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Weekly News Roundup

Top News Stories About Black Youth from Across the Nation: June 25-July 1

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 Sox ACE a boon to inner-city youth
Ed Sherman, MLB News, 6/25/12

Hope Renewed Conference stresses the value of education
Justin Glawe, PJ Star, 6/26/12

New Haven student fights stereotypes by setting example as worthy role model
Shahid Abdul-Karim, New Haven Register, 6/26/12

Empowering Students of Color: The Role of Minority Serving Institutions
Dr. Marybeth Gasman, Diverse Education News, 6/27/12

Why we need a black-brown political coalition now more than ever
Zerlina Maxwell, The Grio, 6/28/12

Humboldt graduation rates hold steady; dropout rates increase for some student groups
Grant Scott-Goforth, The Times-Standard, 6/28/12

Supreme Court Provides Additional Safeguards for Largely Poor and Black Youthful Offenders
Joy Moses, Black Voices, 6/29/12

Black student discipline: Time for a call to action
Joy Freeman-Coulbary, Washington Post, 6/30/12

Why Is There a Disparity Between Mental Health Care Among the Races?
Makini Brice, Medical Daily, 7/1/12