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Obama launches plan for 'minority men'

28 February 2014 Last updated at 09:24 GMT

President Obama has launched a plan to help young, minority men in the United States.

He said that they "lag behind by almost by every measure and is worse for boys and young men".

He called for stronger efforts to create more opportunities for them.

Beth McLeod reports from Washington.

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