Modern media (television, radio, internet) has the potential to generate both positive and negative effects in people, particularly on youth and easily influenced adults.
Kelly Redmond, has both personal and business knowledge of this dynamic and is on a mission to create more images that have a positive impact on our youth. She is using her experiences in communications and marketing for private and public sectors, her parenting knowledge and her belief in Christ to change the way black people see themselves in the media.
It’s an idea whose time has come. According to a recent Nielsen report about Black consumers, “Black Americans are very receptive to advertising and programming that include positive cultural themes and include people of color.”
In this interview with Toure Muhammad, she discussed her vision, the need for more diverse programming and what her organization is doing to create it. She also wants to hear from you. Click here to take her survey.
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