My being African American and not showing any interest in an HBCU is surprising to most. But not to my mom, even though she went to Tuskegee University. She understood I’m looking for a more diverse college experience than the one she had.
When thinking about college choice, how much does race matter for three black seniors from Oakland, Chicago, and Atlanta?
In the past we felt we couldn’t do anything to change this. Now we are realizing that we can use our voices to make a difference.
For 17-year-old Faye Webster, music has played a pivotal role in her adolescence.
People hear my accent and ask — “Where are you from?” “What is it like to move to America?” These are complicated questions.When you move from Moscow to Atlanta, every part of life is different.
As Atlantans follow the ongoing trial of Atlanta Public School teachers and administrators charged with cheating, students in the APS district are taking a special interest in the proceedings. Youth Radio Atlanta’s Jenn Steckl sent us her thoughts on how the cheating and its aftermath hurt every student in the system.
I went out looking for teens in an unscientific search to see if they are hanging out at the mall. I didn’t have much luck.
Is the National Security Agency spying on me? That’s what Youth Radio commentator Madeline Veira has been wondering since the NSA admitted to gathering a range data about Americans.
I take cars for what they are: transportation, and whenever I try to imagine my “dream car,” I draw a blank. Then, I reach for my phone. Because I get my rides through Twitter and Facebook.