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Tom Burrell
Marketing communications pioneer Tom Burrell is a recognized leader and change-agent credited with revolutionizing the use of positive and realistic images of African Americans in television advertising. His award-winning work acknowledged the purchasing power of the African American community and literally changed the face of American advertising.

Burrell is the founder of The Resolution Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to self-healing and self-actualization. In 2004, he was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame. A South side native, Burrell lives with his wife, Madeleine, in Chicago.

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“Black people are not dark-skinned white people,” says advertising visionary Tom Burrell. In fact, they are a lot more. They are survivors of the Middle Passage and centuries of humiliation and depriv

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Brainwashed

Black people are not dark-skinned white people, says advertising visionary Tom Burrell. In fact, they are a lot more. They are survivors of the Middle Passage and centuries of humiliation and deprivat