Childish Gambino

By: Shykym 05/11/2018 The dichotomy of America’s coexisting dreams and nightmares has entertained the world for decades. Perhaps this is the true demise of the so-called “Blacks” in Amerikkka that can’t seem to recover from the atrocities of the Jim Crow era. As millions upon millions have immigrated to the North American continent in pursuit of a dream, those whom…

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Bless This Designer for Remaking Famous Logos to Teach Us Which Fonts They Use

How many did you already know? By David Griner  credit: http://www.adweek.com/creativity/bless-this-designer-for-remaking-famous-logos-to-teach-us-which-fonts-they-use/ You know the logos, but do you know the fonts? That was the question that clearly obsessed Emanuele Abrate, an Italian graphic designer and educator. Logos are a passion for Abrate, an art director focused on identity design who also is managing partner for design site Grafigata! and a graphic design professor at Libera Accademia…

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Intimate and Insightful, These Shaving Interviews for Bevel Explore Subtle Challenges for Men of Color

By Ann-Marie Alcántara credit: http://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/intimate-and-insightful-these-shaving-interviews-for-bevel-explore-subtle-challenges-for-men-of-color/ Tristan Walker has one question for consumers: “Have you ever seen a black man shave?” As founder and CEO of Walker and Company Brands, which includes men’s shaving brand Bevel, Walker has long felt that men of color—and their specific challenges—are omitted from the mainstream discussions around personal grooming. Bevel Mirrors, a new campaign for the ecommerce brand, seeks to…

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ABC Pulls a Black-ish Episode That Would Have Touched on National Anthem Protests

The decision was due to “creative differences,” not advertiser concerns By Jason Lynch Black-ish is usually one of ABC’s most brand-friendly shows, but the network decided not to air a politically charged episode of the sitcom that could have potentially alienated some of those advertisers. The network said it had pulled an episode of the comedy, which had been scheduled for…

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KFC Responds to U.K. Chicken Shortage Scandal With a Timely ‘FCK, We’re Sorry’

Mother London crafted the foul-mouthed, full-page ad  By Erik Oster KFC went through a highly publicized, somewhat bizarre crisis in the U.K. this week: The fast food joint known for its fried chicken ran out of chicken. Now, KFC is apologizing with a creative stunt: rearranging its name to spell “FCK.” The shortage stemmed from “operational issues” with new delivery provider DHL, forcing…

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