President Obama Brings Rappers To The White House
Salute to President Obama, and artists like Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, Common and Ludacris, who are already doing their part to help create change in America’s criminal justice system.
According to AP reports Friday President Barack Obama met with Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Nicki Minaj, Busta Rhymes, Common, Janelle Monae, Ludacris, Chance The Rapper, J.Cole, Timbaland, Talib Kweli, Rapsody, ASAP Rocky, Wale and DJ Khaled to continue discussions around his administration’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative and criminal justice reform.
Obama was also joined at the meeting by his senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and Broderick Johnson, who is the chair of the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force.
Started by Obama in February 2014, the initiative involves working with businesses, foundations and community groups to help young people gain access to higher education and keep them out of the criminal justice system.
Foundations and Businesses have already committed over $500 million in grants and $1 billion in financing through community banks including investments in schools, mentoring programs, juvenile justice reforms and school redesign.
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