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  • Why are familiar brands with Black images getting a rethink?

    Illinois advertising professor Jason Chambers specializes in the history of advertising related to African Americans.

    Illinois advertising professor Jason Chambers specializes in the history of advertising related to African Americans, both their portrayal in ads and their role in the business. His coming book looks at Chicago ad man Tom Burrell, who revolutionized advertising directed at Black consumers.

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