“Mad Men” First True Black Character played by Naturi Naughton

Magically the Mad Men cast will be more integrated than ad industry in 2010.
By Tambay @ S&A
Possibly reacting to accusations that the series is intentionally dismissive of a minority presence (specifically African American) in the Mad Men universe, the producers of the critically acclaimed AMC program have added Naturi Naughton to the cast, although there’s no word on what her contributions will be.

“I just finished working on [an episode]. It’s a great show and I’m really excited about just having been a part of it. It’s very cool… it’s 1964 or 1965 now [on the show]. There haven’t been any blacks featured on the show previously because of the times, but now it’s time and here I come… I’m a new character and I can’t really talk about it too much because it’s super hush-hush,” the actress told Vibe magazine.

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