Inside Barack Obama’s My Brother's Keeper Initiative

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  • Presidential Task Force
  • Foundations on Board
  • Businesses Also Support the Initiative
  • The Bottom Line
  • How Will This Benefit Me or My Son?
  • New Initiative Targeted Towards Minority Males
  • Why Launch My Brother’s Keeper?
  • Taking Action
  • An Obama First

How Will This Benefit Me or My Son?

Currently, 14 percent of Black boys and 18 percent of Latino boys perform at or above proficiency on fourth-grade reading exams compared to 42 percent of white boys. My Brother’s Keeper will try to ensure that minority children have the opportunity and resources to improve and succeed.

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