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 [...]
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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 [...]
Michael Bowlding Sr. Our member spotlight shines on Michael Bowlding Sr. Formerly a resident of Washington, D.C., he retired from the Federal Government’s Securities and Exchange Commission. He is a former member and alumni of the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Washington DC where he was coach of Saint John’s Catholic Church youth basketball team. He also coached baseball and basketball for the Girls and Boys Club of Fort Washington, Maryland Mike has been a member of the Greater Charlotte chapter of the 100 Black Men of America since 2008. Currently he serves as the Saturday Academy coordinator for the Movement [...]