Young Gifted & Black
Building community awareness
Raising black centered voices
Ending state violence
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Justice for Tony Robinson
On Friday March 6th, 2015, officer Kenny murdered Tony Robinson
The community demands justice
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Community Control Police
The people's court demand:
1.) Community control over police
2. ) Independent Investigation by the UN
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Our Stance

  • We stand against the many forms of state violence: police killings, mass incarceration, poverty and more.  
  • 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.

Our Demands

No New Jails


Immediately abandon and denounce the proposal of a new jail. We instead propose human rights solutions that make jails obsolete.

End Solitary Confinement

The National Alliance on Mental Illness has confirmed that any form of solitary confinement is harmful. It is inhumane and torturous.

free the 350


Blacks represent 5% of the population and over 48% of the jail. Address the racial disparity. Poverty is the crime surviving poverty is not.

investments in initiative


Instead of prisons, invest in initiatives led by Black communities so that we can create change, and liberate ourselves

Madison Racial Disparities

5%

No New Jails


Immediately abandon and denounce the proposal of a new jail. We instead propose human rights solutions that make jails obsolete.

49%

End Solitary Confinement

The National Alliance on Mental Illness has confirmed that any form of solitary confinement is harmful. It is inhumane and torturous.

75%

free the 350


Blacks represent 5% of the population and over 48% of the jail. Address the racial disparity. Poverty is the crime surviving poverty is not.

9%

investments in initiative


Instead of prisons, invest in initiatives led by Black communities so that we can create change, and liberate ourselves

Join the movement

Our work is focused in three key areas: Black Needs, Collective Analysis, and Advocacy...

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Ygb petition to 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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petition to 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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