DAVE BROWN is the founder of the ‘INDIE NIGHT FILM FESTIVAL’. A drive that aims to elevate the craft of artists while giving them an avenue where they can be recognized on a bigger platform, network, and exchange information with new and established Hollywood creatives. He is an entrepreneur, an actor, and also a radio show host.
Dave Brown recently visited Ghana for The Year of Return festivities and he talks about his experience.
DAVE BROWN, son of Dr. Amos Brown; an African American pastor of the Third Baptist Church of San Francisco since 1976 and civil rights activist and the president of the San Francisco branch of the NAACP. Dr. Brown was one of only eight students who took the only college class ever taught by Martin Luther King Jr.
Dave made his way to Hollywood after receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Morehouse College. He credits college friend Morris Chestnut by giving him his introduction to Hollywood.
Dave currently sets up Morris’s appearances throughout the country, as well as other well-known celebrities in Hollywood including Jamie Fox. Dave and his family were some of the many who visited Ghana in December 2019 ‘Year Of Return’ (YOR) initiative.
The year of return 2019 and beyond was commenced by Ghana’s President ‘Nana Akufo Addo’ which saw the influx of diasporas, celebrities, holidaymakers, investors, and businesses coming back to the motherland ‘Ghana’.
Dave speaks to Dentaa on his experience on the YOR, the need for every African American / black person to visit Ghana, his journey from Morehouse to Hollywood, his dad being his role model, meeting Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Jesse Jackson, Nelson Mandela and more and the need to unite as black people.. #visitGHANA #AfricanAMERICAN #YEARofRETURN