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‘Are We Still Cool?’ Explores Misconceptions About Masculinity In Men Of Color

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Courtesy of Black Actors Guild
This portrait titled “Men Of Grace” by Michael Board II and Nadiya Jackson is part of the photo series, “Are We Still Cool?” from Denver’s Black Actors Guild.

What does it mean to be a man of color in America? And how is that image of what society thinks a man should be, detrimental and inaccurate?

A new photo series from the Denver organization, Black Actors Guild, explores the misconceptions surrounding masculinity and men of color. It's called "Are We Still Cool?" Colorado Matters spoke to the project's creative director, Christina Pittaluga and Ryan Foo, the director of operations for Black Actors Guild.