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Many young Black men are in jail, unemployed, or victims of violence. President Barack Obama launched his “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative in hopes to resolve these issues within the community. He talks to”The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” in this exclusive interviewabout how the Travyon Martin verdict started the conversation about the program.

In addition to discussing how this $200 million initiative will create better opportunities for young African American boys, President Obama talks about how it works together with Obamacare. Listen to the audio player to hear the President explain the risks African Americans face not signing up for health care before the March 31st deadline.

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