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We use direct actions to interrupt the status quo and bring awareness to key issues and different forms of state violence affecting the root causes of the plight of black and brown people around the world.,

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We stand against the many forms of state violence: police killings, mass incarceration, poverty and others.  We stand for justice for Tony Robinson and ALL Black lives lost at the hands of the state. We stand for community and self determination. We will not stop until we are free.

From the YGB White Curriculum: Beloved

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From the YGB White Curriculum: Beloved

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Beloved by Toni Morrison is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988. The book follows the life of Sethe, who grew up on a slave plantation in Kentucky and escaped, only to be discovered by her former owners. Under the Fugitive Slave Act of 1860, slave owners were allowed to track down their slaves across state borders, and Sethe, fearing for the life of her children, was forced to kill her unnamed daughter. The book then follows Sethe’s life years later, where she is haunted by the ghost of her dead daughter. The novel delves into the issues family relationships and the psychological impact of slavery in a beautifully artistic way.

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YGB TO PETITION THE UNITED NATIONS

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The Young Gifted and Black Coalition is a circle of young leaders determined to end state violence and raise the voice of communities of color. We are young Black Women, Queer Folks, Straight Folks and Feminist Men who are fighting for Black Liberation. Our focus is on the low income black communities that our core members call home. 

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