500 Black Leaders to Converge on Schools Across the Country

September 14, 2011   // 0 Comments

In his address to the nation on Thursday, President Obama called for a bill to revitalize community colleges, stating that "in this economy, a high school diploma no longer guarantees a good job." According to a study by the Schott Foundation, however, only 47% of African American males graduate high school. Blocking their success and that of young black females is a plethora of issues from povert...

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