BYP x AirGo
Gender & Sexuality
There’s no such thing as a “progressive prosecutor” in a system designed to criminalize Blackness
Why the plan to replace Rikers, or reform any prison, is doomed to perpetuate the problem
How prison-based thinking warps a lack of empathy for “deserving” victims to harm the vulnerable
The importance of reckoning with anti-Black bias in the white-dominated tech world
What do we do with abusers like R. Kelly if we abolish prisons?
My ancestors didn’t die for the right to vote, and we are allowed to question them anyway
The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us
Malaysia to abolish the death penalty, drawing praise from the human rights groups
Calls to #AbolishICE are counterproductive unless they are also a call to #AbolishPolice
What do we need for a new freedom?: A proudly fat, disabled, bisexual enby’s vision for #Juneteenth
It’s no surprise more women are being imprisoned as less men are. We need abolition, not reforms.
How Jay-Z & other venture capitalists are creating new problems in the name of social justice
How growing up in what some called a religious “cult” helped me make sense of police abolition
“Prison was good for me”: How the state manipulates barely surviving its brutality into sanctuary
How the state uses “police morale” to divert from the violence inherent to policing
What does prison abolition mean to the mother whose son has been decapitated?
I don’t know what my grief looks like outside of social pressures to perform it in acceptable ways
Black men – we need to take the racist online harassment of Black women more seriously
The trans child in me still needs to feel wanted
How the Coalition to End Money Bond is working to help reform pretrial practices in Illinois
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.