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Burrell Communications is an African American-owned advertising agency that has worked with Fortune 100 companies such as Coca-Cola and Fortune 500 companies like Toyota and McDonald’s. The Chicago-based firm, which has four decades of experience connecting consumers across all platforms, recently released a touching PSA in honor of Detroit bus driver Jason Hargrove, who died…

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Burrell Communications is a transcultural communication and marketing agency known for its leadership, forward-thinking approach and more than 40 years of experience connecting with consumers across all platforms. Over the years, Burrell has launched campaigns with companies, including McDonald’s, Toyota, Comcast NBC Universal, Xfinity, among many more. Terrence Burrell is currently vice president and creative director…

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Tom Burrell established Burrell Communications in 1971 and led the company through 2004. By recognizing the unique qualities of the African American consumer market, he spearheaded some of the most memorable campaigns in advertising history. Burell Communications featured prominent figures and newcomers and fostered a sense pride in Black people, capturing trends and raising awareness…

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The CIAA Basketball Tournament represents the third largest NCAA basketball tournament in the nation, reaching over 200K fans yearly, with an economic impact that exceeded $55 million in 2015. The mass of fans that participate, as well as the emphasis on education and HBCUs specifically, make it a treasure trove for brands looking to drive brand awareness…

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It was hailed as the “communications agency at the forefront of the new marketplace conversation.” In 2003, Commonground MGS was co-founded by managing partners Sherman Wright and Ahmad Islam in Chicago. In fall 2013, eight independent agencies nd companies that create and produce ads aimed at minority, multicultural, urban and youth markets are coming together under the umbrella of…

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  Rosalind Brewer, 49, has been promoted to CEO Of Sam’s Club, the warehouse retail chain owned by Wal-Mart. Previously president of Wal-Mart’s U.S. East business unit,  Brewer is the first woman and African American to hold the CEO position at any of Wal-Mart’s (WMT) business units. Replacing Sam’s Club Mike Duke, Brewer will also…

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