Gender & Sexuality
The audacity of Aretha Franklin—a voice for Black liberation
Largest for-profit prison company in Florida threatens to sue Dream Defenders for anti-ICE protests
Saying “I am not my ancestors” blatantly disrespects how they lived and died for us
Elbert Howard, one of the Black Panther Party founders, dies at 80
Oakland mourns after 18-year-old Nia Wilson is killed on BART subway station by alleged white supremacist
Remains of 95 Black “convict lease laborers” who were basically post-Civil War slaves found in Texas
Poet Simone John talks her book ‘Testify’ and Sandra Bland’s legacy on the anniversary of her death in AAIHS interview
Calls to #AbolishICE are counterproductive unless they are also a call to #AbolishPolice
Meet the Black immigrant woman who climbed the Statue of Liberty to protest I.C.E.
Time explores the history of a Nazi concentration camp symbol that was repurposed for Pride
South African revolutionary leader Winnie Mandela dies at 81
After theater buyouts for kids to see ‘Black Panther,’ group organizes one for Black girls to see ‘A Wrinkle In Time’
An evening with Angela Davis inspired me to advocate for prison abolition for Black girls
Powerful women in Hollywood come together to release multi-faceted anti-harassment plan
Colin Kaepernick files grievance claim against the NFL
Activist group hangs fake clowns dressed in KKK regalia from tree in Richmond, Va.
Jim Brown thinks Colin Kaepernick should choose between football and activism
INTERVIEW: Fight trans homelessness with J. Skyler Robinson
5 Things I Would Rather Write About than Donald Trump
12-Year-Old Marley Dias To Publish Activism Guide For Kids & Teens
Your Digital Toolbox for Justice and Resistance
#JustSaySorry Campaign Lights up Social Media for Sexual Assault Survivors
Why Black Americans Should Still Celebrate This Independence Day
Jesse Williams to Star and Produce Harry Belafonte Biopic
Chicago activist becomes first transgender bride to ‘Say Yes to the Dress’
Black lesbian activist declines UK honor in protest of colonial legacy
BYP 100 Feature: Black People in New York City Are Not Safe
Black Brunch Won’t Let Us Turn Away From Victims Of Police Violence
Event: Black Holidaze — A BYP100 Kwanzaa
Peaceful protests follow latest police shooting in Missouri
In another story, Micah Johnson kills Officer Guyger before she can murder Botham Jean
Comic: Criticizing problematic kinks is not kink-shaming
More role models for Black boys in school won’t fix anything if we continue to overlook Black girls
Trump admin bypasses Congress with new policy targeting immigrants on public assistance
Haitian deportee fighting to return to U.S. after Florida police framed him and 2 others
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.