Atlanta-area teens share their thoughts about what race means to them in this day and age at an event VOX held at the Center for Civil and Human Rights.
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.
This peaceful protest, which included a march from the Center for Civil & Human Rights to the Liberty Plaza at the Georgia state capitol, was a time for people of all kinds to come out, look beyond their differences, and make their voices heard about various human rights.
I was supposed to be a fly on the wall
Just an unbiased observer
But when the chants turn gospels
And the streets of Atlanta turn to holy
You must become congregation…
VOX teens shared what they are thankful for and what makes them happy, as well as a time they showed gratitude in this fun little video. We hope you enjoy this piece and can take the time to think about what makes your life worthwhile!
I was lucky enough to create a video from an event where teens from metro Atlanta spoke their true, uncensored thoughts about this year’s presidential election and the issues they believe the candidates should tackle head on.
Money’s always going to be a very important thing in your life. If you find things that are free, great, but most of the things you have now are not free. Somebody had to pay for them. So it’s best that you manage your money the best possible way you can while you’re still young.” – Catherine, 19
I had the most fun time creating the music video for 18-year-old Jayla Darden’s “That’s Just Life.” Nine Atlanta teens worked together to create this video.
This was Tamisha’s second year participating in the simulation. This time around, she managed to visit every necessary booth and still have money left, unlike like last time when she ran out of money. But Angel, 16, wasn’t as lucky.
Atlanta teens created a music video with the band Secondhand Swagger to create an interpretation of their song and bring their vision to life. It was an adventure. We followed the story of a band member’s conflicts and separation…