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?uestlove was Wrong — Kinda

By Summer M. 9:09 am November 28, 2011 Last week, The (Legendary) Roots crew, ?uestlove in particular, got into a bit of trouble for choosing to play Fishbone’s song, “Lyin’ Ass Bitch” as the walk-on music for Republican presidential candidate, Michele Bachmann during her appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Brother ?uestion was wrong.

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Tyler Perry Pens Open Letter to Penn State 11 Year-Old

Tyler Perry has written powerful letter to an 11 year-old involved in the Penn State sexual abuse scandal.Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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T.I.: Gays Are ‘Too Sensitive’ About Homophobia

In a recent VIBE interview, T.I. defended Tracy Morgan’s “If my child was gay, I’d stab him to death” rant from earlier this year, and then defended an individuals right to hate Gay people! Is he homophobic? Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Weekly News Round-Up: Nov. 21-27

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:27 pm November 27, 2011 Are Black Students Lacking Basic Skills? Staff Writer, News One, 11/21/11 Alcohol puts students at risk on ‘Black Wednesday’ Staff Writer, Indy Star, 11/21/11 Black College Students: Financial Aid Money, How To Spend It… Staff Writer, Thy Black Man News, 11/21/11 Young Black Voters: Study Dispels Myths […]

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New Amy Winehouse: “Halftime”

Check out “Halftime,” a brand new track from Amy Winehouse, off her upcoming posthumous release Lioness: Hidden Treasures, at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Ludacris Makes Entire Music Video For His Wack Drake/Big Sean Diss

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Ludacris’ Drake/Big Sean diss “Bada Boom” is weak and forgettable. So of course, he pulled a Lil Kim and made a music video for it….

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Post Thanksgiving Thoughts on Black Feminism: “My Great Aunt Made Me Go There”

By Fallon 9:10 am November 25, 2011 So, yesterday was Thanksgiving and all I can say is that my great aunt pushed the ultimate button and questioned why I consider myself a feminist. I tried to ignore her comments about feminists being lesbians. I tried to take the higher ground when she said, “Our men […]

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Bodies Diced Up On Drum Machines: Knowledge From New Choreographers

By Keantre Malone 1:31 pm November 24, 2011 Our parents figured that their generation saw the end of “real” dancing. You know, they tell you that they danced artistically and romantically and that we have pioneered a tasteless substitute for sex. I’m embarrassed to say that I was starting to believe the hype, but this […]

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Tis the Season…For Gathering Around the Domino Table

By tamara @tamaracg 12:00 pm November 23, 2011 Here we are again at the start of another Holiday season and while some of you are thinking of turkeys and Christmas trees, all I can focus on is the copious amount of shit talking that will occur around the inevitable domino games. So while my family […]

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Pizza is a Vegetable? Congress Seems to Think So

By aria 11:33 am November 23, 2011 If you haven’t heard from a pizza fanatic, like myself, last month Congress wrote a bill that continues to allow the tomato paste on pizza to be counted as a serving of vegetables. While you may have heard this argument circulating for a while, the Obama administration and […]

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