Profiles in Black Creativity 2022: Meet All This Year's Featured Talents

The spotlight series, created by Derek Walker, celebrates talent across the industry

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Derek Walker, founder of Columbia, S.C. agency brown & browner, used to spend Black History Month highlighting little-known inventors, scientists and various infamous figures. In 2019, he decided to shift gears and use his social media platform to highlight fellow Black marketing creatives.

What followed was a daily celebration of creative directors, podcasters, professors, founders and other brilliant minds within the industry—all from his personal Twitter account. The idea was to not only give these creatives their much-deserved recognition, but to emphasize how vast the pool of Black marketing talent actually is.




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