Growing up, Garrison Pennington’s mom worked long hours, while his dad stayed home and looked after him. This arrangement gave Pennington a more flexible view on gender roles.
I’m a 17-year-old who lives and breathes politics. I can’t get enough of it
What does the Warriors’ success mean for the City of Oakland? Youth Radio’s Garrison Pennington finds out.
I can’t get enough of politics. But as a minor, I’m not allowed to vote. And until recently, I accepted…
On February 5th, Youth Radio, in collaboration with i2i and OutLoud Radio, hosted the first Bites & Beats of the…
My dad grew up in the Reagan era, and he worked hard to raise my brother and I with the same brand of patriotism. He played us movies like Red Dawn, Rocky 4, and Top Gun — any film that featured Americans beating Russians at something.
After I learned my dad doesn’t vote, I was upset. I used to picture my dad’s love for his country like Rocky — lasting until the very end, no matter the challenge.
This year the Super Bowl is happening in my backyard and I couldn’t be more excited.
I felt like I was making big sacrifices for a sport that I couldn’t see myself playing beyond high school. What’s all of this time and energy for?