Gender & Sexuality
Black dreams and storytelling have long been a part of the push towards Black liberation
The stories of our struggles are not for white people to consume in an effort to ‘do better’
Black Stoneman Douglas students draw attention to the intersection of race and gun policy after Parkland shooting
We need to prioritize Black girls in the conversation about police in schools
March For Our Lives and the gun control debate are leaving Black children behind
How Jay-Z & other venture capitalists are creating new problems in the name of social justice
Comic: We need to take the mental health of Black women far more seriously
“The Shape of Water” and the problem with “privilege”: Escaping oppression at the expense of destroying it
For Black girls who don’t tesser well
Black Separatists do not belong on SPLC’s list of hate groups
SXSW didn’t warn attendees about bombs targeting Black people in Austin, in case you forgot Black lives with money don’t matter either
“Use your white voice”: Why the ‘Sorry to Bother You’ trailer speaks to me
As light-skinned people, it’s our job to make space for those silenced most by colorism
Sonya Renee Taylor’s ‘The Body Is Not An Apology’: Unlocking the radical self-love that is already ours
Meg’s journey in ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ reminds me of my own struggle with love
Working through anti-Black ideas around HIV while my partner is HIV positive
Romance is not the only type of Black love that matters
3 tips for dealing with mental health issues exacerbated by anti-Blackness on college campuses
Yes, you do still need consent from former and current sex workers
Call me Akata: Reclaiming our birthright as Indigenous and African people born on American soil
Mike Pence believes the end of abortion rights to come soon
Oprah’s $500k support of the Parkland students is a raw reminder of her lack of support for Black lives
How “Christianity is the white man’s religion” feeds the damaging disconnect between the Diaspora and Africa
Comic: Seeing Black children flourish in ‘Black Panther’ excitement makes me beam
Family insists something is amiss after Atlanta area epidemiologist vanishes
Like my native tongue, Wakanda bridges the cultural gap between my African ancestry and Black American life
‘Black Panther’ allows Black kids to see themselves as royalty
#WakandatheVote: Black women time voter education and registration project with Black Panther screenings in U.S.
Welcome to Wakanda: ‘Black Panther’ is a love letter between the African Diaspora and the continent
School shooter Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder for FL massacre
Blackkklansman continues the tradition of letting white women off the hook
Why the NYC specialized high school exam is discriminatory and must be terminated.
To the friend who said I should be thankful for my online harassment while cosplaying: I ain’t thankful for shit
What I learned about the work it takes to protect children from anti-Blackness from being homeschooled
Our hair is a map to freedom: What I learned about resistance from the “1st” free Black town in the Americas
BYP on Twitter
Tweets by BlackYouthProj
BYP on FB
Black Youth Project
Join Our Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter today!
You can get all of our newest stories and updates on BYP research in your inbox.
Thanks for signing up!
Chicago Public Media
Required field. Your email will never be distributed to any third-parties and you can unsubscribe at anytime.