Obama’s Plan aims to Improve odds for Minority boys 02/27/14
February 27, 2014
WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama is unveiling an initiative today aimed at breaking down obstacles that disproportionately keep African-American men impoverished and behind bars.
Obama will call on businesses, philanthropists and government leaders to join forces to put more boys on a path toward successful lives.
Foundations have pledged at least $200 million over five years to promote Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, which also will focus on keeping young people in school