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Do you know what today is? National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:06 pm March 10, 2014 March is Women’s History Month and today we take time out to raise awareness about the affects of HIV/AIDS on girls and women. Each year on March 10, advocacy organizations seek to shed light on the disease. 

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Pastor sexually assaulted girls to ‘rid them of demons’

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:02 am December 16, 2013 A Minnesota pastor has been charged with sexually assaulting two young girls. Jacoby Kindred, a minister in Maplewood, Minnesota is denying any wrongdoing, adding that “the devil” was in the victims.

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Video of Sharkeisha assaulting innocent bystander leads to arrest of viral sensation

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:55 am December 11, 2013 A brutal clip of a 17-year-old girl getting beat by a schoolmate has led to the assailant’s arrest. ShaMichael Manuel was struck in the face by her schoolmate only known as Sharkeisha during a conversation last month. The video,  like most clips depicting young people of color engaging […]

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Black teen pregnancy at historic low

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:52 pm December 10, 2013 According to a report released by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, the rate of black teens getting pregnant fell by 51%. Researchers analyzed data collected between 1990 and 2009.

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Raising Girls in Public


By Johnaé @johnae_alyse 1:37 pm February 21, 2012 This week has been the week of concern for young girls everywhere. From the death of Whitney and the fear of the consequences for her daughter to the examples of Too $hort and RiRi, it is no question why many are in distress. In an age where […]

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“There’s a stirring in My Soul”: Conservatives have an Anti-Woman Agenda up their Sleeve

By Fallon 10:47 am February 17, 2012 Like most children, I told lies when I was a little black girl. I told big lies. I told small lies. I told white lies. I told lies. And, even had the audacity to argue with my “all seeing all knowing” do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do black grandmother about the usage of lie over her usage […]

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Just Because They’re Big…

By tamara @tamaracg 12:00 pm October 12, 2011 I have really big boobs. They are humongous. I’m a shade over five feet tall with enough rack for three women. They draw a ton of attention. This, I know. But just because they’re huge does not mean we all get to touch them or remark about […]

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I Know Why Black Men act the Way they Act: Peter Pan Syndrome!!

By Fallon 8:50 am September 23, 2011 http://youtu.be/gA-oSadHikY As I walked home yesterday from the market with my several bags of groceries and my godson in toe being harassed by young black men who probably could be my nephews, I finally understood why many Black men act the way they do. Why they are completely […]

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Why You Should Be Taking Tyler, the Creator and Kreayshawn Seriously

But don’t be fooled. Their success is organic and real; not some record label’s scheme. The rise of artists like Odd Future and Kreayshawn (as well as Lil B and Waka Flocka Flame) is subversive to Hip Hop’s status quo.

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