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By Jeffrey L. Boney
Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times
Imagine being a young teenager and deciding to participate in a serious march that you hoped would shed light on the injustices facing Black people in this country, as well as change the unjust laws that were in place allowing those injustices to be perpetuated without consequence.
That is what our current generation – the Joshua Generation – is up against and that is what many that have come before them have had to endure.
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The bi-monthly series titled “Young, Gifted and Black” will begin this February. Profiles of academically excelled, talented, gifted, and extraordinary skilled African American youth will be featured the second and the fourth week per month starting this February.
The age and categorical range will be elementary, secondary and college. Although local talent will be highlighted, regional, national and even global Black youth will be included.
“We need to do more to support, cultivate, and advance the talents, skills, and achievements of our young people,” says Taki S. Raton, series originator and writer.