Tag: youth

#WearOrange: ‘Party for Peace’ Set for Today

Group is encouraging everyone to wear orange as a symbol of peace

Happy Headline: NY Youth Build Homeless Shelters

Kids set out to build a haven for their homeless friend

Chicago LaQuan McDonald Protests Paying Off?

Video recap reveals exactly how protesters locked down the Magnificent Mile

Chicago Activists Meet to End City’s Injustices

Chicago activists hold court to tackle citywide issues and injustices

Stomping the Yard: Education and Poverty

An exploration of the connection of poverty to education

Watch: Poet Speaks On Chicago Violence

Spoken word artist K Love the Poet gives her account of why Chicago's youth result to violence.

Aspiring Young Model Shot, Killed in Chicago

20-year-old Kaylyn Pryor died after being shot in Englewood Monday

Organization Aims to Add More Black Engineers

NSBE's #Be10of10K campaign launches to inspire Black youth

Ferguson And The Chess Game of Life

How its lessons can positively impact young people in Ferguson and beyond

Chicago Youth Chosen to Study Music in Austria

Young talent Joshua Mhoon beat out hundreds of applicants

Black Students Expelled More in South

More evidence that the school-to-prison pipeline is real

#StartSomewhere to Bring 100K Jobs for Youth

Hundreds of job offers expected in first day

Feds Seize Electronics In Kendrick Johnson death

Federal investigation into bizarre death remains unresolved more than two years later

Education Excellence for African Americans?

That would be dope.

Why The Discipline Disparity Affects Black Women

How the gendered race gap affects young Black women.

Jackie Robinson West Sues Little league

Lawsuit is the latest chapter of what started as an inspirational story about Chicago team.

Make A Splash

An effort to save drowning children of color

Study: Teachers More Likely to Punish Black Kids

'Unconscious bias' to blame for tougher discipline

Study: Increase in Suicide Among Black Boys

Findings of report highlights potential racial disparities among children