OP-ED

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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#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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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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