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Youth from Ferguson address need to discuss racism with video campaign


By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:55 am September 10, 2014 Several children from Ferguson, Missouri are featured in a video called “Hey White People.” The clip sarcastically addresses common statements white people make about race and counters those claims with facts. The clip is dedicated to Mike Brown.

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BYP100′s Jasson Perez talks police brutality, accurately reporting misconduct


By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:40 pm August 26, 2014   BYP100 National Co-Chair Jasson Perez joined Vocalo Morning AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams. During the conversation, Perez talks about police brutality and shares ways that individuals can properly document and report instances of police misconduct.

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TEDx Talks: Asha Rosa talks Mass Incarceration in the U.S.


By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:54 pm August 12, 2014 Today’s Clip of the Day is brought to you by BYP100 member Asha Rosa. She recently gave a TEDx Talk, as part of  TEDTalks, which is a series of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.

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BYP100′s Johnae Strong talks violence with Rolling Out

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:13 am July 29, 2014 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

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:47 pm July 24, 2014 “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 […]

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

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:06 pm July 16, 2014 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’

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:26 pm June 17, 2014 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

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:32 am June 4, 2014 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 […]

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Military dad surprises daughter at college graduation

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:37 am May 22, 2014 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 […]

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Nominate a teen for a $10,000 college scholarship

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:03 am May 9, 2014 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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