State honors 100 Black Men of Madison

Published: Sep. 21, 2017 at 5:17 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- This afternoon after the State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers gave the State of Education speech, 5 Wisconsin organizations were honored with the award of "Friends of Education" in the Capitol Rotunda.

One of the organizations is 100 Black Men of Madison. 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. began in 1994 and is made up of members from many professional disciplines in the greater Madison area. According to the organization, the Madison chapter was established with the concept that it would make a positive difference in the lives of area youth, especially African American males, through mentoring, education, health and wellness, and economic development programs. 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. is an affiliate of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.