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Judge to decide on Wisconsin voter ID law next year

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:00 pm November 19, 2013 Two lawsuits currently challenging Wisconsin’s voter ID law will have to wait until next year for a ruling. John Ulin, with the support of a wave of black and Hispanic legislators in the state argued that the 2011 law, Act 23, has has a disproportionately negative impact […]

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White supremacist who found out he was 14% black arrested

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:57 pm November 19, 2013 A white supremacist who found out that he was 14 percent black has been arrested on charges of terrorizing. Craig Cobb appeared on “The Trisha Show” last month to discuss his plans to make his small North Dakota town all white. During the appearance, he had a […]

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KKK distributes racist literature in black neighborhood

Residents of a predominantly black Florida neighborhood received shocking news when they discovered flyers from the KKK in their front yards.Pastor Laws noticed the flyers, which were aimed at recruiting members for the infamous hate group.

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Today in Post-Race History: The Case of Richie Incognito

By Summer M. 2:30 pm November 12, 2013 We’ve been following the Miami Dolphins’ bullying case starring a dude whose real name is actually Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin here on the BYP, because sports–and sports stories–are never entirely about sports. I’m repeating myself and others when I say that sports is a microcosm of […]

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White Supremacist who wants to make town 100% white finds out he’s 14% African

Craig Cobb has no qualms about telling you his plans for the small North Dakota town he resides in. The white supremacist wants to turn Leith, ND., into an all-white town. He recently appeared on the talk show “Trisha,” and shared his thoughts about why this would be beneficial.

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Black teen executed in 1944 may get new trial

George Stinney was just 14-years-old when he was convicted for the murders of two white girls ages 11 and 7. The confession was shaky, and Stinney did not have proper representation. The young child didn’t stand a chance against the South Carolina jury.

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The affects of racism on online dating

The rate of interracial marriages in the United States has doubled in the past 30 years, but according to online dating habits, racism is still pretty prevalent. University of California at San Diego Sociologist Kevin Lewis analyzed messages sent by more than 126,000 OkCupid users.

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Radio Interview: The History of Blackface

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:21 am November 7, 2013 Web Coordinator for the Black Youth Project, Shantell Jamison, stops by the Music Vox to discuss the recent photo of two White males dressed as George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin for Halloween and the damaging effects of wearing blackface. Listen to Shantell represent issues related to the […]

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White activist defends “#BlackGirlsRock in response to #WhiteGirlsRock hastag

While the #blackgirlsrock hashtag was ablaze on Twitter, a very unsurprising backlash about the event was also in the midst. But one white activist is defending Black Girls Rock, and points out some very good examples of why it’s necessary.

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Mother calls 7-year-old’s klansman costume a family tradition

Halloween has come and gone, but racism last forever. The mother of a 7-year-old boy is defending her son’s choice to dress as a klansman for Halloween. Jessica Black of Virginia says the attire is a family tradition.

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