There are few black graphic designers in the marketplace today . For many years it has been the concern of the writer as to the reason why. With so many fields and opportunities now open to blacks, it's almost unbelievable that their presence in the graphic design industry is slight. In addition, the writer has encountered numerous young black graphic design students who have been misguided. These students suffer tremendous hardships due to the lack of resources, professional training , and accurate information
about the industry. It is the hope of the writer that the findings of the thesis will aid in any capacity to increase the visibility of qualified blacks in the graphic design marketplace.