As the new issue VOX Investigates: Immigration approaches, our Q&A with a Muslim Atlanta teen reminds us of the real lives behind the news headlines.
Administrators asked, “How could your parents let you out of the house like that?” Leggings aren’t the problem. Talking to high school students in that manner and threatening not to let them go to class is what is truly distracting.
Thirteen teens respond to Netflix new series “13 Reasons Why,” based on Jay Asher’s novel of the same name.
As a child, I was always bullied for my size, the way I spoke, the hearing aids I wore, my interests and occasionally my skin color. Once I began to combat the bullying — witty comebacks or removing myself from the negative environment — it ceased to occur.
“I have always planned on going to a college in the U.S., but people have suggested looking at schools in other countries because of the current political climate in the U.S.”
Chris did not deserve the persecution of the people around him. He did not deserve to be pushed to his brink.