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Weekly News Roundup

Top News Stories About Black Youth from Across the Nation: October 1 – 7

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.

NAACP Continues War Against Tests And Education
Daniel Greenfield, Front Page Mag, 10/1/12

Education, if there’s anything more racist than that, it’s probably peanut butter or America. Sadly this will undoubtedly work, just as the lawsuit against the New York Fire Department’s racist test-based hiring practices worked.

On Thursday, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund is filing a federal civil rights complaint, challenging the city’s admissions process for eight specialized high schools, including Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech.

OTHER STORIES:

Black center plays host to current, future students
Chris Morisse Vizza, The Boiler Station, 10/1/12

Study: Alcohol ads target black youths
Carla Caldwell, Atlanta Business Chronicle, 10/2/12

Black student allegedly hazed with noose in Wynne
Lindsey Tugman, Todays THV, 10/3/12

Law changes could close student discipline records
Associated Press, Staff Writer, 10/3/12

Black Pride, then and now
Staff Writer, Dallas Voice, 10/4/12

Theater production shows youth results of their actions
Matthew Saxton, Midland Reporter Telegram, 10/5/12

Despite decline in youth violence, concern remains
Cleve R. Wootson, Charlotte Observer, 10/6/12

Community struggles to address a complex issue: youth violence
Jennifer Bowman, Battle Creek Enquirer, 10/7/12

Students from segregated Montgomery County schools reunite
Lynh Bui, Washington Post, 10/7/12


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