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Weekly News Roundup

February 15, 2010 – February 21, 2010

Students defend need for HBCUs
Elizabeth Crisp, The Clarion Ledger, February 22, 2010

Black students gather in ‘Solidarity’
Grace Patuwo and Nikita Lalwani, Yale Daily News, February 22, 2010

For Many Latina Teens, Gang Life Adds to Stress
Meribah Knight, New York Times, February 21, 2010

New leader vows she’ll bring ‘new generation’ to NAACP
Samira Simone and Khadijah Rentas, CNN, February 21, 2010

Black role models share success stories
Reggie Ponder, The Daily Advance, February 21, 2010

Black youths accuse STM of racial profiling
Catherine Sherriff, Montreal CT, February 21, 2010

From speeches to drumming, schools mark Black History Month
Alex Taylor, The Journal News, February 21, 2010

Records reveal problems in L.A. County juvenile probation office
Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Richard Winton, LA Times, February 21, 2010

Conference puts focus on success for African American men
Cherise M. Newsome, The Virginian-Pilot, February 20, 2010

Teen on School Board. to be honored as a “Rising Star’
Maudlyne Iherjirika, Chicago Sun-Times, February 20, 2010

UC San Diego officials meet with students angry about off-campus ‘Compton Cookout’
Amina Khan, LA Times, February 19, 2010

Black experience propels anger in police shooting of Aaron Campbell
Nikole Hannah-Jones, The Oregonian, February 19, 2010

Public debate over racism erupts after student theme party
Brian Delas Armas, LA County Social Policy Examiner, February 19, 2010

City, County, hospitals and community organizations working together to end youth violence
Minneapolis City Hall, February 18, 2010

Black Youth Empowerment seminar in Hoboken to focus on career options
Mark Maurer, The Jersey Journal, February 18, 2010

Chronic Health Conditions Increasing
Shari Roan, LA Times, February 17, 2010

Pfleger: Black youth should know their history
Maudlyne Ihejirika, Chicago Sun-Times, February 16, 2010


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