Home Bloggers BYP 100 BYP Action BYP Research

Monthly Archives: November 2011

Watch LIVE STREAM of the Occupy Wall Street DAY OF ACTION!


By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:59 am November 17, 2011 Today is the Occupy Wall Street DAY OF ACTION, marking the two month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. And in the wake of the NYPD’s now-infamous raid on Zuccotti Park earlier this week, MASSIVE protests are planned today in New York City. Check out a […]

Read the rest

Were Those Penn State Victims Black?


Dr. Boyce Watkins wonders if a majority of these young boys were African American, and if that played some role in the University’s response to Jerry Sandusky’s behavior. Does it matter if most of the victims were African American? Did race play a factor in Sandusky’s ability to get away with his alleged crimes for this long? Sound off below!

Read the rest

BUSTA RHYMES Signs With CASH MONEY/ “WooHah! (Got You All In Check)” VIDEO


By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:00 am November 17, 2011 THIS IS YOUR BYP WAKE-UP CALL According to AllHipHop.com, Busta Rhymes has signed a record deal with Cash Money Records! Now this may seem like eyebrow-raising news, but perhaps not. Busta’s had a pretty phenomenal year, mainly because of his showstealing appearance on Chris Brown’s “Look At […]

Read the rest

What do we Owe our Leaders?

By tamara @tamaracg 12:00 pm November 16, 2011 Earlier this week, New Black Panther Party leader Quanell X found himself in the media once again. Quanell X has had a very interesting relationship with the media and law enforcement. He is also a very polarizing figure with actions spanning the spectrum from getting a killer […]

Read the rest

Black Youth, Behavior & the Hyper-Diagnosis of ADHD

By Jonathan @jonathanlykes 1:44 am November 16, 2011 I work at the Chicago House and Social Service Agency as an intern for my masters. At this placement I teach students that have been impacted by poverty, HIV/AIDS, an educational crisis and other systemic issues. I have been notified that in this environment many of the […]

Read the rest

VIDEO: Teacher Calls Black Student a “Future Welfare Recipient”


A Kansas City High School Basketball coach has been suspended from his position after being caught on tape calling a Black student a “future welfare recipient.” Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

Read the rest

Common’s Brand New Music Video “SWEET”


Check out Common’s music video for his gritty, surprisingly hard-edged new single “Sweet” at BlackYouthProject.com!

Read the rest

Penn State’s Other Scandal: DEATH THREATS Against Black Students


Around the same time period as the University’s initial cover-up of Sandusky’s alleged transgressions, Black Penn State students were receiving very aggressive hate mail that became DEATH THREATS, Culminating in the discovery of a Black man’s dead body near campus.Why was nothing done?! Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

Read the rest

VIDEO: Black Occupy DC Protesters Speak!


This fasicnating video features the voices and perspectives of African American participants in OCCUPY DC. Watch it at BlackYouthProject.com!

Read the rest

Why is Everybody Hating on the Feminists?

By Asha 3:05 pm November 15, 2011 At my high school, the newly formed “Young Feminists Society” has become the latest joke in the hallways. The level of social acceptance for sexism, girl hate, and anti feminism blows my mind. A freshman boy labeled it “Young Dyke’s Club.” A freshman had the nerve to cross […]

Read the rest