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Report: the attitudes of blacks in America regarding racism, justice and the economy

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:23 pm April 7, 2014 Despite experiences of both blatant and subtle racism in American society, Blacks remain somewhat optimistic about their overall well-being. At least that’s the conclusion of a survey commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and EBONY magazine. 

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‘Gone With the Wind’ prequel due for release this fall

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:55 pm March 27, 2014 The faithful slave in “Gone With the Wind” is set to be revived in a prequel. The work comes more than 75 years after the publication of the novel by Margaret Mitchell. 

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Report: African Americans living with HIV less likely to stay in care

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:49 am February 10, 2014 According to new data released last week, African Americans living with HIV are less likely to receive continuous care. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that blacks account for nearly half off all new infections, despite representing just 14% of the U.S. population. 

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Poll: 61% of blacks say race relations getting worse in country

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:47 pm February 4, 2014 According to a recent study, the opinions of Americans about race relations in the country are deeply divided. A new survey released by the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of African-Americans believe race relations are worse than they previously were in the U.S. 

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Social Media Raises Awareness of HIV Testing Among African American Young Adults

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:01 am January 23, 2014 By: Melissa Shaw A groundbreaking research project launched by the University of California in Los Angeles has found that Facebook can be a highly effective tool in encouraging young African Americans to talk candidly about sexually transmitted diseases and the importance of regular testing. While some may have initially […]

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New law sets age for felony prosecution to 18

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:43 pm January 10, 2014 A new Illinois law will hopefully curb the student-to-prison pipeline in the state requires 17-year-olds to be turned over to the juvenile courts instead of adult law facilities. The law sets the bar for felony prosecution to age 18. 

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New report reveals that credit card debt is worse for African Americans

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:09 am December 5, 2013 You can find them everywhere. On college campuses. In the mail. Creditors are practically handing out credit cards to anyone with a social security number, and while the piece of plastic seems like a quick way to make purchases and pay off bills, they do more harm […]

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Gun Advocate Says If Blacks Had Been Armed They Never Would Have Been Slaves

During an interview with CNN, Larry Ward, chairman of something called Gun Appreciation Day, proclaimed that if African Americans had been armed at the founding of our nation, slavery never would have happened. Wow.

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good kid m.A.A.d city: the most important rap album of the past 5 years

By malcolm @blak_kings 12:52 pm October 19, 2012 Granted, the title of this article is a bit ambitious but it’s for good reason. On Monday  the 22nd, the debut studio album for Kendrick Lamar good kid m.A.A.d city is set to drop. Since today is Friday the 19th, that means, yes I downloaded the leak. […]

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