Youth and Race
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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.
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.”
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.
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.’
by Von Diaz on October 22 2013, 10:17AM
Members of the historic student group Mallet continue to address institutionalized racism at the school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Research director Dom Apollon explains the project and speaks with some of the focus group participants on camera.