To Create Racial Change, Advertising Must ‘Envision a World That Doesn’t Exist’

To Create Racial Change, Advertising Must ‘Envision a World That Doesn’t Exist’

By Doug Zanger—July 21, 2020

Last month, a high-profile full-page print ad doubled as a protest sign in advance of Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Okla., just after the Juneteenth holiday. The ad in The Oklahoma Eagle, one of America’s oldest Black-owned newspapers, read “Being Black Is Not a Crime.” This simple white lettering on a black background was a stark reminder of the systemic racism endured by Bipoc (Black, Indigenous, people of color) populations in the country.

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New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

By Jo Yurcaba—May 17, 2021 Black LGBTQ people face an increased risk of violence and harassment. A new app hopes to help change that. David Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, said Black queer and trans people have to worry about things...

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

By David Martin—March 21, 2021 More than 70 years after the armed services were integrated, it is still a fact of life in the U.S. military that African Americans are more likely to be disciplined and less likely to be promoted than Whites. Even the most successful...