This is a syndicated post. Read the original at MediaPost.com: mobile 2018-01-11.
Tackling the 'Black Quarterback Problem' in Advertising
After almost 19 years in advertising, the first black developer I've ever worked with is on my current team. Add to that, I've only worked with 10 black people in advertising in my entire career. I have only met three black creative directors in my career. If you consider the situation by my experience, I'd say we're facing scenarios similar to the ones the NFL has encountered.