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The 2019 DangerMan Hero Awards Show and Concert Celebrates TV’s First Black Superheroes Actors Carl Lumbly and Simone Missick

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Fourth Annual DangerMan Hero Award Show and Concert will be super special this year! Among the numerous honorees for the night being acknowledged for their community activism are two celebrated thespians who have portrayed history making superheroes on television.

Actors Carl Lumbly, the star of "M.A.N.T.I.S." the first primetime African-American superhero on network television and CBS "All Rise" star Simone Missick, TV's first black female superhero, Misty Knight, on Marvel's "Luke Cage," will be celebrated alongside nine additional illustrious recipients. The occasion is produced by actor, mentor and philanthropist Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

The show will take place at the California African American Museum located at 600 State Drive in Los Angeles. The red carpet and VIP Reception start at 5:30 p.m. with the concert and show starting at 6:45 p.m. and ending at 10 p.m. Aetna Foundation is the event sponsor.

The DangerMan Hero Award Show and Concert will be hosted by America's premier R & B historian, Tyrone DuBose. Posthumously receiving the top 2019 DangerMan Hero of the Year award is Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a United States House of Representatives from 1996 until his death in 2019. In addition to Lumbly's and Missick's superhero portrayal acknowledgment, Missick will also receive Best Actor Award for her role as the activist judge, Lola Carmichael, in the CBS legal drama, "All Rise."

The other 2019 honorees include LA City Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr.; youth organizer, Croyce Allen; writer/actress, Adilah Barnes ("Roseanne"); president and CEO California Black Chamber of Commerce, Jay King; education advocate, Rita Loof; Worthy of Love founder, Sister ("Sista") Mary; executive director of Anti Recidivism Coalition, Sam Lewis, and teacher/entertainment specialist, Nicshelle "GoDaWork" Farrow. HBO's "Insecure" will receive the DangerMan Hero Award Best Comedy Series.

For the first time, this year's ceremony will be accentuated with a live concert. Performances include Wu-Tang rapper, Solomon Childs; Aretha Franklin tribute artist, Vicky Love; R & B soul singer, Marva King, R & B soul band LeGrand Sinatra, comedian Sherwin Arae and a special guest appearance by Charles Wright, president of the Watts 103rd Street Band.

"This year is the 21-year anniversary for DangerMan, the fastest growing superhero brand in the world," cites Tinsley. "We are really excited about adding concert entertainment to our affair and we look forward to celebrating the noteworthy accomplishments of all our honorees. DangerMan has remained committed to keeping our streets safe and these heroes are helping to get the job done! The DangerMan Superhero brand is a symbol for justice not for some, but for all Americans."

As a 'real life' urban superhero, DangerMan is an advocate for children's rights promoting literacy, safety and good health. He wages against bullying and also fights human trafficking. DangerMan visits schools and community events encouraging his audience with a motto of "No gangs, guns, drugs, alcohol or tobacco." He has traveled throughout America and Haiti, empowering children to live their best life. "Protect, Promote and Provide" are the pillars DangerMan lives by.

"The DangerMan Chronicles," an internet crime series, is available on DangerMan's YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/urbansuperhero ). To hear the DangerMan theme song, remixed by Wu-Tang rapper Solomon Childs, go to https://youtu.be/--05oyAeSZM .

The DangerMan Hero Award Show and Concert will be live streamed and covered on various social media platforms. For tickets to the Fourth Annual DangerMan Hero Award Show and Concert go to http://www.dangermanheroawards.com/ and http://www.thedangerman.com/.

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Urban Superhero DangerMan Culminates 20 Year Anniversary, Presents Amputee Cancer Survivor Troy Druppal with DangerMan Hero of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- DangerMan, America's Real Life Urban Superhero, culminated his 20th anniversary with the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, held recently at California African American Museum (CAAM) in Los Angeles. The momentous occasion acknowledged eight community activists as "DangerMan Heroes" along with California State Senators Holly J. Mitchell and Steven Bradford with the "DangerMan Hero Award for Humanity."

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the "DangerMan Hero of the Year" award to cancer survivor and amputee, Troy Druppal.

The evening was produced by actor, mentor and philanthropist Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Aetna, a leading provider of innovative life and health benefits, products and services, generously sponsored the affair.

All of this year's recipients received special awards, cash and other gifts presented through the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc. As the "DangerMan Hero of the Year," Druppal received an additional cash prize to continue his activism.

DangerMan cited Troy Druppal as an astounding young character, who didn't let a terminal cancer diagnosis or the loss of one arm stop him from pursuing his dreams. A basketball coach, motivational speaker and founder of the Flex Foundation, Druppal epitomizes the traits of a true hero.

"We were truly honored to recognize eight outstanding community activists this year as heroes," notes Tinsley. "Troy's personal journey however, his perseverance and his current activism positioned him as an outstanding role model. His continued efforts to defy limitations and inspire others make him a true 'super' hero!"

This year's heroes included Reggie Berry, former NFL Payer and founder/CEO Goals For Life; Juliano Jarquin, behaviorist counselor and founder of The Human Element-Life Passage; Denise Estelle, founder/president of Estelle 4 Humanity; Pastor Eddie Jones, Jr., president of the Los Angeles Civil Rights Association; Nason Buchanan, Mayor's Office of Public Safety & Community Relations Specialist; "Coach" Ron Crockett, homeless advocate and founder of Fun Zone Kids Reading Club; and Mia Torres, teen homeless advocate.

Roger Tinsley first introduced DangerMan to America in 1998 after being emotionally impacted by the death of a four-year-old who was tragically killed in gang-related gun fire. He created a real-life superhero who could serve as a role model for school age children in underserved communities while addressing issues that specifically affected them. Using his own money and resources DangerMan, the Urban Superhero was born.

As a 'real life' urban superhero, DangerMan is an advocate for children's rights promoting literacy, safety and good health. He wages against bullying and also fights human trafficking. DangerMan visits schools and community events encouraging his audience with a motto of "No gangs, guns, drugs, alcohol or tobacco." He has traveled throughout America and Haiti, empowering children to live their best life.

Tinsley credits Marvel comic book legend Stan Lee for a great portion of his inspiration and success and paid tribute to him with by presenting the "DangerMan Hero Award Spirit of Stan Lee for Literacy" to Atticus Baldwin and Spectrum Laboratory (Spec Labs), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create original works of film and music within the autism and special needs community.

In addition, the twelve victims murdered at the Border Line Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, CA and the people who lost their lives and homes in the California wildfires, as well as the first responders, were also acknowledged during the event with a candlelight moment of silence during the evening.

To support DangerMan as he continues to battle for all things good go to http://www.thedangerman.com/.

Friend DangerMan on Facebook at DangerMan Urban Superhero (https://www.facebook.com/DangerManUrbanSuperhero/ ) follow DangerMan on Instagram at @dangermanurban (https://www.instagram.com/dangermanurban/ ) and join him on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/urbansuperhero.

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Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan Will Tribute Comic Book Legend Stan Lee at Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America's Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.

He will also invite attendees to tribute the twelve victims murdered at the Border Line Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif. and the people who lost their lives and homes in the California wildfires, as well as the first responders, with a candlelight moment of silence.

Produced by actor, mentor and philanthropist Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, the gala will recognize eight community activists as "DangerMan Heroes" and present California State Senators Holly J. Mitchell and Steven Bradford with the DangerMan "Hero Award for Humanity."

Red carpet and VIP reception will start at 6 p.m. CAAM is located at 600 State Drive in Los Angeles. Tickets are available at http://dangermanheroawards.com/tickets/ .

This year's DangerMan Hero Awards host, Melvin Jackson Jr., returns for a third year. Jackson is an Emmy nominated actor/producer from "This Eddie Murphy Role, is Mine and Not Yours," HBO's "The Wire" and BET's "The New Edition Story." Jackson will be honored with the "2018 DangerMan Hero Award for Creative Arts."

"Can one man make a difference?" asks Tinsley. "We believe one person can. That's why in 2016 the DangerMan Hero Awards program was created. This unique show celebrates and honors the ordinary, everyday men, women and children who help make life better for others in the state of California. DangerMan fights for real issues that affect real people."

DangerMan hero nominees were initially announced online with visitors encouraged to vote for the most compelling community accomplishments and vision. This year's "super" heroes include Reggie Berry, former NFL Payer and founder/CEO Goals For Life; Juliano Jarquin, behaviorist counselor and founder of The Human Element-Life Passage; Denise Estelle, founder/president of Estelle 4 Humanity; Eddie Jones, Jr., president of the Los Angeles Civil Rights Association; Nason Buchanan, Mayor's Office of Public Safety & Community Relations Specialist; "Coach" Ron Crockett, homeless advocate and founder of Fun Zone Kids Reading Club; Mia Torres, teen homeless advocate; and Troy Druppal, basketball coach, motivational speaker and founder of Flex Foundation.

All the recipients will receive special awards, cash and other gifts presented through the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc. The top recipient is chosen as the DangerMan Hero of the Year and receives an additional cash prize to continue his/her work.

Roger Tinsley first introduced DangerMan to America in 1998 after being emotionally impacted by the death of a four-year-old. The toddler was tragically killed on her birthday by a stray bullet from gang-related gun fire. Tinsley felt compelled to create a real-life super hero who could serve as a role model for school age children in underserved communities while addressing issues that specifically affected them. Using his own money and resources he created DangerMan, the Urban Super Hero.

As a 'real life' urban superhero, DangerMan is an advocate for children's rights promoting literacy, safety and good health. He wages against bullying and also fights human trafficking. DangerMan visits schools and community events encouraging his audience with a motto of "No gangs, guns, drugs, alcohol or tobacco." He has traveled throughout America and Haiti, empowering children to live their best life. Tinsley credits Marvel comic book legend Stan Lee for a great portion of his inspiration and success. He achieved a career highlight when Lee met and personally congratulated DangerMan on his superhero feats of worldwide motivation.

This 20th anniversary of the DangerMan Superhero brand has been very productive, first with the release of DangerMan's debut song and the production of DangerMan's second action film "DangerMan Returns."

For sponsorship and ticket information for the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards go to http://www.dangermanheroawards.com and to join DangerMan as he battles for all things good, go to http://www.thedangerman.com .

Friend DangerMan on Facebook at DangerMan Urban Superhero (https://www.facebook.com/DangerManUrbanSuperhero/ ) follow DangerMan on Instagram at @dangermanurban (https://www.instagram.com/dangermanurban/ )and join him on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/user/urbansuperhero.

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Director Troy Rowland to Shoot ‘DangerMan Returns’ the Black Superhero Film Sequel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- It will be lights, camera and a lot of action as DangerMan, America's Real Life Black Superhero, gears up to shoot the sequel to his original film release. "DangerMan Returns" will be directed by Troy Michael Rowland, a veteran entertainment specialist whose credits include Disney, Amazon and TV One.

Actor, mentor and philanthropist Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, will executive produce the film.

Well known for his adventures against crime in Los Angeles' gritty streets, DangerMan is really Max Manley, an investment banker by day. "DangerMan Returns," finds the urban crime fighter seeking revenge and justice after the murder of his wife and son. The roles of Max Manley and DangerMan are played by Tinsley. This is the second installment of the "DangerMan Chronicles" crime series. The first episode titled "Girls Aren't for Sale," debuted on YouTube ( https://youtu.be/ZU7gAOMG89o ) four years ago.

"We are extremely excited to have Troy Rowland on board for this go around," expresses Tinsley. "'DangerMan Returns' is going to be grittier as we find DangerMan experiencing heartbreak and loss on a really personal level. Rowland has been a fan and supporter of DangerMan since the beginning and we are confident about his vision to capture the spirit of this project."

Troy Rowland began his acting career in Philadelphia, PA at the world-renowned Freedom Theater under the auspices of John E. Allen. As one of Hollywood's premier life and acting coaches, he is currently senior vice president of the Urban Film and Television Department at Patriot Pictures, a Michael Mendelsohn company. Rowland recently worked for Amazon on Sid and Marty Kroft's "Sigmund and the Sea Monsters." He also directed six episodes of Disney's "Walk the Prank" and worked on TV One's comedy, "Here We Go Again," starring LeToya Luckett and Wendy Raquel Robinson. Other directing projects include the Disney XD show "Kirby Buckets" as well as "The Assist" starring Los Angeles Lakers Nick Young, aka "Swaggy P" and reality star Tami Roman.

Tinsley first introduced DangerMan to America in 1998 after being emotionally impacted by the death of a four-year-old who was tragically killed on her birthday as a result gang-related gun fire. Tinsley felt compelled to create a real-life super hero who could serve as a role model for school age children in underserved communities while addressing issues that specifically affected them. Using his own money and resources he created DangerMan, the Urban Superhero.

As a 'real life' urban superhero, DangerMan is an advocate for children's rights promoting literacy, safety and good health. He wages against bullying and also fights human trafficking. DangerMan visits schools and community events encouraging his audience with a motto of "No gangs, guns, drugs, alcohol or tobacco." He has traveled throughout America and Haiti, empowering children to live their best life. "Protect, Promote and Provide" are the pillars DangerMan lives by. Tinsley credits Marvel comic book legend Stan Lee for a great portion of his inspiration and success.

DangerMan has steadily evolved into the fastest growing real-life superhero brand and is celebrating a 20-year anniversary! The Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards Show is slated for December. In addition, DangerMan is a new rap recording artist and will be releasing his single "I'm Danger Man the Black Superman!" on iTunes and across all digital music platforms.

To keep up with the exploits of DangerMan, America's Real Life Urban Super Hero go to http://dangermanheroawards.com/ and http://www.thedangerman.com/.

Friend DangerMan on Facebook at DangerMan Urban Superhero ( https://www.facebook.com/DangerManUrbanSuperhero/ ) follow DangerMan on Instagram at @dangermanurban ( https://www.instagram.com/dangermanurban/ ) and join him on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/user/urbansuperhero.

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Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan Honors Community Activists at 2nd Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- America's Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan, will once again honor the heroics of local community activists at the 2nd Annual 2017 DangerMan Hero Awards Show, to be held the evening of Saturday, December 9 at the California African American Museum (CAAM).

The highly anticipated event will begin at 6 p.m. with a red carpet and VIP reception. Produced by actor, mentor and philanthropist Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, the gala will recognize eleven "DangerMan Heroes" and one "DangerMan Hero of the Year!"

CAAM is located at 600 State Drive in Los Angeles. Tickets are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dangerman-hero-awards-tickets-29359898246.

The show will also stream live on Facebook at @DangerManUrbanSuperHero - https://www.facebook.com/DangerManUrbanSuperhero/.

Actor/comedian Melvin Jackson, Jr. ("The Wire" "Everybody Hates Chris") will serve as the Master of Ceremony for the evening. Actor/producer Brandon "Lark" Larkins ("Cougar Town" "The Wire") is among the presenters. Musician JMosley and performing artist Alina Artemova will provide entertainment during the night.

"It takes a team of concerned citizens to keep our city safe," notes DangerMan (Roger Tinsley), "and as a super hero, I need a super team. Therefore, each year, DangerMan brings the community together for a celebration to extend our appreciation to selected DangerMan Heroes. DangerMan Heroes are ordinary everyday people who give a damn and work very hard to make the world better for others. DangerMan Heroes are People Making California Better."

The Danger Man Hero Awards consist of an online nomination and voting process. Voting began on November 12 and will end Monday, December 4 at noon. Individuals can vote up to 10 times a day at http://dangermanheroawards.com/. Each DangerMan Hero will receive a beautiful handcrafted award and a check to help with their journey. The "DangerMan Hero of the Year" winner will also receive a grand prize.

This year's local champions include: Sterling Barbour, VP Veterans Advocacy Group of America; Wendell Blassingame, Skid Row Counselor; Robbie N. Butler, President of the Speak Up Empowerment Foundation, Inc.; Marcia Coppertino, Director of Operations, US Team; Ann Duson, Founder & CEO Women Veterans Utility Group; Tung Nguyen, Life Coach/ Community; Monalisa Okojie, Owner Nehita Fine Jewelry; Raymond Owusu, High School Teacher; John Paizis, Founder & Director Performing Arts Studio West; Robina Suwol, Founder California Safe Schools and Reverend Clarence Eziokwu Washington, Co-Owner and VP We Can Foundation. These DangerMan Heroes are generous and caring people who continue to cheerfully give of their time and resources to make life better for those in need.

Roger Tinsley first introduced DangerMan to America in 1998 after being emotionally impacted by the death of a four-year-old. The toddler was tragically killed on her birthday by a stray bullet from gang-related gun fire. Tinsley felt compelled to create a real life super hero who could serve as a role model for school age children in underserved communities while addressing issues that specifically affected them. Using his own money and resources he created DangerMan, the Urban Super Hero.

As a 'real life' urban superhero, DangerMan is an advocate for children's rights promoting literacy, safety and good health. He wages against bullying and also fights human trafficking. DangerMan visits schools and community events encouraging his audience with a motto of "No gangs, guns, drugs, alcohol or tobacco."

He has traveled throughout America and Haiti, empowering children to live their best life. "Protect, Promote and Provide" are the pillars DangerMan lives by. DangerMan has steadily evolved into the fastest growing super hero brand in the world and will celebrate a 20-year anniversary in 2018.

For sponsorship information and to vote for this year's nominees for the DangerMan Hero Awards Show go to: http://dangermanheroawards.com/.

For tickets go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dangerman-hero-awards-tickets-29359898246.

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DangerMan The Urban Superhero Releases Super Suit Costume For Halloween

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Halloween night just got safer! America's Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan, will roam the streets trick-or-treating with the likes of Superman, Batman and Spider-Man as the new DangerMan Super Suit is now available for kids! Actor and mentor Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, has released the new costume just in time for the holidays.

The super suits are available for purchase online at http://dangermanheroawards.com/. More than a Halloween novelty however, the DangerMan Urban Superhero Super Suit is also the perfect holiday and year-round gift, designed to boost self-esteem, confidence and courage in young children.

Tinsley first introduced DangerMan to America in 1998 after being emotionally impacted by the death of a four-year-old tragically killed by a stray bullet on her birthday as a result gang-related gun fire. Tinsley felt compelled to create a real life super hero who could serve as a role model for school age children in underserved communities while addressing issues that specifically affected them. Using his own money and resources he created DangerMan, the Urban Super Hero.

"As a kid who grew up on superheroes, I am beyond thrilled to know that boys and girls can now emulate DangerMan, and everything he stands for, with their very own costume," cites Tinsley. "In fact, with the growing popularity in mythic figures like Black Panther, it is also interesting to note that this is the first time in American history that there is a super suit costume for kids that represents a 'real life' Black super hero."

As a "real life" urban superhero, DangerMan is an advocate for children's rights promoting literacy, safety and good health. He wages against bullying and also fights human trafficking. DangerMan visits schools and community events encouraging his audience with a motto of "No gangs, guns, drugs, alcohol or tobacco."

He has traveled throughout America and Haiti, empowering children to live their best life. "Protect, Promote and Provide" are the pillars DangerMan lives by.

Tinsley credits Marvel comic book legend Stan Lee for a great portion of his inspiration and success. He achieved a career highlight when Lee met and personally congratulated DangerMan on his superhero feats of worldwide motivation.

DangerMan has steadily evolved into the fastest growing real life super hero brand and will celebrate a 20-year anniversary in 2018.

The Second Annual DangerMan Hero Awards Show in slated for December 9, 2017 at the California African American Museum to honor local community heroes and the DangerMan Super Hero newspaper will debut in November. There are also plans for "The DangerMan Chronicles," a crime series for television.

To purchase a made in America, DangerMan Super Suit costume for a child you love, go to http://dangermanheroawards.com/.


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