BLACK ENTERPRISE is seeking nominations for a brand new cohort of BE Modern Men of Distinction for 2017, recognizing and honoring the accomplishments of today's man of color across the globe through the media and event company's BE Modern Man interactive campaign. Now in its third year, BE Modern Man provides weekly profiles and features of today's leaders, executives, creatives, politicians, entrepreneurs, professionals and agents of change who live out the BE Modern Man theme, "It's our normal to be extraordinary."
The purpose of this curated digital campaign is to globally shift the standard narrative regarding men of color and project the positive perception that is the authentic reality of those within the BLACK ENTERPRISE community to the world. Those selected for BE Modern Man of Distinction recognition in 2015 and 2016 include Campaign for Black Male Achievement CEO Shawn Dove; author, speaker and youth program leader Jay Barnett; actor and philanthropist Lamman Rucker; and entrepreneur and TV host Paul C. Brunson.
Nominations for the 2017 BE Modern Men of Distinction are being accepted at blackenterprise.com/bemodernman/nominate-a-bemodernman. The deadline for nominations is 11:59 p.m., May 15th, 2017.