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Barack Obama Will Announce Initiative To Empower Young Black Men

AFRICANGLOBE - For much of Barack Obama’s presidency, he has sought to avoid being defined by his race or gender, often emphasizing that he is the leader of all Americans. On Thursday, Mr. Obama will use the power of his office to focus on helping young Black men succeed.

Obama To Announce Initiative Aimed At Young Black Men

AFRICANGLOBE - Continuing his push to use executive powers as a way of advancing his agenda, President Barack Obama will announce Thursday a new effort to help improve the lives of young African-American males. A White House official said the “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative would partner government with businesses to.

Half Of Young Black Men In U.S. Have Been Arrested

AFRICANGLOBE - A new report looking at lifetime prevalence of arrests in U.S. citizens found that 50 percent of Black males under 23 years old have been arrested at least once. Meanwhile, 40 percent of White males under 23 have been arrested.

United States: No Country for Young Black Men

AFRICANGLOBE - I’ll never understand how these token Negroes who surrounded themselves with nothing but White friends and decide to ignore the fact that their skin color does play a role in their future. When I say the token Negro I’m talkin about those who surround themselves with only White friends and act as if racism is a thing of the past due to it being 2012.

NABJ Protests BBC’s Biased Reporting

The National Association of Black Journalists wrote an open letter to the UK’s BBC protesting its recent coverage of the London riots, calling it racially insensitive.

BBC Forced to Apologise Over Biased Riot Coverage

Readers of a British Newspaper were left outraged after the BBC aired a controversial debate, which asked whether there was a ‘problem with young black men,’ following the recent riot in Tottenham.