Black Youth

Xbox’s ‘Project Amplify’ aims to inspire Black youth to chart career paths in gaming.

Barrier-breaking ballet dancer Misty Copeland has launched a program aimed at making ballet accessible for Black and Latinx youth.

#BlackExcellence: 17-year-old DC native Christopher Alexander Ballinger is one of the youngest licensed pilots in the country.

Pharrell Williams’ nonprofit has teamed up with the tech company Cisco to bridge the digital divide amongst youth.

The LeBron James Family Foundation unveiled plans to open an Akron-based medical facility to ensure healthcare is affordable and accessible.

Ayesha Curry, Big Freedia and chef Lorena Garcia have teamed up with the nonprofit No Kid Hungry to provide free summer meals for children in need.

Songstress Ciara surprised a 6-year-old cancer survivor with a trip to Disney World.

The nonprofit Brother Box is on a mission to ensure Black boys have access to a holistic, culturally relevant and equitable education.

The NBA Foundation recently announced it would donate $6 million towards organizations centered on empowering Black youth.

Actress Taraji P. Henson has launched an initiative centered on helping Black youth overcome mental health struggles.

The trial outcome of George Floyd’s murderer was a relief – until it wasn’t. On the heels of the verdict, we now say the name of yet another young life viciously stolen by state violence: 16-year old Ma’Khia Bryant.

Black and Latino youth populations in detention centers grew while white non-Latino youth decreased during the pandemic, a new survey has found.