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Weekly News Roundup

July 12, 2010 – July 18, 2010

Minorities closing testing gap
Rebecca Croniser, Observer-Dispatch, July 17, 2010

Woodlawn residents march against violence
John Byrne, Chicago Tribune, July 17, 2010

To protest Wake schools, Duke historian Tim Tyson tries hip-hop
Sara Ovaska, News Observer, July 17, 2010

In Jet City, inner-city youth try out flying
Staff Writer, Seattle Times, July 16, 2010

Minnesota Youth Leadership Academy leads way for teens
Alex Ebert, St.Paul Star Tribune, July 16, 2010

At-risk youth decorate Wyler dealership with murals
Jessica Holbrook, Springfield News-Sun, July 16, 2010

Community youth rally encourages awareness of gangs, violence
Lisa Chalian-Rock, The SC Messenger, July 16, 2010

Urban schools begin to close the achievement gap
Robert A. Frahm, The Connecticut Mirror, July 16, 2010

Lots More Students of Color in College–and in Debt
Julianne Hing, Colorlines News, July 16, 2010

Drugs ignored in youth violence guidelines
Lucy Carter, July 15, 2010

Teens Converge in D.C. to Voice Concerns About Gang Violence July 17-22
Staff Writer, PR Newswire, July 15, 2010

Governor’s program seeks youth involvement
Hannah McGoldrick , Milford Daily News, July 15, 2010

Swim or die: The battle to save black kids from drowning
Harriette Cole, The Grio, July 15, 2010

Young entrepreneurs take note
Richard Gootee, Indiana Star, July 15, 2010

Black colleges must change to survive, thrive
John Fitzgerald Gates, Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 14, 2010

School District Documented Achievement Gap, Worked to Fix It
Mary Mann, South Orange Patch, July 14, 2010

The power of mentors for young boys
Bob Coghill, Capital City Weekly, July 14, 2010

In Oakland, young heroes seek justice
Sandy Banks, LA Times, July 14, 2010

Being Black, Gay And Greek
Lawrence Ross, The Root, July 14, 2010

Obama Must Make Youth A Priority
Linda Harris, City Limits News, July 14, 2010

The ‘Y’ is now the Y
Carol Slezak, Chicago Sun-Times, July 14, 2010

Why Governor Quinn Singles Out Walls Candidacy – Latest In Attacks On Black Men and Boys!!
Marl Sallen, Chicago Now, July 14, 2010

Education grants aim to bolster health-care ranks
Darryl Fears, Washington Post, July 13, 2010

Black Youth Organization Founder Wins World Open Speed Chess Competition
Staff Writer, Black News, July 13, 2010

One In Five Default On Their Student Loans
Julianne Hing, Colorlines News, July 13, 2010

Real Education
Dennis Prager , National Review, July 13, 2010

Meeting on Youth Violence Shuts Media Out
Staff Writer, Fox Memphis, July 13, 2010

Mayor Launches Initiative To Reduce City Homicides, Youth Violence
Staff Writer, Pittsburgh WPIX, July 13, 2010

Organization launches youth initiative to reduce gun violence
Joe Swickard, Free Press Detroit, July 13, 2010

Community airs school concerns with DOJ
Staff Writer, The Meridian Star, July 12, 2010

Young writers deserve to be congratulated
Staff Writer, Jackson Sun, July 12, 2010

NAACP hears Michelle on obesity
Amie Parnes, Politico News, July 12, 2010

The whole damn system is GUILTY! We demand justice for Oscar Grant!
Staff Writer, East Bay News, July 12, 2010

Black Female Teens Lead Peers in Quitting Cigarettes
Pharoh Martin, Black Voice News, July 12, 2010

NAACP to offer youth program again
Danny Henly, Hannibal Courier-Post , July 12, 2010

100 Black Men of Savannah Launches Pathways to Success Summer Enrichment Institute
Kim Gusby, WSAV News, July 12, 2010


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