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Top News Stories About Black Youth from Across the Nation: June 4-10

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.

Summer jobs for teens soar to highest level in six years
Tiffany Hsu, LA Times, 6/4/12

Rainbow House, Youth Community Coalition collaborate to create ‘safe places’ for youth
Calder Cleavlin, Missourian News, 6/5/12

Youth program offers teens career guidance
Roslyn Anderson, WLBT News, 6/6/12

In Black And Youth Turnout, A Silver Lining For The Left In Wisconsin Recall Battle
Brentin Mock, Huffington Post

Stop-and-Frisk Policing Criminalizes Youth
Staff Writer, New America News, 6/7/12

Maths teacher is suspended after calling African-American student ‘black boy’
Staff Writer, Daily Mailer Report, 6/9/12

Teacher put on leave for allegation of racist remark
NBC News, Staff Writer, 6/8/12

New problems for a new generation
Staff Writer, The Commercial Appeal, 6/10/12

We Still Have a Long Way to Go to Achieve Racial Equality
Algernon Austin, Black Voices, 6/10/12