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High Schools students’ epic response to offensive flyers makes us all proud

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:19 am June 17, 2014  When a hateful flyer against immigration surfaced in a Brampton, Canada high school, students came up with an epic response. A group called Immigration Watch passed out the offensive flyers around Brampton earlier this year. The flyer shows two images: one of an all-white crowd with the […]

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Why the Banjee Black Gurl’s Brunch is a safe space


By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:48 am June 12, 2014 By: Terrence Chappell This past Sunday, June 8, I hosted a brunch at my apartment in Chicago’s Edgewater community. I absolutely love having friends over and entertaining. I grew up watching my mom entertain, so this brunch brought it full circle, of course with the help of a few […]

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More LGBT African Americans turning to Kwanzaa for holidays

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:10 pm December 27, 2013 While the holidays are a time for family and friends to get together, the season can also be difficult and exclusionary for members of the black LGBT community. Due to the alienation, more LGBT African Americans are turning to the holiday of Kwanzaa. 

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Michigan Committeeman: ‘Gays want healthcare because of AIDS’

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:24 pm December 13, 2013 In an effort to unify Republicans with members of the Tea Party, a Michigan congressman expressed his views on traditional marriage, further isolating those in same-sex relationships.  During the Berrien County Republican Party Holiday Reception on Thursday, former state rep and Michigan national GOP committeeman Dave Agema […]

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Latino Gang Members Arrested for Hate Crime Against Black Family

21-year-old Efren Marquez and 19-year-old Jeffrey Aguilar have been arrested for terrorizing a black family in their neighborhood. Since the incident, black and Latino community leaders have called for peace and understanding between the black and brown communities of LA.

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Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today, November 20, is the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR). There are myriad ways to engage with your community to help bring awareness about TDOR and show support transgender folks throughout the year.

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Univeristy of Mississippi Students Counter Anti-Obama ‘Riot’ with UNITY March

Yesterday, we told you about students at the University of Mississippi who decided to burned Obama/Biden signs and spewing racial epithets in response to Obama’s reelection. Well, yesterday an even larger group of Ole Miss students got together for a unity march. Amazing.

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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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