1. In light of recent discussions about writing communities you are not a part of Mary Robinette Kowal has a great list about how sensitivity readers can help, and where they cannot, and your responsibility as the author.
2. And just FYI, small, white, middle class towns are not the norm in the US.
3. Apparently Daveed Diggs (who you may have heard is now a Tony Award nominee) used to do video remakes of "Calvin and Hobbes" strips. (Link leads to video.)