12.04.2009

December Show '09: Hoops By the River

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Patrick Forman, a Youth Channel Producer produced this segment about "Hoops By The River", a a cool basketball program for young people in lower manhattan. If you want to get into something fun and physical right in your backyard, check out this segment. For more info, google Hoops By the River. Sign up and play!

December Show '09: Youth Channel Horror Expo

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The Youth Channel had a horror expo that featured cool horror films produced by youth groups around the city, as well as the Youth Channel's Feature "Mr. Labinnac" . Over 80 People came and they all had a horrifically entertaining time. Chelsea Manifold came to talk about her work in prosthetics and taught some young people there how to do zombie makeup on themselves. Check out this cool segment.

December Show '09: Paramore Concert Segment

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Maria Gomez, a Youth Channel producer wanted the world to see the beauty of musical group "Paramore". She produced this musical segment on these young "shooting stars". According to their fans, Paramore heals with their music. They have a large following and the lead singer is a young person. How cool is that? Check out this segment.

December Show '09: DAMN YC Opener

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Welcome to the Youth Channel’s Defense Against Media Nonsense news show! Our news show is different from other news shows because the DAMN YC News is made for youth, by youth.
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11.04.2009

November Show '09: DAMN YC News Opener

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Welcome to the Youth Channel’s Defense Against Media Nonsense news show! Our news show is different from other news shows because the DAMN YC News is made for youth, by youth.
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November Show '09: Thanksgiving

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Most Americans celebrate by gathering at home with family or friends for a holiday feast. Though the holiday's origins can be traced to harvest festivals which have been celebrated in many cultures since ancient times, the American holiday is tied to the deliverance of the English settlers by Native Americansafter the harsh winter at Plymouth, Massachusetts and that event has become the pre-eminent foundation story for English North America.
Check out this clip.
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November Show '09: Comicons

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Comic Books where first introduce to America in 1934.
Since then, its has expand from a hobby to a culture.
Comic book reaches out to a board and diverse audience
and reflects issues that relates to them. Check out this
throwback clip of the Big Apple Comic Book Convention.

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November Show '09: Break Dancing

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Hip hop has been responsible for most of today new dance styles
and crazes.However, many forget hip hop's original dancing
style, breakdance. Check out this throwback clip from 2003
of the "It Takes 2 B-boy & B-girl competition" in the Bronx.
Check out this inspirational clip.
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November Show '09: Yesterday Today and Tomorrow

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The performance speaks for itself. Check out this song by Dave Thomas entitled "Yesterday Today and Tomorrow."

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October Show '09: DAMN YC NEWS Opener

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Welcome to the Youth Channel’s Defense Against Media Nonsense news show! Our news show is different from other news shows because the DAMN Y.C. News is made for youth, by youth.
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10.06.2009

October Show '09: DAMN YC THROWBACK "H2O Film Festival"

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Hip Hop Odyssey Film Festival!
The Hip-Hop Association, a small non-profit in NYC made up of volunteer Hip-Hop aficionados, has produced the largest global Hip-Hop film festival. The H2O [Hip-Hop Odyssey] International Film Festival showcases the works of independent and established filmmakers to offer the community an alternative wide lens into the culture of hip-hop.

October Show '09: DAMN YC THROWBACK "Eye Beam"

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Check out this DAMN YC News special about Eyebeam, an art and technology center that provides a fertile context and state-of-the-art tools for digital research and experimentation.
For More info log on to www.eyebeam.org

October Show '09: DAMN YC THROWBACK "Harry Potter"

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Check out this DAMN YC News throwback on Harry Potter. Harry Potter is a series of novel about Harry's struggle against the evil wizard Lord Voldemort, who killed Harry's parents in his quest to conquer the wizarding world and subjugate non-magical people (Muggles) to his rule.

8.25.2009

August/ September Show 09':Going Green


Youth from the SYEP program help to host the Summer DAMN YC NEWS episodeBE GREEN. Watch this clip of what DAMN YC Prodcuers recorded on the GreenTeens meeting with Starting Artists, Uprose and Global Potential.

August/ September Show 09': Going Green

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Youth from MNN Youth Channel's 2009 Summer Youth Employment Program help to host the Summer D.A.M.N. Y.C. NEWS episode about the importance of environmental sustainability.

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August/ September Show 09': Boogie Rican Blvd

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Written and performed by Caridad De La Luz “La Bruja”, Boogie Rican Blvd. in the Bronx, New York is where the Pacheco family and their colorful collection of friends examine life, love and regret through words, song and dance in front of Don Jose’s bodega. Check out MNN Youth Channel's segment on this off-broadway spectacle. Enjoy!
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August/ September Show 09': Websites and Promos

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Log on to the M.N.N. Youth Channel Websites:

damnyc.blogspot.com
youtube.com/mnnyouthchannel
myspace.com/youthchannel
youthchannel.org

Summer Show 09': YMR Bart Police Shooting


Youth Movement Records put together a piece on some young peoples reaction to the BART Police shooting of Oscar Grant III in the train station on the west coast earlier this year. This tragic occurrence really impacted people in the community and friends alike. This case is prime example of abuse of power and

August/ September Show 09': YMR Bart Police Shooting

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Youth Movement Records put together a piece on some young peoples reaction to the BART Police shooting of Oscar Grant III in the train station on the west coast earlier this year. This case is prime example of abuse of power and more poor judgement on the part of law enforcement. Check out this clip.

If you want to learn more about YMR log on to their site.
YouthMovementRecords.org

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August/ September 09' Show: A-ALikes (Musical Guest)

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The A- Alikes visit the youth channel to bless our studio with the sounds of revolution to perform " They Could Kill A Revolutionary".
Enjoy the clip!

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7.28.2009

July Show '09: Downtown Arts Festival

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We're extremely pleased to announce the first NYC Street Festival of Young Artists & Leaders Street Festival It took place Saturday, June 6 from 1-5pm in the lower east side of Manhattan. Check out this clip of what some Youth Channel producers captured on this festival.

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July Show '09: Spot Snatcher

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Cambodian-American Sophia Leang abandoned a planned career in Journalism and began focusing on Film Studies. Driven by a hunger to get first hand, real world experience the Bronx, NY native set out to spend a semester in none other than the nation's epicenter of big-budget blockbuster productions- Hollywood.
Here is one of her earlier works, entitled "Spot Snatcher". Check it out!
For info about Sophia Leang log on to www.sophialeang.com

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July Show '09: Get Reel With Your Dreams

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“Get Reel With Your Dreams: The Inside Track" is an exciting program designed to promote awareness of media careers among New York City high school juniors and seniors. Check out Youth Channels coverage on the event in which the young media makers works were screened and awarded.

For more info on how to get involved with “Get Reel With Your Dreams: The Inside Track" visit their website http://www.nywift.org/.

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July Show '09: BOSS n Q2L

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The Youth Channel recently collaborated with Boss: Business of Sports School and Quest to Learn: School for Digital Kids to make 2 brand new promos for these two brand new public schools opening this fall. Check out these two promos and inquire about how to get involved.

Q2L.org
nycBOSS.org
youthchannel.org

July Show '09: Misnomers

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The Misnomers are two very unique Korean sisters, called Knewdles and SOS (Sauce). Since teaming up three years ago, the sisters have been performing countless shows in the tri-state area, making local and national television and radio appearances. The full-length debut album of Misnomer(S), In The Dictionary, will be dropping SOON! Here with a very unique sound are the Misnomers.

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7.01.2009

June Show '09: Lighting Bolt

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We want to start the show off with some fresh new music from Homeboy Sandman that hit you with a lighting bolt right on the backside and get your body moving lol . Check out Homeboy Sandman’s new video entitled “Lightning Bolt, Lightning Rod”.

June Show '09: May 1st Rally

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The May 1st Coalition for Immigrant and Worker Rights will be marching once again on May Day, International Workers Day, to say no to all the attacks against workers here and around the world. Check out what some Youth Channel Producers captured on the rallys on May 1st this year!

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June Show '09: Youth Movement Records

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Youth Movement Records (YMR) is a youth-driven media arts organization inspiring under-served urban youth, ages 13-19, to engage in learning, leadership and positive community involvement.
To get more info about YMR log on to YouthMovementRecords.org

June Show '09: Homeboy Sandman

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Homeboy Sandman is a rapper from Queens. He’s got two albums out, "Nourishment (Second Helpings)," and "Actual Factual Pterodactyl,". Check out Homeboy Sandman performing live “I Tunes Song”. Enjoy!

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4.22.2009

May Show '09: Introduction

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Welcome to the Youth Channel’s Defense Against Media Nonsense news show! Our news show is different from other news shows because the DAMN YC News is made for youth, by youth.
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May Show '09: Domestic Violence Part 1

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Chris Brown and Rihanna’s physical abuse thing has been heard around the world and now it has been said that they are back together. Abuse shouldn’t be tolerated and people in abusive relationships should seek help. Check out this clip on domestic violence.

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May Show '09: Domestic Violence Part 2

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Chris Brown and Rihanna’s physical abuse thing has been heard around the world and now it has been said that they are back together. Abuse shouldn’t be tolerated and people in abusive relationships should seek help. Check out this clip on domestic violence.

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May Show 09: Tribeca Film Festival Flashback

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In 2008, the Youth Channel's Y.M.I.C. Program went out to produce a segment on Gloria and Emilio Estefan's new album/documentary entitled "90 Millas". The youth interviewed world famous musicians and musical icons that were involved in the process. If you would like to know how to join the Youth Channels Y.M.I.C. Program, please visit our website @ YouthChannel.org.

Mat Show '09: Patty Dukes and Rephstar

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Patty Dukes & Rephstar are hip-hop artists from NYC. Representing The Bronx and Washington Heights. This Dynamic DUO joined forces, and now it's history in the making. Hard at work on their first independent album/cd. Here they are performing “My Kicks” on the Youth Channel.

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4.08.2009

April Show '09: Intro

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It’s Defense Against Media Nonsense!

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April Show '09: Teens and the Economy

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In today's challenging economy, it may be difficult for teens to understand that parents are having to tighten their belts, or worse may be facing a real financial crisis.
Here some tips to help deal with this issue: How to contribute to your family needs during tough times.
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April Show '09: New Schools

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Look out New York City, there’s are some new schools opening in a neighborhood near you and yours. Boss: Business of Sports School located in midtown Manhattan and Quest-to learn: School for digital kids located in lower Manhattan are two cutting edge academic programs for students looking for a different kind of education.

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April Show '09: Promos

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Visit our websites and become affiliated with Youth Channel and all of our initiatives.

April Show '09: Controversial Commercials

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Youth Channel Producers discuss controversial commercials.

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April Show '09: Teen Pregnancy

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The Schomburg Library Junior Scholars program worked with MNNs Youth Channel to make a segment about teen pregnancy and what they see in their communities.

Want to know more info on the Schomburg library, visit their website:
http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html

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April Show '09: Quandesha

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Quandesha is here to perform the song “Stutter” for MNN Youth Channel.

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3.03.2009

March Show '09: D.A.M.N. YC: INTRO

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It’s Defense Against Media Nonsense.

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March Show '09: CoCo Piela and YMR intro

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Youth Movement Records is a youth-driven media arts organization inspiring under-served urban youth, to engage in learning, leadership and positive community involvement. YMR involves youth through music, mentoring and entrepreneurship in order to reduce violence, develop skills and create community change. For more info on youth movement records, log on to YouthMovementRecords.org

March Show '09: Dedication documentary short

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When friends are being killed, the Oakland youth aren’t just going to sit around, they make their voices heard. This next video shows how and why this video was made with help from Youth Movement Records.

March Show '09: Dedication Music Video

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So here it is, a truly inspiring video, "Dedication".

March Show '09: Youth Speak Out: Public Access Hearing

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Young people stand up and speak about the importance of cable access and youth media in their lives, and why it should be better funded and stronger supported by corporate media outlets such as TimeWarner/ RCN . For more info saving access, visit MNN.org.

2.02.2009

NEW D.A.M.N. Y.C. News Show Opener

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This is the newest D.A.M.N. Y.C. News intro. Defense Against Media Nonsense is a show that allows young people to capture what is news to them. Check it out and log on to YouthChannel.org!

February Show '09: Introduction

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D.A.M.N. Y.C. News Anchor Kennedy Zimet tells you the viewer, the purpose and plan of this news show and hows its different from other news shows. It's DAMN baby! Also check out the cool cartoon promo afterwards!