From Caden’s mother - The 100 Black Men of Charlotte - MOY program has been such a wonderful opportunity for my son Caden. The time, effort and giving that this organization provides our young men is incredible. The structure, consistency and learning opportunities are invaluable. Our young men are challenged not only to be the best version of themselves but are instilled with the importance to be involved, support, and give back to their communities. The mentees are provided with a very realistic view of what they are facing in today's world and are provided with the tools to be well equipped as they prepare for their future. Patricke has been an [...]
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Michael Daniel joined the 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte in 2017. He is a mentor in the Movement of Youth (M.O.Y.) program where he currently has two mentees (Zander and Emmanuel). Community service has been a fundamental part of Michael’s fabric. He served as an after school mentor at Gideons Elementary every year during his matriculation at Morehouse College. Michael deems it his responsibility to help develop and mold M.O.Y. program participants into the next generation of African American leaders in Charlotte. Given the impact his mentors have had on his personal and professional development, the M.O.Y. program allows [...]
Nicholas Martin is our 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte, April Mentee of the Month. Nicholas is a freshman in High School, where he is an honor student with a 4.0 cumulative GPA. His career aspiration is to become a Commercial Airline Pilot for a major carrier. His mentor is Herman Williams, who is a former military pilot. Nicholas for receiving the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. and Delta Airlines award to attend the National Flight Academy (NFA) Camp in Pensacola, Florida in the summer of 2019. The NFA camp is geared toward 7-12th graders who have demonstrated academic [...]
Cameo Crumby has a passion for giving back to my community and mentoring kids. Last year he was blessed with the opportunity to take on three mentees. He has been a member of the 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte since 2013. Mentoring kids has inspired him to continue to reach as many kids as possible. He started out thinking he was only impacting their lives, but they truly changed his in ways he could have never imagined when he started this journey.
Thank you to all that attended the Collegiate 100 Speakers Bureau Panel Discussion on Economic Empowerment. We had 70 participants at this event. Students from UNC Charlotte, Queens University and Johnson C. Smith University were in attendance. A special Thank You to the Panelists: Bro. Brian Morgan, Bro. Gerard Littlejohn, and Bro. Keon Williams. Thank you to Bro. Charles Hunt for Moderating the discussion, and Thank you to Bro. Chance Brown for providing the welcome. Thank you to the 100 members and community leaders that took time out to support this event.
In Recognition of Black History Month, YBM(www.ybmleadership.com) has recognized 28 Community Leaders to be highlighted during the month of February. Today, our very own Charles Walker is celebrated. Please see below link to the video created by YBM. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_Q8oXidMBo
We set a stretch goal to raise $5000.00 to help stop diabetes for the 170,000 people currently living with diabetes in Charlotte. We raised $8100.00!! 120 friends, family and neighbors contributed to the cause and helped our team reach this unexpected amount. November 1st was walk day and it was cold (41 degrees), wet and overcast but more than 70 members of the 100 Black Men and Friends team showed up and walked with hundreds of other teams to show we are committed to Stop Diabetes. I hope you are as proud of our team we are. Until next year’s fundraising campaign, take [...]