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National Women’s Group Supports President’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

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President Barack Obama, flanked by Attorney Holder Eric Holder, left, and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, left, speaks about a report from “My Brother’s Keeper,” an initiative to expand opportunity for young men and boys of color, Friday, May 30, 2014, during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

More than two dozen community and faith-based women leaders have signed a letter addressed to President Barack Obama in support of the administration’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative geared toward men and boys of color. The coalition, loosely naming itself the National Women Leadership Supporting My Brother’s Keeper, features prominent Black leadership across several organizations and churches nationwide and signed the letter as a collective.

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Roland Martin Says My Brother’s Keeper Should Stay Focused On Bruhs

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One thousand women singed a letter asking for the inclusion of girls in President Barack Obama‘s My Brother’s Keeper initiative. Roland Martin shared his viewpoint on what the focus of the initiative should be during Wednesday’s edition of “NewsOne Now.”

Martin believes My Brother’s Keeper should not include girls because President Obama’s had already established the White House Council on Women and Girls to address the needs of young ladies. Do you agree ? Listen to his comments below.

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Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One. 

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President Obama Hits Up The Youth On Tumblr

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The President took to Tumblr today, answering users’ questions on topics relating to education. It was another example of the President using alternative mediums to attract the attention of young Americans. Notably, and infamously to some, the President answered questions on “Between Two Ferns” wit
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