Making Sure the Next Generation of Black Creatives Has It Better Than the Ones Before Them

‘I’d show up to a city high-rise only to have reps at the front desk assume I was the messenger’

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My entrance into the ad industry was somewhat accidental, but even now, I’d call it fated. Having graduated from Parsons after spending time in both New York and Paris, I was looking for a creative gig. Then a fellow student called with me in mind, saying there was a position at Donna Karan for which I might be well-suited.

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