Bring That Week Back: July 31

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  • Tony Reaves, Planned Parenthood, abortion, Chicago
  • Eric Holder, New Orleans Police Department, racial profiling
  • White House, education, African-Americans, Barack Obama
  • Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman
  • foreclosure, economy, AARP
  • Compton, California, bankruptcy, economy
  • James Holmes, mass shooting, Aurora, Colorado
  • Charles Wilson, Te'Andrea Wilson, marriage, racism, Mississippi
  • Jennifer Carroll, homophobia, Florida

White House Launches Black Education Initiative

On Thursday President Obama signed an executive order establishing the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans. The program will "identify evidence-based best practices to improve African-American students' achievement in school and college, and to develop a national network of individuals, organizations and communities that will share and implement these practices," a senior administration official told BET.com(Photo: Commercial Appeal /Landov)