MABJ Black Male Media Project set for June 28

The Memphis Association of Black Journalsits will have their Black Male Media Project event in two weeks. This comes after the Trap Yoga event to raise money for the Bernal E. Smith Scholarship fund.

Montee Lopez the President of MABJ said the focus of the event is to raise awareness to the media as far as black male health, mindset, how they are portyaed in news, and promote HIV and AIDS Testing.

 

“The goal is to uplift young African American men who are portrayed poorly. Our target is the Frayser area of Memphis where the HIV and AIDS rate are high. We want to promote good health, and promote a better image for our young men.”

The event is scheduled for June 28th, at the Pursuit of God Church on Signal Street in Memphis.

 

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