My parents left their home country behind to give me the American Dream. But, like other immigrants, they discovered that this dream is only attainable if you know English and have a solid education.
Fostering Media Connections (FMC) launched its first-ever Youth Voice nonfiction writing contest and invited current and former foster youth between the ages of 18 and 24 to submit essays on the theme “What love is.”
Going from being a child to an adolescent is tough. It’s even harder when you’re the only girl in your house.
My mom and grandma are the two strongest women I know. So why do they reject the term “feminism”?
I came into this thinking that feminism is only about making women equal to men. But after talking with my mom and great grandma, I realized it’s much more complicated than that.
As college acceptance letters begin trickling in this spring, Mali Dandridge turns to her mom for advice on what to expect in college.
My mom came to the U.S. from Taiwan when she was seven. As an immigrant in the ’70s, she faced racism daily. So it’s puzzling to me when she makes highly questionable statements about other groups.
27-year-old Arlin Golden looked after his younger sister Shelby when she was a baby and he was a preteen. Part three of our series “Sibling Stories.”
Orphaned in Rwanda, Mariam was forced to take care of her stepmom’s kids while she was just a child herself. Part two of our series “Sibling Stories.”