Good news! Especially when I was just raving about our ineffectual gov’t and why can’t they do more to help people. Good thing the post was mysteriously erased lmao.
Originally posted on The Militant Negro™:
By Jueseppi B.
President Obama: “A child’s course in life should be determined not by the zip code she’s born in”
Yesterday, on the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, President Obama announced the first five “Promise Zone” locations across the U.S. The program, first unveiled at his State of the Union address last year, is an initiative that partners with local communities and businesses to create jobs, expand access to educational opportunities and spur economic mobility and security.
Joined by students from the Harlem Children’s Zone — a 17 year undertaking that found children will do better if those around them are doing better — the President spoke in the East Room of the White House on the importance of making sure everyone who works hard has a fair shot at success, no…
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