Black Youth on the Rise

Once a quarter I want to take a moment to celebrate some young people who are doing the right thing when we constantly get news about kids doing the wrong thing.

 Kevin Mondy, Jr, attends Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy in Dallas, Texas, starts a 9th grader who starts on the Hillcrest High School LaCross team, robotics national champion

 Malise Hargrove, 16 from Savannah, GA, is a sophomore at Windsor Forest High School. She is a member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and along with two other group members, was awarded second place in the Savannah Regional Science and Engineering Fair in the High School Division on Feb 14th

 Akil Alvin, 18 from Detroit. He’s a community Activist that help urban youth receive free acting training to express themselves and showcase their challenges and victories through performing arts.

 Paige Swanson …

Read complete list and article by Jeff Johnson at Black America Web

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