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The senseless killing of people of color has spurred conversations about society’s perception of the hoodie. Simply put: if you are black and you are wearing a hoodie, YOU ARE CONSIDERED A THREAT. We want you to help us DE-STIGMATIZE clothing trends associated with people of color. The Humanize My Hoodie Project is a BORN LEADERS UNITED capsule collection. We seek to further the discussion with hoodies that seek to dismantle the stigma associated with clothing. The plan is to have this be a traveling exhibit in 12 cities throughout the year (September 2018 - September 2019).



  • 20 - 41inch X 34inch images mounted on foam core.

  • 1 Humanize My Hoodie sweatshirt on a mannequin in the middle of the exhibit.  

  • 1 Monitor that will show a continuous Humanize My Hoodie video.

  • Opening and closing reception by Jason Sole and Andre’ Wright 

       (20-minute presentation about the project).

  • Hand screen printed t-shirt workshop



  • We need a space with 4-6 white walls (natural light or regal light works too) Standard room size. Host the art exhibit in the space for 1 month.

  • Wire or hanging hooks to hang the artwork.

  • Setup and teardown will be done by the curators (Jason Sole and Andre’ Wright).


If you or your organization would like to host this exhibit in your space please contact: Andre’ Wright at to get on the exhibit schedule.

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