When he was just a presidential candidate, then-Senator Barack Obama told the NAACP that “We have more work to do when more young black men languish in prison than attend colleges and universities across America.”It’s a great soundbite. But it isn’t true.

When he was just a presidential candidate, then-Senator Barack Obama told the NAACP that “We have more work to do when more young black men languish in prison than attend colleges and universities across America.”

It’s a great soundbite. But it isn’t true.

  1. houseoforange said: Still, it couldn’t hurt to have more young black men in college, right? =)
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