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.
Message from Our President The 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte has been awarded "Chapter of the Year" honors for Education! We all deserve a hand for this. This is the culmination of the work of the chapter. Our programs not only speak about the importance of education to our youth but they also educate our parents, members and our Collegiate 100 chapters. We did it Charlotte! At our awards ceremony we recognized a record number of students for their academic efforts. Our Tutoring Program continues to show a clear impact on our mentees. There were 22 of [...]
Message from Rob Jones When I first considered joining the group, I knew I was going to have an opportunity to positively impact the mentee I was paired with because of the things I've learned in life along the way. What I couldn't predict was the positive impact I would have on the families overall. Through mentoring I have been able to bridge the communication gaps that often exist between a mother and a teenage son. Being able to share a perspective that resonated with both the mentees and their parents lended itself towards healing what was a fractured family. [...]
Message from Jonathan My name is Jonathan Weaver and I am a proud mentee of the 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte's MOY Program. I am a sophomore at Fort Mill High School. It was an honor to win the Mentee of the Year award this year for the 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte. The award has pushed me to do great things in school including maintaining my 4.7 GPA. I also got to represent the Charlotte chapter at the 100BMOA National Conference in New Orleans by winning the Black History Challenge. My goal is to [...]
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 [...]