White supremacist Richard Spencer is speaking at the University of Florida today. It’s an unsettling pattern.
News of the Las Vegas shooting was heartbreaking, but sadly, it wasn’t shocking…because I’ve experienced gun violence in my family as well.
Police are treating the Barcelona attack as an act of terrorism. This sort of violence has plagued Europe for the last few years, including the city from which my family hails, Paris.
I come from a family of French Jews. Now, as the French presidential election is nearing, my family is closely following the news.
During “promposal season”–which dominates springtime on campus–the student body crowds into the main quad, pushing forward to get the best view of the latest romantic spectacle.
About one in 12 Americans suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For black youth, that rate doubles to one in six. Diamond Eugene is more than just a statistic. This is her story.
Major news outlets rely heavily on captivating headlines to attract readers. And some media companies go so far as to use A/B testing, which turns headline writing into a numbers game.
Thankfully, family, tradition, culture, and language don’t just evaporate. They’re just below the surface, waiting to be rediscovered.
Until recently, 20-year-old Skarlett and her younger siblings lived in a homeless shelter in downtown San Francisco. Skarlett is currently the caretaker of her younger brother and sister. She told her story to Youth Radio’s Amber Ly.