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Monthly Archives: July 2012

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REPORT: Minority Students Underrepresented at Top-Tier Universities

According to a recent study by Stanford University’s Center for Education Policy Analysis, white students were five times as likely as black students to enroll at a top-tier university, and two-three times as likely to gain admission.

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Bitty Thug Hip-Hop: Real Lies on Front Street

Chicago has been running the summer, putting out music that the whole nation can’t resist. Chief Keef’s “I Don’t Like” and Kanye West’s “Mercy” haven’t stop blasting from radio stations and concert venues. Keeping up with momentum, another Chi-town native draws viewers by the thousands to his video. The 13 years-old Lil Mouse throws “hella […]

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Residents Want to Block Permanent #Trayvon Memorial

Frank Taaffe, former neighbor of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman, has decided to collect signatures to block any future effort to erect a permanent Trayvon Martin memorial in his neighborhood.

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Young Black Men from Chicago’s West And South Sides To Discuss Rising Tide of Violence

A group of young black men from Chicago’s south and west sides will address the city about ways to stem the tide of violence in the Windy City. Have we done enough to include the voices of young black people in these conversations?

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MAMA-SPOILED BLACK MAN

When we blame Black women for our failure to be seen as “real men” in a White racist society we only show ourselves to be immature. Our mothers, our sisters, our aunts, our girlfriends, our wives, and nieces are not our enemy.

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VIDEO: Rapper Murs’ New Video Features Gay Love Story

California rapper, Murs is sure to generate publicity with the clip for his new video, ‘Animal Style.’ The song chronicles the troubled love affair between two young men, one of whom is not openly gay. Thoughts on the song and video? Is Hip Hop growing more tolerant?

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Chicago Principal Reflects on City Violence: 27 Students Shot, 8 Dead in 13 Months

Leonetta Sanders, principal of Harper High School, recently spoke with WBEZ about the toll widespread violence is taking on Black Youth in Chicago. 27 of her current and former students have been shot; 8 killed in the past 13 months. This is an EPIDEMIC.

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Do We Need to Start a Riot? [VIDEO]

“Do We Need to Start a Riot?” is a response to the recent report by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement that states 110 Black people have been killed by the police in 2012, one every 40 hours Filmed on location in New York City at the historic march to end Stop and Frisk, and in […]

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Zimmerman Evidence Contains Charges of Racism, Molestation

A woman, known only as Witness 9, has not only charged the Zimmerman family with being racist, but alleges that George Zimmerman molested her for 10 years. Continue to check the BYP for updates on George Zimmerman and the #TrayvonMartin case.

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Rhymefest Talks to BYP About THE PLEDGE Mixtape: “Hip Hop Can Be Used as a Tool, Or A Weapon”

Rhymefest on executive producing THE PLEDGE Mixtape: “Hip Hop can be used as a tool or a weapon, and I wanted to inspire more artists to use it as a tool.” The Pledge Mixtape is a 13-song compilation of various artists taking back their communal power through music.

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