Gender & Sexuality
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
She ain’t white girl pregnant: Black, queer & expecting in an anti-Black, anti-queer world
Jesmyn Ward becomes the 1st woman and Black author to win National Book Award for fiction twice
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ through a Black and Indigenous post-colonial lens
Decolonizing empathy: why our pain will never be enough to disarm white supremacy
Lawyers for Korryn Gaines’ son file new claims against Baltimore police
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