Public Position Statements

A Ban on Immigration Does Not Reflect the Heart of America

A Ban on Immigration Does Not Reflect the Heart of America   By Brian L. Pauling   100 Black Men of America, Inc. stands with the millions of United States citizens and people around the world who oppose President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration.   The plaque at the base of the Statue of…

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100 Black Men of America’s Response to Shootings in Dallas

100 Black Men of America’s Response to Shootings in Dallas   100 Black Men of America extends its condolences to the families, friends and community members of the slain officers in Dallas. These men and women of law enforcement were reverently and honorably performing their duties to serve and protect their community. There is no…

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#BlackMindsMatter

#BlackMindsMatter   I am saddened and frustrated every time I hear about the academic achievement gulf that exists between Black students and their White classmates in our nation’s public schools. Saddened because I know that, without a quality education, the future for these children is bleak; frustrated because, if we don’t do something now, we…

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High-Performing Schools are the Best Gateway to Success

High-Performing Schools are the Best Gateway to Success   As the school year winds down, one can’t help but think of graduations and where and how students will embark upon the next phase of their lives. Unfortunately, the opportunities for far too many will be limited because of disparities in graduation rates and in opportunities…

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100 Black Men of America’s Response to Protestor Arrest

100 Black Men of America supports the Constitutional right of Americans to peacefully demonstrate and call attention to the injustices happening across the country.   Americans, including communities of color, have an expectation that law enforcement will afford them the same civil rights given to others. As we await the release of the facts, the…

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Gun Violence – A Critical Public Health Issue

100 Black Men of America, Inc. (The 100) recently participated in a televised discussion on gun violence called “The Gun Fight.”  Since the taping of that show, gun violence in our communities has become even more personal because it has again directly impacted more of our mentees.   Zaevion Dobson had been a mentee of…

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