The Story Behind 100 Roses From Concrete, a Network for Men of Color in Advertising

Founder Keni Thacker on the group that goes way beyond networking

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The platform for industry men of color was started last year. 100 Roses From Concrete

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Keni Thacker hasn’t forgotten his first time at Cannes. It was the summer of 2016, and like any other industry veteran, he was thrilled to attend the world’s largest gathering of advertising and creative professionals. But actually being at Cannes was a different story.

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