In this candid moment, one of the most powerful marketers in the land was admitting that Black commercials were inferior in her eyes, and it was important her commercial didn’t become one.
THE DAY I ALMOST QUIT ADVERTISING
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As a new budding actor with dark skin and a shaved head, I always wondered if I wasn’t getting cast because of my level of blackness. I was told that I looked androgynous. And it was suggested that I grow out my hair, or get a wig.

None of it mattered. I was never cast — in Orlando, Miami, nor Atlanta.

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