Black Army Men Collectibles
The Black Army Men Collection is my way of demonstrating the strength of our community by silent protest. A fun twist on a classic toy.
The original army men were actually produced in metal prior to when lead toy production was stopped in 1942. For many Americans, playing with army men was almost a rite of passage. While these toys encourage a variety of creative types of play, critics accused them of advocating gun violence and militarism. This accusation led to our vision.
With so much misrepresentation of the black community and the vicious cycle the justice system has created for the impoverished, we wanted to take a strong stance in a sort of silent protest. Our Army Men stand strong and proud. They carry no guns and are a tribute to a community that has come from so little to create opportunities that have led to so much.
While many men and women carry guns into battle, these figurines use their bond and their voice. Today we are in a new kind of battle and there has never been a more delicate time to take the right approach. Our supporters appreciate collectibles and understand diversity.
The design for these started in an old sketch book. Each character instantly came to life on paper and we knew that more had to be done. We took our sketched design and began going to work. Illustrating each part and finally completely our first set.
Completely inspired by these illustrations we moved into 3D. Enlisting an amazing 3D artist our final step towards the beginning.
Our perks includes Black Army specific items as well as items produced from Brothas N Sistas company overall. We want to give you a variety of what this brand has to offer.
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Risks and challenges
Brothas N Sistas has recently signed a partner with extensive experience in building new businesses. Under that guidance and relationships with manufacturers, and distributors we look to overcome all the challenges that arise when dealing with fulfillment.
The funding will cover the cost of the silicon molds mold with a manufacture whom we been working with the since July 2015 and the packaging and production of the first 1,000 sets of Black Army Men Figurines.
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