BMe Philly Made An Impact In October

“I am an invisible man…I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids—and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.” – Ralph Ellison,

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2018 National Black Male Educators Convening – Interview with BMe Genius Vincent Cobb and BMe Champion Sharif El-Mekki

Check out this on the spot interview during the 2nd National Black Male Educators Convening October 13, 2018 in Downtown Philadelphia with Sharif El-Mekki and Vincent Cobb Jr the co-founders of The Fellowship of Black Male Educators for Social Justice

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Seasons Change But BMe Philly Geniuses Stay The Same

Cooler weather, back to school, changing leaves and pumpkin spice everything!!! Fall is upon us and members of the BMe Philly community are headed full-steam ahead into October. Several BMe Leaders and Geniuses spent the month of September facilitating workshops,

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BMe Philly Genius Brandon T. Jones Talks About Authentic Entrepreneurship

Listen to BMe Philly Geniuses Brandon T. Jones on Community Voice Radio Talk Show 106.5FM in Philly as he talks about how to transform the community through authentic entreprenuership,

BMe Genius Herm Davis Spreading The Message of Peace and Love!

Listen to Philly BMe Genius Herman Davis as he talks about the importance of building strong communities through Peace and Love. He also shares about the vital need for art to be a healing form of therapy.

BMe Philly Welcomes Students Back To School!

It’s “Back to School Season” and this month BMe Philly continued to honor its commitment to the community through a variety of resource based programs aimed at providing information, support and resources to youth during this crucial time of year!

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Philly BMe Genius Thomas Butler Provide Insights On Educational Tips

Listen to Philly BMe Genius Thomas Butler on Community Voice Radio Talk Show as he shares educational insights that can help to change and transform the lives of the youth and families in our communities.

BMe Philly Genius Jim Burnett Talks About How To Invest In Our Youth

On this episode of Community Voice Radio Talk Show, host and BMe Genius Jeff Jones interviews Bria Young of Bria Young Basketball. Bria is the 14th woman to play for the world famous Harlem Globe Trotters. She also has a

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PEACE WEEK 2018 – Philly BMe Genius Anton Moore

Peace Week, is one of the most important and well-known events of the year in South Philadelphia. It is an opportunity to interact with community members, support parents that have lost children to gun violence and to provide free resources

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Summer In The City, The BMe Philly Way

For most, summer is a time of year to kick back, relax and refuel. But for BMe Philly’s Community Champions and Geniuses’ this is a time to continue the work of building, connecting and follow through. It is the time

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May 2018 BMe Philly Shining Bright!

May was indeed a month for the BMe Philly Community to shine bright! Through a variety of events, programs, presentations, and workshops. May was a month filled to capacity with positivity, collaboration, engagement, resource sharing, and celebration. From the “Healing

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BMe Geniuses in Philly Trusting The Process

That amazing story above about Philly BMe Genius Will Little won an Emmy! BMe Philly Community gathered to connect, inform, strategize and mobilize On April 9th, BMe Geniuses Jeff Jones and Omar Barlow hosted an informal networking and information session

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Hear What They’re Saying! Philly BMe Geniuses On The Radio!

About Community Voice Radio Talk Show on 106.5FM in Philadelphia Much too often all we hear are negative denigrating narratives about people in our City. This is especially true when it comes to people of color in our society. Community

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BMe Philly Geniuses Making A Difference

BMe Philly Geniuses are always on the innovating edge of dealing with the most challenging social issues in a solutions oriented way. For example check out the above video of BMe Genius Dr. Howard Stevenson’s powerful TEDMED Talk on “How to Resolve Racially

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Celebrate the Start of the School Year BMe Style

Parents take immense pleasure in their children’s achievement of early milestones whether it be first smile, first tooth, first steps, or first word, parents can’t seem to help themselves. And it’s no different for their child’s first day of school.

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Are Black Men the Hidden Geniuses Building Our Community?

Reprinted from Huffington Post, June 20, 2017 Starting on Father’s Day, BMe Community recognized 29 inspired black men as Community Geniuses and award each $10,000 for programs they’re leading to “build more caring and prosperous communities” in Akron, Miami, Philadelphia

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Question: How do we get black men involved in their communities? Answer: They already are.

WRITTEN BY By Courtland Milloy Columnist Washington Post. When he was at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Trabian Shorters wanted to find ways to get black men more involved in the civic life of their neighborhoods. So

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Beloved Community

BMe Community is a beloved community specifically because we see three truths and are moving in step with our times. America’s Future Is Changing. American identity and narrative are absolutely changing, right now, the largest generation in history (The Baby

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