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ISU peer support group helps black male students succeed

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 04:19:25 CDT
By: Jim Browne

ISU peer support group helps black male students succeed For young black men headed to Illinois State University, the culture shock of campus life can present a huge challenge. A program called "My Brotha's Keeper," helps them maintain their focus on graduating with a degree, despite roadblocks, both academic and social. WGLT's Jim Browne talks with a man instrumental in initiating the peer-to-peer support group:
(pictured; members of My Brotha's Keeper during a visit at ISU President Al Bowman's residence)

   

   Hear Rick Lewis talk about how "My Brotha's Keeper" helps prevent student academic success from being derailed by traumatic events in their lives:

   

    

     

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