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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…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc. Virtually Connected Members and Mentees With Leaders Across Corporate, Civic, Health, Education, Media, Legal and Financial Industries

Atlanta, GA – September 29, 2020 – The inaugural presentation of a virtual annual conference was a huge success. Members, mentees, supporters and industry influencers participated in this online event, September 17 – 19, 2020. The opening and closing days were filled with 100 Power Forums that were free and open to the public. On-Demand…
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New Board Elected During 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Virtual 34th Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA – September 21, 2020 – As the organization delivered a successful inaugural virtual conference, which educated and empowered youth, collegiate students and adults, the elections for the 2020 Board of Directors also took place. A lot of historical events occurred for the 100 during the conference, including the largest number of nominees to…
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Wells Fargo To Present a Youth Simulation Experience During the Virtual 34th Anniversary Conference of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Atlanta, GA – September 19, 2020 – 100 Black Men of America, Inc. invites members of the media and the public to attend the final day of the organization’s inaugural virtual conference. Power forums taking place on Saturday, September 19, 2020 will focus on empowering youth of all ages. This 3 day conference will culminate…
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Barbershop Forum: Taking A Cut Out Of Life Set to Deliver Real Talk From Industry Leaders During 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Virtual 34th Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA – September 16, 2020 – 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Barbershop “Taking a Cut Out of Life” traveling tour series will be presented as a youth power forum on the final day of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Virtual Conference. The forum will take place on Saturday, September 19, 2020, from 12:00…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc. Presenting Health Care 2.0 Power Forum During Virtual 34th Annual Conference

The Public Has Complimentary Access on Facebook, YouTube and the 100’s Website Atlanta, GA – September 15, 2020  – COVID-19 has impacted the Black community at an alarming rate and highlighted the significant health disparities that exists.  The Health and Wellness pillar of the organization has consistently been a highlight of The 100’s Annual Conference…
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Inaugural Virtual Conference of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Will Present A Power Forum On Corporate and Black America

A Virtual Immersion of Industry Leaders set to Simulcast on Facebook and YouTube Atlanta, GA – September 11, 2020  – With a focus 100 Black Men of  America’s economic empowerment and mentoring pillars, the first of the 100 Black Men of America’s Virtual Conference power forums is titled Corporate America and Black America Working Together…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Virtual 34th Annual Conference Will Celebrate and Empower Youth of Ages

Atlanta, GA – September 15, 2020 – The final day of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s virtual conference is specially designed for youth participation and engagement.  It has been a time-honored tradition of the 100 to highlight the talents and accomplishments of the organization’s youth mentees and provide them with an opportunity to engage…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc. Set to Present the Women of Influence Forum During the Virtual 34th Annual Conference

Learn From Women Who Continue to Deliver Strong Leadership During Today’s Many Challenges Atlanta, GA – September 14, 2020 – A staple and highly anticipated component of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Annual Conference is their signature Women of Influence session which will take place on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 5:15 – 6:30…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc. Will Teach History While Empowering Young People During Virtual 34th Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA – September 12, 2020 – 100 Black Men of America, Inc.  believes in the power of Mentoring Across a Lifetime®. This year’s conference delivers thought provoking Power Forums and the second in the lineup provides a unique perspective on mentoring and education. These are two of the organizations core program pillars and the…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Virtual 34th Annual Conference Will Deliver Power Forums Addressing Critical Areas That Impact African Americans

Atlanta, GA – September 11, 2020 – A highlight of The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Virtual Conference is the Power Forum series that will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  To stay laser focused on the 100’s mission, each of the power forum topics is tied to one of the organization’s pillars…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc., 33rd Annual Conference Recap

A Look Back on the Legendary Events that Engaged and Empowered Future Leaders Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2019 – Fabulous Las Vegas was the destination for the 33rd Annual Conference of 100 Black Men of America, Inc., which brought together members and youth from the organization’s global network. Students and mentors from the U.S. and…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc. and State Farm Delivered Scholarship, Education, History, and Financial Empowerment to Youth During 33rd Annual Conference

Over 300 Youth Participated in the 2019 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada Atlanta, GA, June 27, 2019–During the 33rdAnnual Conference of 100 Black Men of America, Inc., the organization’s global network hosted the final rounds of their national African American History Challenge and the State Farm Dollars and $ense Competition. The preliminary rounds took place…
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Premiere National Mentoring Organizations Form Partnership to Empower Communities and Secure the Future of African American Youth

For Immediate Release Atlanta, GA, June 27, 2019– The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW) teams up with the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (BMOA) to make a bigger impact when addressing issues that affect the African American community. The two organizations recently started their partnership in Washington, DC.  The framework of the…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Remembers the Great Frank Robinson

ATLANTA, GA February 8, 2019: Members of 100 Black Men of America, Inc., the leader in mentoring African American youth, across a network of chapters, are deeply saddened by the loss of Mr. Frank Robinson. In this case, the word “legend” adequately describes this history maker, however, many may not realize the amount of contributions…
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Former American Diabetes Executive to Steer Operations at 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s World Headquarters

ATLANTA, GA January 30, 2019: 100 Black Men of America, Inc., the leader in mentoring African American youth, announced the appointment of James E. Armstrong, Jr. as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment is an exciting start to the year in which the organization is positioned to deliver greater mentoring and empowerment opportunities to youth and…
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The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. 2018 Man and Woman of the Year Awards

Atlanta, December 7, 2018 – The Man and Woman of the Year Awards recognize outstanding contributions to one’s community and to society in general. Each year, one man and one woman are honored by 100 Black Men of America, Inc. for their vision, innovation, and selflessness that delivers a measurable impact on the lives of others. Recipients must deliver extraordinary…
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The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Along with Metro Atlanta Chapters Set to Deliver Impactful Training and Engagement to Members and the Community during the 2018 Leadership Summit

Atlanta, December 6, 2018 – The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Leadership Summit is in full swing at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. The 2018 Leadership Summit is taking place in Atlanta, GA from December 6-8, 2018. The theme of the summit is reviewing, planning, and advancing the blueprint for our future. The 100 Black…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc. Continues to Encourage Citizens to Vote On Election Day as Part of the #RealMenVote100 Civic Engagement Campaign

ATLANTA, November 6, 2018 – 100 Black Men of America, Inc. completes a successful midterm election voter engagement campaign by encouraging all members and voting age students to remain engaged throughout the today and beyond. As part of the #RealMenVote100 campaign, members across the 100’s network, along with collegiate 100 students across over 50 college…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc. Urges Men To Be Informed About Prostate Cancer

Atlanta, GA – During this final week of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. encourages all men to learn the facts and take preventative measures annually. As a public service and part of the 100s ongoing programmatic initiatives, the organization’s long history of health advocacy includes building awareness, screening, giving…
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Statement on the Passing of Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

[Atlanta, GA] 100 Black Men of America, Inc. expresses deep condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Aretha Louise Franklin. We join the world in mourning the passing of The Queen of Soul. Her life and legacy is unmatched. In addition to being a musical icon, Aretha Franklin’s music was the arc of…
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Corporate and Community Leaders, Entertainers, Entrepreneurs, Authors and Elected Officials Join 100 Black Men of America, Inc. to Mentor, Educate and Empower Youth June 13th – June 17th

Atlanta – June 7, 2018 – The global membership of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. will convene their 32nd Annual Conference in Hollywood, FL June 13 – June 17, 2018, at the Diplomat Beach Resort. Themed America at the Crossroads: Developing the Blueprint for Our Future, this conference will discuss current and long-standing issues…
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100 Black Men of America, Inc. Annual Conference Returning to South Florida

Requests for Media Credentials Are Now Being Accepted  Atlanta, GA – June 17, 2018 – 100 Annual Conference, the world’s leading conference and exhibition focused on mentoring, educating and empowering youth and leaders from the African American community is set to convene in South Florida. The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s global network will…
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50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. PRESS RELEASE For Immediate RelaseApril 4, 2018 Atlanta, GA – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made the ultimate sacrifice fifty years ago today and in this day of remembrance, Americans and the world pause with respect and gratitude. As his children celebrate his life…
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