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November 16, 2009 – November 22, 2009

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Weekly News Roundup

November 16, 2009 – November 22, 2009

Decade after Decatur, Racial Discipline Gap Widens
John O’Connor, Associated Press, November 22, 2009

Lawmakers from Minority Districts Appointing Few to Service Academies
Brian Witte, Associated Press, November 22, 2009

School Board Member: Race a Legitimate Issue in Curriculum Battle
Marc Freeman, Sun Sentinel, November 21, 2009

FBI reopens 1962 slaying of Macon black youth
Amy Leigh Womack, Philidelphia Tribune, November 21, 2009

A Black Teen Longs for the Wild Blue Yonder
Sholnn Freeman, Washington Post, November 20, 2009

Mississippi District Seeks to Keep Student Suspended
Shelia Byrd, Memphis Daily News, November 20, 2009

To Blacks, Precious is ‘Demeaned’ or ‘Angelic
Felicia R. Lee, New York Times, November 20, 2009

Was Blind But Now I See
Melissa Anderson, Houston Press, November 19, 2009

Sacred SISTAHS helps mentor area’s girls
Imani Tate, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, November 19, 2009

Initiative Takes Aim at Connecticut’s Persistent School Achievement Gap
Grace E. Merritt, Hartford Courant, November 18, 2009

Two Films, Two Routes from Poverty
A. O. Scott, New York Times, November 18, 2009

University of Chicago and Non-Profit Organizations Team up to Reduce Youth Gun Violence, Improve School Outcomes in Chicago
University of Chicago, November 18, 2009

Juvenile Justice
Bangor Daily News, November 18, 2009

Actor in role of helping homeless teens
Odell B. Ruffin, The Washington Times, November 18, 2009

Study Criticizes Va’s handling of youth offenders
Bill McKelway, Richmond-Times Dispatch, November 17, 2009

Culver: Juvenile Detention Rates Decline
Associated Press, November 16, 2009

Saving Our Sons,’ One Connection at a Time
Brooke Edwards, Victorville Daily Press, November 16, 2009

EspeciallyMe Conference Helps Teenage Girls with Self-Esteem, Dignity
Annette Espinoza, Denver Post, November 15, 2009

Valley Club to File for Bankruptcy; Minority Kids Were Kept from Swimming There
Tom Infield, Philadelphia Inquirer, November 15, 2009