YA Authors Share Inspiration, Advice for Young Writers at Decatur Book Festival

  |  Topic: Advice, Books, Entertainment, LGBTQ, Videos
Written By: Mikael Trench
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Three of my fellow VOX teen journalists, Catherine Boyd, Thalia Butts, and Jason Crichton, had the chance to interview these authors as I assisted some other fellow teens with shooting the video. Each of these authors had interesting things to say about their work. I found all of their inspirations to be both relatable and fascinating, with most of their work being inspired by events and people in their lives.

Atlanta Teen Tendal Mann Stars in ‘Bullied To Death’

  |  Topic: Entertainment, LGBTQ, Movies, Videos
Written By: Arlena McClenton
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“The film is about a kid named Jamie who committed suicide after being bullied a lot for being openly bisexual,” Tendal Mann explains. “The film tries to tackle the issue of bullying people, especially if they’re gay but really just bullying in general.” See it at “Out on Film” film festival this fall.

Mass Incarceration in America — A VOX Media Cafe Mutlimedia Story

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, General, Inside VOX, Opinion, Race/Ethnicity, Videos
Written By: Skylar Bass, Chris Rogers, Jhoanna Anderson and Quincy Jean-Louis, VOX Media Cafe
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We decided to tackle the racial disparities within the criminal justice system by conducting several different interviews, which gave us a professional, personal and general point of view.

Mentors: A Video Article

  |  Topic: Career, Editor Picks, Grad Countdown, My Story, Videos
Written By: Matt Kee
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I’ve always been a fan of how Casey Neistat styles his older videos, similar to Wes Anderson’s aesthetically clean introductions. So, I decided to challenge myself by attempting to replicate the style on my shadow day article. With over forty props, I managed to record the footage in the first take. So without further ado, enjoy the video article, “Mentors.”