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NY Daily News: Petition Urges President Obama to Visit Chicago in Wake of Hadiya Pendleton Murder

A new article in the New York Daily News delves deeper into the Black Youth Project’s petition to President Obama, asking that President Obama make a speech addressing gun violence in the Windy City. Sign the petition at http://Change.org/BarackComeHome

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BYP Blogger Edward James III Delivers Keynote Address at MLK Breakfast

Our very own Edward James III was the keynote speaker at the 19th annual MLK Day Breakfast in Sarasota this past week. Edward spoke eloquently and passionately about the importance of enterprise and civic engagement to stem the tide of violence and self-destruction in our communities. Check out his riveting speech at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Why We Oppose SOPA

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Anyone who creates or consumes content on the internet should be outraged by the possibility of SOPA being passed, as it would completely undermine the freedom with which we share information online. SOPA must be stopped. Learn more about this terrible bill, and what you can do to help, at BlackYouthProject.com / @BlackYouthProj

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Not Even Black Toddlers Are Safe From Media Slander

Yes, the CBS station in Chicago chopped up an interview by a 4 year old to make it look like he was a thug in training, when he really wanted to be a police officer. I guess scary black men are an old hat and now we need a new boogie…um…boy. http://youtu.be/mu_LK_iEFE8v Check how the […]

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Xclusive Interview with Tazz Daddy, the DJ that Checked Kreayshawn Over the N-Word

Me and the homey Tazz Daddy( Empowerment Speaker, Life Coach, and DJ on Power 99 in Philly) go way back, so when he dropped the video of him asking rapper Kreayshawn of “Gucci Gucci” fame, a very fair and legitimate question about her and her White Girl Mob’s use of the dreaded N-Word, he hit […]

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What’s More Dangerous than being a Black Man in America?

First we find out that a young brother in San Francisco was shot in the back by police and killed for not paying bus fare http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2bMwsF9qp8v

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Violist & Honor Student Brutally Beaten by 3 Undercover Cops [VIDEO]

Jasiri X tells the story of Jordan Miles, the 18 year old honor student who was brutally beaten by 3 undercover Pittsburgh Police officers while walking to his grandmother’s house. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONPo-wslB40v

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Officers who kick ASS (and ask questions, Never)

Can you imagine being five years old and having three cops bend you over a desk, handcuff you and then carry you out of your school in handcuffs? Can you imagine being face down on the floor, hands behind you, some cops knee on your neck; then to have that knee migrate to your back […]

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A Murderer, Caught on Video, Walks Free

Yes, Johannes Mehserle, who executed Oscar Grant, in cold blood and on video, was granted an early release. Mehserle served only 11 months of his 2 year sentence. This excellent article from Mother Jones puts Mehserle’s Sentence in Perspective showing how he did less time than Wesley Snipes is doing for “income tax fraud” and […]

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Can the City with the Poorest Black Community in the Country be “America’s Most Livable?”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uP-5FjoKvsv “America’s Most Livable City” highlights the city of Pittsburgh’s recent honor, despite according to the U.S. Census Bureau, having the highest rate of poverty among working age Black people in the United States. This is the Pittsburgh they don’t show when your watching the Steelers, the REAL Pittsburgh.

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