Youth Radio has covered the “youth beat” for 25 years, more than a generation. Sadly, our work now includes regular reporting on school shootings.
Welcome to the 2ndepisode of Youf ‘n da Booth on Youth Radio Raw!
“In the beginning [the students] thought gun violence was normal. They believed it was normal to hear shootings on a nightly basis, for people to solve conflicts with a gun.”
#1: Don’t just skim headlines — read the damn articles.
Are police conducting a thorough investigation?
After the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, thousands took to the street in protest of racially biased…
By: Jessica Salgado/ Voicewaves Editor’s Note: There have been 153 school shootings in America since 2013, amounting to more than…
We found ourselves discussing this story in one of our recent editorial meetings. Here’s Raphael Johns’ take: “I figured it…
Growing up a black teen in the south, dealing with racism was a regular part of life. Like the time an older white lady told me I was the second funniest black person she knew. Uh, thanks. Or the day a white kid at my school called me over to his lunch table and asked if I sold weed. No, I said. Why would you think that? Well, because you’re black, he said.