Answering The President and First Lady's Call

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have brought an energetic and positive activism to the White House. They are setting bold, ambitious goals and urging all of us to do our part to help our nation achieve them. And education is central to their call to action. The president is demanding that public schools prepare all of our children for college and careers. And he is providing more financial support for college students so that they not only have the money to enroll in but also enough to pay for and finish college in vastly greater numbers. Why so much emphasis on rigorous academics and advanced degrees? Make no mistake.  The answer is clear... For more from Dr. Michael Lomax's ESSENCE.com blog 'Morehouse Man,' click here Read More: Black Men in the Age of ObamaBlack Leaders Split Over Obama and the AA Agenda  
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