“A tale of two Stanford players: Richard Sherman: From Compton California. 4.0 GPA at Sanford and going back to get his masters. One of the best trash talkers who gets labeled a “thug” after eleloquently expressing his feelings on Michael Crabtree. Didn’t curse or even say anything derogatory. Jonathan Martin: Attended nationally ranked Harvard-Westlake School in […]
Why take the pledge?
Far too many Black youth continue to be demonized, criminalized and murdered.
Enough is enough!
In response to this intensifying crisis, the Black Youth Project (BYP) has launched “The Pledge.”
With “The Pledge,” we are asking individuals and organizations to close ranks around black youth and make a commitment to take action and fight with black youth as they confront a relentless crisis. We at the BYP believe that each person can make a difference by doing something!
By taking The Pledge we not only articulate our concern about black youth, but symbolically unite our voices with others who will work to confront this crisis.
If we each take action, whether it is starting a group, signing a petition, or mentoring a young person in your neighborhood, then we all become a part of the solution.
Stand With Black Youth!
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