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Weekly News Round-Up: Jan. 17-23

High school principal apologises for black students are ‘less smart’ comments
Staff Writer, Daily Mail, 1/17/12

African-American Students in Culinary Arts Program at Simeon Career Academy Look Forward to Careers
Robin Robinson, FOX Chicago News, 1/19/12

Youth violence plagues California, but encouraging signs emerging
Tia Ghose , California Watch, 1/16/12

Fighting Youth Violence in Wake of Central High Shooting
Lynn Lampkin, My Fox, 1/18/12

Young Black Pilots Inspire Youth To Fly With New Program
Jonathan Neal, Black News, 1/19/12

What Does One Jobless Youth Cost Taxpayers? $14,000 a Year
Jordan Weissmann, The Atlantic, 1/18/12

Minister wants blacks back on plantations
Bond Peterson, RT News, 1/19/12

Obama campaign taps Stefanie Brown to lead black voter outreach
Staff Writer, The Grio News, 1/20/12

Dual Users of Both Cigarettes and Cigars Are More Likely to Be Young, African-American, and Male
PR Newswire, Market Watch ‘, 1/20/12

A Devastating Blow to Blacks
Ralph Hollman, Journal Sentinel, 1/21/12