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Black History Month

/ October 1st 2020

Black History Month, spanning the month of October,  is a chance to celebrate and recognise the people of African and Caribbean descent. Following on from the Black Lives Matter movement this year, find out below what the advertising industry is doing to celebrate Black History Month.

Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, Black Farm Founder, is challenging the underrepresentation of black people in the food industry. Find out more about this campaign for Black History Month here.

ITV is releasing a series of idents and programmes commissioned for Black History Month to run through October. Read more about it here.

The Drum have been looking at what brands are doing to celebrate Black History Month. See more here.

TikTok have launched a campaign which celebrates cultural roots through the platforms black artists and content creators for Black History Month. Read more about it here.

Created by Ogilvy Roots and WPP Roots, Black Pound Day – an initiative to support black-owned businesses has launched during Black History Month. Read more about it here.

As part of a campaign to highlight black female voices, black women have been taking over Instagram accounts of white women. Read more about it here.

Read Campaign’s article on the changing face of advertising in support of Black History Month here.

Campaign look at the Black Lives Matter movement and what the legacy will be as we enter into Black History Month. Read more about it here.

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