“We honored 104 men that are doing phenomenal things in this community; they are business owners, entrepreneurs, pastors, school teachers, they are just wonderful people.”
The 100 Black Men’s The Made Man celebration was a grand evening of immaculately sharp dressed men in custom-made suits, designer ties, and spit shined shoes. The host venue, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was packed with hundreds of event attendees, luminaries and top tier organizations for an elegant intimate experience of honoring Black Men for their achievements.
On being The Made Man: “I want to be more connected with people to do more and get engaged from a leadership perspective,” said Bruno Mazali, The Made Man honoree. “I saw billionaires and millionaires and I want to connect with them so I can do the most important thing…become global and change society.”
“If you think you can, we know you shall, said Lance London, Carolina Kitchen, Owner a The Made Man honoree. “The Made Man not just here in DC, but around the country, are doing things to set examples for others, to show, if we can do it, you can too.”
“We honored 104 men that are doing phenomenal things in this community; they are business owners, entrepreneurs, pastors, school teachers, they are just wonderful people,” said Marvin Dickerson, 100 Black Men of America, immediate Vice Chair and former President of 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, DC. “But more importantly they are all very successful and they have a great sense of give back.”
The Made Man (TMM) is a national eleven (11) city, multi-market, multi-tiered corporate & community initiative provides a platform for the influencers to be celebrated. TMM was designed to showcase philanthropy and honor the extraordinary achievements of notable African American male influencers from various walks of life. The initiative assists with the furtherance of partnering community organizations missions, enhance social and business network engagement as well embodies the altruistic spirit of selfless giving that propels this noteworthy event.
Presented by Blueprint Global Group & 100 Black Men of America Inc., The Made Man reception receives an outstanding turnout of venerable honoree’s, guests, and top-tier organizations who celebrated these Black Men for lifetime achievement in their respective fields of work, social consciousness, and significant contributions to community empowerment.