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Weekly News Roundup

May 3, 2010 – May 9, 2010

Birmingham schools could see big savings from hiring of in-house attorney
Marie Leech, The Birmingham News, May 9, 2020

Community tries to steer teens from life of crime
Michelle L. Quinn, Post-Tribune, May 9, 2010

Fighting violence on Mother’s Day: ‘We’ve got to change the madness’
Tara Malone, Chicago Tribune, May 9, 2010

We don’t just need mentors—we need good parents
Michael Paul Williams, Richmond Times Dispatch, May 8, 2010

Will The Youth Vote Trump Tea Party In Midterm Elections?
Bakari Kitwana, Huffington Post, May 6, 2010

Ann Arbor schools field trip for black students draws anger
Jeff Karoub, Associated Press, May 6, 2010

Black teens more optimistic than peers
Martha Irvine, Associated Press, May 6, 2010

Congressional Black Caucus Pushes For Youth Summer Job Funding
Casey Gane-McCalla, News One, May 4, 2010

The Congressional Black Caucus and the politics of summer jobs
Perry Bacon, Washington Post, May 4, 2010

Colorado minority youth disproportionately tried as adults
Joseph Boven, The Colorado Independent, May 4, 2010

Violence Up in LA Among Latino, Black Youth
La Opinión, May 4, 2010

Jobs for at-risk youth elusive
Cindy Gonzalez, Omaha World Newspaper, May 4, 2010

Response to urban violence can’t wait
Jesse Jackson, Chicago Tribune, May 4, 2010

The BSU: a divided group
Kennard Wallace, The Towerlight, May 3, 2010

City youth crime, violence program to be introduced
Julian J. Ramos, Santa Maria Times, May 3, 2010