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(Black PR Wire) New Orleans – Recognizing the vital importance of mentorship in the development of our nation’s next generation of leaders, the U.S. Army continues its partnership with 100 Black Men of America. The partnership includes the Army’s participation at the 31st annual 100 Black Men of America National Conference being held recently in New Orleans.
Six time Emmy Award winning actor Kelsey Grammer was born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.  Kelsey began as an actor in Shakespearean roles.  He studied for two years at Julliard before performing in regional theater and then on Broadway in "Othello" and "MacBeth."
Edwidge Danticat is an award-winning writer of Haitian descent known for works like 'Breath, Eyes, Memory,' 'Krik? Krak!' and 'The Dew Breaker,' among others.
Dr. Roger S. Pulwarty is a scientist from Trinidad and Tobago and contributed to the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He is the Director of the US National Integrated Drought Information System at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Boulder, Colorado.
A cricketing genius, Garry Sobers excelled at all aspects of the game, and few would argue his claim as the finest all-round player in modern cricket. His exceptional Test batting average tells little about the manner in which he made the runs, his elegant yet powerful style marked by all the shots, but memorably his off-side play.
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