BMe Geniuses On The Radio In Philly

About Community Voice Radio Talk Show on 106.5FM in Philadelphia Much too often all we hear is negative denigrating narratives about people in our City. This is especially true when it comes to people of color in our society. Community

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BMe Philly Geniuses Making A Difference

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

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Akron BMe Community Hosts Radio Show

The Center Talk Radio Show Black newspapers were the dominant means of communication of black culture for decades. These papers functioned as the conduit through which black news moved at a time when white America virtually ignored everything of real

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Signing Day

At high schools across the country, National Signing Day marks the beginning for young football players journey on to the next chapter of their life, playing the sport they love at a college or university. For many of these young

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#BlackMenLove: What My Black Father Taught Me about a Man’s Love

Dad, I remember the first time I disappointed you. I cried not because I was in trouble, or even because I let you down; I cried because I wasn’t sure if I would grow to be the person you expected.

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BMe Community is giving away $250,000 to local Black History Makers

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

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Celebrate the Start of the School Year BMe Style

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.

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Foundations Are Deepening Racism Even as They Seek to Fight It

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

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Are Black Men the Hidden Geniuses Building Our Community?

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

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Network of Black Men Deposit $1M in the Nation’s Largest Black Bank

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

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7th Annual “I Got Bank!” Essay And Art Contest For Youth

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

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Question: How do we get black men involved in their communities? Answer: They already are.

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

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#BlackMenLove: Top 5 Documented Reasons to Love Black Men

[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

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5 Reasons You Should #SpendBlack Even if You’re White

[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

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Beloved Community

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

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