It’s not just politicians who need to hear our queen Maxine’s message. It’s perfect for teens too. Here, we think back on all the times we could have used a “reclaiming my time” mantra.
Two undocumented teens: One lives in a sanctuary city, and one does not. In paired essays, they describe how a sanctuary state would change their lives.
My hometown of Traverse City, Michigan is a vast land of freshwater, blue skies, wildlife, green as far as the eye can see…and three different hate groups within a three-hour drive of my house.
I often get praised for my intelligence. Even though that sounds like a compliment, sometimes the implication is: You’re smart…for a Black girl.
“There was a lot of shock and a lot of fear. Shock because I never thought that it would happen to me. And fear because I knew how I was going to be treated.”
Like most kids raised in the projects, my goal is to get out. But it’s not that easy.
Nearly 70 percent of college freshmen said they had “some” or “major” concerns about having enough funds to complete school.
Jordan Edwards, 15, was killed by a police officer on April 29, 2017. As we talk about his life, do the words we use to describe him matter?