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Study: College campuses are full of racial discrimination


By Diamond 7:38 am January 27, 2015 This study illustrates what many black college students already know to be true: discrimination exists on campus.

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Report: Chicago police stop black motorists more

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:09 pm December 31, 2014 According to a new report released by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, Chicago police stop black motorists more than their white counterparts. 

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Target refuses to apologize for racist ‘Annie’ ad


By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:00 pm December 31, 2014 Major retail chain Target is refusing to apologize for releasing an ad promoting a clothing line for the film “Annie” starring Quvenzhané Wallis. Target came under criticism for using white models to advertise the Annie-themed clothing line instead of children of color. The corporation released the following […]

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Proposed bill would allow doctors, EMTs to refuse to treat gay patients


By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:29 pm December 12, 2014 Doctors and EMTs in Michigan may soon be able to refuse to treat gay patients. That’s if a proposed bill approved by the state’s Republican-led House of Representatives becomes law. 

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Bill de Blasio announces retraining of NYPD officers

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:40 pm December 5, 2014 One day after a New York grand jury declined to indict an NYPD officer in the death of Eric Garner, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the start of a significant overhaul and retraining of the nation’s largest police force, he announced on Thursday. 

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#AliveWhileBlack responds to #Crimingwhilewhite: stories of police discrimination

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:51 pm December 4, 2014 In response to an online protests where white Americans take to social media to share their experiences with police, black responders have created the #AliveWhileBlack hashtag to share less positive encounters with police. #Crimingwhilewhite reveals just how much of a break whites gets when committing crimes. Unfortunately, […]

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#crimingwhilewhite reveals double standard when it comes to police

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:56 am December 4, 2014 A wave of white people are taking to social media to inform the masses about the double standard that is present when it comes to interacting with the police. #CrimingWhileWhite became Twitter’s highest trending topic in America after a New York grand jury decided to not indict a […]

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Report: whites claim 69% of government benefits

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:40 pm December 3, 2014 While whites make up just 42 percent of the U.S. population, they claim 69 percent of government benefits. But if you pay attention to conservative-run media outlets, it would appear that people of color benefit the most from government programs. 

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Michael Brown’s stepfather apologizes for outburst after Darren Wilson decision


By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:26 pm December 3, 2014 The stepfather of an unarmed 18-year-old black teen who was fatally wounded by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer has apologized after being accused of inciting violence during a rally in Missouri. Louis Head is being unfairly blamed for a riot that took place in the city after […]

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Ferguson Mayor: Darren Wilson not to receive severance package

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:13 am December 2, 2014 The white police officer who resigned almost four months after fatally shooting an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri will not receive severance pay, according to the city’s mayor. Darren Wilson was not asked to leave the force, but chose to resign after his actions sparked a […]

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