Thursday, February 01, 2007

Essay 1645


Another year, another collection of Black History Month ads.

A few advertisers opted to rerun last year’s BHM messages.

Ford takes credit for helping to create the Black middle class.

Nationwide Insurance presents family portraits, while Budweiser pours out its Great Kings and Queens of Africa portrait collection.

IBM reprints a concept that was also reworked for Hispanic Heritage Month.

Funny thing is, the new ads don’t seem any fresher than the reruns. Stay tuned.

1 comment:

Make the logo bigger said...

I heard Al Gore also claimed this year to have discovered Black global warming and the Black internet too.

That guy is everywhere man!