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<p>President Obama announcing his “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.</p>

President Obama announcing his “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.

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Men want ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ expanded to include black females

More than 200 send letter to White House

More than 200 African American men, ranging from a taxi driver to university professors, sent a letter to President Obama on Tuesday urging him to expand his Black male initiative to include Black girls and women, saying they were “surprised and disappointed” that the president had sought to include only half of the race to tackle community-wide issues.