The Code Black podcast explores a range of topics including pop culture, current affairs, business and career tips from the unique viewpoint of black communicators.
The Code Black Communicator network is a resource for the advancement of black integrated communications professionals, providing inspiration, guidance and representation.
Our Anti-Black Racism Manifesto - Media - Season 2 Ep.17
Black or “Ethnic” media as they are usually referred to by the industry, aren’t currently regarded in the same light as “mainstream” media outlets.
Black outlets deserve the same amount of access granted as their white counterparts, to truly diversify the lens used in media storytelling and expand the trajectory of your communication.
Our Anti-Black Racism Manifesto - Hiring - Season 2 Ep.16
There is currently, as well as historically a scarcity of Black talent in the communications/marketing industry.
A lack of Black representation means a lack of diversity of lived experiences, and hinders the evolution of the communications industry.
Our Anti-Black Racism Manifesto - Be Specific - Season 2 Ep.15
New attention on anti-Black racism is being diluted by conversations around racial prejudice experienced by BIPOC. Anti-Black racism is presented in specific ways and those systemic barriers and prejudices are not experienced by other people of colour.
This episode explores our first point in our Code Black Anti-Black Racism Manifesto - how we must "Be Specific" and acknowledge that anti-Black racism is real and systemic racism is experienced by Black people in a specific way.
Underemployed Millennials: From student to professional
In this episode, Bunmi Adeoye and Maxine McDonald speak with Katie-Ann Wallace, Stephanie Pollard and Mandela Johnson, three young communications professionals, on their journey from student to practitioner. Underemployment, microaggressions, and unpaid internships are among the common experiences examined.
Our Anti-Black Racism Manifesto - Season 2 Ep.13
As longtime advocates of Black representation and advancement within the communications space, this episode explores Code Black's manifesto discussing the impact of anti-Black racism within the industry, as well as actions that can be taken today to address systemic barriers.
Becoming a Student of Self - Season 2 Ep.11
Code Black partnered with renowned celebrity therapist, empowerment coach, author and transformational speaker, Vladimire Calixte for an evening of enlightening discussion exploring how to navigate the competing narratives during the Covid-19 pandemic - productivity vs. rest, joy vs. grief, constant worry vs. self-care and much more.