“You’re living in your poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs, 58 percent of your youth is unemployed — what the hell do you have to lose?” Mr. Trump said of African-Americans at a recent rally.
Just yesterday, Disney finally decided that 17 years of Steven Tyler flashing kids the shocker was enough. One generation of America’s youth, forever warned away from utilizing the obscene hand gesture—for fear of winding up resembling...Show More Summary
There’s no more vexing and persistent issue today than youth unemployment, particularly in America’s largest cities, places that propel the dueling forces of prosperity and poverty. Primary factors that tip the relative strength of those forces are access to affordable education and skills training, as well as credible pathways for [...]
Results of a new GenForward survey show overwhelming support among young adults for policies benefiting LGBTQ people in employment, health care, adoption, and more. Conducted by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago with...Show More Summary
Apparently people are growing less and less "eager" to shop in America's dilapidated malls of the 80's. Stunning Soviet-era architecture just doesn't draw the crowds it used to. The mall, once a hot spot for American youth, has agedShow More Summary
Between 1980 and 2010, America's population of incarcerated adults and youth skyrocketed as a result of aggressive public policy responses to growing gang activity, gun violence, and drug trafficking in the United States. During this era, African American and Latino young men and boys were particularly impacted by this historic shift in U.S. Show More Summary
In an interview published in Esquire on August 3, Clint Eastwood called the youth of America the “pussy generation” and came to the defense of Donald Trump’s blatant racism. Read more...
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, whose state has been one of the hardest-hit in America's opioid-abuse epidemic, is leading a multi-agency effort to make sure one group they see at risk doesn't fall into an addiction spiral: young athletes. From the West Virginia Record: The initiative will feature [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has a message for youth from other countries watching America's rollicking presidential election: "I hope you've buckled your seatbelts." Obama says the campaign is a good lesson in the fact that democracy is hard everywhere.
Local Natives were the musical guests on last night’s “Conan.” They performed “Fountain of Youth” from their upcoming album Sunlit Youth (out September 9). The words “Make America afraid again” were scrawled across Taylor Rice's guitar,...Show More Summary
The NFL and USA Football, the governing body for youth football in America, are desperate to convince the world that the sport is safe and wholesome and not a pathway to debilitating brain injuries. To that end, the league and the non-profit...Show More Summary
Los Angeles Homeless Services officials will attempt to place 100 homeless youths in safe and stable housing within 100 days, according to a new goal announced Tuesday. The goal is part of an initiative by A Way Home America, a national movement to combat homelessness among young people. Los Angeles...
The ingenuity of America's youth is again on display for all to see. read more
Earlier this morning, Black Youth Project 100 NYC and DC chapters, Black Lives Matter DC and Million Hoodies NYC chapter began simultaneous actions in New York City and Washington, disrupting the National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association’s (PBA) business as usual. Show More Summary
America is better than this. The division and intolerance. The violence and pain. Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas are only the latest in a long, long list of cities struck by tragedy. Over the past two years, through the power andShow More Summary
BARACK OBAMA - THE YOUNG BLACK MALE WHO WAS "DIFFERENT" BARACK OBAMA - THE PRESIDENT WHO FACED MORE RACISM THAN ANY OF THE 43 PRESIDENTS BEFORE HIM BECAUSE THEY WERE WHITE BARACK OBAMA - IN A TIME OF GREAT RACIAL STRIFE IN AMERICA -Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Bank of America pledged $40 million to support youth-development initiatives like summer internships, skills trainings and leadership programs.
If what I saw and experienced firsthand is any indication, America's youth holds the answer to racial tension. Democracy is messy. Several months ago, I personally experienced the worst of democracy at Donald Trump’s “no-show” rallyShow More Summary
Requiring students to vote as a condition of enrollment could help boost dismal youth turnout.
Matt Barnes wants the youth of America to know it's more important than ever to avoid getting in any kind of legal trouble, because it could cost you your life... if you're a black kid. We got Barnes weighing in on the deaths of Alt...