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Alia Atkinson becomes first black woman to win world title in swimming

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:29 pm December 11, 2014 Alia Atkinson made history last weekend by becoming the first black woman to win a world swimming title. Atkinson took home the trophy for the women’s 100 breasstroke at the world short-course championships in Doha, Qatar on Saturday. 

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Video: BYP100′s Jessica Pierce talks activism, youth-led movements

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:13 pm December 9, 2014 BYP100 member and national co-chair Jessica Pierce recently appeared on PBS with a couple of other young activists. Pierce, who has been involved in activism since her days at University of California at Santa Cruz, talked the importance of youth-led protests, and why she insist of being […]

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(Video) SNL’s Ferguson sketch: did they go too far?

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:12 pm December 8, 2014 An edgy sketch about Ferguson and race relations in the country that didn’t make the cut for this past weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live was posted online Sunday. And folks are wondering if the crew went too far. 

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Support the Black Youth Project this #GivingTuesday

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:21 am December 2, 2014 Donate to the Black Youth Project and the BYP100 December 2, 2014 Greetings, Never has it been more important to amplify the voices and support the leadership of Black youth. Across the country young Black people from Ferguson to Cleveland find their basic humanity and existence threatened, often at the hands […]

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Video: Ferguson Speaks: A Communique From Ferguson

By BYP @blackyouthproj 5:06 pm November 17, 2014   The following piece is from Vimeo. It was created by Fitzgibbon Media. By: Ftizgibbon Media #FergusonSpeaks As law enforcement officials and national media gear up for a St Louis County Grand Jury’s announcement as to whether it will levy charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson […]

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Mo’ne Davis stars in touching commercial that aired during last night’s World Series game

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:28 pm October 23, 2014 Little League star Mo’ne Davis won over the hearts of most of America this summer when her team fought to win the Little League World Series. Well, she did it again last night when a Chevrolet commercial aired featuring the young and talented superstar during game 1 of […]

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Video: Spike Lee releases ‘Throw Like a Girl’ documentary in honor of Mo’ne Davis

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:13 am October 22, 2014 Earlier we reported that director Spike Lee was working on a documentary about Little League World Series breakout star Mo’ne Davis. The short documentary, Throw Like a Girl, chronicles how Mo’ne was discovered and became involved in baseball. The documentary also shows Mo’ne playing basketball, her favorite sport.

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Video: Chicago-based MC Mick Jenkins addresses racism in new song

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:01 pm October 10, 2014 Chicago-based MC Mick Jenkins has joined forces with Hurt Everybody’s Supa BWE on a track that not only addresses issues of race and privilege in the country, but leaves a lingering effect on the mind. 

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Journey for John Crawford, moments from Beavercreek Walmart to Xenia Courthouse

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:10 pm September 29, 2014 On Monday, Sept 22nd about 100 young people marched from the Walmart store in Beavercreek, OH to the Xenia, OH Courthouse where a special grand jury convened to determine whether or not to charge Sean Williams, the police officer who shot and killed John Crawford. The 11-mile march […]

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Video: Sportscaster James Brown addresses domestic violence during broadcast

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:25 pm September 12, 2014 Sportscaster James Brown took the opportunity to speak about domestic violence before yesterday’s NFL game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens.

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