I AM A FATHER PSA campaign led by Hollywood's top Black Actors... in their own words
LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, June 19, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- In recognition of Father’s Day ICON MANN will be launching the “I AM A FATHER” PSA campaign celebrating African-American fathers.As an official response to the recent spate of deaths of African-American men and women at the hands of people of police, ICON MANN has crafted its content for FATHER'S DAY 2020, (Sunday, June 21st) to SALUTE BLACK FATHERS; those whose lives were the sacrifice and those who remain actively seeking to be seen in full context instead of the through the monolith of bias communicated by the media and to honor and declare their permanence in-spite of daily persecution.
"Amid global pandemic the men of ICON MANN gathered to film, be interviewed and photographed for I AM FATHER a re-imagining of the Civil Rights Memphis Movement messaging, I AM A MAN.
These men spoke the names of murdered black fathers: SEAN BELL, PHILANDO CASTILE, ERIC GARNER, and GEORGE FLOYD in a moving video and still photography salute.
View videos and photos here.Commented ICON MANN founder Tamara N. Houston, "When a black man is unlawfully murdered, the impact of his death is not in isolation.
Our, ICON MANN response, to the killing of Sean Bell, Philando Castile, Eric Garner, George Floyd and all of the black fathers, men who are not provided context, is to shine a light on the full composition of the man.