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.


Supreme court case puts spotlight on UT admissions policy
The Daily Texan, Jody Serrano, 8/6/12


The color of juvenile justice
Alysia Santo, Times Union, 8/7/12


The President targets black education in America
David L. Horne, St. Louis American, 8/7/12


Local Black Hero Goes Viral on YouTube; Vows To Help 1 Million Kids
Inland Valley News, Staff Writer, 8/8/12


Illinois, CPS top national list for suspension disparity
Joel Hood, Chicago Tribune, 8/8/12


Grassroots activists struggling to motivate African-Americans to vote this time around
TRICE EDNEY, Florida Courier, 8/9/12


Thomas Jefferson High School and the search for equity in the nation’s schools
Ann-Marie Adams, The Washington Post, 8/10/12


Giving Youth a Voice Through Photos
Laura Stradiotto, Sunbury Star, 8/11/12


Wake’s Achievement Gap, Part 1: Vulnerable Students Further Behind
WILL HUNTSBERRY, Public Record, 8/12/12