African American teacher, by cybrarian77 - CC- FlickrIf you depended on the evening news or pop culture to paint a picture of young Blacks, you would probably think that the majority of these youngsters were only ambitious about sports and music – or caught up in crime and gangs.

Beyond Jay-Z, Beyonce and LeBron James, there are a multitude of African-American youth who are achieving honors in science, math, classical music and chess. Some are preparing to change the world.

(READ the story in the SF Bay View)

Photo credit: cybrarian77 – CC- Flickr

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