100 Black Men of Madison Presents its Annual African American History Challenge Bowl

Via a Johnny Winston, Jr. email:

On Saturday May 6th, 2006 the 100 Black Men of Madison presents its Annual African American History Challenge Bowl at 8:30 a.m. This event will be located at 545 W. Dayton St. in Madison at the MMSD Doyle Administration Building, McDaniels Auditorium.
The African American History Challenge Bowl is a competition where teams of middle and high school students from the Madison School District and Edgewood answer questions based on African American history. Winners of the local contest are awarded savings bonds and an all expense paid trip to the national competition where they will compete against other chapters of the 100 Black Men of America in Atlanta, Georgia.
This event is free to the public. We are encouraging our community to attend. This event will televised live on MMSD Cable Channel 10.

The master of ceremonies for this event is Channel 15 television personality Mike McKinney. The narrators of this event include: George Johnson, Channel 3 Sportscaster and Annette Miller of MG&E. The judges of the competition include Police Chief Noble Wray, Richard Harris, CEO of Genesis Development Corporation; Barbara Golden, Community Activist and Co-Founder of MAFAAC; and Judge Paul H. Higginbotham of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
The 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. The mission of the organization is to enhance the community by conducting and promoting programs and activities focused on Academic Achievement and Self-Esteem of youth, Economic Development, Health and Wellness. The organization is locally well known for its mentoring program with Big Brothers Big Sisters and Annual Back to School Picnic, which annually gives over 2,000 free backpacks filled with school supplies.
For more information regarding the 100 Black Men of Madison African American History Challenge Bowl please contact: Everett Mitchell, 256-0906; ifispeak@yahoo.com or Chris Canty at 469-5213; cantychris@hotmail.com.