May was indeed a month for the BMe Philly Community to shine bright! Through a variety of events, programs, presentations, and workshops. May was a month filled to capacity with positivity, collaboration, engagement, resource sharing, and celebration. From the “Healing
BMe Community Genius Fellowship will be awarded to 30 Black Men from Akron, Louisville, Miami, and Pittsburgh for their devotion to strengthening their communities. Each fellow is granted $10,000, national recognition, training, and resources to support their community project. Projects
OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest Black bank, is proud to announce its 8th Annual “I Got Bank!” Financial Literacy Contest where ten children will win a $1,000 savings account for the best essays and the best art projects that represent the “I Got Bank!” theme.
That amazing story above about Philly BMe Genius Will Little won an Emmy! BMe Philly Community gathered to connect, inform, strategize and mobilize On April 9th, BMe Geniuses Jeff Jones and Omar Barlow hosted an informal networking and information session
About Community Voice Radio Talk Show on 106.5FM in Philadelphia Much too often all we hear are negative denigrating narratives about people in our City. This is especially true when it comes to people of color in our society. Community
BMe Philly Geniuses are always on the innovating edge of dealing with the most challenging social issues in a solutions oriented way. For example check out the above video of BMe Genius Dr. Howard Stevenson’s powerful TEDMED Talk on “How to Resolve Racially
In the spirit of Black History Month, BMe Community is seeking 25 Black men committed to building more caring and prosperous communities in Akron, Louisville, Miami, and Pittsburgh. The BMe Community Genius Fellowship is an initiative backed by major foundations
Parents take immense pleasure in their children’s achievement of early milestones whether it be first smile, first tooth, first steps, or first word, parents can’t seem to help themselves. And it’s no different for their child’s first day of school.
Reprinted from Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 25, 2017 Ever since President Lyndon Johnson declared the War on Poverty in 1964, foundations have adopted a D-Day-style approach to joining in the fight: Nonprofit leaders (mostly white people) are the Allies landing
Reprinted from Huffington Post, June 20, 2017 Starting on Father’s Day, BMe Community recognized 29 inspired black men as Community Geniuses and award each $10,000 for programs they’re leading to “build more caring and prosperous communities” in Akron, Miami, Philadelphia
Reprinted from Essence Online, Aug 19, 2016 By Rachaell Davis BMe, a national nonprofit of Black men, joins the #BankBlack movement in a major way. A successful, Black-owned non-profit is doing their part to grow wealth in the African-American community. The BMe Community is
Join Us To Promote Financial Literacy For Youth! OneUnited Bank and BMe Community are sponsoring the seventh annual financial literacy contest for youth between the ages of 8 – 12 years old. Simply either write and submit a 250 word
WRITTEN BY By Courtland Milloy Columnist Washington Post. When he was at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Trabian Shorters wanted to find ways to get black men more involved in the civic life of their neighborhoods. So
[Reposted from Huffington Post, Sept. 08, 2016] I encourage you to type “#BlackMenLove” into your favorite search engine for a surprising result. Today, most what’s said about Black men isn’t flattering and leaves out important facts. I know, because as a Black
[Reposted from NBC August 18, 2016] This time it was Milwaukee. Shootings, protests, violence and the deepening sense that we’re coming apart along racial lines. So, what’s the non-activist to do about it? A white friend of mine said to
BMe Community is a beloved community specifically because we see three truths and are moving in step with our times. America’s Future Is Changing. American identity and narrative are absolutely changing, right now, the largest generation in history (The Baby