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Comedian Artie Lang fires off racist, sexist tweets about Cari Champion

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:22 pm November 5, 2014   Cari Champion is known for hosting ESPN’s First Take, but now she’s been wrapped up in a mess that should have never even happened thanks to comedian Artie Lange. Lange, who obviously finds Champion attractive, took to Twitter to rant about his “fantasies” involving the sports commentator.  WARNING: […]

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Guest Post: “An Open Letter to Nelly”

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:19 pm November 14, 2013 Dear Nelly, At the urging of others, I am taking a hesitant trip down memory lane. I was a 19 year old junior and president of the feminist group at Spelman College when you decided to hold a bone marrow registration drive on our campus on behalf […]

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REPORT: Black Women Hit HARDEST By Gender Wage Gap

On average, women make only 77 cents for every dollar paid to men. The disparity is much worse for women of color. Black women make only 70 cents for every dollar paid to men, and just 64 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

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1 in 5 Female College Students Experience Sexual Assault

According to a report in the Journal of American College Health, one in five young women have experienced attempted or completed sexual assault while a student. Horrific. What can be done to transform the sexually violent culture of so many college campuses?

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D.L. Hughley Doesn’t Like Women–Really

During a recent interview on NPR, comedian and Obama stan, D.L. Hughley unequivocally confirmed his misogyny. D.L. Hughley says he genuinely does not like women. Seriously. Are you offended? Do you care? Is this just a ploy to sell books?

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Marissa Alexander Sentenced To 20 YEARS In Prison

Marissa Alexander had been sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a gun over the head of her abusive husband during a violent confrontation in 2010. Do you think Marissa Alexander deserves a 20 year prison sentence? For defending herself?

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Surprise: Too Short is a Dirty Old Man

By tamara @tamaracg 2:00 pm February 22, 2012 I understand the outrage at rapper Too Short’s latest comments. But should we be so up in arms? Since dropping his first song, the rapper has consistently degraded and disrespected women in his music. But it wasn’t his lyrics that drew the ire of the media and […]

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Getting Past Youth Terrorism

By Keantre Malone 3:00 pm January 10, 2012 So I’m sick and tired of conversations about the state of Black youth ending with the same played-out solutions—restoring strong family values. Now don’t get me wrong, of course family is important, but we are mistaken if we think that broken homes are the main factors fueling gang […]

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