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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.

YGB Events

YGB raising awareness and building community

Alternatives to Incarceration Workgroup

Wednesday, September 9th 5:30

Alliant Energy Center

1919 Alliant Energy Center Way

Madison, WI 53713

Tax Policy Creates Economic and Racial Disparities

Tuesday, September 8th 6:30pm

Elvehjem L140

750 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706

 

As we know, the wealth gap is more than just the 99% and the 1%. The average wealth of a white family is 16x that of a Black Family. Come and learn how tax policy helped create economic and racial disparities, what Catholic Social Justice teaches us, and what we can do to mend the wealth gap.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1495278527431568/

Drop The Mic: Black Before the #ashTag
11 Aug 2015

Drop The Mic: Black Before the #ashTag

Saturday, August 29 6:00pm

 
2222 S Park Street, Suite 200, Madison, Wisconsin 53713
 
Calling all Poets, MCs, Musicians,Singers and Dancers!!! Got something to say? In Honor of Black August, YyGB (Youth Young Gifted and Black) will be hosting and Open Mic 4 Youth By Youth Free and Open To Everyone
Only Youth Performers Please
10-21 Years Old Located at The Urban League On S. Park Street
6PM Sign Up
6:30 ShowTime

YyGB Is a Youth Organizing Group that Meets Every Tuesday for Political education and Community Building, If You are interested and want to know More Information
Please contact Alix Shabazz The Facilitator of YyGB or
Youth Leaders of YyGB Ciara Hart and Dar-nasia Lewis for more info
 

 

Mental Wellness

August 27th 5:00pm

City County Building

210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Madison, WI 53703

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 

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR GOFUNDME

YGB functions without traditional funding. We are not tied to the stipulations that come with large donors. Instead, we are supported by the direct will of The People. This gives us the freedom to raise our voice and mobilize our community toward an end to State Violence. Please help support this freedom by sharing or conotributing to our GoFundMe page.

SHARE OR SUPPORT OUR GOFUNDME PAGE 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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