Quick & Quotable: April 2nd

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Jesse Williams and John Legend Talk Race in America— The Atlantic

 “I thought that’s what it meant to live an important life. Even as a kid, I thought that if I was going to live an important life, I had to do something to make the world more just and more equal, and those were the heroes that I looked to as examples of what I want to emulate.”

How Taryn Toomey, Fitness Guru, Spends Her Sundays—The New York Times

“As much as I like the idea of taking a day off from physical exertion, I love the community and the movement that the Class offers, and I inevitably end up in the 10 a.m. with Jaycee, who is the director of our training program. She leads a 75-minute session that leaves me feeling grounded and alive." 

This Look Inside Spike Jonze’s Apple Ad Is as Fascinating as the Film Itself— Adweek

“It’s like a magic trick,” Heffington says of the piece in one of his interviews. It’s a delight, in the end, that the magicians decided to reveal their tricks like this—a worthy companion piece to one of the year’s most enchanting productions.”

The CEO Who Splits Her Time Between Shanghai and New York — The Cut

“When I was younger, I dressed for my bosses, colleagues, clients, and executives of companies I invested in — I was new to the industry and often the only female investor in the room, so I wore tough suits and conservative heels. I never strayed from neutral colors and I’d put my hair up in a bun to seem more serious.”

Inside the Powerful Intersection of Hip-Hop and Cryptocurrency –Forbes

“Just last year, Wu-Tang member Ghostface Killah backed cryptocurrency firm Cream Capital and Compton mainstay The Game promoted Paragon as a platform that could completely revolutionize the cannabis and have since thrown their efforts behind the company.”