Friday, June 08, 2012

U.S.: DC Community Activists Work to Curb Youth Violence

A study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says youth violence is the second leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 10 and 24. Researchers suggests the violent behavior can start early in a child's life and continue into young adulthood. The problem is particularly widespread in urban, African-American communities. VOA's Chris Simkins reports.