Womb Doom

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, General, Poetry

VOX Poetry As soon as we come out of the womb We are born into a world of doom of responsibility and blame no freedom and no voice not ever given a choice expected to mumble and mumble to deserve nothing and be forever humble to carry the burden up a mountain and not tumble […]

Greatest Generation? Teens at Hapeville Charter Academy Weigh In

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Culture, Editor Picks, I heart ATL, Identity, Personal

I don’t strive to be different, I just strive to be me. And trust me, when you block all the haters, you won’t have to spend the rest of your life looking for yourself. When you’ve been with yourself since birth, the first time you took a breath, you just have to remember all the things you love, not just the things people love you for.

Creekside High School Teens Weigh In: -ISMS

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Culture, Editor Picks, General, I heart ATL, Identity, Personal, Race/Ethnicity, School
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VOX presents our editors’ top picks of responses that emerged from the Creekside High School writing workshop, spring 2015: Marco DeSantos, 15 One big problem I have in my community is the way people judge another person by what they have on or what they look like. I don’t think that just because someone may not […]

YWCA “Let’s Talk About Race” Dialogue

  |  Topic: Art, Atlanta Teen Voices, Editor Picks, General, News, Personal, Photos, Race/Ethnicity

VOX presents our editors’ top responses that emerged from the YWCA “Let’s Talk About Race” dialogue, in winter 2014. Teens reflected on something new they learned at the workshop or took away from the dialogue. Ida Faburay, Chapel Hill Middle School I learned that it doesn’t matter what you like, what race you are, or what gender you are; […]