About Us


The Black Man Can Incorporated is dedicated to curating, creating, and amplifying authentic stories, events, and programs that celebrate and exemplify the limitless capacities of Black men and boys. Through our nonprofit and media endeavors, we empower, educate, and inspire not only Black men and boys but the world at large. We stand as the foremost source for uplifting images and narratives of Black males, challenging prevailing stereotypes and creating a positive shift in perception.


We envision a world where Black men and boys are consistently seen and celebrated for their infinite potential, talents, and contributions. Through TheBlackManCan’s digital platform and media entity, we aim to be the beacon of positive representation for Black males, ensuring that every story we amplify serves as a powerful testament to what Black men and boys can truly achieve. As we grow, we will continuously counteract prevailing negative images, asserting that, unequivocally, the Black man can.

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About Our Founder

Brandon Frame

CVO - Chief Visionary Officer

Brandon Frame is a visionary leader, social innovator and mentor. He is the Chief Visionary Officer of TheBlackManCan, Inc. an award winning and internationally recognized non-profit and digital media platform focused on celebrating, educating and inspiring boys and men of color. Accomplishments and accolades are no stranger to Brandon Frame, but what makes him extraordinary is the humility and servant-leadership that marks his life. Brandon is the Deputy Director of Social – Emotional Learning at The Urban Assembly, Co-Founder of the award winning twitter chat #hiphoped and the Author of Define Yourself, Redefine the World: A Guided Journal for Boys and Men of color and the children’s book My First Tie.

For his service to his community, Brandon has received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major Award, Change Maker of the Year and was named Next in Class in the field of Education by Black Entertainment Television. Brandon’s work has been featured in the Black Enterprise, Boston Globe, Essence, CBS, and NBC. Brandon pursues excellence with impeccable effort in all that he does. He is a graduate of Morehouse College and resides in Bronx, NY.