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In recognition of Black History Month, the 100 Black Men of Coastal NC invited the African American members of the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office to the 100's mentoring program at Town Creek Middle School, on February 22, 2024. The Sheriff Deputies focused on the value and importance of avoiding confrontation by being respectful when engaging with members of law enforcement. The officers in attendance were: Deputy Hardie, Deputy McRae, and Chief Deputy Sanders.



Mr. Carlos Braxton, the owner of Braxton Realty,LLC in Wilmington, addressed the Town Creek Middle School students/mentors on December 14, 2023. Carlos delivered a very powerful message about the real estate field and the importance of building generational wealth through property ownership.⁣




On December 14, 2023, students at Town Creek Middle School were treated to an inspiring talk on self-esteem by Mr. Eric Williams, manager of Jungle Rapids in Wilmington. This event was supported by our organization, the 100 Black Men of Coastal NC.

Mr. Williams spoke passionately about the importance of believing in oneself. He shared stories and tips on how to build self-confidence, making a strong impression on the students.


Our mentors, Dr. James Graham, Dr. Jerry Jackson, and Mr. Matthew Hurley, were also there to support the event. They are part of our team at the 100 Black Men of Coastal NC and were happy to be involved in this important discussion.


The session ended with a question-and-answer segment, where students eagerly participated. Mr. Williams, located in the second row, first on the right, stood out as a guiding figure throughout the talk.


This event was a great opportunity for us at the 100 Black Men of Coastal NC to help inspire and educate young minds about the value of self-esteem.


This photo shows Mr. Eric Williams and our mentors from the 100 Black Men of Coastal NC.
This photo shows Mr. Eric Williams and our mentors from the 100 Black Men of Coastal NC.

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