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Mother who lost 11-year-old due to stray bullet speaks out

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:03 am July 24, 2014 A Chicago mother who lost her 11-year-old daughter when a stray bullet pierced her skull while she was at a sleepover is speaking out. Shamiya Adams was killed when the bullet came through the bedroom window of a friend’s house on the city’s West Side.

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92% of black male teens unemployed in Chicago, 83% nationally

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:17 pm January 21, 2014 Alarming figures about the state of our economy in regards to teenagers have been released. In Chicago, ninety-two percent of African American male teenagers are unemployed. Overall, eighty-three percent of black male teens in the country are without a job. 

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Hungover Thoughts Of Generation Y Black Hippies

By Keantre Malone 12:11 pm November 17, 2012 It is true that “all the girls wanna play Baywatch” at the swimming pools full of liquor (Kendrick Lamar, “Swimming Pools”). Generation Y parties, both in college and high school, present you with a reality surfacing from the deep end of young adult freedom. Diving through the […]

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