Leaders: My Brother’s Keeper Just First Step to Solve Epidemic

Last week President Barack Obama announced the launch of a new initiative called My Brother’s Keeper, meant to help men of color find employment through foundations, businesses and community groups.

“The plain fact is there are some Americans who, in the aggregate, are consistently doing worse in our society — groups that have had the odds stacked against them in unique ways that require unique solutions; groups who’ve seen fewer opportunities that have spanned generations,” said Obama at a press briefing Feb. 27. “And by almost every measure, the group that is facing some of the most severe challenges in the 21st century in this country are boys and young men of color.”

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