"What They See Is What They'll Be"

News from the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. 

 April 2014


4th Annual Outstanding Educator and Mentor
Appreciation Breakfast
10 May 2014 - Quarles & Brady LLP - Madison, Wisconsin


On Saturday, 10 May 2014, from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at Quarles & Brady LLP (33 E. Main Street, 9th Floor, Madison, WI 53703), the 100 Black Men of Madison will host its fourth annual Outstanding Educator and Mentor Appreciation Breakfast.  Please click here to register your attendance.
At this event, those who have made positive differences in the lives of children will be recognized and celebrated.  Please consider nominating outstanding educators and mentors.  



To nominate an Outstanding Educator, please click here.

To nominate an Outstanding Mentor, please click here.

Badger Rock Middle School Wins 2014 African American History Challenge Bowl
Moves on to National Competition in June
Amazing students from the Badger Rock Middle School were crowned the 2014 African American History Challenge Bowl (AAHCB) winning team Saturday, 5 April, at the Doyle Administration Building of the Madison Metropolitan School District.  This year's AAHCB represented the nineteenth consecutive staging of this educational competition.

The winning team from Badger Rock was awarded trophies, monetary prizes and an expense-paid trip to compete against other Chapters at the Annual 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Conference, which will be held this year 11-15 June in Hollywood, Florida.


The 2014 champions who will be representing the Madison Chapter are 

Angela Moreno Lopez, Patrice Johnson, and Olivia Kennebeck.
Madison Middle School teams have won the National 100 Black Men of America Junior Championship in 1996, 2008 and 2012.
Click here to glean more information and watch a video of the competition.
100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. Annual Golf Outing
28 July 2014 - The Legend at Bergamont - Oregon, WI


The 100 Black Men of Madison cordially invite everyone to join us for a wonderful day of golf on Monday, 28 July 2014, at The Legend at Bergamont in Oregon, Wisconsin.
Gather your friends, family and coworkers and join us for a fun day of golf to support the 100 Black Men of Madison as we strive to provide mentorship to our youth in Madison and Dane County!
The Golf Outing format is a four-person best ball scramble. Prizes and awards will be given for the low gross teams, longest drive, closest to the pin, Putting Contest, Hole-in-one opportunities include a new automobile and/or motorcycle, and more.  Individuals and teams are welcome!

This golf outing is one of our signature events!  This fundraising event helps support all of the 100 Black Men of Madison's endeavors, such as our Youth Mentoring Programs, Backpacks for Success event, scholarship campaigns, and more!
Click here for sponsorship opportunities.
Backpacks for Success Appreciation Banquet
12 August 2014 - CUNA Mutual Conference Center


The 6th Annual Backpacks for Success Banquet is scheduled for 12 August 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at the CUNA Mutual Conference Center, 5810 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705. Our 2014 Keynote Speaker is Curley M. Dossman, Jr., Chairman of the Board, 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (pictured left).


The Banquet raises awareness and funds to support the Backpacks for Success Picnic, which will take place on 16 August 2014, at Demetral Park on Madison's east side.


Over the past 18 years, we have provided over 25,000 backpacks filled with school supplies (at no charge) to area disadvantaged students. This event has become strongly affiliated with the "100" and is a key component of our brand in the community. We need your support to continue this tradition, which has become increasingly relevant in today's economic environment.


For more information and to register, please click here.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk
13 September 2014 - Downtown Madison, WI


The 100 Black Men of Madison will hold its 2nd Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk 13 September 2014, in downtown Madison, WI.  Last year's walk was the first of its kind in Wisconsin.
The objective of this event is to raise awareness about a disease that is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men in the United States and affects African-American men more than any other nationality.


Encouraged by the vision of Curley Dossman, Jr., Board Chairman of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., this event endeavors to encourage men to be screened to "Help Save the Life of Someone You Know." 

Watch the 100 Black Men of Madison website for future details about this year's Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk.

Calendar of Events

CLICK HERE to view the entire
Calendar of Events.


7 May
100 Black Men of Madison Board of Directors Meeting

10 May
Outstanding Educators and Mentor Appreciation Breakfast
21-22 May
Play: Buffalo Soldiers "The Legacy"


The Mission of the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.


100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership by utilizing our diverse talents to create environments where our children are motivated to achieve, and to empower our people to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of the communities we serve.



100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. is committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community based on the following precepts: respect for family, spirituality, justice, and integrity.



100 Black Men of Madison, Inc.
P.O. Box 787
Madison, WI 53701
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