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BYP100 NYC Chapter to Host #ReclaimMLK Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2016 Media Contact: Sequaña Williams & Alexis Martin (917) 274-7385 nyc.chapter@byp100.org BYP100 NYC Chapter Announces Release of the Agenda to Build Black Futures, an economic justice policy agenda, ahead of National Weekend of #ReclaimMLK actions [New York, New York] — Today, in celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. […]
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BYP100 Announces Release of the Agenda to Build Black Futures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2016 National Media Contact: Angie Brilliance 773-551-3673 media@byp100.org BYP100 Announces Release of the Agenda to Build Black Futures, an economic justice policy agenda, ahead of National Weekend of #ReclaimMLK actions NATIONWIDE — Today, As people across the world celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and […]
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BYP100 Chicago Chapter Leads Symbolic Funeral Procession to Honor Black Lives Lost to State-sanctioned Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            CONTACT: Camesha Jones 240-533-2876 chicago.chapter@byp100.org MEDIA ADVISORY FRIDAY: BYP100 Chicago Chapter Leads Symbolic Funeral Procession to Honor Black Lives Lost to State-sanctioned Violence CHICAGO– On Friday, January 15th The Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100) Chicago Chapter will lead a symbolic traveling funeral procession to remember Black lives lost to police violence and institutional racism […]
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Communications Manager

Communications Manager Location: Chicago, IL Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100) is a leading organization in today’s movement for Black liberation. Our national membership of Black 18-35 year activists engage in high impact direct action, issue-based campaigns and symbolic campaigns, and civic engagement grassroots organizing work. 2016 is going to be a big year for us […]
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Chapter Coordinator

Chapter Coordinator Location: Chicago, IL Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100) is a leading organization in today’s movement for Black liberation. Our national membership of Black 18-35 year activists and organizers engage in high impact direct action, issue-based, symbolic campaigns and civic engagement grassroots organizing work. 2016 is going to be a big year for us […]
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Official statement from the BYP100 Chicago Chapter on Mayor Emanuel’s Call for More Tasers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 5, 2015 Contact: Camesha Jones 240-533-2876 chicago.chapter@byp100.org Official statement from the BYP100 on Mayor Emanuel’s Call for More Tasers We ended the year mourning the murders of Quintonio LaGrier and Bettie Jones by the Chicago Police Department. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in response to this terror that started with the unnecessary presence […]
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OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM THE BYP100 ON THE FIRING OF CPD POLICE SUPERINTENDENT GARRY MCCARTHY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 1, 2015 Contact: Camesha Jones 240-533-2876 chicago.chapter@byp100.org   OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM THE BYP100 ON THE FIRING OF CPD POLICE SUPERINTENDENT GARRY MCCARTHY BYP100 calls for resignation of Mayor Emanuel and States Attorney Alvarez, defunding of policing and investment in Black futures   The Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100) is pleased to […]
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Young Black Organizers Decline Private Meeting with Mayor to Discuss the Video of the Execution of Laquan McDonald

Press Contact: Veronica Morris Moore Phone: (773)407-2467 vmorrismoore@gmail.com BYP100 Media Contact media@byp100.org   What: Press Conference When: 12pm, November 23, 2015 Where: 5101 S. Wentworth – 2nd District precinct Who: Young black organizers from BYP100, Fearless Leading by the Youth, Assata’s Daughters, #LetUsBreathe collective, We Charge Genocide, Black Lives Matter: Chicago, and other grassroots collectives […]
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BYP100 Shut Down Police Review Board Meeting

BYP100 Shut Down Police Review Board Meeting by: Darcelle Pluviose As we all sat before the BYPeview board, I heard silence. Silence of my siblings in liberation who had just moments before been heckling and provoking the members of the board. When Martinez Sutton took the mic, his words reverberated through the room too small […]
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