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Protesters in Ferguson march to trooper’s doorstep

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:55 am October 17, 2014   Police officers in Ferguson said they are concerned about their safety after several protesters arrived outside of the home of an officer with the Missouri Highway Patrol earlier this week.

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Teen pepper-sprayed in own home after cops mistake him for intruder

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:03 pm October 8, 2014 A black teenager was pepper-sprayed in his own home after a neighbor mistook him for a burglar. North Carolina teen Deshawn Currie, who lives with his white foster family, was confronted by police in his own home after a neighbor called them, assuming Currie was a trying […]

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Kendrick Lamar breaks stereotype by purchasing modest home

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:42 am June 2, 2014 Kendrick Lamar is arguably one of the hottest rappers in the game right now. GQ’s “Rapper of the Year” is  not making headlines for his music, but his very modest purchase (compared to other rappers), of a home recently. 

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Video: YouTube comic blesses homeless man with home

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:46 pm May 9, 2014 Earlier this year, YouTube comic, Magic of Rahat performed the ultimate stunt on a homeless man; he decided to give a lottery ticket to him. Beforehand, he gave the store clerk $1,000 to pretend it was a winning ticket and to give the cash to the unsuspecting […]

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Cops keep raiding home in search of man who died 8 years ago

Brooklyn dead man harrased by cops

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:02 pm May 7, 2014 Members of the NYPD have barged into James Jordan Sr.’s family home looking for him more than a dozen times. Jordan Sr. has been dead for 8 years, and despite his family members posting his death certificate on the front door, police are still invading their home. 

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Kansas City Housing Authority bans smoking for residents

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:31 pm May 6, 2014 Residents of Kansas City’s Brush Creek Apartments can no longer smoke in the comfort of their own homes thanks to a new mandate by the Housing Authority. 

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Air Force captain accused of burglarizing own home, faces charges

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:33 am April 17, 2014 U.S. Air Force Capt. Nicolas Aquino was tackled, handcuffed and charged with resisting arrest and obstructing a peace officer while at his California home last December. A neighbor had called 911 and reported seeing a man walking around the house suspiciously. 

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Father who shot teen in daughter’s bedroom unlikely to face charges

By BYP @blackyouthproj 8:51 am March 18, 2014 A Houston father who fatally shot a 17-year-old boy after finding him inside of his daughter’s bedroom early Thursday will most likely not be charged. A grand jury still has to review the case. The father, who was only identified as a 55-year-old in reports, was awaken by […]

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Man comes back from the dead in funeral home

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:17 pm February 28, 2014 Organizers of a Mississippi funeral home found a person alive and kicking in a body bag early Thursday morning. Walter Williams’ pulse was checked by coroners at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday and pronounced him dead at his home in Lexington. 

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Interracial couple’s home spray-painted with racist death threats

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:54 pm February 28, 2014   A Pennsylvania couple’s home was vandalized with words and symbols of hate. On Feb. 21, Marlene Williams and Jason Powell  found the words, “Die N***er” and “1.87,” along with swastikas spray-painted in black on their garage door. 

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