April 2, 2019

We are concerned about the future of our public schools and feel we need to be in the schools inspiring and empowering our youth to be leaders in the new world. Check out our recap video from our leader Andre' Wright as he walked into Iowa City High and taught 14 high...

Iowa City designer Andre' Wright teaches students about the Humanize My Hoodie campaign spreads important message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

November 7, 2018

A former journalist is accusing police of racial profiling after an incident caught on video shows a black teen being arrested for violating a mall’s “no hoodie” dress code policy.

The video was posted to Facebook on Sunday by Peggy D. McKenzie, the wife of the acc...

November 5, 2018

This event included fashionable streetwear style from Born Leaders The fashion event was laced with live art & live music. We will have live performance by local hip-hop artists. Live painting/Graffiti on canvases and hip-hop/breakdancing to bring it all the way back t...

November 5, 2018

The Humanize My Hoodie project is now a national art exhibit and provides workshops for both people of color and allies who’d like to facilitate conversations on threat perception. Designer Andre Wright and Professor Jason Sole have garnered support from universities,...

October 16, 2018

On Friday, October 12th, a crowd bundled in heavy jackets and sweaters filled the seats in an alley off of the Pedestrian Mall. The local clothing brand, Born Leaders United, joined with Witching Hour Festival to put on the third annual Alley Fashion show. In between t...

October 15, 2018

DJ Thoro interviews Andre Wright (Born Leaders United) and Jason Sole (#HumanizeMyHoodie) at ThisIs50.com

October 15, 2018

The latest clothes by Iowa City based fashion brand Born Leaders United, started by Andre Wright, will be on full display early in the festival with an outdoor fashion show. Starting at 5 p.m. Friday in the alley behind The Englert, Born Leaders United will show off th...

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