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African American Masculinity Subject of Innovative Multimedia and Community Engagement Initiative

Updated: Dec 23, 2021

The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), announce the launch of THE MASCULINITY PROJECT: Black Community in Focus—an interactive multimedia and community engagement project that asks the question “What does it mean to be a man?” Its purpose is to enlist diverse, independent, multigenerational conversations surrounding the African American community. While the main topic is masculinity, there is a focus on the broader issues facing the African American community in the 21st century.

THE MASCULINITY PROJECT has a national community-based reach through a major community engagement initiative in partnership with some of the country’s leading organizations. The project also features an array of interactive content on its online portal that can be found

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