Rosa Parks is set to become the first African American woman to be honored with a statue in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol.
Statuary Hall commemorates notable citizens from each state.
The ceremony will take place on February 27th.
One Hood Media Academy Student, William Gandy (pictured above) has begun producing a series of incredible Vlogs about his experience at the One Hood Media Academy. This vlog was not an assignment, but is a perfect example of what can happen when creativity meets opportunity and ability. Listen first hand to how inspired our youth become when we invest in them!
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!