, interned at Twitter, and was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz, is now 32 years old and one of the few black CEOs in Silicon Valley. Both CNN and Time have praised him for his success in breaking down barriers for people of color in…