At the dawn of a new year, we see the continuation of racial divides in America. These divides continue to persist in seemingly in every aspect of society, in some cases the divides seem to be widening. These divides despairingly impact and discredits African Americans. One such case is the noticeable absence of African Americans in the advertising world. No doubt, this lack of representation made it possible for Simplicity to promote a new pattern honoring the vintage styles seen in the...Read more
The Misappropriation of Black History Exposes Ad Agency Disparities
*The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) honored the legacy of Rosa Parks, a civil rights icon, on December 1, 2016. Each bus in their fleet had a seat reserved in her honor and their headlights shined all day. As someone who appreciates history and as a PR professional, I was intrigued by the pre-event media I saw regarding this: Honoring Rosa Parks: MCTS will keep a seat open, headlights shining on Thursday.
I was very glad I caught the news story on my social media newsfeed the...
Forget about the politics, let's talk about how Spicer's first press event was a bad day for commu
There was a smorgasbord of news to choose from this past weekend; the 45th President's inauguration, the Women's March, the Green Bay Packer's big loss to the Atlanta Falcons for the NFL Conference Championship spot, etc. As a communications professional, the news that captured my attention the most was Sean Spicer's, the new White House Press Secretary, first press briefing on Saturday (January 21, 2017). His adamant allegiance to his boss, the President, trumped him telling the truth to...Read more