Join the 100 Black Men of America in the fight against health inequities among our people, especially those exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. and its chapters are dedicated to creating an innovative approach to prevent youth violence. With the "Sleeves Up, Violence Out Challenge" we are accepting entries from middle school and high school students and as well as adult and college students in the following 12 cities: Atlanta (GA), Baltimore (MD), Oakland (CA), Indianapolis (IN), New Orleans (LA), Houston (TX), Birmingham (AL), Chicago (IL), Charlotte (NC), Grenada (MS), Bowie (MD) and Macon (GA).
We ask that you submit a 60-90 video showcasing talent, such as, song, rap, spoken word, gospel, dance, martial arts, acting, etc. dedicated to getting vaccinated, donating blood, and preventing violence.
Students: 100 Black Men Chapter Mentees, K-12 students in various cities across the country, and or Youth Organizations)
Adults (>18): Collegiate 100, College students, Adults not college Youth
Youth Prizes per City
1st Prize = $1500
2nd Prize = $1000
3rd Prize = $500
Adult Prize per City: $500
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Chairman Dortch & Otis Threatt talk 100 Black Men of America and the 35th Annual Conference
The Work of The 100
Through its intentional focus on mentorship across a lifetime, 100 Black Men of America’s local chapters prepare young men and women to realize their highest potential, by creating viable solutions to address local and national issues affecting African American communities.
Everybody has dreams and aspirations that fervently burns in their hearts and minds. However, only a few ever achieve them. Some achieve them by themselves, but most have a mentor that guided them away from the obstacles and setbacks, propelling them to build the life they have always wanted. Here are some of our success stories.
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Torey B. Graduation Address
Torey B. is a mentee of the 100 Black Men of Western Pennsylvania Chapter
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Remembrance: Tribute to America’s Civic Rights Icons – Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery, Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis
What You Need to Know
As we face this very serious pandemic, there are some basic precautions you can take to stay safe. We will provide you with some information and resources to help you stay aware of the latest information on the Coronavirus Disease.