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.


Classes help youth to look inwards
Cara Brady, Vernon Morning Star, 7/2/12


Lack of youth voter enthusiasm could cost Obama the presidency
Staff Writer, The Grio, 7/2/12


Black community must remember to value education
Erika Smith, Indy Star, 7/3/12


Beloved educator, Naomi White-Inniss, looks back on 40 years as educator at American International College
Kristyna Bronner, The Republican, 7/3/12


Should Black Americans celebrate Independence Day?
Stacy Swamp, The Washington Times, 7/4/12


Ohio’s Black Voters Support Same-Sex Marriage After Obama’s Endorsement
The Huffington Post, Sabrina Siddiqui, 7/5/12


LGBT youths looking to go to D.C. summit
Windy City Times, Staff Writer, 7/5/12


‘Freedom School’ keeps reading alive through summer
Rebekah Blume, Jewish Journal, 7/6/12


The capitalist roots of the school-to-prison pipeline: Bad system creates bad policies
Staff Writer, Liberation News, 7/6/12


Tattooed youth may have tough time getting hired
Sam Kennedy, Post-Gazette