The Eagle Academy, a Brooklyn charter school for predominantly African-American boys, students assembled yesterday to watch video of Obama's acceptance speech and discuss the implications of his election. “It raises a level of hope for young men of color who I think have been besieged by a culture of low…

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As you may recall, in Obama's acceptance speech he told the incredible story of Ann Nixon Cooper. The 106-year-old got a tip from the Obama campaign and stayed up on Tuesday night to see her name mentioned by the President Elect. Cooper is a former Atlanta socialite who co-founded a Girls Club for African-American…