To celebrate Black History Month, Lamar Advertising is using its digital billboard network across the U.S. to honor African Americans who achieved "firsts" in their respective fields. Lamar is featuring the following prominent individuals on more than 700 digital billboards throughout the month of February:

  • Guion Bluford: First African American in space
  • Gwendolyn Brooks: First African American Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Juanita Hall: First African American Tony winner
  • Mary Eliza Mahoney: First African American nurse
  • John Baxter Taylor Jr: First African American Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Booker T. Washington: First African American on a U.S. postage stamp

The map below shows every digital billboard location that the Black History Month creative is running on.

Lamar Advertising Honors African American “Firsts” Throughout Black History Month

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