As director of GOTDAD, I proudly serve my community. Journey through time and verify our many accomplishments.
BlackHistory4ever Quiz Bowl (past to present)
Journey through the years of archived Fayetteville Observer newspaper coverage from our humble beginnings to present:
3rd Annual | 4th Annual | 5th Annual | 6th Annual
7th Annual | 8th Annual | 9th Annual | 10th Annual
11th Annual | 12th Annual no coverage year 1 & 2
Letter from Governor of NC
Letter from Mayor of Fayetteville, NC.
Organized and hosted the Christmas Skate Party & "Letters to Students" of Sandy Hook Elementary with the C.O.C. East North Carolina bikers. (NBC 17 news video clip)
Hosted the "Ride 2 Freedom" convoy for Iraq Vets. This event was recognized by MSNBC The Rachel Maddow Show as the nations second organized event for Iraq Vets. (Rachel Maddow news clip) (Officlal Rachel Maddow link on Ride 2 Freedom)
Received a $2,500 grant from the N.C. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission to initiate a youth program in Fayetteville, NC with a central focus on Dr. King's philosophy of nonviolence. (Fayetteville Observer article)
Received Official Letter of Recognition from Governor of North Carolina forthe 8th Annual Black History Quiz Bowl and African-Americans in the Military Appreciaton Day.
Successfully organized Shaniya Speaks Day - First observance for Shaniya Davis (5 year old who went missing
Nov. 10th 2009. Her abduction & murder made National News attention) Shaq pays for funeral news article
Received Official Letter or Recognition from Mayor of Fayetteville, NC the 7th Annual Black History Quiz Bowl.
Went to Louisiana in support of the Jena 6 Rally, organized local Fayetteville, NC gathering and gave ground eyewitness reports from Jena, La. (Fayetteville Observer article)
Raised over $1,000 in an afternoon Car Wash for a local slain teenager’s family. (flyer)
Adopted a victimed Hurricane Katrina family, giving them a new start with housing, job and support. (The Johnson family story)
Received a Proclamation from the Mayor of New Orleans for organizing a One Year Hurricane Katrina Anniversary gathering for families who relocated to Fayetteville. (Fayetteville Observer article on event)
Presented a Certificate of Excellence for our outreach efforts for Hurricane Katrina families by the Mayor of Fayetteville.
Started MPIRE Boxing Gym, gave free lessons to underprivileged youth & birth of Flight of Fight Family Safety
and anti-abduction & rape prevention clsses. (flyer)