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Teen Shares Sadness Over Being Bullied

By Leigh 10:52 pm October 4, 2010 CNN | October 4, 2010 CNN’s Anderson Cooper speaks with a panel of teenagers who have dealt with bullies at school.

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September 27, 2010 – October 3, 2010

By Leigh 2:41 pm October 4, 2010 Community Targets Teens to End Violence Jeff Stensland, ABC Southern IL News, October 3, 2010 Graduation rates rise for Virginia schools Kevin Sieff, Washington Post Staff Writer, September 30, 2010 Local activist speaks out against youth violence Staff Writer, WHDH News, September 30, 2010 Area teens take part in Youth Leadership […]

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New sex survey: Black, Hispanic men use condoms more than whites

By Leigh 12:33 pm October 4, 2010 New sex survey: Black, Hispanic men use condoms more than whites David Crary, Associated Press | October 4, 2010 NEW YORK — The male-female orgasm gap. The sex lives of 14-year-olds. An intriguing breakdown of condom usage rates, by age and ethnicity, with teens emerging as more safe-sex-conscious […]

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Iron(y) Mike

By Summer M. 8:03 am October 4, 2010 Last week, one of the ways I distracted myself from writing my dissertation was by watching a Funny or Die video of Wayne Brady and Mike Tyson reenacting Bobby Brown’s “Every Little Step.”  It’s no Drunk History, but I suppose the video, the latest incarnation of the […]

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School Suspensions Skyrocket for Black and Latino Students

By Leigh 1:32 pm October 1, 2010 School Suspensions Skyrocket for Black and Latino Students Naima Ramos-Chapman | September 30, 2010 A new study by the Southern Poverty Law Center has found that school suspensions of black and Latino students are skyrocketing. The trend, according to researchers, has been triggered by zero tolerance policies set in motion […]

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A Message to the LGBTQ Youth of America

By Dallas @smarteys 12:04 pm October 1, 2010 I love writing about music. And I am very thankful to Dr. Cohen and the Black Youth Project for giving me a platform to inundate you all with my oftentimes unnecessary and occasionally dubious opinions on the world of music and entertainment. But in light of recent […]

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Can You Stand a Fight: Recognizing Predators when you are P.O.W. (i.e. Push Over Woman)

By Fallon 10:47 am October 1, 2010 I’ve decided to start a school entitled, “I Know Who You Are.” I know it’s a very weird name for a school, but it encapsulates the purpose of the school. I am going to teach little girls how to recognize predators not only the predators that walk down […]

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