NAACP Takes on Ad Companies with Madison Avenue Project

On May 5, 2010 The NAACP announced plans to confront the ad industry's lack of diversity in employment. People of color make up just 2% of the workforce at ad agencies. A new report analyzing the Super Bowl commercials will serve as the basis for a actions through the Madison Avenue Project. The NAACP is working with attorney Cyrus Mehri of MEHRI and SKALET, PLLC, and will seek to address this issue in the coming weeks.