Youth Speak Out at Atlanta Social Justice March – A Roundup of Stories

  |  Topic: General, Girl Code, I heart ATL, Photos, Politics, Videos
Written By: Haley Henderson, Sarah Lucas, Ogechi Ofodu, Holyn Thigpen, Mikael Trench, Becca Turner, Mack Walker
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VOX spread out along the route of Atlanta March for Social Justice & Women — from the Center for Civil and Human Rights to the Georgia state capital building. Here we present a variety of stories of youth, their protests and hopes.

The “Rise of Sneaker Culture” Must-Sees

  |  Topic: Art, Fashion, Photos, Reviews
Written By: Jahleelah Shaheed
One of the exhibit's first glass-walled booths of footwear contains sneakers such as the 2015/2016 Adidas collaboration between Alexander Taylor and Parley for the Oceans; the 2014 "Missions," a collaboration between GE and Android Homme; and a pair of 2002 Air Jordans XVII, complete with a matching case.

The highly-anticipated “The Rise of Sneaker Culture” made its way to Atlanta with a variety of shoes in tow to please both the seasoned art critic and the impassioned local sneakerhead alike. Atlanta, a city that acts as a hub for fashion, especially in regard to black fashion and the surrounding culture, is a match […]

Everything You Need To Know About The New Jean-Michel Basquiat Show At The High!

  |  Topic: Art, Culture, Photos
Written By: Jahleelah Shaheed, 16, Creekside High School
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Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) was a pioneer of the Neo-Expressionism movement and one of the most prominent artists of the 1980’s. A commonality amongst the artists of the period were bold, almost crudely-drawn letters strung together into thought-provoking phrases. Basquiat gave life to these letters, treating them with an importance equal to the drawings and sketches […]

Atlanta’s Fourth Ward Skatepark Offers Playground, Athletic Field

  |  Topic: Art, Culture, Entertainment, I heart ATL, Photos
Written By: Sharah Hutson
A group of teenagers navigated through the course of the park.

The Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark is the first of its kind and one of Atlanta’s many hidden treasures. Tucked alongside the Atlanta BeltLine, the park is not only home to a skatepark, but also a multi-use athletic field and a playground. This park holds so much meaning to its daily visitors and Tony Hawk (who […]