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People Are Children

By Leigh 11:00 pm September 4, 2010 Alrick Brown and Stewart Thorndike Children speak candidly about race.

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Detriot Trying to Reinvent Education

By Leigh 11:04 pm September 1, 2010 CNN | September 1, 2010 Detroit is struggling to reinvent itself when it comes to educating its children. CNN’s Poppy Harlow reports.

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How to Kill Black Youth (A Poem)

By Leigh 11:06 pm August 31, 2010 YouTube | April 1, 2006

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Words Make a Difference in Big Easy

By Leigh 11:06 pm August 28, 2010 NBC  Nightly News| August 28, 2010 Writer Renee Watson helped young people in New Orleans turn feelings  into words by offering them an outlet after all the trauma they’d been through. NBC’s Kate Snow reports.

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Children of Katrina

By Leigh 11:09 pm August 26, 2010 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

By Leigh 11:12 pm August 20, 2010 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 […]

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The Black Girl Project

By Leigh 11:13 pm August 19, 2010 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 […]

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Alarming Graduation Gap for Black Males

By Leigh 11:11 pm August 17, 2010 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

By Leigh 11:15 pm August 16, 2010 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 […]

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America Now: Faces Against Violence

By Leigh 11:16 pm August 12, 2010 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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