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Weekly News Roundup

August 30, 2010 – September 5, 2010

Racial violence changes student and school
Jesse Washington, Associated Press, September 5, 2010

Urban violence rarely a campaign focus
Andrew Ryan, Boston Globe, September 4, 2010

Major parties offer youth nothing
Ash Pemberton, Green Left, September 4, 2010

Black and Latino boys disrespected, task force finds
Dale Mezzacappa, The Notebook, September 3, 2010

Educators: System Sets Up Black Boys to Fail
Michael Cottman, New America Media, September 3, 2010

Our Youth Don’t Need Bootstraps, They Need Us
Ernest Saadiq Morris, Huffington Post, September 3, 2010

When a black student has problems in a predominantly white school
Jerry Davich, Post Tribune, September 3, 2010

Police, volunteer groups combat youth violence on Metro
Markham Heid, Washington Examiner, September 2, 2010

Too many guns in hands of our youths
Mindi Goodpaster, Indiana Star, September 2, 2010

Youth and violence expert offers advice for Tulsans
Tulsa World, September 2, 2010

Working to keep black, Latino males in school
Dafney Tales, Philadelphia Daily News, September 2, 2010

Murders of young black men rise
Mike Wilkinson, Detroit News, September 2, 2010

Study reveals race gap in college grad rates
Emily Peters, Reporter News, September 2, 2010

Backing the black males
Aubrey Whelan, Philadelphia Inquirer, September 1, 2010

Wanted: Black male teachers across the nation
ReShonda Tate Billingsley, The Madison Times, September 1, 2010

On Labor Day, grim news for young black jobsee
Margaret Simms, Lexington Herald- Leader, September 1, 2010

Youth Doing Hard Time For Nonviolent Crime In Illinois
Staff Writer, Huffington Post, September 1, 2010

No Black Class Presidents Allowed in a Mississippi School
Leah Jones, CW News, August 31, 2010

A grim future for many black males
Bill Maxwell, St. Petersburg Times, August 30, 2010

Urban League president proposes charter school geared toward minority boys
Susan Troller, The Cap Times, August 30, 2010

Multiracial Advocates Change Race-Based Mississippi School Policy
Marcia Dawkins, Huffington Post, August 30, 2010

Leaving young black men behind
Michael Corbin, The Baltimore Sun, August 30, 2010

Play Teaches Juvenile Offenders Valuable Lessons
Melonie Magruder, Calabasas Patch, August 30, 2010