Is there anyone who doesn’t feel a little uncomfortable talking about race? In this fantastic TED talk, businesswoman Mellody Hobson talks about the danger of ‘colour blindness’ and asks us to think about becoming ‘colour brave’. Are you ready to recognise, embrace and really discuss diversity?

The subject of race can be very touchy. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it’s a “conversational third rail.” But, she says, that’s exactly why we need to start talking about it. In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes for better businesses and a better society. More here: TED.