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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.

In Their Own Words: Tony Terrell Robinson's Family Speaks EVENT NOT HOSTED BY YGB BUT PLEASE ATTEND. SUPPORT THE FAMILY OF TONY ROBINSON

YGB raising awareness and building community

In Their Own Words: Tony Terrell Robinson's Family Speaks EVENT NOT HOSTED BY YGB BUT PLEASE ATTEND. SUPPORT THE FAMILY OF TONY ROBINSON

Thursday May 7, 2015

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Red Gym (Wisconsin ABC Room)

716 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

EVENT NOT HOSTED BY YGB BUT PLEASE ATTEND. SUPPORT THE FAMILY OF TONY ROBINSON

Join us for an evening of truth and commitment when and where the family of Tony Terrell Robinson will speak uninterrupted about their experience, feelings and thoughts surrounding the event and aftermath of the officer-involved killing of their loved one. 

Following the family’s statements, there will be panelists discussing different strategies for desired impact in response to the killing of Tony Terrell Robinson. 

Panelists will include:
David Hart
Deshawn McKinney
Amelia Royko Maurer

Roundtable discussion on strategies will follow with the goal of having everyone commit to an act for change before the end of the night.

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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  

SIGN THE PETITION HERE SIGN THE PETITION HERE 

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.

SIGN THE PETITION TO FIRE MATT KENNY HERE

ABOUT US

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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