What’s Black About It? Burrell: Advertising Revolution

Saturday, June 22, 2024
2:30 pm–4:45 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2024-06-22 14:30:00 2024-06-22 16:45:00 What's Black About it? Burrell: Advertising Revolution 06/22/2024 2:30pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Directed by Denise Pendleton, Phil Lee, and Darryl Manuel (USA, 2024, 60 min.).

Dive into Tom Burrell’s revolutionary impact on the advertising industry. Burrell had to fight against racism and the status quo. This is a celebration of his push for authenticity, diversity, and inclusion on Madison Avenue, which sparks a dialogue on the viability of Black consumer purchasing power.

Preceded By

Interception: Jayne Kennedy, American Sportscaster

Directed by Safiya Songhai (USA, 2023, 15 min.).

When a bronze-skinned bombshell rocks the world of Sunday Morning Football, millions tune in. But few know the tumultuous story of Jayne Kennedy, the first Black woman to boldly run interception on the racial lines of American sportscasting.

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