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Weekly News Roundup

May 2, 2011 – May 8, 2011

Program helping minorities succeed at Springfield Public Schools
Claudette Riley, News-Leader, May 8, 2011

Education and economic self-reliance stressed at summit for young men in Detroit
Naomi R. Patton, Detroit Free Press, May 8, 2011

St. Sabina honors young victims of violence
Michelle Gallardo, ABC Chicago, May 8, 2011

Unemployment among Black College Graduates
Black College Wire, May 7, 2011

Group protests student’s beating in Pittsburgh
Times Union, May 6, 2011

Chicago Faces Potential Loss of 18,000 Summer Jobs for Youth
Samuel Barnett, Catalyst Chicago, May 6, 2011

Race, Politics and the Minimum Wage
Jason L. Riley, Wall Street Journal, May 6, 2011

Black enrollment, graduation rate increase
Lauren Fincher, The Maroon, May 6, 2011

Men share their success stories to help black Joliet teens
Jan Larsen, The Herald News, May 6, 2011

National Lgbt Youth Advocacy Group To Close Doors
Lou Chibbaro Jr, Washington Blade, May 6, 2011

Student groups join with UT department to promote diversity
Allison Harris, The Daily Texan, May 5, 2011

New Technology Keeps Track of Students on Buses
Jason Rantala, KDLT News, May 5, 2011

Schools Program Makes Strides To Close Achievement Gap
Grace E. Merritt, The Hartford Courant, May 5, 2011

A call goes out to city’s African Americans: Let’s support our kids
Charlotte Observer, Eric Frazier, May 5, 2011

Stop the genocide of young black men…
Staff Writer, Brothers Corner, May 4, 2011

Another jobless summer for Illinois youth
Alejandra Cancino, Chicago Tribune, May 3, 2011

Black educators to discuss gap
Kandice C. Wilson, Community Times, May 3, 2011

Students recreate bus journey: Freedom Ride remembered
Lindsey Cook, Red and Black News, May 3, 2011

Keeping the youth healthy
Raina LeGarreta, Elk Grove Citizen, May 3, 2011

Second-Class Students
James Harris, Truth Dig Reports, May 2, 2011

Florida Charters Less Diverse Than Other Public Schools
Dave Weber, The Orlando Sentinel, May 2, 2011

Scholars project targets black, female university students
Doug Blackburn, Tallahasse News, May 2, 2011