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Black Apathy: Believing That Racism Is Normal

By Keantre Malone 2:00 pm August 7, 2012 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgASe3CIw9E Along this path through American history my people have forgotten how to dream. My people are playing their part in making the black/white problem normal. How can you blame us? Our concept of “reality” constantly proves the impossibilities of our imagination, our creativity. What is real, […]

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America’s Drama of the Race Game: Finding Hatred For Blacks Outside the Post-Racial Hype

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By Keantre Malone 2:30 pm July 24, 2012 It surprises me how much of the city builds a fantasy in a larger reality of racism. Outside of downtown and the “hood” there’s an intense atmosphere of hatred and disregard for people-of-color. Maybe people-of-color provokes the idealistic bubble of a city person; in places like Buffalo, […]

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The Times of Body-Eating Racism: the return of black cannibals

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By Keantre Malone 2:00 pm June 5, 2012 All of a sudden cannibals are back and I’m worried what this means for Black people–folks that have historically been associated with ancient African cannibalism. A wave of cannibalism stories have surfaced in the last couple of weeks—two of them feature perpetrators of African descent. Although mainstream […]

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Happy Holidays 2011 to Emmett Till From the Cotton Rebel Era

By Keantre Malone 12:59 pm December 27, 2011 In the midst of my mindless consumption yesterday, I found the infamous Emmett Till on a clothing rack! Leaders 1354, Chicago’s local boutique that serves Hip-Hop hipsters, was selling the last of its Enstrumental feature. Ensturmental produced a shirt called, “The Revenge of Emmett Till”, this season, that […]

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Wanna Be Startin Something: The Spirit of the Night

By Keantre Malone 11:15 am March 17, 2011 Here, on the pages of the Black Youth Project, us bloggers engage in a tradition of writing opinion pieces that may interest other Black youth. Often we comment on popular culture, racism (naturally), and politics; and most of the time we criticize heavilly, at least I do. […]

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