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BYP & BYP 100 Present…’MLK Then & Now: Rebuilding the Black Freedom Movement Through King’s Legacy’

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Join The Black Youth Project Founder Cathy J. Cohen, BYP 100 National Coordinator Charlene Carruthers and members of The Black Youth Project and BYP 100 on Monday January 20th for an hour long Twitter Chat dedicated to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.  Participants will share their thoughts and beliefs about how to best […]

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Remembering Aaliyah on her 35th birthday

Today Aaliyah would have turned 35. With a future as bright as her smile, there is no doubt that she would have continued to be a star. Her life was cut short just before her big break into the film industry, but her legacy is undoubtedly one that remains to be remembered, imitated and forever […]

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Happy birthday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.!

Happy birthday Mr. King. Your legacy has undoubtedly lived, impacted and changed the lives of millions across the world.

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New York Times article sheds light into life of homeless child

This story originally appeared in the New York Times. By: Andrea Elliot She wakes to the sound of breathing. The smaller children lie tangled beside her, their chests rising and falling under winter coats and wool blankets. A few feet away, their mother and father sleep near the mop bucket they use as a toilet. […]

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Web series explores myths, realities of black behavior

Black Folks Don’t is a controversial web series that places practices that are normally associated with race under the microscope. Back for it’s third season, Black Folks Don’t explores and debunks things that black people allegedly don’t do.

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Radio Interview: The affects of racial categorization in Hollywood

Each week, BYP Web Coordinator Shantell Jamison joins “Music Vox” Host Jesse Menendez on 90.7FM to discuss the latest current events covered by the Black Youth Project. In this conversation, the two discuss an USA Today article that refers to “The Best Man: Holiday” as a “race-themed” film, and the affects of racial categorization in mainstream entertainment and inclusion.

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White Supremacist who wants to make town 100% white finds out he’s 14% African

Craig Cobb has no qualms about telling you his plans for the small North Dakota town he resides in. The white supremacist wants to turn Leith, ND., into an all-white town. He recently appeared on the talk show “Trisha,” and shared his thoughts about why this would be beneficial.

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Radio Interview: The History of Blackface

Web Coordinator for the Black Youth Project, Shantell Jamison, stops by the Music Vox to discuss the recent photo of two White males dressed as George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin for Halloween and the damaging effects of wearing blackface. Listen to Shantell represent issues related to the black community each Thursday on Vocalo 90.7FM , […]

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53 years ago today: Muhammad Ali’s legacy begins

Before he was known as Muhammad Ali, Cassius Clay of Louisville, Kentucky was a winner. In fact, 53 years ago today the light heavyweight champion took home his very first win after beating opponent Tunney Hunsaker. He was just 18 at the time, but played like the pro we all came to know him to be.

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45 years ago today: The famous Olympic Games black power salute

Tommie Smith and John Carlos made history at the Olympics in 1968. As the pair accepted the gold and bronze medals in the 200m, they silently raised a gloved hand as the American National Anthem played during the ceremony.

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