Obama urges deeper look at race, hints at his future

US President Barack Obama speaks at an event at Lehman College launching the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a new non-profit organization, in New York on May 4, 2015President Barack Obama on Monday urged Americans to address the root causes of recent racially-tinged unrest, focusing not just on police actions but improving opportunities for young black men. As police again mobilized on the streets of Baltimore to calm tempers after a false report of a man shot by officers, Obama weighed in on anger over police treatment of blacks that has prompted protests from New York to Ferguson.

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