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.


Summer jobs for teens soar to highest level in six years
Tiffany Hsu, LA Times, 6/4/12



Rainbow House, Youth Community Coalition collaborate to create ‘safe places’ for youth
Calder Cleavlin, Missourian News, 6/5/12



Youth program offers teens career guidance
Roslyn Anderson, WLBT News, 6/6/12



In Black And Youth Turnout, A Silver Lining For The Left In Wisconsin Recall Battle
Brentin Mock, Huffington Post



Stop-and-Frisk Policing Criminalizes Youth
Staff Writer, New America News, 6/7/12



Maths teacher is suspended after calling African-American student ‘black boy’
Staff Writer, Daily Mailer Report, 6/9/12



Teacher put on leave for allegation of racist remark
NBC News, Staff Writer, 6/8/12



New problems for a new generation
Staff Writer, The Commercial Appeal, 6/10/12



We Still Have a Long Way to Go to Achieve Racial Equality
Algernon Austin, Black Voices, 6/10/12