I’m young and queer, and it’s hard for me to accept that there are politicians who want to pass legislation that would make big parts of my life illegal.
Reflecting on what he heard from the podium during the Republican National Convention, the former RNC chair said, “We acknowledge the history, we love talking about the civil rights act, we love talking about Abraham Lincoln and emancipation. But we’re not talking about today.”
125,000 balloons dropped from the rafters on the last night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. That iconic political moment was thanks in large part to about a hundred teenagers from Garfield Heights, just outside Cleveland, who bused to the Quicken Loans Arena the week before to blow up each and every balloon.
The contrast between the security concerns going into the Republican National Convention and how the convention has actually unfolded thus far is shockingly different.
The Republican National Convention is expected to generate about 200 million dollars. That’s good news for Cleveland. Bad news for young delegates. Youth Radio reporter Soraya Shockley has this profile of one young delegate who went to GoFundMe as his first stop.
CLEVELAND, OHIO — Perhaps we would be wise to expect the unexpected. The first day of the Republican National Convention was expected…
Youth Radio’s Election 2016 coverage from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia.
Youth Radio is live from Cleveland. We’re covering the ins and outs of the RNC–from a peace vigil to a lively anti-establishment protest all the way into the heart of the event: the floor of the Quicken Loans Arena.
Youth Radio reporter Soraya Shockley spoke to Duke University political science professor John Aldrich for a briefing on what will…