Havas Chicago promotes diverse perspectives
A compelling new film from the Chicago branch of the creative agency spotlights the success stories of black visionaries who are determined to empower the next generation.
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He directed the moving and thought-provoking short film Just Like Me, which shares stories of triumph and inspiration from visionary black creatives who, despite the prejudice and obstacles they faced, have become leading lights in their field.
Harris is also a respected painter and graphic designer, and these accounts from multi-talented black American designers, authors, executives and teachers are complemented by Harris’s stylish, sometimes playful animation - although the stories moved me to tears more than once.
The message? Believe in yourself. Be yourself. And once you make it to the top of your game, as digital marketing guru Aleesha Smalls-Worthington says, “Always throw the line back."