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HERE WE GO AGAIN: Photo of University of Florida Frat Boys Wearing Blackface Ignites Controversy

A photo of University of Florida frat boys attending a Halloween party in blackface has sparked controversy and intense debate online. Unsurprisingly, opinions varied on the appropriateness of white people wearing blackface. Because in 2012, this is somehow still up for debate.

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REPORT: Minority Students Underrepresented at Top-Tier Universities

According to a recent study by Stanford University’s Center for Education Policy Analysis, white students were five times as likely as black students to enroll at a top-tier university, and two-three times as likely to gain admission.

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Tennessee Tea Partiers Want to REMOVE Slavery, Genocide from Text Books!

Earlier this month, the Tennessee Tea Party presented a proposal to state legislatures that would literally rewrite history, airbrushing or removing all together topics such as slavery and genocide from school text books! The experiences of minority groups througout American history are already way too hard to come by in classrooms across the country; now they want to get rid of them altogether?!

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REPORT: Black Unemployment MUCH HIGHER Than National Average

A new report by UC Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education finds that throughout 2011 unemployment amongst African Americans hovered between 15 and 16 percent, while falling below 9 percent for the rest of the population. Why has the Black unemployment rate remained so high?

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STUDY: Black Boys Receive Less Attention, Harsher Punishments, and Lower Grades In School

According to a recent study conducted by the Yale University Child Study Center, Black boys recieve less attention, harsher punishments, and lower grades in school than their White counterparts. This trend persists from kindergarten all the way through college, regardless of socioeconomic status. What can we do to fight these trends?

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Ex-GOP Gov’s Staff Misled Black Voters with SHADY Robocalls

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Today, the 2010 campaign manager for ex-Republican Governor of Maryland Robert Ehrlich was found guilty of authorizing the use of robocalls that misled Black voters into believing that the election was already won. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: The powers that be do NOT want you to vote! Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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CDC Report: Blacks Hit w/ STDs at Higher Rate Than Whites

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According to a new report from the CDC, Black people (partcularly young Black people) and Hispanics contract sexually transmitted diseases at a much higher rate than whites. What can we do about this epidemic in our community? Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Is It Ever OK For White People To Say NIGGER?

Only Black people understand the true power of the word nigger. Does that mean only Black people can say it? Is it EVER ok for white people to say it? Sound off below!

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How Racism Is Destroying America’s Political Discourse

Racism grows classier and more refined every day, but it never goes away. How else can we explain the American people tolerating the unprecedented disrespect, racism, obstruction and outright legislative terrorism being perpetrated by the GOP?

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Take Back Boystown: White vs Right?

“Boystown was built and created by gay whites with hard earned money years back…Its sad that Boystown has been taken advantage by these f***ing savage monkeys.“ “They also happen to be very noticeably out of place!! So why are they not questioned and asked to leave by the police is amazing! Check their ID and […]

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