A plea for diversity, an opportunity for personal and financial growth.

It is always difficult for me to write entries like this. Even reading about issues related to racism and injustice is often motivated more by a sense of social obligation to my creed rather than any semblance of a pleasurable pursuit. But I also believe that renaissance can follow tragedy.

The recent events unfolding in America speak to a lifelong experience for black and brown communities that, every few years, appears to take center stage in the American paradigm. I am a Latino male born to Puerto Rican…