Right now, a lot of teens are asking the adults in their lives: Should I take to the streets to oppose the rallies, or avoid the whole thing all together?
The recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has some people shaken up that racism could exist in 2017. But the truth is that racism never left in the first place — even in liberal places.
Despite the benefits of having safe spaces on campus, debates on whether or not they serve a good purpose is still out there. There’s this idea that safe spaces coddle college students rather than prepare them for the real world. But that is NOT how I see it.
Disney made headlines recently because the production crew were “struggling” to find an actor to play Aladdin in their upcoming live-action remake. Apparently, the 2,000 auditions just weren’t enough for them to choose from.
Despite the witty language and overall heart the film brought out of its characters, I couldn’t help but think about what it meant to see a brown man romance a white woman on the big screen.
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.
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.