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The OCCUPY WALL STREET Movement Is Heating UP!

The OCCUPY WALL STREET Movement Is Heating UP! Perhaps you haven’t noticed, but there are huge protests going on in NYC. Aiming for worldwide participation, Occupy Wall Street has attracted hostile media attention, outright police violence, and support from celebrities like Susan Sarandon and Michael Moore. The movement is in its 12th day, and it’s […]

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BYP NEWSFLASH: 14 Year-Old Unjustly Executed in 1944, Racist Bake Sale Counter Protest, Eric B. & Rakim May Be Heading For the Rock Hall of Fame, and MORE!

BYP MORNING NEWSFLASH September 28, 2011   The Grio’s Zerlina Maxwell has written a fascinating piece on the trial of 14 year-old George Junius Stinney, Jr., who was executed in 1944 for the murders of two young white girls in South Carolina. Though he’d even been a part of the search crew for the missing […]

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BYP NEWSFLASH: Obama-CBC Controversy Continues, Racists Throw Banana Peel At Black Hockey Player, Nicki’s Fried Chicken Necklace, and MORE!

BYP MORNING NEWSFLASH September 27, 2011   It’s been a couple days since President Obama’s controversial speech at a CBC dinner on Saturday, and the feud between President Obama and the Black intelligentsia continues to swell. Maxine Waters has voiced her displeasure with the wording and tone of the President’s speech, and Tavis Smiley is […]

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Clip of the Day

Kevin “KO” Olusola’s “Julie-O”

Stop whatever you’re doing and watch this video. His name is Kevin “KO” Olusola. He plays the cello, and he can beatbox. He puts the two together and gives us the Hip Hop Cello-Beatbox Experience. And it is incredible. You must watch this man in action. You will smile. You will nod your head. You […]

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BYP NEWSFLASH: Obama at CBC Week, Wangari Maathai Dies, Racist Bake Sales at UC Berkeley, Sly Stone Is Homeless and MORE!

BYP MORNING NEWSFLASH September 26, 2011   President Obama spoke passionately at the Congressional Black Caucus awards dinner this past Saturday, and he had a few choice words for the leaders of his most important voting bloc. According to BlackVoices: “’Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes,’ he said, his voice rising […]

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Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Round-Up: Sept 19- 25th, 2011

Sept 19- 25th University of Tennessee Martin’s First Black Student Remembers Challenges Staff Writer, The associated Press, 9/19/11 Berkeley, California Schools Number One In Black Student Success Staff Writer, News One, 9/20/11 Achievement gap progressively narrows Sara Toth, Baltimore Sun, 9/20/11 Retention of black students at K-State remains problem Cooper Mach, Kansas State Collegian, 9/22/11 […]

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Texas Voter ID Bill SB 14 Will Disenfranchise Student Voters

The League of Young Voters Needs Your Help! We’ve already told you about the GOP’s War On Voting. Case in point: SB 14, the Texas Voter ID Bill. The bill will disenfranchise student voters by disallowing the use of school IDs and “making it impossible  for out-of-state students to register in time for the 2012 primary […]

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AN EQUATION FOR DISASTER: Black Youth + Poverty – Jobs = Screwed

AN EQUATION FOR DISASTER: Black Youth + Poverty – Jobs = Screwed By Deven D. Anderson, Black Youth Vote! Deven D. Anderson is surrounded by civil rights leaders Wade Henderson (right) and Jesse Jackson as he represents black youth during a recent press conference in DC Washington, DC – It is a critical time in […]

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BYP MORNING NEWSFLASH: Mayweather’s The New Kanye, Sweatshops In The Hood, and The REAL Rick Ross Doesn’t Like The Fake One

BYP Morning NewsFlash September 19, 2011 Everyone is still talking about that insanely bizarre Mayweather-Ortiz fight. AllHipHop.com thinks you need to stop hatin’ on Mayweather and recognize his talent as a boxer. I’ll let you make that call. But they do have a point; regardless of what everyone might think, Mayweather did nothing illegal. And […]

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Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Round-Up: Sept 12th-18th

Sept 12th-18th Study finds more Latinos enrolling at colleges Brandon Hensley, Daily Sudial, 8/11/11 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Rankings Robert Morse, US News, 9/12/11 The Lion King’s Robert Guillaume Offers Sage Advice to Black Youth Staff Writer, Rolling Out, 9/12/11 Nearly half of African-American youth report pressure to have sex Jeremy Kryn, Life Site […]

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