Black Is the Answer. Black Is the Future.

How can the ad industry solve its diversity problem? The solutions are closer than you think.

What could advertising look like when Black talent matters as much as our lives and culture do? Illustration by Jordan Moss for Adweek

I often think about the key moment that shifted my personal trajectory. It happened in early 2011, when a friend from high school had discovered my Tumblr blog and hit me up to say, “You’d make a great copywriter.”

@BennettDBennett Bennett D. Bennett is principal at Aerialist and co-founder of 600 & Rising.