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Eddie Murphy’s Long-Term Effect on Ad Agency Diversity

Boomerang scene

How is Eddie Murphy playing a role in a new push to diversify ad agencies? Former agency account exec Lincoln Stephens is both an example and an evangelist of the "Boomerang" effect. A year ago Stephens abruptly quit his Chicago agency job, moved back to his hometown of Dallas and, on a shoestring budget, launched a program to recruit, train and motivate talented African Americans for advertising agency jobs.

See a video on the project here.