Obama’s Blueprint to Avoid Another Trayvon Tragedy

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  • One: Reduce Racial Profiling in the Justice System
  • Two: Review the Use of Stand Your Ground Laws
  • Three: Reinforce the Value of African-American Boys
  • Four: Do Some Soul-Searching
  • Five: Don't Lose Sight of Progress
  • The President's Plan

Three: Reinforce the Value of African-American Boys

“We need to spend some time in thinking about how do we bolster and reinforce our African-American boys...There are a lot of kids out there who need help who are getting a lot of negative reinforcement. And is there more that we can do to give them the sense that their country cares about them and values them and is willing to invest in them?” (Photo: quavondo/Getty Images)

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