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GOP staffer resigns after criticizing First daughters


By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:59 am December 1, 2014 A Republican staffer will resign after launching a verbal assault on Malia and Sasha Obama as the two appeared at the president’s annual turkey pardoning ceremony last week at the White House. Elizabeth Lauten, who served as a communications director for Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.), created a rant on […]

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Black Republicans Mia Love and Tim Scott make history


By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:03 pm November 5, 2014 Mia Love made history by becoming the GOP’s first black female in Congress last night when she won Utah’s 4th House district. Tim Scott did too, by becoming the south’s first black Senator since Reconstruction. 

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After defending President Obama, baseball legend receives hate mail

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:59 am April 17, 2014 A week after baseball legend Hank Aaron’s comparison of Obama’s GOP critics to the Ku Klux Klan, the Hall of Famer is now receiving hate mail.  During an interview with USA Today, the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves told the publication: “Sure, this country has a […]

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For third time, Senate GOPs block vote equal pay act


By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:11 pm April 10, 2014 For a third time, Senate Republicans blocked a vote that would open debate on the Paycheck Fairness Act. The act would hold employers more accountable for wage discrimination against women. 

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Conservative candidate who called for Obama’s hanging gets visit from Secret Service

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:12 pm January 31, 2014 The GOP candidate who publicly called for President Obama to be hanged got a visit from the Secret Service. House candidate Joshua Black took to Twitter to voice his opinion on what should happen to the president a couple of weeks ago. 

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MSNBC apologizes for Cheerios tweet that angered GOP

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:21 pm January 31, 2014 The president of major network MSNBC has apologized for an offensive tweet and fired the person responsible on Thursday after a member of the Republican party suggested that conservatives should boycott the news network. 

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Jim Wheeler says comments about reinstating slavery out of context

Last week, a North Carolina GOP official resigned after calling blacks lazy during an interview on The Daily Show. Not to be outdone, Nevada Republican Jim Wheeler said that he’d vote to re-institute slavery if that’s what his constituents wanted him to do.

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GOP leaders meet to impeach President Obama

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is at the head of a group of GOP leaders meeting to impeach President Obama. The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya and the national healthcare law are some of the issues Dewhurst is bringing to the forefront of the impeachment talks.

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Congressman calls for shutdown, leads march against it

What political party calls for a shutdown and then gets upset at the institutions affected by it? The grand ole Tea Party that’s who. In what was supposed to be a march in opposition of Obamacare, turned into an all-out bshing of the president.

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Pennsylvania professor: ‘Government shutdown due to GOP racism’

Anthea Butler is an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She’s quite famous for calling God a racist after the George Zimmerman verdict. Now the instructor is making headlines for her views on why the government shutdown is happening.

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