Have never quite understood the “All-Star” Award, except to presume it was designed to bring a celebrity to the festivities. Honestly, how has Nick Cannon championed diversity in the advertising industry?
DIAGEO claims to celebrate life every day, everywhere, responsibly. Selling liquor to minority communities happens every day and everywhere—but not always responsibly.
This 4As ad looks like a sales chart with declining results—perhaps an unintentional statement about its diversity efforts?
When color was a problem, Byron E. Lewis found a solution. Unfortunately, multicultural marketing remains a separate-but-unequal silo. That’s a problem.
It looks like Omnicom spent about five minutes designing this tribute.