Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Black youth

What’s Going On? Black Children Between the...

(From left) Nigel Shelby, 15, Stormiyah Denson-Jackson, 12, and Rylan Thai Hagan, 11, are recent examples of Black children who have...

Why Are Black Children Committing Suicide?

For years, most thought that suicide was not a serious problem in the African-American community. Indeed, overall, the total suicide rate for African-Americans is...

Supreme Court Decision on Juvenile Life Sentences,...

In the area of juvenile justice, the week has been pivotal in protecting the rights and humanity of young prisoners, with an important ruling...

A Punishment Reserved for Black Children: Supreme...

In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional to automatically sentence juveniles to a term of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. ...

What This ’90s Baby Has to Say...

Video by Moise Morancy

Young Black Entrepreneurs Suit Up to Wage...

Negative stigmas surrounding today’s Black youth portray them as lazy and disconnected from race issues in America. But this vast generalization misses an exciting phenomenon...

Maryland Students’ Emotional Video Campaign Reveals Just...

Black high school students at one of Maryland’s top performing high schools opened up about the harsh realities of racism in a candid YouTube...

Effects of Systemic Racism Leaving Black Youths...

 Before many Black children are even old enough to comprehend systemic racism, it had already placed them at a severe disadvantage when compared to their white counterparts,...

10 Ways Racism Robs Black Children of...

There are tons of “teen anthems” that encourage their listeners to live life in the fast lane and be adventurous. There is also a...

Black Youth Over Exposed To Alcohol Promotion

If the abundance of liquor stores in Black communities of every major metropolis wasn't enough of a hint, the latest study reveals that alcohol...

CDC: Risky Sexual Behavior Among Black Youth...

While HIV remains a major threat to sexually active teens across America, recent studies show a drastic decline in sexually risky behavior among black...

Crisis in South Africa: Poor Education of...

Black youth in South Africa are performing abysmally in schools across the nation, a remnant of the brutal apartheid system that severely limited the...