Detroit Chapter Mentees Visit The Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
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Detroit Chapter Mentees Visit The Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Another success Project Success meeting – this time, our young men had a firsthand opportunity to gain a bit of information about the air transportation business. Thanks to 100 Member Ramone Crowe (Executive for the FAA) we had an opportunity to visit Detroit Metro Airport.  He arranged a very special tour for our group –…

The 100 Black Men of Stamford first annual Young Men of Color Summit
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The 100 Black Men of Stamford first annual Young Men of Color Summit

The 100 Black Men of Stamford are holding their first annual Young Men of Color Summit – at the University of Connecticut/Stamford on Saturday May 11, 2019. This is a major, new chapter initiative to bring together male minority students from the greater Stamford area.  We are expecting to bring together about 100 students for this inaugural event. The day runs…

Microsoft and 100 Black Men of Triangle East, Inc. Partner to Offer Free Mancode Coding Workshop
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Microsoft and 100 Black Men of Triangle East, Inc. Partner to Offer Free Mancode Coding Workshop

Microsoft and the Triangle East Chapter of 100 Black Men partnered to host “Mancode”, a free 1-day technology conference aimed to provide technological, education, and life skills trainings and opportunities to underrepresented young men in middle and high school. Classes in Coding, App development, Website design, and Professional Development/Resume building were available for students to…

New BREC superintendent talks about bringing community into park planning
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New BREC superintendent talks about bringing community into park planning

BREC Superintendent Corey Wilson spoke to the Cortana Kiwanis Club on Feb. 28. Wilson, who became superintendent in January, talked about how BREC was involving the community and making a plan for improvements to the zoo and park and what it is doing to improve neighborhood and community parks. He said BREC is working on…

Community-based nonprofits grow with help from UChicago program
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Community-based nonprofits grow with help from UChicago program

True to its name, the Community Programs Accelerator at the University of Chicago empowers South Side nonprofits to take off quickly. Since its founding five years ago, the initiative has served nearly 120 local nonprofits and 2,000 workshop attendees by providing them access to an array of University resources that help them strengthen their impact…

100 Black Men of Madison Mayoral and School Board Forum
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100 Black Men of Madison Mayoral and School Board Forum

The 100 Black Men School Board Forum will be held Thursday, March 21, 5-8 p.m. at James C. Wright Middle School, 1717 Fish Hatchery Rd.  In cooperation with vital grassroots community organizations, the 100 Black Men of Madison will stage a candidate forum, involving those that seek to represent the school board and mayor of…

Dr. Murfree Attends the 100 Black  Men of Bradley County’s Scholarship and Mentoring Banquet
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Dr. Murfree Attends the 100 Black Men of Bradley County’s Scholarship and Mentoring Banquet

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr. Joshua Murfree, at the podium, delivers the keynote address during Saturday night’s annual Scholarship and Mentoring Banquet of 100 Black Men of Bradley County. Listening at the head table at right are Rev. Aubrey and Barbara Actor, longtime supporters of the organization.  A large crowd turned out once again Saturday evening at…

South Metro (Atlanta) Chapter Hosts it’s 3rd Annual Mentee Career Fair
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South Metro (Atlanta) Chapter Hosts it’s 3rd Annual Mentee Career Fair

This past Saturday, March 2, 2019, the South Metro Atlanta chapter partnered with Pathways for it’s 3rd Annual Mentee Career Fair. Special thanks to Mr. Christopher Stubbs for organizing the event and South Metro’s Rites of Passage Committee for their continued service to the Academy! Special thanks to the CEO of the 100 Black Men…

SIUE’s Collegiate 100 Chapter Receives Award from 100 Black Men of St. Louis
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SIUE’s Collegiate 100 Chapter Receives Award from 100 Black Men of St. Louis

The men of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Collegiate 100 have boosted its membership, increased its collective GPA, participated in on-going personal, professional and leadership development opportunities, and engaged in more than 250 hours of community service on campus and in Metro East communities. These are just a few reasons why the SIUE Collegiate 100 Chapter…

East St. Louis Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Helps SIUE Students Look Business Ready
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East St. Louis Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Helps SIUE Students Look Business Ready

More than 100 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville male students were dressed for success thanks to the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Alumni Chapter Epsilon Lambda Sigma of East St. Louis. Students from SIUE’s Collegiate 100 Chapter and Goal-Oriented African American Men Excel (GAME) received a suit and/or dress shirt on Thursday, Dec. 6 in the…

Denver Chapter takes mentees to the Bill Picket Rodeo
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Denver Chapter takes mentees to the Bill Picket Rodeo

The Denver Chapter will be taking our mentees to the Bill Pickett Rodeo, which is a long standing Denver tradition. The Bill Pickett Rodeo is a National circuit that was started by one of our Chapter’s Charter Members, Lu Vason back in 1984. During our regularly scheduled mentoring session last week, we discussed the various…

Community programs for MLK Day part of past?
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Community programs for MLK Day part of past?

The Rev. Edward Robinson, pastor at Cleveland’s Pleasant Grove Baptist Church for 40 years, said it seems the general Cleveland community “has fallen asleep” in celebrating this holiday. “Hopefully, someone will wake us up,” he continued. The popular pastor, a leader among all of Cleveland’s diverse population, joined Cleveland NAACP leader Hiawatha Brown and 100…

Jax Native Becomes New CEO of 100 Black men of America, Inc.
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Jax Native Becomes New CEO of 100 Black men of America, Inc.

Atlanta, GA – The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (100)has hired John E. Armstrong as the organization’s new President and CEO. Armstrong officially took the helm of the 100 on Monday, January 14, and was celebrated by members, staff, family and supporters during a welcome reception hosted by the organization’s Board of Directors. Armstrong…

South Metro Chapter Delivered Health Education and Screenings During Brest Cancer Awareness Month
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South Metro Chapter Delivered Health Education and Screenings During Brest Cancer Awareness Month

100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc.’s  President-Elect, Paul Vaughn, and Fulton County’s Health Program Administrator, Debra Dewitt, were featured in an interview with Fulton Today (Fulton Government TV) to discuss the importance of regular breast cancer screening and education, and our organization’s new partnership with Fulton County and their 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Event….

100 Black Men of Jax, Jaguars make “Crucial Catch” for Cancer Survivors
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100 Black Men of Jax, Jaguars make “Crucial Catch” for Cancer Survivors

Jacksonville, FL – The J100 partnered with Jaguars Foundation and Jaguars players to host cancer survivors and their guests for a meal and activities during the 2018 Crucial Catch – Intercept Cancer event. The event is an invitation for cancer survivors and their families to enjoy an evening at Velocity Air recreational center. The J100 Men…

Helping African American Youth Achieve Success
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Helping African American Youth Achieve Success

The 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit, Inc. is a group of concerned African American men whose goal is to improve the quality of life in the African American community through their collective resources, abilities and experiences. Recognizing the need to develop strong, vital and self-supporting communities, the organization has committed to helping African American…

100 Black Men of Greater Beaumont First Day of School Event
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100 Black Men of Greater Beaumont First Day of School Event

100 Black Men of Greater Beaumont being engaged in their community by welcoming students and parents on the First Day of school. President of the Greater Beaumont chapter, Vernon Durden is pictured with Principal Haynes of Amelia School. Other members of the chapter visited Jones Clarke, MLK, Pathways and Beaumont United. Special recognition to ExxonMobil…

Members of 100 Black Men of Charleston encourage Mary Ford students on first day of school
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Members of 100 Black Men of Charleston encourage Mary Ford students on first day of school

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) – Five members of the 100 Black Men of Charleston chapter greeted nearly all the students of Mary Ford Elementary in North Charleston with firm handshakes, high fives and hugs Monday morning. “We’re just here for the kids,” Tory Fields said. “We want to encourage the children to get a good year…

Dr. Edward W. Savage, Jr. Celebration of Life at Holman United Methodist Church
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Dr. Edward W. Savage, Jr. Celebration of Life at Holman United Methodist Church

Dr. Savage was a proud graduate of Talladega College and Meharry Medical College.  He made a significant impact in the practice of medicine in the Southern California region and on the national level within the field of gynecologic oncology. Starting his practice of medicine at King Drew Hospital in 1973, Dr. Savage was a fighter for quality health…

Remembering Chef Rod Ladson (1968-2018): ‘Everyone loved him and he will be greatly missed’
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Remembering Chef Rod Ladson (1968-2018): ‘Everyone loved him and he will be greatly missed’

Posted: July 24, 2018 05:38 PM CDT MADISON, Wis. – Extremely sad news hit a very tight-knit Madison community like a ton of bricks on July 13. Chef Rod Ladson, the executive chef at Bonefish Grill on Madison’s west side, had died of a heart attack. It was a huge and sudden shock to family,…

‘The vision is huge,’ says Trey Godfrey on leading 100 Black Men, the organization his late dad started
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‘The vision is huge,’ says Trey Godfrey on leading 100 Black Men, the organization his late dad started

When Brace “Trey” Godfrey III was tapped a few weeks ago to become the first executive director of 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge, it was an emotional moment for him and the organization’s longtime members. Many of those members have been a part of Godfrey’s life since 1993, when he was 13 and…

New Cal State Dominguez Hills president stands on legacy of fairness, faith, equality.
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New Cal State Dominguez Hills president stands on legacy of fairness, faith, equality.

In a Sunday church sermon and with characteristic boldness, the current vice chancellor of UCI and future president of Cal State Dominguez Hills made his ambition clear. Thomas Parham, who will take the reins of CSUDH next month, vowed to transform the university into “a destination campus, not a default campus.” Parham went on to…

Michael Russell announced as Foreword Writer for ‘Who’s Who in Black Atlanta’
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Michael Russell announced as Foreword Writer for ‘Who’s Who in Black Atlanta’

Michael Russell was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of H.J. Russell & Company in October 2003 succeeding his father, Herman Russell, who founded the company in 1952 and led it for the first 50 years. “We are very excited that Mr. Russell has joined us as the Foreword Writer for this 18th edition,” says Dr….

Judge Rodney Smith nominated to serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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Judge Rodney Smith nominated to serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Today President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate a thirteenth wave of judicial nominees and seventh wave of United States Marshal nominees as follows: If confirmed, Rodney Smith of Florida will serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Rodney Smith serves as a Circuit…

100 Black Men of Savannah raise funds for youth programs, honor local leaders at gala
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100 Black Men of Savannah raise funds for youth programs, honor local leaders at gala

Posted: Apr 23, 2018 09:09 AM EDT SAVANNAH, Ga. – The 100 Black Men of Savannah–a local organization is trying to build tomorrow’s future today by working with Savannah’s youth–held its 22nd Annual Black Tie Grand Scholarship Gala on Saturday, April 21. The event took place at the Marriott Riverfront and all proceeds help support…

Spring Harbor Beats Out 11 Middle Schools to Win African American History Challenge Bowl Championship
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Spring Harbor Beats Out 11 Middle Schools to Win African American History Challenge Bowl Championship

A large crowd – including administrators, students, teachers, parents and community leaders – came out to see the 24th annual African American History Challenge Bowl on April 7 at the MMSD’s Doyle Administration Building. A talented team of Spring Harbor Middle Schoolers defeated Sennett Middle School in the championship match-up to punch their ticket to…

Youth Achievement Luncheon Presented by the 100 Black Men of North Metro, Inc.
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Youth Achievement Luncheon Presented by the 100 Black Men of North Metro, Inc.

Roswell, GA, April 07, 2018 –(PR.com)– On April 14, 2018, the 100 Black Men of North Metro, a local Chapter of the 100 Black Men of America will hold their annual Youth Achievement Luncheon in recognition of North Metro Mentees and community leaders. The luncheon will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta, 5750 Windward…

Madison Middle School Teams Ready for Fierce Competition at 24th Annual African American History Challenge Bowl
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Madison Middle School Teams Ready for Fierce Competition at 24th Annual African American History Challenge Bowl

National champions! Wright Middle School students [l-r) Jaden Wynn, Pawan Baral and Micah Asplund won the national African American Challenge Bowl championship last year in New Orleans. Behind them is Coach Bob Kilburg. Also pictured are 100 Black Men of Madison [l-r] Enis Ragland, Floyd Rose, and Emanuel Scarbrough. A team from Wright Middle School…

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Names Kenneth Kelly Advisory Council
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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Names Kenneth Kelly Advisory Council

Kenneth Kelly, named the chairman and chief executive officer of the 10th largest African American-controlled bank in America, will now sit on the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council. He will join 11 other banking executives from across the Midwest (Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Wisconsin) currently representing portions of the five states in the Seventh…

Morehouse School of Medicine Envisions MLK Jr.’s Dream with Youth S.T.E.A.M. Event
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Morehouse School of Medicine Envisions MLK Jr.’s Dream with Youth S.T.E.A.M. Event

ATLANTA, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) and the Robert J. Brown Education Equity Foundation are co-sponsoring “Envision the Dream,” a regional Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Revolution on Thursday, April 5th, 2018. The event is being held in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and vision for…

Everette Browning Sr. is running in the Prince George’s County primary election.
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Everette Browning Sr. is running in the Prince George’s County primary election.

  Everette Browning Sr. is running in the Prince George’s County primary election.   100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc. Everette Browning Sr. is a Bowie resident, combat veteran, husband, father, Vice President for a veteran-owned minority business, and Vice President of Mentoring for the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc.  If…

Ricardo Woods, an attorney in Burr & Forman’s Mobile office, has been named to the firm’s executive committee.
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Ricardo Woods, an attorney in Burr & Forman’s Mobile office, has been named to the firm’s executive committee.

  Ricardo Woods, an attorney in Burr & Forman’s Mobile office, has been named to the firm’s executive committee. Woods practices in the Torts and Insurance Practice Group, with an emphasis on government liability, product and toxic tort liability, and insurance litigation. He is active in the community, formerly serving as president of the 100…

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida to Donate $12,500 to 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc. in Celebration of Black History Month
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Coca-Cola Beverages Florida to Donate $12,500 to 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc. in Celebration of Black History Month

PRESS RELEASE: March 27, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Coca-Cola Beverages Florida  Cheli Brown, 813-327-7285 [email protected] Coca-Cola Beverages Florida to Donate $12,500 to 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc. in Celebration of Black History Month Tampa, FL—(BUSINESS WIRE)— On March 30, 2018, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida (Coke Florida) will present their donation of $12,500 to 100…

The Coca-Cola Company’s Project SOAR Educating and Empowering Mentees and Parents
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The Coca-Cola Company’s Project SOAR Educating and Empowering Mentees and Parents

Thanks to a grant from Coca-Cola, Project SOAR kicked off yesterday at Keller Williams for 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County mentees and parents. Fifty (50) mentees will go through the 100 Success Academy modules of mentoring, education, health and wellness, economic empowerment, and leadership.  

100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland makes a mission of mentoring.
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100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland makes a mission of mentoring.

Every Wednesday, 9-year-old Valonte gets up an hour earlier than usual for school. He jumps out of bed, scarfs down breakfast and hurries to Michael R. White School, where he is greeted by a group of men dressed in suits. The men are members of 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the…

Triangle organization exceeds fundraising goal to help kids see ‘Black Panther’
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Triangle organization exceeds fundraising goal to help kids see ‘Black Panther’

100 Black Men of Triangle East, Inc. answered the national call of The Black Panther Challenge, which urged organizations and communities across the country to raise money to take as many children as possible to see the movie. The chapter exceeded its goal and raised enough money to fill an entire theater with their mentees. Funds raised allowed…

100 Black Men Deliver “On the Spot” Scholarships at Annual College Fair
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100 Black Men Deliver “On the Spot” Scholarships at Annual College Fair

The 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc. (J100) hosted their 14th Annual Infinite Scholars College Fair, January 20, 2018 at the Jessie Ball DuPont Center. This event featured about 30 National, Regional and local colleges and universities that included various historically black colleges and universities (HBCU’s). About 500 students and parents participated as approximately $2.1…

100 Black Men Of Tulsa Focusing Mentorship More On Education
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100 Black Men Of Tulsa Focusing Mentorship More On Education

This year, the group 100 Black Men of Tulsa wants to focus it’s mentoring of young people more on education rather than athletics. The president of 100 Black Men of Tulsa said, too often, young minority men focus on making it as athletes when, instead, more need to plan for success through education. read more…