Some people are calling 2016 the ‘most important election of our lifetimes’, and it’s easy to see why. Technology is providing venues for new voices to have their say on issues that will have a global impact; the emotions of both the right and the left run high as the country prepares to decide what direction its leadership will take; all while more and more social-media-savvy millennials are reaching voting age.
They had us constantly working: testing us on the playbook, running hour long agility drills and even quintupling our protein powder intake.
By: Lawrence Wilks-Roger for The Youth Project I am a young black man from the Southeast Side of Chicago, and I want to express my views about Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old boy who was shot 16 times. The dash cam video of his death was released last night, but it took a whole a whole…
Most people are fighting to get into private school. I fought to get out.
In the wake of protests at college campuses across the country demanding changes to the ways that schools approach racial diversity, we asked Youth Radio’s alumni network — and their friends — to share their own stories about campus life. What we got back were perspectives that put the campus movements into context. Here are four of those responses….