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100 Black  Men of Knoxville 
Chapter President CHRIS BEATTY - "The Knoxville 100, consistent with our national parent organization, 100 Black Men of America Inc., are dedicated to transforming the lives of at-risk youth, families, and communities through the young men we serve. Using our Four For The Future programs established by the national organization: (1) Mentoring, (2) Health and Wellness, (3) Education, and (4) Economic Development we are able strive to meet our mission. We invite you to partner with us in changing lives and improving our community."

The 100 Black Men of Greater Knoxville's purpose is to serve as a catalyst to empower African American and other minority youth to individually and collectively reach their full potential through maximizing their resources that foster and enhance achievement in education and community and economic development. To accomplish this objective, we partner with primary and secondary schools and community organizations engaged in similar activities.

The 100 Black Men of Greater Knoxville, Inc. relies on the support of individuals, volunteers, private foundations and corporations to carry out its mission. Your donations will make a difference in helping 100 Black Men of Greater Knoxville, Inc. empower children and build stronger communities.

Mission Statement

We are positive, adult male role models who are fully engaged in the lives of at risk-young men; guiding them toward leadership, service, self-responsibility, opportunity, and hope.

Value Statement

The 100 Black Men of Greater Knoxville are a beacon of leadership for the community. We transform the lives of at-risk youth, families and communities through the young men we serve. 

Vision Statement

The 100 Black Men of America, Inc., seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership by utilizing our diverse talents to create an environment where our children are motivated to achieve and to empower our people to become self-sufficient shareholders
in the economic and social fabric
of the communities we serve.
100 BMOK Mentees

Investing In Our Youth

  1. July 14
    Health Fair
    Open to Public
  2. July TBA
    Mentee Trip
    Mentees & Members
  3. August TBA
    Mentee Interest Meeting
    Mentees & Members

Thank you for supporting our 25th Annual Gala!g


​ZAEVION DOBSON will forever be in our hearts. The funeral for our young hero and mentee was held on Saturday, December 26, 2015, in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Over 2,000 people gathered to celebrate his life.  Zaevion was an active mentee of our 100 Black Men of Knoxville chapter where he was considered an avid leader. We will miss you! The 100 Black Men of Knoxville & Mentees

CBS segment on Zaevion Dobson on Super Bowl Sunday 2016