I’m growing up in a generation that relies on technology for everything. I’m forming my opinions and values based on my experiences, which are either filtered through the internet, or created by it.
With each word, you sent sharp knives through my chest. “You’re too pretty to be a lesbian” you told me, and then cracked a smile. However, there was something you didn’t notice. I am pretty because I am a lesbian.
Across the metro area, Atlanta Police say gang members are recruiting younger members – even as young as 8 and 9 years old. There has been a steady increase in the numbers of teenage gang members during the past.
Being inside the newsroom at CNN made me realize journalism is what I was born for. CNN’s commitment to producing reliable and factual content is a true motivation, and I can’t wait to work there.
This week, I participated in a job shadow to experience what it’s really like to be a (drum roll) graphic designer!
We had to mostly refrain from being political (even though gun control is a political issue) and stick firmly to the Catholic beliefs, like Pro-life and common-sense universal background checks.
Today, I learned our school has little respect for us and our administrators made a choice to alienate themselves from the students they are supposed to serve and protect.
VOX ATL contributor and North Atlanta High School senior Roya Register participated in her school’s protest during National Walkout Day. She also spoke during the demonstration. She is sharing her speech exclusively with VOX ATL.
Teens from around metro Atlanta are sending their photos and videos to VOX to speak out about today’s National School Walkout. This video is just a small sample.
To my black group of friends, I’m the whitest person they know, and to my white group of friends, I’m the blackest person they know. Caught in the middle of a cold war between races, I wasn’t too sure who I was siding with. And that makes me very angry.