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Time Magazine names “The Protester” it’s Person of the Year


Time Magazine has just named “The Protester” it’s Person of the Year. And we couldn’t agree more. Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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VIDEO: Jay-Z Speaks on Occupy, Paying Higher Taxes with CNN


In an interview with CNN, Jay-Z said he’d have no problem paying more taxes as long as he knew the money would go to the right place. Do you agree? Check out the interview at BlackYouthProject.com

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Watch LIVE STREAM of the Occupy Wall Street DAY OF ACTION!


By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:59 am November 17, 2011 Today is the Occupy Wall Street DAY OF ACTION, marking the two month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. And in the wake of the NYPD’s now-infamous raid on Zuccotti Park earlier this week, MASSIVE protests are planned today in New York City. Check out a […]

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VIDEO: Black Occupy DC Protesters Speak!


This fasicnating video features the voices and perspectives of African American participants in OCCUPY DC. Watch it at BlackYouthProject.com!

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What Makes Difference? The 99% and 1%


By Johnaé @johnae_alyse 11:30 am November 15, 2011 In the past few weeks I have observed the occupy movement show up in more headlines, gain substantial attention, and impact crips and bloods alike who identify as the 99%. In light of this movement I am led to wonder why this moment has been chosen as […]

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NYPD Raids Zuccotti Park; 70 People Arrested!

Hundreds of police officers stormed New York’s Zuccotti Park last night, clearing protesters out of what has been the epicenter of the Occupy movement. Will NYC’s latest attempt at cracking down on Occupy Wall Street stifle the movement? Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Crips and Bloods Stand TOGETHER At Occupy Atlanta


Crips and Bloods are standing together at Occupy Atlanta! This is precisely why a movement like Occupy is so vital, and why it’s so dangerous to the status quo. People are beginning to see past their petty differences, and find common ground. And a common enemy. Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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VIDEO: Diversity at Occupy Wall Street


There’s been so much said and written these past few months about the lack of diversity at the OCCUPY protests. Well, video like this one tell a very different story. Check out this fascinating series of interviews with Black Occupy Wall Street participants, at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Harlem Activists: The Occupy Movement Is NOT Just A “White Thing”


By Dallas @smarteys 10:22 am November 1, 2011 Check out this fascinating article about Occupy Harlem, and why the Occupy movement ain’t just a “white thing.” There are definitely prominent Black voices in the movement. Activists and scholars like Angela Davis and Cornell West have been major supporters of the movement since practically day one; […]

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