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My Brother's Keeper needs to include some sisters [Commentary]
My Brother's Keeper needs to include some sisters [Commentary]

It's not as messy as the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care plan, but his My Brother's Keeper initiative for black and Latino boys and young men has created a firestorm of debate among people who have largely been supportive of his presidency. But why should we have expected anything less from a bold, if not perfectly targeted, effort to address the fact that, as he noted, "the group that is facing some of the most severe challenges in the 21st century are boys and young men of color"? The president and his MBK team, in trying to overcome federal prohibitions against discriminating on the basis of race and gender, say on one hand that the efforts...

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