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Watch the Latest Episode of the Black Girls CODE Web Documentary

Watch the Latest Episode of the Black Girls CODE Web Documentary

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 9:54AM

Meet the future of tech!

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Technology, Youth and Race

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

by Von Diaz on March 10 2014, 3:50PM

Native youth are more than three times more likely to commit suicide than any other group.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Watch the Trailer for the 'Annie' Remake Starring Quvenzhané Wallis

Watch the Trailer for the ‘Annie’ Remake Starring Quvenzhané Wallis

by Von Diaz on March 7 2014, 9:45AM

Yes, it’s absolutely adorable.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media, /NOW, Youth and Race

Students Charged with Hate Crimes Against Black Student at San Jose State

Students Charged with Hate Crimes Against Black Student at San Jose State

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 10:54AM

The black student alleges his roommates decorated their room with a Confederate flag, and nicknamed him “Three-fifths.”

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

'Street Knowledge 2 College' Profiles Students at FREE L.A. High School

‘Street Knowledge 2 College’ Profiles Students at FREE L.A. High School

by Von Diaz on November 21 2013, 10:00AM

A new web series looks at one innovative high school that aims close the school-to-prison pipeline.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Watch Black Students Call out UCLA for Lack of Diversity

Watch Black Students Call out UCLA for Lack of Diversity

by Von Diaz on November 13 2013, 11:39AM

Poet and activist Sy Stokes says, ‘This school is not diverse because you put it on a pamphlet.’

Topics: Education Reform, /NOW, Youth and Race

Watch Students Discuss Ongoing Racism at the University of Alabama

Watch Students Discuss Ongoing Racism at the University of Alabama

by Von Diaz on October 22 2013, 10:17AM

Members of the historic student group Mallet continue to address institutionalized racism at the school.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Watch Three Artists Reckoning with Stop-and-Frisk

Watch Three Artists Reckoning with Stop-and-Frisk

by Von Diaz on October 14 2013, 2:44PM

In ‘American Secrets: New York City,’ artists Akil b STRANGe, MC Grizzz, and AJ Cincotta-Eichenfield produced and audiovisual response to the NYPD’s controversial policy.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Parents Complain After Child Forced to Reenact Slavery on a Field Trip

Parents Complain After Child Forced to Reenact Slavery on a Field Trip

by Von Diaz on September 19 2013, 5:15PM

A middle school student in Connecticut was called the N-word and chased through the woods during a field trip organized by her school.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Atlanta Teen Denied Heart Transplant Due to 'Noncompliance'

Atlanta Teen Denied Heart Transplant Due to ‘Noncompliance’

by Von Diaz on August 13 2013, 10:20AM

Fifteen-year-old Anthony Stokes has been given six months to live if he doesn’t receive a heart transplant.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

by Von Diaz on August 9 2013, 4:35PM

Miami Beach police are under investigation following the death of an 18-year-old graffiti artist.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Seven Surprising Facts About Asian-American and Middle Eastern Boys

Seven Surprising Facts About Asian-American and Middle Eastern Boys

by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 8:35AM

A new report from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy takes a rare look at an often overlooked subgroup of young people.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

New York City Tries to Shame Its Teens Into Not Having Babies

New York City Tries to Shame Its Teens Into Not Having Babies

by Jamilah King on March 6 2013, 9:22AM

Featuring heart-tugging images of toddlers, a new multiracial ad campaign links teen pregnancy to financial strain, heartbreak, fatherlessness and undereducated children. Reproductive justice activists call the tough-love message counterproductive.

Topics: Health, Politics, Youth and Race

What Fires Young Progressives' Activism? A New Study Asks Them

What Fires Young Progressives’ Activism? A New Study Asks Them

by Rinku Sen on May 24 2012, 9:49AM

In one of the first studies involving Occupy participants, the Applied Research Center gathered young activists from multiple movements in focus groups to ask, What propels you to the political frontline?

Topics: #Occupy, Politics, Movement, Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

Youth Say Race Still Matters--So What Are They Doing About It?

Youth Say Race Still Matters—So What Are They Doing About It?

by Juell Stewart on June 28 2011, 10:50AM

Our focus groups found young people still see race shaping U.S. society. Here are five campaigns working with them to tackle modern racism.

Topics: Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

What's Racism? That's Harder for Youth to Answer Than You Think

What’s Racism? That’s Harder for Youth to Answer Than You Think

by Dom Apollon on June 16 2011, 9:25AM

In a series of focus groups, young people of all races struggled to describe the ways in which institutions and social structures produce racial disparities.

Topics: Colorlines Surveys, Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

Don't Call Them

Don’t Call Them “Post-Racial”—How Young People Actually Think About Race

by Dom Apollon on June 7 2011, 2:41PM

A three-part series in which Dom Apollon breaks down the findings from a series of focus groups with Millennials on everything from Barack Obama to criminal justice.

Topics: Politics, Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

Don't Call Them

Don’t Call Them “Post-Racial.” Millennials Say Race Matters to Them

by Dom Apollon on June 7 2011, 10:05AM

Results from focus groups with dozens of multiracial young people show in-depth conversations about race generate far more nuanced ideas than mainstream polling has suggested.

Topics: Colorlines Surveys, Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

Reporter's Notebook: A Look Inside Our Focus Groups on Youth and Race Play

Reporter’s Notebook: A Look Inside Our Focus Groups on Youth and Race

by Channing Kennedy, Dom Apollon on June 7 2011, 10:00AM

Research director Dom Apollon explains the project and speaks with some of the focus group participants on camera.

Topics: Schools & Youth, Youth and Race