Friday, February 26, 2010
100 Hundred Black Men of America Inc. members Thursday presided over the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing in the daily ceremonial ringing of the bell in recognition of February as Black History Month.
The national organization was represented by four members who serve as officers for the Long Island and New Jersey Chapters. During their visit to the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City’s Times Square, Long Island Chapter President Phil Andrews, Long Island Chapter Public Relations Director Warren Woodberry Jr., Long Island Chapter Board Member William B. Wise and New Jersey Chapter President Jerrid Douglas, were joined by Senior Executives from NASDAQ OMX. The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Thursday was broadcast on major business and news cable television network stations, world-wide.
To view the video visit http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653
”As leaders in the African American community, 100 Black Men of America today was honored on the world stage of business for the work and commitment we do in improving the way of life for blacks worldwide,” said Warren Woodberry Jr., Long Island Chapter Publicity Chairman. “It is with great pride that our recognition this Black History Month honors the strengths and talents of our organization, and community, as we ring the bell at the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing.”
100 Black Men was founded as an organization in New York City in 1963. The national organization, 100 Black Men of America, Inc., began with nine chapters in 1986 as a national alliance of leading African American men of business, public affairs and government with a mission to improve the quality of life for African Americans, particularly African American youth. Today, under the direction of Albert E. Dotson, Jr., the organization has 116 chapters in the United States, England and the Caribbean.
The 100 serves as an international coalition focused on creating educational opportunities, promoting economic empowerment, addressing health disparities and creating positive mentoring relationships. NASDAQ OMX is the largest electronic screen-based equity securities trading market in the United States. With approximately 3,700 companies and corporations, it has more trading volume than any other stock exchange in the world.
For more information contact OHBMLI Chairman of Public Relations, Warren Woodberry Jr. 917-519-7745 or
Photo caption: (Members from Left to Right) Long Island Chapter Publicity Chairman Warren Woodberry Jr. (2nd from Left), Long Island Chapter Board Member William B. Wise (3rd from Left), New Jersey Chapter President Jerrid Douglas (Center), and Long Island Chapter President Phil Andrews (Right).
Visit us @ http://100blackmenoflongislandinc.blogspot.com
Monday, February 8, 2010
YORK COLLEGE PROVOST & SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ACADEMIC AFFAIRS IVELAW TO BE GUEST SPEAKER AT 100 BLACK MEN OF LI, INC MEMBERSHIP MEETING
YORK COLLEGE PROVOST & SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ACADEMIC AFFAIRS IVELAW
LLOYD GRIFFITH, PH.D TO BE GUEST SPEAKER AT 100 BLACK MEN OF LONG
ISLAND, INC. GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Provost to speak as part of Black History Month Program
(HEMPSTEAD, NY)-York College Provost & Senior Vice President,
Academic Affairs Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, Ph.D will be the guest speaker
at the Black History Month Program of the 100 Black Men of Long
Location: Chapter’s headquarters 9 Centre Steet, Hempstead, New York 11550
on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Dr. Griffith will speak on,‘The Role of Mentoring in the Obama Era!’
As Provost at York College of The City University of New York, Dr.
Griffith also holds the rank of Professor of Political Science.
A specialist on Caribbean and Inter-American security, drugs, crime, and
terrorism issues, Dr. Griffith has published seven books, including
Strategy and Security in the Caribbean (Praeger 1991), Drugs and
Security in the Caribbean (Penn State University Press 1997), and
Caribbean Security in the Age of Terror (Ian Randle Publishers 2004).
The evening will also include the historic unveiling of the painting
“Day of the Last Debate” by William West, Artist & Chronicler of
The painting depicts the various events that took
place around Hofstra University on October 15, 2008, the day of the
last U.S. Presidential debate between Presidential Candidates John
McCain and Barack H. Obama.
For more information contact OHBMLI Chairman of the Publicity
Committee, Warren Woodberry Jr. 917-519-7745 or