Happy Monday, friends!
Hope you had a good weekend and are feeling inspired to start a new week. Speaking of inspiration, an exciting community event is happening tomorrow at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, The Made Man will honor over 30 African American male leaders and inspire, educate, and suit underserved men. Honorees will participate in a day-long series of activities, including mentorship and workshops, a suit for success clothing drive, and an honoree press conference and reception.
This star-studded event will have the presence of notable influencers in the professional concentrations of business, politics, law, medicine, civil rights, and entertainment, to name a few.
Distinguished Leaders Who Have Received This Magnificent Honor
Dr. Ben Chavis, Civil Rights Leader
Dikembe Mutombo, Humanitarian & Former NBA Basketball Player
Common, Actor & Hip Hop Recording Artist
Roland Martin, Television Host
Matthew Knowles, Businessman & Record Label Owner
Rev. C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Icon
Tony Wylie, Senior Vice President of the NFL Washington Redskins
John Starks, NBA Alumni MSG Network Analyst John Starks
Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League
The Honorable Cedric Richmond, U.S. Congressman & Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus
Giving Back to Underserved Men
The Made Man initiative is a multi-city empowerment series which highlights the outstanding achievements of powerful African-American males who are giving back to underserved men. These leaders are giving back to the community through mentorship, workshops, suit donations, and scholarship.
Over 13,000 suits have been donated to local organizations to give to men who would like to be “suited for success” and employability.
The Made Man honoree reception has been held in cities such as, Washington, D.C. (during the Congressional Black Caucus weekend), Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, and Chicago.
2017 The Made Man Honorees in Detroit
Ticket Giveaway to The Made Man
I am looking forward to attending Detroit’s The Made Man Honoree Reception at the Wright Museum.
If you’d like to attend this inspiring event, check out my Instagram because I will be giving away TWO FREE tickets to The Made Man!