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OP-ED: Getting Boys of Color to Graduate

The year is 2014 and our Nation is still struggling with systematic oppression and racial disparity. The systems that persist span across several aspects of life that is inclusive of education. Those impacted and removed [...]
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Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative Comes to Oakland

President Obama recently launched an innovative “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative to support young African American men by keeping them focused on education and out of prison. Th
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Report: 75 Percent of Juvenile Arrests in Oakland Are Black Males

Nearly three quarters of juvenile arrests in Oakland are African American boys, who are often picked up for relatively minor offenses, according to a study recently released by the local nonprofit Black Organizing Project, Public [...]