My Brothers Keeper

Almost a year ago, President Obama announced that his administration would embark on an ambitious initiative he called “My Brother’s Keeper.” The intention was to get…

  Bankers Life Fieldhouse is where young African-American men showcase their talents and expertise in basketball, professional and college, or entertain through music and musicianship.  But recently the Fieldhouse was the setting for a gathering to unveil ways of helping all of Indianapolis’ young African-American males age 14 to 24 reach their full potential. A […]

Responding to a continued rising level of murders and violence in Indianapolis, where 66% of the victims and 64% of the suspects were African-American males, as part of the Your Life Matters® effort, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard appointed Tanya Bell, President & CEO of Indiana Black Expo, Inc., and Jamal Smith, Executive Director of the […]

In February, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to respond to the economic, employment, and educational disparities that young men of color face as they enter…

In an exclusive Afternoons with Amos interview,a top aide to President Barack Obama informed the Indianapolis community about some positive additions to the Affordable Care Act. And briefed the community on the President’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative to help young men of color, especially African-Americans.   Marlon Marshall is Special Assistant to the President and Principal […]

More than two dozen community and faith-based women leaders have signed a letter addressed to President Barack Obama in support of the administration’s My Brother’s…

Lisa Sharon Harper, Brandon Andrews and Rosa Clemente joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss inclusion of girls in President Barack Obama‘s My Brother’s…

One thousand women singed a letter asking for the inclusion of girls in President Barack Obama‘s My Brother’s Keeper initiative. Roland Martin shared his viewpoint on…

Podcast Download Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson spoke with “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson about a group of Cleveland Police Officers who were indicted after…

Jim Shelton from the Department of Education discussed President’s Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative with guest host Jeff Johnson on “NewsOne Now.” Shelton detailed how the…

When President Barack Obama launched “My Brother’s Keeper” the reactions were mixed. There were those who took the initiative as a sign that Obama did,…

President Barack Obama‘s “Year Of Action” plans have been part of an aggressive push by the administration not to fall into lame-duck status. My Brother’s…