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Crowdfund This: New Project Aims to Shift Narrative of Lives Lost by Police Brutality

Crowdfund This: New Project Aims to Shift Narrative of Lives Lost by Police Brutality

An Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for an upcoming project that you should consider getting behind… Below you’ll find details courtesy of the award-winning filmmakers – Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster – who produced and directed “American Promise,” and are currently working on the New York Times Op-Doc “Conversations on Race” series, both (the film and the series) featured on this blog.


“Say Their Names” is a bold and groundbreaking multimedia project that shifts the narratives of the Black lives lost unjustly to law enforcement and vigilante violence. 

The stories told will serve to magnify the humanity of loved ones stolen from families who are working on healing every day. These families are the voices we need to hear. After the media leaves, and the coverage leaves, the pain persists. These families are victims too, so their resilience and their heart-wrenching experiences are the reason why we are building the SAY THEIR NAMES campaign.

“Say Their Names” is a call to action to feel more deeply the impact of the lives lost and how we can be a more moral society – one that is compelled to do better and be better and not see Black lives as unworthy and disposable. 

We are asking you to join us in this groundbreaking project. Help us amplify and humanize the lives of victims who have been stolen from their families and our communities. Your contribution will help us get the real and true stories from the victim’s families and tell them in documentary films and a book.


The campaign goal is $50,000, with 2 months to go until it ends. 

For much more on the project and the campaign, watch a video pitch below, and then visit the project’s Indiegogo page here:

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