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BYP100′s Johnae Strong talks violence with Rolling Out

In 2014, more than 200 people have already lost their lives in Chicago. As the city continues to get a lot of attention for the amount of violence in the city, many are standing up in protest of the crimes.

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Video: BYP100′s Terrance Laney talks LGBT justice with Roland Martin

“You’re not going to use my story to gain rights and not speak to my issues” said BYP100 member Terrance Laney today on Roland Martin’s tvOne show. Watch him discuss this and The Black Youth Project’s recent memo: “Moving Beyond Marriage, What Young People of Color Think about the LGBT Agenda.”

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Clip of the Day: with music, artist hopes to inspire folks to behave responsibly

Artist Paul “PR” Robinson’s aim is to create awareness and speak on issues that affect the urban community in a creative, relevant way. His new track, “Catch Em,” speaks to the younger generation that frequent clubs and bars. The song promotes responsible fun and mutual respect.  

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Video: Terry Crews debates fatherhood with ‘The View’

Actor Terry Crews made a statement that many took offense to while guest co-hosting on “The View” a few days ago. He said that “every child NEEDS a father.”

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The world’s oldest university was founded by a African woman

The following post was written by Travis Blakely. It originally appeared on “Your Black World” under the title “An African Woman Founded the World’s Oldest university.” By: Travis Blakely When most people talk about historical universities that still exist to this day, normally we think of the much talked about University of Oxford or Cambridge […]

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Military dad surprises daughter at college graduation

A recent college grad got the shock of her life when her dad surprised her at her graduation. Ruby Robinson, a graduate of the Columbia Engineering School, assumed that her father, U.S. Army Reserve Captain Keith Robinson, would not be able to attend the ceremony due to deployment in Afghanistan. 

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Nominate a teen for a $10,000 college scholarship

For the first time in the award’s history, McDonald’s is turning to the public to help them decide who should be the lucky recipient of their Community Choice Youth Award. The winner will be honored at the 11th annual 365Black Awards. 

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BYP 100′s FM Supreme releases ‘Heal Chi Raq’ in response to Nicki Minaj’s ‘Chi-raq’

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In response to Nick Minaj and Lil Herb’s “Chi-raq” song, BYP 100 member FM Supreme has released her track “Heal Chi Raq.” Let’s just say that FM Supreme isn’t happy that artists are celebrating her city’s extremely sad youth violence problems. In contrast to the popular tune rapped by Young Money’s Minaj, Supreme’s track seeks […]

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‘Taking Back Chi-raq’: a response video to Nicki Minaj & Lil Herb

The term “Chiraq” has been long debated. With the release of Nicki Minaj’s new single, the “Chi-raq”, discussion about appropriateness of the term has been further fueled. Chicago author, motivational speaker and activist Richard L. Taylor, Jr. created a video in response to the song and term, calling for community members to reclaim their city. 

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Kenwood Academy High School students spread joy with ‘Happy’ video

Pharell’s hit single “Happy” is spreading like a wildfire. The song earned the music producer his first Oscar nod, and now everyone is filled with joy. In honor of National Happiness Day, yes that is a thing, we’d like to share one of the best renditions of “Happy” with you. Students at Chicago’s Kenwood Academy […]

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