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Weekly News Roundup

Week of October 5, 2009 to October 11, 2009

Inner-city L.A. hungers for good grocery stores
Daniel B. Wood, The Christian Science Monitor, October 10, 2009

Merit of Stop-Frisk Law at Issue
Colleen Long, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 9, 2009

Schools Cited on Discipline of Minority Special-Ed Students
Holly Prestidge, Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 9, 2009

Two ways Chicago can curb its youth violence epidemic
Amanda Paulson, The Christian Science Monitor, October 8, 2009

Black Youth Face Growing Threat of Violence from Peers
Kristin Gray, City News Ohio, October 8, 2009

Study Finds High Rate of Imprisonment Among Dropouts
Sam Dillon, New York Times, October 8, 2009

Derrion not the first victim, or the last; Fighting between teens in public housing, neighborhoods not new
Mary Mitchell, The Chicago Sun-Times, October 8, 2009

Economic Realities End Hoop Dreams; Hundreds Say Goodbye To Scholarship Fund
Timothy Wilson, Washington Post Staff Writer, October 8, 2009

Working to Shed Light on Very Dark Practices; Activists Seek End to Human Trafficking in D.C.
Vanessa Mizell; Washington Post Staff Writer, October 8, 2009

US vows to tackle teen violence; In Chicago, aids to Obama decry killing of student
Karen Hawkins, Associated Press, October 8, 2009

Student beating spurs action; Duncan, Holder call for ‘national conversation’ on ‘plague’ of teen slayings
Rosalind Rossi, The Chicago Sun-Times, October 8, 2009

We can’t give up on these kids; This time, reaction to murders of children must be different
Mark Brown, The Chicago Sun-times, October 8, 2009

Attorney General, in Chicago, Pledges Youth Violence Effort
Susan Saulny, The New York Times, October 8, 2009

Teen’s death ‘a call to action’; Anti-violence campaigns renew after fatal beating
Judy Keen, USA Today, October 8, 2009

Official Pledge Campaign Against Youth Violence
Peter Slevin; Washington Post, October 8, 2009

Mattel introduces black Barbies, to mixed reviews
Megan K. Scott, Associated Press, October 8, 2009

School Diversity Program in North Carolina Draws ire of Voters
Mike Baker, The Associated Press, October 7, 2009

Black Youth and the Growing Number of Suicides
Eric L. Wesson, Kansas City Call, October 5, 2009.