The 100 Black Men of Greater Knoxville will host their 2016 gala event on June 4, 2016 at the Holiday Inn @ World's Fair Park. Guest speaker will be former University of Tennessee Basketball great Bobby Maze--current director of BMAZE Elite AAU Basketball Club.

The entire evening will be dedicated to Fulton High School Sophomore Zaevion Dobson who died in 2015 protecting his friends from gunfire and who whose brave actions have received praise world-wide, including President Obama.

Tickets are $60 and are available at

The 100 Black Men of Greater Knoxville, Inc. is a non-profit (affiliated chapter with the 100 Black Men of America, Inc.) that focuses on the advancement of African-American Youth and Community developing leaders of tomorrow..