We are pleased to return to Washington DC for a screening and discussion with the Association of Black Psychologists’ Student Circle Regional Conference.Filmmakers Nicole Franklin and Jasmin Tiggett will present the Chapters 1 and 3 of Little Brother in a discussion on black male media image and the Mapping Our Pledge Initiative.
Saturday, April 5th at 2:00pm
BlackBurn University Center
2397 6th Street NW
On Thursday, February 27, 2014 President Barack Obama took a bold new step by using his authority in this nation’s executive office to announce “a new initiative with leading foundations and businesses that will take a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to build ladders of opportunity and unlock the full potential of boys and young men of color.” To the women who have dedicated their careers to closing the opportunity and education gap on Black male achievement and the men working in the field of gender violence prevention and Black male emotional enrichment, My Brother’s Keeper is more than a groundbreaking announcement.
Little Brother filmmakers Nicole Franklin and Jasmin Tiggett are joined by the activists, filmmakers and content creators who have dedicated years in the area of Black Male Achievement and are continuing to raise the bar for others joining the President’s call. This event is a Google Hangout and airs live on YouTube, available on replay immediately following.
Michèle Stephenson – Producer and Co-Director, American Promise
Ouida Washington – Co-founder and Executive Producer for WK Media and Producer, Beyond the Bricks
Damon Hewitt, Senior Advisor – Open Society Foundations
Marie Roker-Jones – Founder, Raising Great Men™ and What Kind of Man Do You Want to Be™
Kompalya Thunderbird – Former Radio Host currently on assignment in Bangkok, Thailand
Dr. Vibe – Toronto-based Producer/Host The Dr. Vibe Show and Contributor to The Good Men Project
Jasmin Tiggett – Producer, Little Brother
Jacquie C. Williams – Founding Director, Filling in the Gaps in American History (FIGAH)
Amelia Maamogwa – Co-Host, An EPIPHANY Conversation
Nicole Franklin – Host, An EPIPHANY Conversation and Executive Producer, Little Brother
Looking forward to seeing you online at this exciting international conversation, broadcast live on YouTube.
Little Brother: The Street (Chapter 2) is the featured screening during LIU Brooklyn’s Urban Male Initiative (UMI) “Life Class & Mixer.”
This male empowerment event will address gun violence, entrepreneurship, male leadership and male development. Featured panelists include Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Jumaane Williams.
Thank you, Dorothy Nins and the community of Greenwich, CT for an inspiring evening talking conflict and resolution with our Little Brothers as a guide. First Selectman of the Town of Greenwich Peter Tesei helped introduce the evening. We had an extremely receptive audience and inspiring conversation. We closed the evening by awarding a generous door prize of two tickets to the Broadway hit “Romeo and Juliet” starring Condola Rashad and Orlando Bloom, courtesy of producer Stephen Byrd (thank you, Pun Bandhu).
Photos by Francesca Andre.
Town Selectman Peter Tesei
Dorothy Nins and Jasmin Tiggett
Jamin Nicole Dorothy--The Little Brother Team
Jasmin Tiggett and Nicole Franklin
Nicole and Jasmin revealing prize
Nicole Franklin, prize winner Jeffrey Ingraham, and Dorothy Nins