Saturday Morning Pens Letter Asking Industry to Take 'Bold Steps' to Protect Black Lives

The Black-led agency, launched in response to police shootings, asks, 'Why are we still here?'

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Saturday Morning started with a letter. In 2016, four Black advertising professionals reflected on the killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling—two men shot to death at close range by police, though neither was breaking any laws.

It’s been four years since Saturday Morning was launched by Keith Cartwright, Geoff Edwards, Jayanta Jenkins and Kwame Taylor Hayford. Though the social impact collective has created powerful campaigns to address racial injustice and shine a light on the struggles of Black lives, little has changed in the way those Black lives are treated by law enforcement and public policy.




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