Black People Politics : Obama pledges more than $100 million towards girls and women of color

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    In the Spirit of Black Initiatives,



    Obama pledges more than $100 million towards girls and women of color

    The White House announced Friday $118 million worth of funding commitments towards economic and research initiatives, honing in on the inequalities faced by minority girls and women



    ... Announced at a summit Friday, President Obama’s investment echoes his 2014 “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative that poured $200 million into charities and private institutions to support young men of color.

    It has long been known that that young black men are at a higher risk for incarceration, death by homicide, and dropping out of high school. Less well known is that women face similar risks and discrepancies ...



    http://news.yahoo.com/obama-pledges-more-100-million-towards-girls-women-182148027.html


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