Home Bloggers BYP 100 BYP Action BYP Research

Tag Archives: Relationship

Woman freed after spending more than 30 years in prison

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:10 pm March 25, 2014 A 74-year-old woman who served 32 years behind bars for a murder committed by her abusive boyfriend will be released from prison. Known as “Mother Mary,” Mary Virginia Jones was sentenced to life in prison without parole for murder, kidnapping and robbery in 1981. 

Read the rest



Dwyane Wade announces birth of new son conceived during break from Gabrielle Union

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:40 am December 31, 2013 NBA star Dwyane Wade confirmed reports that he fathered a son with a woman other than his fiancée Gabrielle Union. Wade made the announcement just before the Heat’s 97-94 win over the Denver Nuggets. 

Read the rest



The Internet Popularity of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

By Fallon 8:17 am August 19, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELMgw3FToXY&feature=youtu.be I have written previously on how much I love the web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The show is original and features a young black woman who navigates her way through seen and unseen awkward situations on her job and in her relationships. Well, I […]

Read the rest



About the Dorks on Facebook

By Keantre Malone 11:59 am July 28, 2011 [Like] posts have taken over facebook. You see them religiously on young Black teens’ walls, and (less acceptable) they appear on 18 and 19 year-old pages. I see no other reason for such creations except various situations of low self-esteem. No one can blame young folks; as […]

Read the rest



Sex Over Consciousness?

By Keantre Malone 11:59 am July 14, 2011 Lights Please So now we in the hotel Mirrors on the ceilin’ She say she wanna blow L’s I hear her and I’m willin’ But everytime I smoke well a nigga mind gone So that every word I spoke well I’m tryin’ to put her on But […]

Read the rest



Labels Aren’t Romantic and Never Have Been

By Keantre Malone 11:59 am June 30, 2011 Too many make the mistake of directing energy toward formality or “making official” their relationships. As if listing dating-experience on a resume has gotten anyone a job, the misinformed forget that everything exists, that, in particular, love is more than words floating around facebook and gossip. Some […]

Read the rest



The Truth About Quickies As By J. Cole

By Keantre Malone 11:59 am June 16, 2011 Relationships, these days, get more undesirable as the option to leave everything after a kiss becomes more of a trend. Love’s new hot-minute flavored makeover has its moment of truth, this week, due to a new track by J. Cole.   “Workout”, Cole’s first single of his debut […]

Read the rest



The Stank Eye Woman Syndrome and how Black Male Privilege is to Blame: Are Black Men Really Ignorant of how they “Compartmentalize” their “Female Friends”?

By Fallon 8:54 am May 13, 2011 So, in the traditional way in which black people begin their stories, “What had happened was . . .” I attended this event where one of my best male friends was hosting. Upon arriving my best male friend comes and says, pejoratively and with great amusement, “Your friend […]

Read the rest



When High School Lovers Turn Into College Macks (A Peak Into the Objectification of Womyn)

By Keantre Malone 12:00 pm May 12, 2011 The transition from grammar school to high school floods one’s path with a diverse availability of womyn/men and at a greater numerical degree. Most of our experiences in high school, acknowledging the fact of the transition, owe their thrill to finding that “sweetheart”. Soon, however, all the […]

Read the rest



Women’s Herstory Month: Do You Know Any Border-Crossing Black Women?

By Fallon 8:36 am March 25, 2011 On the last Friday of Women’s Her-story Month, I want to honor black women who are what I call “border-crossers.” Border crossing is centered in the margins and “what moves people” . . . the fluid transmissions and the mergers. It comes out of womanism and black feminism. […]

Read the rest