Gender & Sexuality
Chicago activists accuse police of negligence as Black girls and women continue disappearing
Andrea Jenkins becomes the first openly transgender Black woman elected to office
#FreedomNow Campaign Organizes Protests Across the Nation
Young Activists Disrupt Anita Alvarez Campaign Event Chanting “16 Shots!”
Key Ferguson activist arrested
Activists call out Black celebrities for being silent about Ferguson, police brutality
Ferguson activists meet with President, demand an end to police brutality
Activists in Chicago call for investigation into fatal police shootings
Activists call for tracking of police misconduct by FBI
BYP100 Chicago Chapter leads march and demonstration in protest of racially unjust marijuana arrests
Members launch first Youth-led organization
BYP 100’s FM Supreme named Chicago Tribune’s ‘Remarkable Woman’
Community members hold funeral to “bury violence in Newark”
Youth Civil Rights Activists Finally Get A Prom, Fifty Years Later
‘Sorry to Bother You’ is a study of the Black working class and the seductive appeal of capitalism
Remains of 95 Black “convict lease laborers” who were basically post-Civil War slaves found in Texas
Metro Nashville City Council votes to prohibit investments in private prisons
Police point gun at Black teens, arrest them after white couple lies about them having weapons
Comic: Revolution means nothing if it doesn’t include Black women and Black queer folks
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.