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.
When I tell someone my preferred pronouns are they/ them/ their, I never know what to expect.
Explore the economic power of Gen Z–from their bedroom closets to car showrooms–to see what sets them apart from their predecessors.
Thankfully, family, tradition, culture, and language don’t just evaporate. They’re just below the surface, waiting to be rediscovered.
The Mien community is small and our traditions can easily be lost.
“In middle school, I came up with this brilliant plan to defy all Asian stereotypes. I was loud. I hid my high test scores… And I stopped speaking Chinese.”
Out of the nearly 900 emoji options available to U.S. teenagers, the gun is one of the most popular, ranking in the top ten percent. But lately, the gun emoji has been landing some people in hot water. Young people tend to be savvier about these things. But there’s still room for misunderstanding. Youth Radio Reporter Tylyn Hardamon explores how teens use the gun emoji in their everyday conversations.
When I think about my brother and sister not knowing the language, I get annoyed, but I’m also annoyed at myself for not learning it all fast enough.
By Marisol Castillo/ MPR News Young Reporters I started learning English when I was four years old, when my parents…