Attorney General Holder meets with LA County young men of color

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder sat down with twelve young men last week in South Los Angeles to hear their concerns for male adolescents like themselves. Teenage boys from the city’s Brotherhood Crusade spoke with Holder about role models and law enforcement, and found a supportive ear. “I wanted to come out here talk to you all and listen to the […]

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Who is ‘My Brother’s Keeper’?

Obama’s speech about My Brother’s Keeper, an federal initiative to address the biggest setbacks for boys and young men of color, resonated with youth of color.  “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.  By almost every […]

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