Port Arthur Rotary Foundation delivering scholarships and a lot more to the community
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Port Arthur Rotary Foundation delivering scholarships and a lot more to the community

For years the Rotary Club of Port Arthur has provided scholarships to graduating high school seniors, given dictionaries to third graders and helped other organizations in their bid to help others. The Port Arthur Rotary Foundation was one of 13 nonprofit organizations awarded grants in late November during the Port Arthur News Season of Giving…

Atlanta Business Chronicle to honor national chairman of 100 Black Men of America at Leaders in Corporate Citizenship Awards
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Atlanta Business Chronicle to honor national chairman of 100 Black Men of America at Leaders in Corporate Citizenship Awards

The leader of an influential nationwide mentoring program for Black youth will receive this year’s Ann Cramer Lifetime Achievement Award at Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Leaders in Corporate Citizenship Awards. Thomas W. Dortch Jr. is the CEO of both consulting firm TWD Inc. and Fulton County paratransit company Atlanta Transportation Systems Inc. He is also the…

National Youth Violence Prevention Week
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National Youth Violence Prevention Week

Kickoff Party for Youth and Adults on Twitch by FM 106.3 DJ Malik Shabazz, 8pm CST / 9pm EST   http://www.twitch.tv/dk_malik_shabazz Highlight of Best Practices for Youth Violence Prevention: Compilation of Community Videos from 100 Chapters & Meeting of the Minds Coalition, 6pm CST/ 7pm EST    There are several ways to view: YouTube:  youtube.com/user/100blackmenofamerica Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/100BlackMenOfAmericaInc/ 100…

100 Black Men of America, Inc. Mourns the Loss of Dr. William H. Hayling, Founding Member of One Hundred Black Men, First National President and Respected Community Leader
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100 Black Men of America, Inc. Mourns the Loss of Dr. William H. Hayling, Founding Member of One Hundred Black Men, First National President and Respected Community Leader

Atlanta, GA – October 5, 2020 – It is with heavy hearts and great sadness, that the Board of Directors of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. and members across our global network, extend condolences to the family of Dr. William H. Hayling. A Bronze star recipient, Dr. Hayling served as a Captain in the…

Southwest Airlines Foundation Awards The 100 Black Men of America $250,000

Southwest Airlines Foundation Awards The 100 Black Men of America $250,000

“The 100 is grateful for its corporate partnerships with those who stand with us in support of social justice,” said John E Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer of 100 Black Men of America. “Together, we can progress toward racial equality, economic equity, social justice, healthcare parity, and human dignity in the communities we serve.”

100 Black Men Syracuse Chapter Donates More Than 400 Masks

100 Black Men Syracuse Chapter Donates More Than 400 Masks

The 100 Black Men Group of Syracuse says it has four basic tenets, and one is health and wellness. With that in mind, it has started a campaign to Syracuse to guard against the spread of the coronavirus. “We know that our community is disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus,” said J.B. Mccampbell, a 100 Black…

Mark A. Sullivan Named Interim Superintendent of Birmingham City Schools

Mark A. Sullivan Named Interim Superintendent of Birmingham City Schools

The Birmingham Board of Education last Wednesday voted to appoint Mark A. Sullivan, ED.D, as Interim Superintendent for the system. Sullivan, Chief of Staff for Birmingham City Schools, assumes the interim position beginning May 16, as the board has accepted the resignation of outgoing Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring effective May 15, 2020. “While we are…

Gainesville Businessman Helps Class of 2020 Virtually Commemorate Graduation

Gainesville Businessman Helps Class of 2020 Virtually Commemorate Graduation

Central Florida businessman and civic leader Jamar Hebert will deliver a virtual commencement address to help the class of 2020 celebrate their achievements in a virtual forum during the era of social distancing. His address is focused on high school graduations taking place across the region, including predominantly African American communities. Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/4678747#ixzz6N7lFIHjF

Atlanta-Based Activists Join Call For Investigation Into Ahmaud Arbery’s Death

Atlanta-Based Activists Join Call For Investigation Into Ahmaud Arbery’s Death

National outrage over the February shooting death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery exploded this week after a leaked video captured his final moments on a suburban street in Brunswick, Georgia. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, and several social justice organizations have demanded a thorough investigation into Arbery’s death, saying it was racially motivated. In…