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Recognize - Educate - Connect - Inspire


We recognize and connect the nation’s top black millennial leaders; Then we unify as members to educate and inspire the next generation of leaders.

We are Innovators, Artists, & Entrepreneurs and we work here...



The NBA will spotlight and honor various African Americans making a positive difference in their communities.

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shine 4 the culture

Last year we educated 22,000 viewers by telling the inspiring stories of 16 community leaders. Our goal this year is 30,000.

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Only 64% of black students are graduating from high school and only 15% of them are going to college. It's time we take action.

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breaking down barriers

Our cohorts are competing for monthly awards from our community sponsors and the season honors; The Cohort Cup.

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