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.


‘Youth and Beauty’ exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art shows how the ’20s roared
Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer , 7/16/12



A New Politics for Black Youth: From Rodney King to the 2012 Elections
Cathy J Cohen, Huffington Post, 7/16/12


Awards night celebrates black youngsters
Jane Harrison, The Gazette, 7/16/12


Black And Hispanic Students Underrepresented At Highly Selective Colleges, Stanford Study Finds
Huffington Post, Staff Writer, 7/17/12


What blame does Black America have in Chicago’s rising murder rate?
Chicago Now, Brian C. Thomas, 7/17/12


Black Expo’s Youth Entrepreneur seminar crowns business champion
Indy Star, Julie Sickel, 7/18/12


Why we need to relentlessly pursue diversity in schools
Eric J. Cooper, Washington Post, 7/19/12


The Plight of the Inner City Black Family
Fred Huebner, The Patriot Post, 7/20/12


Child Advocates Prepare to Rally in Cincinnati
Kaukab Jhumra Smith, Youth Today, 7/20/12


The Weight of Being a (Young and Successful) Black Male
Policy MIC, Edward Williams, 7/21/12