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White House to Women and Girls of Color: We Haven't Forgotten You

White House to Women and Girls of Color: We Haven’t Forgotten You

by Julianne Hing on November 13 2014, 12:40PM

A response to the response to My Brother’s Keeper

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

6 Ways the White House Can Help Truly Keep Our Brothers

6 Ways the White House Can Help Truly Keep Our Brothers

by Imara Jones on October 22 2014, 8:06AM

Let’s get specific about what the Obama administration can do in the next two years to fix generations worth of divestment in black men.

Topics: Economy

New Report Details Barriers to Black Girls' Success

New Report Details Barriers to Black Girls’ Success

by Julianne Hing on September 25 2014, 3:50PM

Consider it a response to the boy-specific My Brother’s Keeper.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Black Female Academic On Being Erased by President Obama

Black Female Academic On Being Erased by President Obama

by Carla Murphy on August 8 2014, 3:57PM

Signithia Fordham’s work is the modern genesis of “acting white”—but male academics get the credit, she says

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

L.A. Girls and Women of Color Demand to Be Heard Amidst My Brother's Keeper

L.A. Girls and Women of Color Demand to Be Heard Amidst My Brother’s Keeper

by Julianne Hing on August 1 2014, 7:00AM

“Our absence from racial justice initiatives matters,” said professor Kimberlé Crenshaw.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Obama's My Brother's Keeper Adds School District Partnerships

Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Adds School District Partnerships

by Julianne Hing on July 21 2014, 5:25PM

It includes plans to address the school-to-prison pipeline

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Paul Ryan's Fatally Flawed Economics

Paul Ryan’s Fatally Flawed Economics

by Imara Jones on March 19 2014, 7:00AM

Last week Paul Ryan said that “inner city” men don’t understand work. Here’s a look at the ideas that undergird his statement.

Topics: Economic Justice

Four Ways to Go Beyond

Four Ways to Go Beyond “My Brother’s Keeper”

by Imara Jones on March 5 2014, 7:00AM

The truth is that given the limited goals of My Brothers Keeper it may be too unambitious for the task required. Here are four ways to supercharge it.

Topics: Economic Justice

Obama Launches My Brother's Keeper Initiative for Young Men of Color

Obama Launches My Brother’s Keeper Initiative for Young Men of Color

by Julianne Hing on February 27 2014, 2:24PM

It’s part of Obama’s self-proclaimed “year of action.”

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

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