8/23/15: President Obama's 'My Brothers Keeper' / Remembering Julian Bond

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President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative is working to knock down the barriers to success for boys and young men of color.  American Black Journal hears about the efforts in Michigan to give young blacks and Hispanics the opportunity to realize their full potential.  Plus, ABJ remembers the late civil rights icon Julian Bond with a look back at Stephen Henderson's interview with the former NAACP chairman during a Detroit visit in 2013.

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My Brother's Keeper

Become a Mentor - Visit Serve.gov for opportunities

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit (website) 

https://www.facebook.com/BBBSMetroDetroit​

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My Brother's Keeper Local efforts to provide disadvantaged African American youth w/ educational opportunities   This Day in Detroit - Aug. 23 Trumpeter Donald Byrd debut, the death WGPR-TV Dr William Banks, and Harold Bledsoe

An Interview with Julian Bond We take a look back at an interview with Bond regarding his work with civil rights mvmt.

 

 

 

 

 

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