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…
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.
“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.
The role I played in our music video was being a sad moth that turned into a beautiful butterfly, believing in my own self worth. I learned how to unleash my inner creative side.
Georgia-raised singer/songwriter Hunter Callahan has dedicated his life to trying to make a name for himself in the music industry.
I was able to see an example of Sierra’s brilliant directorial style and witness the love and compassion that was shared among these dedicated teens.
VOX spiraled into another exciting and jam-packed session of VOX Media Cafe last week, and
We wasted no time getting down to business.
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.
Teens created this video — and several others — as part of Re:imagine ATL, an organization brings together teens from different areas to create original music and content.
According to loveisrespect.org, one in three teens have experienced relationship or dating violence. I interviewed Emory University’s Sexual Assault Peer Advocates (SAPA) to gain insight on what safety in a relationship is.