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Black Youth in the News: Feb. 27 – March 4

Racist leaves fried chicken in black students’ mailboxes

Jenny Dolph, ABC News, 12/26/12

“NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Notre Dame police are investigating a disturbing case of harassment!

The university said someone has been putting fried chicken parts in the mailboxes of The Black Students Association and The African Students Association.

We checked with the university. Right now, officials don’t know who is involved.”

Read the rest of this article at ABCNews 57

Other Stories:

What explains the recent youth violence we’ve been seeing?
Staff Writer, KPCC News, 2/27/12

Community Gathers for Youth Empowerment Lunch
Alan Skontra, Hoboken Patch, 2/27/12

NAACP meets, beckons to youths
The Daily Iberian, 2/27/12

Police first taser, then shoot a young black man three times
Staff Writer, Black Net UK News, 2/28/12

Violence In Schools, Nothing Out Of The Ordinary For Latinos And Blacks
Huffington Post, Gabrial Lerner, 2/29/12

Historically Black Colleges and Universities — Preserving the Dream
John Martin, CNN, 2/29/12

More Blacks and Latinos Admitted to Elite New York High Schools
Fernanda Santos, New York Times, 2/29/12

Youth, black voter enthusiasm wane
Ben Szobody, Greenville News, 3/1/12

The Case of the Disappearing Black and Latino Student
Richard Buery, Huffington Post, 3/2/12

Students Take The Lead In An Effort To End Youth Violence In Philadelphia
Pat Loeb, Philly News, 3/3/12