NASDAQ Honors 100 Black Men

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100 Black Men of America, Inc. leaders were recently invited by NASDAQ to ring the closing bell in recognition of the accomplishments of the international organization.

Jerrid Douglas, President of 100 Black Men of New Jersey; Phillip Andrews, President of 100 Black Men of Long Island; and other members from various founding chapters of the 100 were on hand for the NASDAQ Closing Bell Ceremony which took place February 26, 2010 in Times Square.
“I would like to thank NASDAQ for acknowledging the work of 100 Black Men of America, our 116 chapters, our 10,000 members worldwide and the 125,000 youth we mentor annually,” said Albert E. Doston, Jr., Chairman of the Board of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. “I would like to commend the many businesses, corporations and contributors who have enabled the 100 to impact lives globally and who recognize both the need and the value in mentoring young adults and future leaders.”  

The 100 Black Men of America remain committed to economic development through various programs including financial literacy initiatives aimed at families and youth. “Our chapters have implemented successful financial literacy programs that educate and prepare families for homeownership,” added Dotson. “Additionally, our signature Dollars & $ense program provides young mentees with a curriculum that focuses on financial management, investment strategies and more.”  
100 Black Men of America, Inc. will host the 24th Annual Conference on June 16-20, 2010 at Westin Diplomat in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. For more information on the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. or to register for the upcoming conference, visit  

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,700 listed companies. To learn more about NASDAQ, visit .

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