18 year-old Michael Brown. Born and raised in Harlem, NY. Attends Bronx Community College.
In 2011, the New York Police Department made more than 120,000 stops of black and Latino kids between the ages of 14 and 18.
New York state has the worst four-year high school graduation rate in the country. But when you zero in on New York City, the rates are even worse, especially for black males, with only 28 percent graduating from public high school in four years in 2010. Radio Rookie Mike Brown, 18, is a young black man growing up in Harlem and being raised by a single mom.