"Don Draper would have been working side-by-side with a brother."
September 19, 2011 7:55 PM Subscribe
The Other Mad Men.
It's been accepted more or less as a truism that black people didn't work on Madison Avenue in the 1960s. But facts are stubborn things. There were black people in advertising even then, some (a few) in high places. Contrary to the popular assumption, blacks in that era met with success and challenges on Madison Avenue, like everywhere else.
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