With President Barack Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative receiving a lot of attention, many missed another similar initiative focused on young African American men that is making waves in Washington D.C. The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCU) has ramped up events and partnerships in the first three months of this year.
The events are doubly important given the fact that while Morehouse men flanked the president during his initial My Brother’s Keeper speech, HBCUs and other historically Black institutions were not initially included in the planning process for My Brother’s Keeper. WHIHBCU is now changing that.
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