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Madison Avenue and the Color Line

Madison Avenue and the Color Line
"A cogent analysis of an important aspect of race relations in the US..."
Read an excerpt from the book.
Advertising Week

Madison Avenue and the Color Line
is the title of a book by Jason Chambers, Ph.D., Department of Advertising, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and published in 2008 to strong reviews. The book examines the history of black advertising employees and agency owners and how blacks struggled to bring equality to the industry and creative product.

Brought to you by the AEF. Join the author and our diverse and distinguished panelists for an informative and spirited discussion using Jason Chambers’ book as a catalyst.

View Panel Discussion

Stream 1
Introductions and Dr. Chambers

Stream 2
Mr. Rosenshine and Ms. Williams Thompson

Stream 3
Mr. Johnson and Ms. Ruffins

Stream 4
Panel discussion, Q&A

Stream 5
Audience Q&A

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Audience Q&A continued


Fath Davis Ruffins





Fath Davis Ruffins (read bio)
Curator, African American History and Culture Division of Home & Community Life, National Museum of American History
Smithsonian Institution



Jason Chambers






Jason Chambers, Ph.D. (read bio)
Author, Department of Advertising
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Joel Johnson






Joel Johnson (read bio)
Director of Marketing Strategy & Analysis
Sapient Interactive

Allen Rosenshine






Allen Rosenshine (read bio)
Chairman Emeritus
BBDO Worldwide

Dawn Williams Thompson






Dawn Williams Thompson (read bio)
Director, Advertising Development, Oral Care/Health
Procter & Gamble


Thursday, September 25, 2008
2:00 - 3:30p.m. Eastern


The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52nd St., between 5th and 6th Avenues
Concourse Theater




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