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What We Do

Build your understanding. Build relationships. Build your bottom line. Through speaking, presenting, consulting and writing, I, along with my agency The Hunter-Miller Group, take pride in responsibly helping decision makers, business leaders, brands and society change their perceptions about Black Americans. Grow from having little to no understanding to a better understanding about Black. After my presentations, misconceptions of Black Americans being stereotypically insignificant and valueless are shifted and otherwise guarded clients, become less fearful, more bias-conscious and more open to embracing Black culture.
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The outcome of a conversation with Pepper is an enlightened perspective and an empowered sense of direction because she is a masterful speaker who helps corporations and non-profits understand the value of Black consumers.

PEPPER MILLER

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Recognized Market Researcher. 

Black American Subject Matter Expert and Thought Leader. Award-Winnin Speaker.

Conversation Starter.

I’ve been called a conversation starter in the industry, but when introducing myself, my name, Persephone, often sparks a conversation all on its own. Pronounced per-SEH-foe-NEE, my name has Greek origins, and interesting roots. The name Persephone belonged to my mother’s college best friend and roommate, and was given to me at birth, right along with her nickname, Pepper. I’m better known as Pepper and it is definitely easier to pronounce, but I own both of my names. I stand up for who I am because that is what I was taught to do.
Standing up for my name taught me the importance in standing up for other things in life that were of value. As an award-winning market researcher and speaker, author and Black American consumer expert, I use my professional platform to stand up for the Black community.

Articles Around the Web

The idea of total market frustrates me. And I am not alone in this  frustration.

There are many of us who’ve lived and built our careers in multicultural marketing, and yet, we are struggling to understand the “business” of Total Market – what Total Market (really) is and isn’t, and more importantly, how ethnic marketers and segments can win in this new era of Total Market.  FORBES | ADAGE ARTICLES BY PEPPER

Upcoming Engagements

November 6-8 2019 | ANA Multicultural Conference

Woke Marketing: Why Brands Can’t Afford to Ignore Social Issues Impacting Black Consumers 
 

Pepper Miller and Reginald Osborne will tag team in this energetic upbeat presentation to explore how brands can play a role in addressing social justice issues in the Black American community while driving brand engagement, loyalty and sales. GET MORE INFO & TICKETS

NOTEWORTHY ACCOLADES
KEYNOTES, SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS + WORKSHOPS HIGHLIGHTS
2021

  • US BANK

  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

  • GREATER WASHINGTON URBAN LEAGUE

2020

  • UNILEVER

  • ULTA BEAUTY

  • BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD

  • TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS SOCIETY

2019

  • PANDORA

  • FAAAM PANELIST

  • BRAVO TV

  • MARKETING TO MOMS

2018

  • COCA COLA MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY, KEYNOTE SPEAKER

2017

  • ANA (ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS), KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Books that Add Value

Elevate your understanding of the Black American consumer and increase your cultural IQ. 

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Pepper Miller is the expert on multi-cultural marketing and the changing dynamics of reaching and effectively communicating to the African-American audience.

C. Jeffrey Wright, Chief Executive Officer, UMO

Pepper cares about the “why” and that is what makes her a great consumer researcher. She is always trying to answer “why?”

Derek Walker, Owner, Brown & Browner

Pepper is ALWAYS the right choice for your team. She will help you to understand your consumers and customers more deeply than before.

Joel R. Johnson, Founder/ Chief Strategist, Admirable Devil
Listen in with Pepper speaking on The Role of Research and Co-Marketing for Black Consumers

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Watch Pepper at the ANA Conference | Blacks Matter More Than Ever to Brands

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Read the latest articles and noteworthy archives on Forbes, AdAge and more by Pepper Miller

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