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.


LGBT Youth of Color Have Own Mix of Challenges
Jason Cianciotto and Sean Cahill, We News, 7/22/12


Ontario needs action, not promises, to reduce youth violence
Provincial News, Staff Writer, 7/23/12


Thomas Jefferson H.S., Fairfax schools shut out blacks and Latinos, complaint alleges
Alfonzo Porter, The Washington Post, 7/24/12


Black Teens Are Getting The Message On HIV, But Risks Are Still There
Richard Knox, NPR, 7/24/12


Obama creating African-American education office
The Seattle Times, Staff Writer, 7/25/12


Urban Prep Founder Testifies Before House Panel on the Role of Education
PR Newswire, Staff Writer, 7/26/12


Dramatic Decline in Sexual Risks among Black Youth, Progress Among Students Overall Plateaued
Staff Writer, Counsel and Heal, 7/26/12


CDC: Risky Sexual Behavior Among Black Youth Declines
Atlanta Blackstar, Staff Writer, 7/26/12


Brave New Voices brings young poets to Bay Area venues
Daily Cal, Staff Writer, 7/28/12