My Brother's Keeper
As national and local community leaders, we are considering how we both protect and build on the progress we have made to expand opportunity for our communities over the past eight years, and enlist all corners of our community to tackle the persistent challenges we still face.
When I first interviewed then-candidate Barack Obama on his campaign plane in 2008, he talked passionately about fatherhood, uplifting Black men, and the importance of men of color taking responsibility for parenting their children. Two terms in the White House and eight years later, President Obama is still talking eloquently about empowering Black men in […]
President Obama advocates for My Brother's Keeper initiative. He affirms that the program, which helps young men of color, also benefits the U.S. economy.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan discussed his plans to create opportunities for Black youths to succeed. President Obama's My Brother's Keeper is a centerpiece of his plans.
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