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Weekly News Roundup

Top News Stories About Black Youth from Across the Nation: August 13-19

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.

Preserving legacies of black segregated high schools in Lynchburg area
JESSIE POUNDS, The News & Advance, 8/13/12

Summit on black college student leadership set for September
Staff Writer, Salisbury Post, 8/13/12

Black Children in Meridian, Mississippi Sent to Jail for Dress Code Violations
Michael Allen, Opposing Views, 8/14/12

Has Obama Been Good for Black Americans?
Alan Caruba, The ML, 8/15/12

Black, Latino Students Make Up Nearly All School Arrests
Arun Venugopal, WNYC News, 8/15/12

Black youth to get police training in first academy of its kind here
The Cap Times, Bill Novak, 8/16/12

Miss Black USA Pageant Showcases Beauty, Brains, Service
The Washington Informer, Staff Writer, 8/17/12

‘Police Academy’ hopes to improve perception of police among black youths
Wisconsin State Journal, Nico Savidge, 8/18/12