I never felt comfortable in family pictures because I was the only black person and I felt out of place. I never told my mom about this because I didn’t want her to feel bad because it wasn’t her fault.
Scars, disabilities, and tattoos. Photos and reflections on things that showed up on people during their life.
Reality TV doesn’t dictate how someone acts in real life but it does give viewers opportunities to judge us as if this is the first impression.
Some Youth Radio students went around Downtown Oakland and asked people if others look at them differently based on the way they are dressed, or by their race and gender.
This was a really dumb idea. You would think going up to people and talking to them would be easy. It’s not.
My cousins pushed me into closets and shut the doors, called me countless names, and even sucked up my last baby tooth in the vacuum cleaner.
I looked at my dad and asked in a small voice, “We can’t help her?”
Welcome to the 6th episode of Prime Time on Youth Radio Raw.
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