100 Black Men

After Michigan's Primary Election, What Lessons Were Learned For November?

Aug 6, 2020
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Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson says based on how the August primary went this week, changes are needed before the November general election.

2nd Presidential Debate Moves From Michigan To Florida

Jun 23, 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The nonpartisan commission that sponsors presidential debates says a debate that had been scheduled to be held in Michigan will now take place in Florida. The Commission on Presidential Debates announced Tuesday that that Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County in Miami will host the debate originally set for the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The commission says the university concluded it is no longer "feasible" to host the debate.

Benton Harbor Dept. of Public Safety

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former officer who ran over a man who was fleeing police in Benton Harbor has been acquitted of assault but convicted of reckless driving.

Berrien County Trial Court Judge Arthur Cotter delivered the verdict Tuesday in the case against Steven Johnson and ordered him to pay $625 in fines and costs. Johnson received no jail time or probation for the misdemeanor conviction.

Johnson called it a "horrible accident" and says he didn't mean to hurt the man.

Michiana Stories: 100 Black Men

Sep 3, 2018
St. Joseph County Public Library

Arnold Sallie, current President of 100 Black Men of Greater South Bend, discusses with past presidents Alfred J. Guillaume, Jr., and Sy Barker what inspires their work with the mentorship program.

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