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Former President Barack Obama recently teamed up with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss how young Black males can be affected by the global pandemic. During a recent conference call hosted by My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative created during the Obama administration to empower young Black males, Obama and Holder shared why it’s…

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President Barack Obama calls on artists Nicki Minaj, Pusha T, Rick Ross, Busta Rhymes, Common, J. Cole, Alicia Keys and more to discuss the administration’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, which aims to support programs that keep young people out of the criminal justice system. “Just leaving the White House…I never got to go on my…

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Over the last week or so, social media has went wild with chatter and feedback after pictures surfaced of a cornrowed Kendrick Lamar visiting President Obama at the White House. The pair met back in October when the Grammy-nominated rapper was in Washington D.C. for a performance at the Kennedy Center. Lamar spoke about the…

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President Obama is taking a lot of incoming fire from conservatives for his new initiative called “My Brother’s Keeper” to help black and Hispanic young men succeed in America. Obama’s efforts to create a task force to figure out how to promote and expand programs that provide young men of color with educational opportunities and jobs have right-wing extremists…

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There appears to be a war on young black males. High school  graduations rates are low while prison rates among young black males remain high. Along with high incarceration  and poor education, young black males are also more prone to be victims of violence. On Feb. 27, President Barack Obama announced the “My Brother’s Keeper…

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