Recap: Bounce TV and Omnicom Host Black History Month Event Feat. Martin Luther King III and Yara Shahidi

It’s still Black History Month so last week Bounce TV and Omnicom hosted a cocktail reception inside the Helen Mills Event Space in New York City.

The event featured a passionate discussion on diversity in television. The keynote address was given by Martin Luther King III. “Blackish” star Yara Shahidi gave a presentation on why diversity matters and journalist Ed Gordon hosted a panel discussion featuring Shahidi, Omnicom’s SVP Chief Diversity Officer Tiffany R. Warren, Spike DDB’s Executive Creative Director Dabo Che, OMD USA’s Director of Multicultural Content Marketing & Strategic Partnerships Marissa Nance, and Uptown Magazine’s CEO Len BurnettRoger Bobb .

 

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Photo Credit: Bernard Smalls/Bounce TV