- 100 Black Men of Atlanta is an organization dedicated to Black empowerment
- Its members warmly welcomed students returning from their holidays
- The gesture was meant to encourage the students
Sometimes, returning to school after the holidays can be a bit of a drag.
Fortunately for students at the Business, Engineering, Science, and Technology Academy of Atlanta, Georgia, a group of Black professionals was on hand to give them a warm welcome.
The professionals belong to the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, an organization dedicated to empowerment of the Black community in Atlanta, especially in education.
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They gave the returning students high gives, hugs and words of support as a way of encouraging them to stay in school.
Curley Dossman, the chairman of the organization, said their gesture is part of their year-long mentorship program targeting young Black students.
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He said: "We want to make sure that these young men find the encouragement to really move their path forward and their careers forward."
What a great initiative that is! If the students were looking for some inspiration to face a new semester, they definitely got it.
Watch more in the video below.