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BYP100 Statement on the Defeat of Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez

Political freedom has been at the forefront of our minds as we engaged in #ByeAnita actions, street-team canvassing, phone-banking and voter education events focused on young Black voters to remove the anti-Black Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez. Though the entire governmental structure is anti-black, the current Cook County States Attorney took devaluing Black life to extreme lows […]
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ICYMI: ‘BYP100 Chicago Disrupts Police Task Force Meeting Demanding Justice for Rekia Boyd’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2016 CONTACT: Trina Reynolds-Tyler 773-802-2633 chicago.chapter@byp100.org   CHICAGO 2/26 – On Thursday, February 25th, the Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100) Chicago Chapter disrupted the Police Task Force meeting calling it a public relations stunt by the Mayor. BYP100 members and allies, Assata’s Daughters and Fearless Leading the Youth (F.L.Y.), made […]
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Official Statement from BYP100 Chicago Chapter on Lori Lightfoot and the Mayor Appointed Police Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2016 Media Contact: Trina Reynolds-Tyler 773-802-2633 chicago.chapter@byp100.org Official Statement from BYP100 Chicago Chapter on Lori Lightfoot and the Mayor Appointed Police Task Force   CHICAGO 2/25-  In December 2015, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a  self-appointed Police Task Force that would be responsible for “improving the overall police oversight of police conduct” […]
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BYP100 DC Chapter joins BLM DMV and Baltimore BLOC in action at U.S. Conference of Mayors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 20, 2016 Contact: BYP 100: Dominique Hazzard, dc.chapter@byp100.org 301-755-3861 Black Lives Matter DMV: April Goggans, april.goggans@gmail.com 202-250-4541 Washington, DC- Organizers from Black Lives Matter DMV, BYP100 DC, and Baltimore BLOC interrupted a panel at the US Conference of Mayors winter conference. The panel featured USCM President Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Chicago mayor Rahm […]
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BYP100 DC Uplifts MLK’s Vision for Economic Justice at MLK Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 18, 2016 Media Contacts: Biola Jeje, (347)681-5923 biolajeje@gmail.com Dominique Hazzard, 301-755-3861 dominique08@gmail.com Black Youth Project 100 Uplifts MLK’s Vision for Economic Justice at MLK Parade Young black organizers seek to “Reclaim MLK” and discuss racism in school discipline in DC   Washington, D.C. – For many, Martin Luther King Jr. […]
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Black Youth Project 100 Uplifts MLK’s Vision for Economic Justice at MLK Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 18, 2016 Media Contacts: Biola Jeje, (347)681-5923 biolajeje@gmail.com Dominique Hazzard, 301-755-3861 dominique08@gmail.com Black Youth Project 100 Uplifts MLK’s Vision for Economic Justice at MLK Parade Young black organizers seek to “Reclaim MLK” and discuss racism in school discipline in DC   Washington, D.C. – For many, Martin Luther King Jr. […]
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