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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: Hillbilly Elegy

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From the YGB White Curriculum: Hillbilly Elegy

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Support YGB when you purchase Hillbilly Elegy.

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance has been called “a riveting book” by The Wall Street Journal and “essential reading” by The New York Times. The book offers an in-depth look into the “white working class” that helped Trump win the Presidency. The book labels the poor white experience as “the true story of what a social, regional, and cultural class decline feels like,” an experience we must truly understand if we are to make progress in changing minds and appealing to all Americans in our pursuit of racial justice.

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YGB TO PETITION THE UNITED NATIONS

YGB needs your voice in order to get an investigation by the United Nations as we elevate the conversation of of racial disparities in Madison and fight for justice for Tony Robinson, the unarmed black teen murdered at the hands of officer Matt Kenny of the Madison Police Department  

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FIRE MATT KENNY

YGB demands that Matt Kenny, the murderer of Tony Robinson, be fired. Far to often are killer cops left unpunished, and we want Kenny off the streets.

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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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