Tag Archives: 100 Black Men

Standing Strong

After many life battles, Damon Gilstrap defies all odds On his first date with the woman who would become his fiancé, Damon Gilstrap detailed his entire past — the group homes, the drugs, the violence, being homeless and time incarcerated. He was completely transparent. “I didn’t know if he was trying to run me away or what,” said Angela Wilson, ... Read More »

Wellness Walk Held to Encourage Healthy Choices

Members and supporters of 100 Black Men of Syracuse gathered Saturday to promote healthy lifestyles in the African-American community. About 50 people attended the Winston Gaskin Walk for Wellness and Stroke Prevention on Sept. 26, which is more than in past years, according to Drake Harrison, the vice president of programming and chair of the economic empowerment committee for the ... Read More »

Connections Count

Mentoring programs collaborate to help young men get into college Justin Williams knows the value of making a simple connection. As an incoming freshman at George W. Fowler High School, Williams was academically apathetic and uninvolved in his community. One organization changed his perspective, and ultimately, his life. Read More »

100 Black Men

Community Organization Receives Formal Chapter Affiliation Read More »