At the Republican National Convention, a constant topic of conversation was how everything outside was… well, tame. Where were those rowdy protests we all expected?
The people I spoke to have nuanced and complex perspectives on the election and their party: Colton Buckley comes to mind, a gay Republican delegate who demanded more inclusive leadership from the GOP.
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.”
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.
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…
If young people truly want to reach a point where gender will not play any role in a presidential race we first need to work towards breaking the glass ceiling.
What do young Republicans think of the presidential election? What are the stereotypes we face? These are a few questions I set out to answer about my political party this election season. I’m Mark Graff. I’m 15 and I’m a Republican in Richmond, Virginia.