Teens in the Columbia Links journalism and news literacy program housed at Columbia College Chicago presented their findings on the cradle-to-prison pipeline faced by African-American and Latino young men at a town hall meeting, “Lost Boys Black & Brown,” on Nov. 12. The town hall was moderated by WBEZ South Side Bureau reporter Natalie Moore.
Lost Boys Black & Brown: Their Stories:
Front row: Kyler Sumter, junior at Lindblom Math and Science Academy; Tonyisha Harris, junior at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School; and Belany Contreras, freshman at Lake Forest College.
Back row: Joshua Conner, a senior at Phoenix Military Academy; Jack O’Brien, junior at Jones College Prep High School; and Andrew Rivera, junior at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School.