After learning that the W. D. Muhammad basketball team had struggled for years to transport team players to games, entrepreneur Jason Lobdell got busy. He reached out to the CEO Circle, a network of Black business men, and invited them to help. “I called my brothers and said, ‘Look, there’s this school and they need help getting to their games,’ and so I thought, ‘What better way than to get them a bus.” And that’s exactly what the men did.
When the $27,000 purchase was presented to the team, eyes reportedly filled with tears. More than a bus that would simply transport, the gift represented how Black men are responsible providers who love and take care of their own.
Click here to learn about 5 Brothers who saw a need and stepped up. Be reminded that Black men throughout the world step up, in varied ways, everyday. Their acts of love and responsibilty are more easily identified when we look for them.