To explain why many design organizations lack diversity, it may be helpful to examine the pipeline that supplies those organizations with workers. Along those lines, design professor Hector Silva asks the pointed question: Does our society make it difficult for minorities to learn about design and consider it as a career option?
Designers Spencer Nugent, Jasmine Kent and Kevin Bethune sound off on the need for company-driven initiatives to engage with underrepresented communities, how the changing nature of visual communication might introduce design into school programs, and questions of accessibility and cost:
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Watch the full video "Black Designers on Race and Design" in 9 parts: