July 18, 2011 in First Family
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At only 15% of the American child population, Black children make 30% of the children in the foster care system. In some larger cities, they account for more than 80% of foster children. These children need YOU!
What deadly epidemic has killed more Blacks than AIDS, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and violent crimes, combined?! What takes the lives of nearly 1900 Blacks every single day in the United States? And why are we doing it to ourselves?!
60% of black girls have experienced sexual abuse at the hands of black men before reaching the age of 18. Black women in the cross hairs of sexual abuse and violence…even within our own communities.
There are more than 2 million home schooled students in the United States. Astonishingly, 300,000 or nearly 15 percent of those students were Black children. Explore the options.
Our daughters are the cornerstone of our legacy. “Black girls benefit from a strong sense of racial identity.” Use these 8 tools to encourage and ensure your daughter’s proper development.
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