Canaan, thanks for joining us, excited to have you contributing your stories and insights. Do you feel you or your work has ever been misunderstood or mischaracterized? If so, tell us the story and how/why it happened and if there are any interesting learnings or insights you took from the experience?
Embarking on a life adventure as an actor, designer, entrepreneur, and all-around creative, I’ve journeyed through many twists and turns. Growing up, my parents did a great job sheltering me from the harsh realities of microaggressions, latent homophobia, and racism. They instilled in me a firm belief that I could achieve anything, but the world had its own ideas about how a young black boy should behave, leading to assumptions about... read complete interview here >>>>>