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Weekly News Roundup

Week of June 8, 2009 to June 14, 2009

Crofton Killing Prompts Race Discussion
Shantee Woodards, The Capital, June 14, 2009

“A Pebble Tossed in the Pond, and the Rings are Still Going Out.” In 1986, Amid Rising Violence, Denver Police Complied a List of 69 Names.  They Were Mostly African-American Teens, Lived Near East 28th Avenue and Williams Street and Were Believed to Be Members of the Rolling 20 Crips.  In the Nearly Quarter-Century Since, Some of Those Names Seem to Have Been Listed by Mistake and Others Found Redemption, but Many Lived Exactly as Cops Feared.
Burt Hubbard and Felisa Cardona, The Denver Post, June 14, 2009

Job Market, Rising Interest Rates Seen as Threats to Economic Recovery
The Frontrunner, June, 12, 2009

Fighting to Preserve Family: 2 From Single-Parent House Build Strength in Black Households
Clem Richardson, Daily News, June 12, 2009

Scholastic Launches Nationwide Mentoring and Literacy Program
Marketwire, June 12, 2009

Milpitas Students Rally to Help Foster Youth Join Graduation Ceremony
Karen de Sa, San Jose Mercury News, June 11, 2009

Teaching Kids the Cost of Urban Violence
Mary E. Medland, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 11, 2009

LA County Offers Teens Home Delivery of STD Tests
Shaya Tayefe Mohaier, Associated Press State & Local Wire, June 11, 2009

Scholars Programs Helps Black Students in Alameda County
Katy Murphy, Oakland Tribune, June 10, 2009

Sizable Health Disparities Evident in Every State Between Women of Different Racial and Ethnic Groups
Kaiser Family Foundation, June 10, 2009

NYPD-Backed Nabe Patrol Tied to Attack
Simone Weichselbaum and Alison Gendar, Daily News, June 9, 2009


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