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Monthly Archives: April 2012

22 year-old Michael Lembhard Killed by Police; Gov. Cuomo Denies Request for Special Prosecutor

Family, friends and community members are still furious over the death of 22 year-old Michael Lembhard, who was shot and killed by police officers last month. And the anger only intensified when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo denied requests for a special prosecutor to investigate the shooting.

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TRAYVON UPDATE: Enhanced Video Shows Zimmerman’s Injures; Experts Say 911 Screams Aren’t Zimmerman

After much speculation over a grainy police video released last week – showing a seemingly scratch-less George Zimmerman arriving at the Sanford Police Station – an enhanced video has been released today, showing injuries on Zimmerman’s head.

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Why I Refuse to Feel Sorry for George Zimmerman

By jasiri x 12:24 pm April 2, 2012 Poor George Zimmerman? Some in the media actually want us to feel sorry for George Zimmerman. Yes, the self appointed neighborhood watch captain, habitual 911 caller, police officer assaulter, domestic abuser, black child stalker, 911 operator ignorer, racial slur user, and unarmed black teenager killer. The same […]

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Black Youth in the News: March 26 – April 1

Black Youth in the News: March 26 – April 1 – Our weekly news round-up of stories dealing with issues impacting the lives of Black Youth. This week, “Prop. 8 group pitted Blacks, Latinos against Gays,” and other stories at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Detroit High School Students Stage Walk Out: 50 Suspended For Demanding A Quality Education

50 students at a high school in Detroit, Michigan were suspended from school after staging a school-wide walk out, and demanding “an education.” The students are fed up with absent teachers, shortages of textbooks, and an administration that simply refuses to hear their grievances or take their education seriously.

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