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.


Better opportunities, not just in black and white
Husen Iyad, Haveeru Online, 7/8/12


H.I.V. Continues Its Grim Toll on Blacks in the U.S.
NEIL GENZLINGER, New York Times, 7/9/12


Positive Black Family Images Emerge on New NBC Show
Brittney M. Walker, EUR Web, 7/10/12


Cuts to education and youth programs draw fire
Vancouver Sun, Staff Writer, 7/10/12


Where Is Student Activism?
Daniel Little, Huffington Post, 7/10/12


Survey finds young people using new media for peer-based participatory Politics
Bayou Buzz, Staff Writer, 7/10/12


Romney tells NAACP that school choice, higher standards will help black students
Michigan Live, Dave Murray, 7/11/12


Young People of All Races Are Politically Active Online
Lauren Barack, SLJ News, 7/12/12


Counselling program reduces youth violence
Staff Writer, Zee News, 7/14/12


Public housing factors in youths’ tobacco use
Janese Silvey, Columbia Daily Tribune, 7/15/12