The Colossal Impact Race Has on Teens

  |  Topic: Opinion, Race/Ethnicity, VOX Investigates
Written By: Mikael Trench
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Saying that 2016 will go down as one of the most eventful years in recent American memory would be a massive understatement. With the world of politics, social movements, and even entertainment having created significant divides amongst people this year, it’s hard to deny the impact this year will have on us as a whole. […]

VOX Investigates Race – An Intro to Our Coverage

  |  Topic: Race/Ethnicity, VOX Investigates
Written By: Akhil Vaidya
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In this issue of VOX Investigates, we tackle a variety of issues relating to race that affect Atlanta teenagers — from the school-to-prison pipeline to social media and racial beauty standards. We have made it our mission to try to include as many voices and perspectives as possible, but we also realize that is truly impossible for us to represent every viewpoint, issue and racial identity that exists within the city. It is not our intent to exclude anyone, nor do we consider this issue a definitive look at race in Atlanta; instead, we hope our work is just one part of a larger ongoing dialogue that needs to occur within our communities.