#Blackout Day a Way to Celebrate Blacks

  |  Topic: Culture, Identity, Race/Ethnicity, Social Media
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As an avid Tumblr user, I always look forward to the monthly #Blackout day, the most recent being June 21. On #Blackout, black people share, like, distribute, and reblog other photos of black people and culture. This project was started to bring positive attention toward the black community on all social media platforms. These photos […]

Georgia Teen Institute Photos and Art

  |  Topic: Art, Atlanta Teen Voices, Culture, Editor Picks, General, Identity, Photos

This June, teens who attended the Georgia Teen Institute event shared their voices in compelling ways. You can watch them share their voices, listen to them share their voices, or see photos of them sharing their voices below. Today, we bring you a gallery of the art a few teens at the GTI event crafted […]

A Civil Rights Pilgrimage Into The Deep South

  |  Topic: Culture, Education, Identity, Race/Ethnicity, VOX Teen Archive

Brandeis Bridges Fellows Take a Trip To Self-Discovery While Learning About The Past ¨I feel like I’ve seen a part of your souls,¨ our classmate Dahlia says to us. In our worn hotel room in Memphis, the words rest heavy with truth. I look around at everyone’s faces, trying to visually cement this moment in […]

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.