The ingenuity of America's youth is again on display for all to see. read more
Earlier this morning, Black Youth Project 100 NYC and DC chapters, Black Lives Matter DC and Million Hoodies NYC chapter began simultaneous actions in New York City and Washington, disrupting the National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association’s (PBA) business as usual. Show More Summary
America is better than this. The division and intolerance. The violence and pain. Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas are only the latest in a long, long list of cities struck by tragedy. Over the past two years, through the power andShow More Summary
BARACK OBAMA - THE YOUNG BLACK MALE WHO WAS "DIFFERENT" BARACK OBAMA - THE PRESIDENT WHO FACED MORE RACISM THAN ANY OF THE 43 PRESIDENTS BEFORE HIM BECAUSE THEY WERE WHITE BARACK OBAMA - IN A TIME OF GREAT RACIAL STRIFE IN AMERICA -Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Bank of America pledged $40 million to support youth-development initiatives like summer internships, skills trainings and leadership programs.
If what I saw and experienced firsthand is any indication, America's youth holds the answer to racial tension. Democracy is messy. Several months ago, I personally experienced the worst of democracy at Donald Trump’s “no-show” rallyShow More Summary
Requiring students to vote as a condition of enrollment could help boost dismal youth turnout.
Matt Barnes wants the youth of America to know it's more important than ever to avoid getting in any kind of legal trouble, because it could cost you your life... if you're a black kid. We got Barnes weighing in on the deaths of Alt...
By Namira Islam “I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me.” – Muhammad Ali, 1975 American Muslims are the most diverse religious group in the country, with nearly a [Read More...]
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By Nakita Shavers, Executive Director, Dinerral Shavers Education Fund and Rise Up Youth Champion, United States I never thought I'd get to see Berlin in May, but I'm here. There is a calm in the breeze. The birds are perfectly in sync as they soar freely above the boats. Show More Summary
Cyrus has long supported LGBT causes. Last year, she launched the Happy Hippie Foundation to benefit homeless LGBT youth.
After producing a dismal performance in the semifinal round of the Copa America Centenario on Tuesday, the United States men's national team are set to partake in the third-place match of the competition against Colombia on Saturday. In...Show More Summary
Anyone who suspects the youth of America has collectively lost the ability to tell reality from an Instagram filter should check out the #PurpleDrink phenomenon that's taken over their feeds. Here's one of the most popular posts, taken by food photographer Scott Ngheim. Show More Summary
If there’s a “War on Football,” at least one prominent coach believes football is winning. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, whose brother John offered up a passionate defense of the sport in March, tells Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com that, basically, no defense is needed. “[T]he game is so much stronger than it was five years ago,…
Homeless children say that schools and communities could do more.
Even before John Brooks became a US Men’s National Team star, he was always regarded as one of the brightest prospects for the future. His brief and few appearances for US youth teams offered guarded optimism about the future of a position that had become quite unsettled after Carlos Bocanegra’s retirement and Oguchi Onyewu’s injury struggles. Show More Summary
Fifty years after the Beatles permanently retired from the road, Ringo Starr can't seem to get enough of it. On June 3rd, the perpetually youthful stickman launched a month-long summer tour across North America with his All-Starr Band. Starr has eschewed arenas for more intimate venues, giving the gigs the informal feel of...
An activist group focusing on black youth released its own tribute to legendary boxer and activist Muhammad Ali on Monday featuring young boys reciting one of Ali’s most well-known statements. As the Huffington Post reported, the short video from Because of Them We Can shows the boys, wearing...
Experience goes head-to-head with youth on Sunday, as Jamaica open their Copa América campaign against Venezuela. Day three of Copa América Centenario action kicks off with its fifth match, in which Jamaica will look to start their tournament with a victory against a Venezuela team that has won only one of its last 15 games in all competitions. Show More Summary