Today is World Radio Day. And the theme this year is youth and radio. At 14 years old, and through her high school years, Youth Radio’s Bianca Brooks started learning about journalism, and reporting on a variety of issues on many platforms – video, online apps, and radio. She liked radio most of all.
The White House released a Dear Colleague letter to school districts, states and schools reinforcing the need to provide all students with equal resources — especially students of minority backgrounds.
Actress Emma Watson, known for her role as Hermione in the Harry Potter movies, told the United Nations this week that she is unabashedly a feminist. Even though the word, she said, has become associated with being too aggressive and even unattractive.
I love fashion. I’ve always loved it. I celebrate fashion week like it’s a holiday. But earlier this year, I realized the true cost of my trendy clothes when I met a group of women I’d been stealing from my whole life.
I’m a woman, and I love being a woman. Doesn’t that make me a feminist? Not quite.
Before moving to Oakland, I never really thought about being black. Growing up in Atlanta, my whole world was black. Black history was taught frequently in school– before and beyond the month of February.
It wasn’t until I reached my teens that I began to appreciate all the things I inherited from my mother—my big eyes, strong calves, and most of all– my religion.
Let’s be clear– I didn’t start wearing a bra because I needed it, but rather, because all the fifth grade girls called me disgusting for not wearing one.
Despite the heavy media attention paid to cyberbullying as of late, according to a poll given to dozens young people across California, physical bullying remains a lot more common than cyberbullying.