I’m not of fan of quality of outcome, although the idea behind is noble it’s affect will be anything but that. We need a system that rewards great work but also allows potential to develop and grow over time. Sean Combs aka P. Diddy made a great counter argument for ‘equality of resources’ which made me think, maybe this is the way forward? And if doesn’t happen, let’s just build it ourselves!
“We only get 5% of the venture capital invested in things that are black owned — black-owned businesses, black-owned ideas, black-owned IP,” he says. “You can’t do anything without that money, without resources. But when we do get the resources, we over-deliver. When Adidas invests in Kanye and it’s done properly, you have the right results. When Live Nation invests in artists and puts them in arenas the same way U2 would be, you have the right results. ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Black-ish,’ fashion; it’s all about access. If you’re blocked out of the resources, you can’t compete. And that’s my whole thing — to be able to come and compete.” – Sean Combs
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