LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The 100 Black Men of Louisville Gala took place Thursday at the Galt House in downtown Louisville. 

The organization provides financial assistance and mentoring to high school students entering college at University of Louisville, Kentucky State University  and the University of Kentucky.

In order to be eligible for selection, students must excel in school, stay off drugs and act as Big Brothers and Big Sisters and peer leaders within their schools.

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