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Obama announces effort targeted at young men
Obama announces effort targeted at young men

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday discussed the economic underpinnings of racial tension in places like Baltimore as he announced the creation of a nonprofit organization intended to provide opportunities for young men of color. "Some communities have consistently had the odds stacked against them," Obama said. "And folks living in those communities, and especially young people living in those communities, could use some help to change those odds."  Obama traveled to the Bronx to announce the creation of a private group that is spinning off from his My Brother’s Keeper initiative, which his administration created last year to close the gap...