My parents left their home country behind to give me the American Dream. But, like other immigrants, they discovered that this dream is only attainable if you know English and have a solid education.
Fostering Media Connections (FMC) launched its first-ever Youth Voice nonfiction writing contest and invited current and former foster youth between the ages of 18 and 24 to submit essays on the theme “What love is.”
LGBTQ history is often glossed over, and in California that’s against the law.
Our resident prom expert Finley Davis talked with Riya Gupta, 16, and Nishka Ayyar, 17, co-founders of an app that lets teenage girls rent and lend formal and everyday wear from each other.
Angeleno Pablo De La Hoya reviews the first episode of “Vida,” the new show on Starz that follows two sisters dealing with gentrification, race, and LGBT identity in East LA.
My being African American and not showing any interest in an HBCU is surprising to most. But not to my mom, even though she went to Tuskegee University. She understood I’m looking for a more diverse college experience than the one she had.
Going to an HBCU means letting go of the obligation to be “black forward” for others. For the first time, I’ll get to attend an institution that has a variety of courses and extracurriculars tailored specifically for my educational advancement, as an African American.
I’m half-white and half-Hispanic but until recently I only identified as white.
When thinking about college choice, how much does race matter for three black seniors from Oakland, Chicago, and Atlanta?