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Black men are the solution. Making nationwide opportunities for Black men to create their own initiatives & experience their power.
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    We'll Thank You In The Film Description

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    We'll Thank You In the On-Screen Credits

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    Take Action: Lead A Discussion

    Take action with conversation. We will send you a copy of the film & a template for leading a discussion on the film for your school, church, university, workplace, or nonprofit. Take action & start discussion about your & others' experiences, and how we build power from them.

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    "Still Black. Still Strong." T-Shirt

    You'll receive a Black T-shirt (see photos to the left) with the words "Still Black. Still Strong." on the front and #blackmaninamericasong on the back.

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    "Less Fear, More Unity" T-Shirt

    You'll receive a Black T-shirt (look to the left side of this page for photos).

    On the front: "Less, Fear, More Unity"

    On the back:
    #blackmaninamericasong"

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    Help Create The Film: VIP Screening

    Attend a VIP screening of a draft of the final film in New York City. You'll give feedback on the current edit and help create the film into a powerful story!

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    We'll Honor A Black Man You Love

    For Black women & those who want to give a gift to a Black man: Send a 30-second audio recording, poem, or story about a Black man you love to us. The dancers will improvise a dance to it and post it on our Facebook page and tag the man you've dedicated it to.

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    We'll Dance to Your Story

    For Black men: Send a 30-second audio recording, poem, or story from a Black man. The dancers will improvise a dance to it and we will post it on Facebook and tag you.

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    Dine with the Filmmakers!

    Get some time to hang out and dine with the filmmakers in New York City - the Director/Producer/Choreographer Justina Grayman and Co-Producer/Music Artist Johnny Hobbes.

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    Take Action: Invite Us For A Discussion

    (For those in NYC) Take action with conversation. Screen the film for your school, church, university, workplace, nonprofit or conference with the producers/director. We will co-lead a post-film discussion. Inspire community healing and conversation. The event can be centered on our film, can showcase other artists' work, and/or can invite the audience to share their own art (poetry, dance, songs, etc.) as a participatory event. Whatever the event, we will attend and co-lead a discussion on the film & create space for healing and empowerment.

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    Rehearse With Us & Meet The Makers

    Attend one of our final rehearsals (first week of August), participate in our dance warm up (if you choose), and have dinner with the filmmakers. Give your feedback on the film & be a part of creating a powerful story!
    (We'll also include your name on the list of contributors in the on-screen credits of the final film!)

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    Experience Our Film Shoot & Premiere

    In NYC? Spend two hours on set with the dancers that will be filming. You'll be fed & be with us as we make this film come to life!

    You'll also get free tickets to our NYC premiere in NYC in October 2017, which will feature & support grassroots organizations empowering Black communities.

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