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Baton Rouge's 100 Black Men founder dies

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Posted: Mar 13, 2010 12:02 PM by Rachel Frost
Updated: Mar 13, 2010 12:38 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: Brace Godfrey, heart attack, 100 Black Men

Brace Godfrey, 59, a founding president of 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge, passed away.

A friend of Godfrey's told WBRZ he died of a heart attack early Saturday morning.

Godfrey helped develop leadership programs for African-American youth.

He also launched Cyntreniks with attorney John Schneider in 2005. Since then they have taken on projects in an effort to redevelop downtown Baton Rouge.

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