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11-Year Old Carson Huey-You Admitted to Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University (TCU), has admitted its youngest student, 11-year-old Carson Huey-You. Valedictorian of his senior class, Carson hopes to become a quantum physicist.

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Ethel Hylton Graduates from Harvard w/ the Highest GPA in Her Class

Congratulations to Ethel “Ellie” Hylton on graduating from Harvard with the highest GPA in her class!

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Weekly News Roundup

Top News Stories About Black Youth from Across the Nation: March 4 – 10

Every week, the Black Youth Project collects the top news stories about black youth from across the country. This week: “Are black male doctors becoming endangered?,” “Feds probing Seattle schools’ treatment of black students,” and more!

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18 Year-Old Polite Stewart Earns Bachelors Degree in Physics

At just 18 years-old, Polite Stewart has already earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Southern University. Congrats to this talented young man! He’s just getting started!

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News Flash

Gabby Douglas Takes GOLD in Individual All-Around

Congratulations to Gabby Douglas; she just won the gold medal in the individual all-around competition!

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17 year-old Olympian Lia Neal Wins Bronze Medal

17 year-old swimmer Lia Neal won a bronze medal as a member of the US 4×100-meter freestyle relay team on Saturday night!

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22-Year-Old Nigerian Student Breaks GPA Record at Johns Hopkins University

Emmanuel Ohuabunwa not only graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in neuroscience, but he did so with a 3.98 GPA. Congrats to Mr. Ohuabunwa on this phenomenal achievement!

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Louisiana School Psychologist Says Young Black Thugs Should Be “Put Down”

Jefferson Parish School Disrict’s school psychologist Mark Traina launched into a virulently racist tirade through his twitter, declaring that ‘young black thugs’ need to be ‘put down.’ Are these the kinds of people to whom we entrust the education of our youth?

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Geraldo Rivera: Surveillance Video Shows Trayvon Was Dressed In “Thug Attire”

Speaking with Bill O’Reilly on Fox News, Rivera claimed a recently-leaked surveillance video shows that Trayvon Martin was “dressed in thug wear,” showing that ZImmerman’s actions were “not ‘profiling,’ but assumptions made ‘based on a reasonable comparison.’” Thoughts?

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UPDATE: George Zimmerman ARRESTED; To Be Charged w/ 2nd Degree Murder

According to sources close to the investigation, George Zimmerman will finally be charged in relation to the death of Trayvon Martin.

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