Biko co-wrote an article with the NAACP’s National Youth & College Director Stefanie Brown about the Youth PROMISE Act, a truly non-partisan piece of social justice legislation that would represent the most serious investment in the social health of urban youth in recent years. Here’s an excerpt:
If it takes a village to raise a child, what does it take to protect the children of the village? The Center for Disease Control reports that youth violence is the second leading cause of death for young people between the ages of 10 and 24; an average of 16 young people are murdered every day. As a village, Congressional leaders included, we ALL need to do our part to save our children.
Read the full story at Politic365.