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Auction House Selling Michael Jackson’s Death Bed

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An auction house plans to start selling off the contents of the home where Michael Jackson died on December 17th. Among the items for sale: Michael Jackson’s death bed! Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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MUST READ: “How the GOP Became The Party of the Rich”

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Rolling Stone writer Tim Dickinson’s latest article tackles a question you’ve probably been asking yourself for quite some time now. “How the GOP Became the Party of the Rich” is an epic piece of writing, and it’s more than worth a good read.

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VIDEO: Filmmaker Captures Everyday Life on Chicago’s South Side

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A Chicago filmmaker named Cyrus Dowlatshahi is working on a feature length documentary about life on the South Side of Chicago. His footage is incredible. Check it out at BlackYouthProject.com!

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BYP WakeUpCall

VIDEO: Method Man and Mary J’s “I’ll Be There For You/You’re All I Need To Get By”

Method Man and Mary J. Blige’s “I’ll Be There For You/You’re All I Need To Get By” is one of Hip Hop’s greatest collaborations. Check out this classic music video at BlackYouthProject.com!.

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R.I.P. HEAVY D

The Black Youth Project has “Nuttin’ But Love” for HEAVY D. D passed away today at the age of 44. Check out a classic Heavy D video at Blackyouthproject.com!

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Clip of the Day

VIDEO: Diversity at Occupy Wall Street

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There’s been so much said and written these past few months about the lack of diversity at the OCCUPY protests. Well, video like this one tell a very different story. Check out this fascinating series of interviews with Black Occupy Wall Street participants, at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Black, Asian Youth Have Lowest Rates of Drug/Alcohol Use

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A recent survey of adolescent teens between the ages of 12-17 years-old finds that drug and alcohol use is lowest amongst Black and Asian teenagers.So why are we the most likely to be incarcerated? Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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The US Government’s Hip Hop Diplomacy in the Middle East

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Our government is using Hip Hop as a form of DIPLOMACY abroad, countering “poor perceptions” of the US and promoting democracy in the Middle East. Does this speak to Hip Hop’s ever-expanding popularity, or the theft of its subversive power? Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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BYP WakeUpCall

VIDEO: Adele “Hometown Glory” LIVE

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Check out a phenomenal performance from Adele; 19′s gorgeous “Hometown Glory” LIVE! According to Spin Magazine, Adele recently underwent laser surgery on the injured vocal chords that forced her to cancel her remaining 2011 tour dates last month. She is expected to make a full recovery! Read more at BYP.com

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NEWSFLASH: Conrad Murray Found GUILTY

Dr. Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson.

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