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New episode of Dj Samore Top 5 letting you know the hottest records this week, on the radio, streets and what’s that next record. She spotlights indie artist new song, Alex the Huncho “Drip”. Dj Samore calls it that summer 2018 drip…. Check it out here. Also you can find out the hot spots, events, happenings, in these streets of Atlanta. Watch episode 69 here.

 

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100 BLACK MEN OF ATLANTA, INC. NAMES ANTHONY FLYNN NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

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ATLANTA (July 5, 2018) – Anthony Flynn is the newly appointed Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the 100 Black Men Of Atlanta, Inc. (The 100), one of the city’s most influential African-American organizations focused on leadership development, educational support, economic empowerment, and health and wellness. In his role as Executive Director and COO, Flynn will oversee the day to day operations, strategic planning, external relations, and fundraising initiatives for The 100.
As a successful leader in the business world with numerous Fortune 100 giants (e.g. Kraft Foods, RJ Reynolds and 3M) and a pioneering executive in numerous, multi-million-dollar non-profit ventures, Flynn has a proven track record for converting ideas and theories to actionable achievements. He is the founder of The Gifted Education Foundation (www.iamgifted.org) which produces marketplace leaders from low-income communities across America. In its first three years of existence, the organization supported just over 100 students earning more than $18 million in scholarship. Its students have received full scholarships to Stanford, Dartmouth, Princeton, Emory, and more.
Mr. Flynn graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program in 2017 where he won the business pitch competition for his cohort. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Sales from The University of Memphis where he graduated as the top student in his major and he also holds a Master of Arts in Religion degree from Memphis Theological Seminary where he also graduated with honors.
He is also the author of two books: “The Execution Pipeline: A Step-by-Step Guide to Moving Your Business Idea From Dream to Reality” and “The Happiness Map: Finding Fulfillment in Work and Life” and has been a featured keynote speaker at Harvard University, Emory University, Georgia Tech, The University of Memphis, Biz1190 (Wall Street Journal syndicated radio show), Q Conference. He also serves as a coach and consultant to a number of high net-worth individuals, companies, professional athletes, small businesses, non-profit organizations and churches.
Originally from Memphis, TN, Flynn moved to Atlanta from Southern California 9 years ago with his wife of 17 years, son (15), and daughter (12).  In his TEDx talk “The Intangibles,” Flynn shares his personal story of poverty and addresses the criteria needed for students and families to escape the grip of detrimental generational cycles. Mr. Flynn’s unique perspective is one that Larry Johnson, Chairman Of The Board says will help expand the reach of the organization, “The 100 Black Men of Atlanta is fortunate to have found someone who has such a perfect combination of corporate and non-profit executive experience to lead our organization. Anthony Flynn is the right leader at the right time and we are confident that his innovative ideas, diverse management, and personal triumph will help to connect the organization with the people who we serve and expand the solid foundation we have achieved over the past thirty plus years.” Flynn will add value to The 100 by bringing his professional and personal experience to 100’s Project Success program which include: 100 Robotic Scholars Alliance (a S.T.E.M. program), B.E.S.T. Academy Pathways of Developmental Success (a leadership development program), and Project Success (a college preparatory and tuition assistance program). The program provides mentorship to at-risk youth living in vulnerable communities in the Atlanta metro area. In fact, 100% of the students who completeProject Success have graduated from high school and 80% have graduated from college in four years, far outpacing the national averages.
Beyond their impact to the community, Flynn is committed to expanding the reach of 100’s members. “Our members are some incredibly talented men, of high capacity, high stature, and high standard. It’s important that we leverage their capacity, skillset, and business acumen for the good of the organization and the communities we serve throughout the Atlanta Metro area,” shares Flynn. “Atlanta is a global city. There are a lot of people who have moved into the city and with that comes diversity of experiences, diversity of race, diversity of ideas and more. I’ve never seen so many high-powered and prominent African-Americans in roles of leadership making a tremendous impact in business, nonprofit, government, community. I’m very impressed with the levels of talent and business acumen in people of color in Atlanta,” shares Flynn. “I see my appointment as having an opportunity to leverage greatness in our city and also within the membership. There’s a lot of awesome things happening with the members themselves both individually and collectively and progressive initiatives happening on the ground in the trenches of the communities we serve. I look forward to tapping into our potential and taking 100 Black Men of Atlanta to the next level.”
Visit www.100blackmen-atlanta.org for information and to make charitable contributions to Project Success.
About 100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc.
100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc. is a non-profit organization providing college preparatory services and mentorship to at-risk, Atlanta youth through its flagship program Project Success. Since its inception in 1987, 100% of the students who complete Project Success have graduated from high school and 80% have graduated from college in four years, far outpacing the national averages.
                              
Project Success is differentiated by the strength of its civic-minded mentors who comprise the membership of the organization. Members dedicate their time and talent to helping boys and girls break the cycles of poverty, under-achievement and violence that plague their communities thus enabling them to seek their highest potential.
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