Opinion: Mentorship can help save Chicago's black boys

05/4/2006 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

In a commentary, Tim King, CEO of a nonprofit opening a charter school for young men, says a recent study's finding that in Chicago only 1 in 50 black male public-school students makes it through college is just one more indicator of the appalling plight of young black men. He calls for black men to show these boys a future that involves working hard and going to college.

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