My Brother’s Keeper is an initiative of the Barack Obama Administration rooted in citizen participation. Philanthropic, business and community leaders have banned together to disrupt the status quo for boys and men or color and work towards a more equitable society for ALL people in America. My hope is that everyone involved has the willpower to attack the systemic issues that continue to plague communities of color. Every major system that we all operate in is not designed for or by those adversely affected by these systems. From education to criminal justice to business, there are real, systemic issues that have to be dismantled before we can truly be Our Brother’s Keeper, but I am glad President Obama formally committed to starting this initiative.
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