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President Barack Obama is creating a new office to bolster education of African-American students.

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According to Boston.com, the White House says the office will coordinate the work of communities and federal agencies to ensure that African-American youngsters are better prepared for high school, college and a career.

Obama is announcing his election-year initiative Wednesday night in a speech to the civil rights group the National Urban League as he seeks to rally black voters.

Aides say his executive order, to be signed Thursday, will set a goal of producing “a more effective continuum” of programs for African-American students

We hope this shows Obama’s solidarity with the African American voters in our great country!

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