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Banks in schools allow teens to cash in on financial literacy

By Leigh 12:04 am June 4, 2010 The Grio | June 4, 2010 According to some studies, fewer than half of all high school seniors can pass a basic financial literacy course. That number drops to below 30 percent when those students have parents that make less than $80,000 a year. Numbers like that make […]

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9 Nashville Middle Schools Suspend 50% of Black Boys

By Leigh 12:05 am June 3, 2010 NBC News via Black Voices | June 3, 2010

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Lawyer Says Evidence in Shooting of Aiyana Jones Shows Police Cover-Up

By Leigh 12:16 am June 1, 2010 Fox News Detroit | June 1, 2010 OUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) – Attorney Geoffrey Fieger says an independent autopsy shows 7-year-old Aiyana Jones was shot through the top of her head during a police raid on her home Fieger says Macomb County Medical Examiner Daniel Spitz has determined that […]

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Black Quadruplets Head to Yale

By Leigh 12:13 am May 31, 2010 ABC News | May 31, 2010 Kenny, Ray, Martina and Carol Crouch were all accepted to Yale University.

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Twin Sisters Graduate with Identical Grades

By Leigh 12:18 am May 28, 2010 NBC News (via NewsOne) | May 28, 2010 Not only do identical twins LaTonya and LaToya harris share the same DNA, they share the same GPA as well. Their grades made them the joint valedictorian for South Garland High School in Texas.

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Usher Introduces His Youth Organization, “New Look”

By Leigh 12:20 am May 20, 2010 NBC Nightly News | May 20, 2010

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Youth Programs Aim to Combat Chicago Youth Violence

By Leigh 12:19 am May 20, 2010 The Columbia Chronicle | May 2010 West side Chicago youth centers, such as Umoja Student Development hopes to keep kids off the streets and combat the violence within its own neighborhoods. In the wake of Chicago Public school student Derrion Albert’s fatal beating at Fenger High School in […]

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Black or White: Kids on Race

By Leigh 12:21 am May 19, 2010 CNN | May 19, 2010 CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Soledad O’Brien talk with Essence Magazine and a book author about kids’ views on race.

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“It Ain’t My Fault” – Jam Session for Gulf Aid

By Leigh 12:19 am May 19, 2010 May 19, 2010 Mos Def, Lenny Kravitz, the Preservation Hall Band, Trombone Shorty, and Tim Robbins teamed up recently to record It Ain’t My Fault to benefit Gulf Aid, a nonprofit created in response to the oil spill off the Louisiana Coast. Check out the video above and […]

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A Little Positivity: School in South Side Chicago Sends All Graduates to 4-Year Colleges

By Leigh 12:21 am May 18, 2010 ABC News | May 18, 2010

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