Criminal justice

President Barack Obama is obtaining commitments from foundations, businesses and community groups to help young minority men improve their employment opportunities and to intervene before some of them get sucked into the criminal justice system.  (Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Launches Effort To Get Minority Men Jobs, Avoid Criminal Cycle

President Barack Obama is obtaining commitments from foundations, businesses and community groups to help young minority men improve their employment opportunities and to intervene before some of them get sucked into the criminal justice system.

02/11/2014

President Barack Obama chats with host Jay Leno during a taping of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at NBC Studios on Aug. 6, 2013 in Burbank, Calif. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Trayvon Martin: ‘The System Should Work For Everybody’

BURBANK, Calif. (CBSDC) – President Obama said Tuesday in referencing the Trayvon Martin shooting that “the system should work for everybody”. “Well, I think all of us were troubled by what happened and any of […]

08/07/2013

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