Journalists nationwide inspire Black males, aim to change media and societal narratives

In several cities and towns throughout the United States, local chapters of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) launched the Black Male Media Project this past weekend. Inspired by NBC Bay Area intern, photographer and filmmaker, Skylar Glover, the trailblazing initiative aims to positively change the narratives around the lives and images of black men in the news and society.

“NABJ has created the Black Male Media Project to combat the blotter-to-mugshot images of black male faces, to create a fresh and real view of black men in America and across the diaspora and to help build trust in communities nationwide,” said NABJ president, Sarah Glover.

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