Arkansas Baptist College Launches Male Leadership Institute

February 11, 2008 · Print This Article

0782215261_ar_baptist_3.jpgArkansas Baptist College in Little Rock is working to end what it calls the black male crisis. Police reports show 80% of the 149 people killed in Little Rock over the past two years were african-americans. Ninety percent of hose arrested were black and 90% of arrests involved black-on-black crime.

The college is launching a male leadership institute. Kids in the community will be mentored, with an emphasis on academics. Arkansas Baptist President Dr. Fitz Hill says the college’s goal is to transform the community through education.

Source: Today’s THV


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