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 […]

Growing

  |  Topic: General, Poetry

VOX Poetry The reason why she is the way she is, can’t seem to find complete closure. She keeps making the same mistakes over and over. She stands strong like a soldier, not letting anyone in her heart. She shows no emotion. You’d never know she’s hurting. You would never know how she felt. You […]

Creekside High School Teens Weigh In: -ISMS

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Culture, Editor Picks, General, I heart ATL, Identity, Personal, Race/Ethnicity, School
Isms 1

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; […]

7 Atlanta Teen Activists Breaking Stereotypes Of Young People In Politics

  |  Topic: General
7 Teen Activists In Atlanta

In the wake of a fiery 2016 U.S. presidential election, adults and teens from across the political spectrum are mobilizing their communities to do just that. Teen activists from all over Atlanta are volunteering on the campaign trail, creating social justice clubs at school, and protesting key issues. And by rejecting a narrative of powerlessness, […]