Artist Shantell Martin Criticizes McCann for an Offensive Email About a Black Lives Matter Mural

Request for a "relevant" BLM art commission on a Microsoft storefront goes viral

London-born, New York-based artist Shantell Martin called out McCann and Microsoft. Connie Tsang

As protests against racism and police brutality continue around the world, brands are evaluating where they can make a difference. As protesters challenge institutions on how they address race, advocates are looking toward brands as a place to help drive society forward. From donations to public statements, corporations have entered the conversation about race, whether by choice or not.

@ErikDOster Erik Oster is an agencies reporter for Adweek.
@zanger Doug Zanger is a senior editor, agencies at Adweek, focusing on creativity and agencies.