Agencies Face a Huge Obstacle in Responding to Racism: Their Own Failure to Act

Six black professionals tell Adweek what they do—and don't—want to hear this week


Every day, agencies are tasked with solving problems too complex, nuanced and rapidly evolving for their clients to handle alone. In short, the agency world exists to find creative answers to the business world’s most daunting, high-stakes questions.

Yet when it comes to the heartbreakingly obvious inequalities of race in America, agencies have been notoriously slow to offer tangible solutions and, despite years of industry dialogue, have little to show for all their talk when it comes to diversity in top-level leadership.

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