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Children of Katrina

CNN | August 26, 2010 CNN’s Soledad O’Brien and filmmaker Spike Lee look at life post-Katrina through the eyes of children.

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Antoine Dodson Follow-Up

YouTube (via Colorlines) | August 20, 2010 Be sure to also read Fallon’s take on Dodson’s fame. (From Colorlines) Accidental Internet celebrity Antoine Dodson tells ABC News that, although his sister’s attacker is still on the loose, he’s made made a “nice amount of money” off of the infamous “bed intruder” YouTube meme. “Enough to move […]

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The Black Girl Project

A Film by Aiesha Turman | Premieres August 27, 2010 The Black Girl Project is a documentary film which asks pretty much one question: who are you? Of course that question morphed into other, follow-up questions, but that singular question lies at the heart of the film. In a culture where Black women and girls […]

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Alarming Graduation Gap for Black Males

NBC Nightly News | August 17, 2010 According to a new report, only 47 percent of black males graduated from high school in 2008.  What does this mean for America’s future?  NBC News’ Rehema Ellis reports.

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Derrion Albert’s Little Sister’s Take on Youth Violence

Dateline NBC | August 16, 2010 10-year-old Ananya Martin is Derrion Albert’s little sister.  Since the beating death of her brother Derrion in 2009, Ananya has not spoken publicly until this interview.  Her aunt Adrienne Leonard says the only way she can do it is by reading sympathy letters that were sent to the family […]

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America Now: Faces Against Violence

Dateline NBC | August 12, 2010 This Sunday, August 15th at 7 p.m./6 Central, Lester Holt shares what happened when Dateline NBC traveled to Chicago to learn about it’s gang violence.

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Study: Black Girls Entering Puberty Earlier Than Others

Today Show | August 9, 2010

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6 Louisiana Teens Drown As They Try to Save a Friend

NBC Today Show | August 3, 2010 A group of six teenagers, ranging between 13 to 18, drown while trying to rescue a friend who stepped over a riverbed dropoff.

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Chicago Youth Fight for Jobs

True Star Radio | August 3, 2010 Last week, hundreds of young people demonstrated in downtown Chicago, hoping to convince the state government to start funding a bill it passed for summer youth jobs.

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Unlikely Duet: Condoleezza Rice and Aretha Franklin ‘Jam’ for Underprivileged Youth

Today Show | July 28, 2010 (Associated Press)  Condoleeza Rice and Aretha Franklin, two notable and powerful African-American women, joined forces last night for a great cause. In hopes of raising money for arts education for underprivileged youth, Franklin showcased her world-renowned vocals while Rice tickled the keys with the Philadelphia Orchestra. While their political […]

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