100 Black Men of Central Illinois

2014 Scholarship Application

The 2014 100 Black Men of Central Illinois Scholarship Application is now available for download. This year’s submission deadline is April 25th, 2014 at 11:59 PM.

100 Black Men of Chicago – Benefit & Award Gala

The 100 Black Men of Chicago will host their 17th Annual Benefit & Awards Gala Saturday May 10th at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.  For more information visit http://100bmc.org

100 Black Men of Chicago-Gala

Community Health Events


Learn about upcoming Alzheimer’s Disease community health events near Bloomington/Normal. To register for any of them, please visit www.alz.org/illinoisor call: 309.662.8392. Also check our calendar here.

Bowl for Kids Sake


This event will take place on March 15th and March 29th. Come out to advocate and show your support for Big Brothers Big Sisters!

Dates: Saturday, 3/15/2014 or Saturday, 3/29/2014 (For those wishing to bowl the date/time will be based on availability )
Times: 5:00pm-7:00pm  or 7:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Pheasant Lanes in Bloomington

Black History Month


In celebration of Black History month and in preparation for this year’s African American History Challenge, test you knowledge with these questions:


  1. In what year did Booker T. Washington write his famous autobiography Up From Slavery?
  2. Name one of two Black women who amassed $1M in hair and skim care business.
  3. Who was the 1st Black person to receive a Ph.D?
  4. What movement served as the forerunner to the NAACP?
  5. When was the NAACP formed?
  6. Who was the 1st Black to graduate from West Point? Read More…

100 News 1/16/14


100 NEWS:  Chairman Emeritus Dotson to be Appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans



Welcome to Central Illinois chapter of the 100 Black Men.

The Central Illinois Chapter of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. has grown over the years and continues to be committed to making a difference in the lives of young people, especially young African Americans. One of our programs, the “Mentoring for Life” program, is the corner stone of the good work we do in our community. We are involved with local scholarship programs that award money to the brightest students for continuing education. We also hold an annual health & wellness breakfast and are involved in many community partnerships that support financial literacy and educatio