Gender & Sexuality
Rachel Jeantel, The Last Person to Talk to Trayvon Martin, Testifies at George Zimmerman Trial
Ohio School Apologizes; Lifts Ban on Afro Puffs and Braids
Ohio School Bans Afro Puffs and Braids
Mistrial Declared in Trial of Detroit Cop In Death of 7-Year Old Aiyana Stanley-Jones
OWN Network Premieres “Dark Girls” Documentary This Sunday
Teenage Sisters Launch Their Own Line of Beauty Products
11 Year-Old Girl Saves 3 Year-Old Brother’s Life by Tossing Him from Broken Fire Escape
11 Year-Old Tayloni Mazyck Paralyzed After Being Struck with Stray Bullet
Koman Willis Charged w/ 1st Degree Murder of 6-Month Old Jonylah Watkins
Kiera Wilmot Speaks Out On Science Experiment Arrest, Aftermath
Chelesa Fearce Overcomes Homelessness; Will Start College as a Junior at Spelman
Gabby Douglas is Back in the Gym!
14 Year-Old D’Asia Robinson Killed by Stray Bullet While Riding City Bus
Former NASA Engineer Awards Kiera Wilmot Scholarship to Space Academy
Charges Dropped Against 16 Year-Old Kiera Wilmot for Science Experiment Gone Wrong
After 17 Years, Long Lost Sisters Reunited at Track Meet
A 16 Year-old Black Girl, The Criminalization Of Students, And The Push For STEM Studies
Missing Six Year-Old Jashayla Markiaya Hopson Has Been Found
15 Year-Old Saheela Ibraheem Accepted into Harvard…and 13 Other Colleges!
Stacey Ann-Gooden: My Biracial Daughter Thinks She’s White
House Honors Four Little Girls Killed in Birmingham Church Bombing
Golf Prodigy Ginger Howard is Youngest Member of LPGA
Teacher Accused of Molestation Claims She’s Racist; Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable Touching a Black Child
13 Year-Old Shardae Simmonds Uses CPR to Save Her Father’s Life
Chicago Youth on Gun Violence: “It Feels Like We’re in a World War”
Editorial Asks “Where Are Ordinary Black Youth in Popular Culture?”
Mystery of Abandoned Toddler’s Identity Solved Thanks to Social Media
Father Indicted After Beating His Daughters Over “Twerking” Video
Moms Start Petition Demanding Mattel Make Barbie Accessories for People of Color
College Student Returns Lost Wallet Containing $1,000
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.