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Top News Stories About Black Youth from Across the Nation: June 11-17

Every week, the Black Youth Project collects the top news stories about black youth from across the country. Click here to check out our archive of weekly news round-ups, and check back every Monday for a new roundup of headlines about young black America.

White student returns scholarship intended for blacks
Dayna Straehley, The Press-Enterprise, 6/11/12

Black urban students perform better in charter schools than traditional public schools, analysis says
Diana Dillaber Murray, The Oakland Press, 6/11/12

Racial disparities push schools to overhaul approach to discipline
Amy Crawford, SF Examiner, 6/12/12

Action needed to reduce violence
Staff Writer, Vindy News, 6/13/12

Milwaukee shooting reopens racial wounds
Staff writer, Telegraph Herald, 6/13/12

Youth Unemployment: More Than Seven In 10 US Teens Jobless In Summer
Hope Yen, Huffington Post, 6/13/12

Keep talking: A program fosters trust between youth and police
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Staff Writer, 6/14/12

HCC program assists black male students
Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun, 6/14/12

Residents suggest activities to combat youth violence
Josh Moyer, Citizens Voice, 6/15/12

‘Today’s black children are still doomed’
IOL News, Staff Writer, 6/16/12