Stan Richards Departs the Agency He Founded After Fallout Over Calling a Campaign 'Too Black'

Motel 6, Home Depot and Keurig Dr Pepper cut ties with The Richards Group this week

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Stan Richards, who founded The Richards Group 44 years ago in Dallas, is leaving the agency amid a cloud of controversy and multiple key client departures.

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