Not enough black beauty on billboards?

Rundu An Atlanta company that believes there aren’t enough positive, sexy ads featuring black men has put up a billboard in town to showcase just that. The company, Rundu (warning: artful nudity, may not be safe for work), argues that there is intense focus on sexy ads for Calvin Klein and Abercrombie & Fitch, but “what about sensual images of the black male?” The company’s owner, photographer Rundu Staggers, says that sexy, provocative photos of black men cause fear and are met with resistance, while white sensuality runs rampant and no one freaks out. The “Are you grown?” tagline is still a bit of a mystery, though.

—Posted by Celeste Ward

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