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Youth summit seeks to close the ‘success gap’

LOS ANGELES — A summit to examine the options for closing the educational and opportunity gaps facing young black men was held April 18 at the South L.A. Sports Activity Center. Patterned after President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, the summit featured Eddie Melton, the chairman of the Indiana Commission on the Social Status Read More…

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Summit to examine options for young black males

LOS ANGELES — A summit focused on young black males will be held at 10 a.m. April 18, organizers said. Up to 200 men are expected to attend the session designed to help close the educational and opportunity gaps facing black men, said Keith Parker, director of the Gang Reduction and Youth Development program at Read More…