African-Americans made up about 35 percent of all children raised in the bottom 1 percent of the income distribution
African-Americans made up less than 1 percent of the children at the very top
80 percent of all special education students being Black or Hispanic males
Black boys receive two-thirds of all school suspensions nationwide - all demographics and both genders considered.
Promote diversity through cultural expression, dialogue, and understanding.
Promote and display works that express the African American Experience.
Increase at-risk youth’s exposure to career, life, and entertainment opportunities.
Create a platform for at-risk youth to utilize that will support the promotion of self-actualization, self-esteem, personal development, and the generation of positive life outcomes.