VOX ATL visited with a group of young people working International Rescue Committee this summer. In the time we spent together, three IRC participants wrote and shared about their experiences in America.
Wearing pieces such as “NEVER SOLD DOPE” and “END RAPE CULTURE” allows for support to those that could not voice these issue themselves. Now we are able to wear our beliefs.
It doesn’t matter who you are, if you’ve done something bad in form or fashion, Twitter will find a way to come for you. With this rise of call-out culture, especially on social media, people are starting to re-evaluate what this means.
Although the attacks President Trump executes are sometimes so blunt the situation can sound funny, it’s no laughing matter. The President of the United States is attempting to keep the media from doing its job.
False sexual assault accusations not only an emotional and financial toll on those accused, but also work to discredit actual survivors of rape and sexual assault.
I’d heard about deportation and immigration, especially after president Trump’s controversial stance on immigration. “These aren’t people. These are animals” is what our 45th president said at the California Sanctuary State Roundtable in 2018. I was shocked that he would let those words fall out of his mouth.
VOX Media Café 2018 — the advanced version — brought together teens from past sessions and VOX’s school year. Here are a highlights from each day of the first week.
The lack of options makes people like me with darker complexions feel cast out. My makeup should not make me feel like an outsider. Beauty is supposed to be something that everyone, no matter what ethnicity or gender you are, can enjoy without fear of being denied.
Just like the professionals, teen student-athletes have lives and interests outside of school and sports. But with high school sports growing in popularity and summer leagues, competitions, fundraisers and training increasing, there seems to be no end to any sports season.
Teens like to keep up with the latest trends but we often get so entangled in the drama of our daily lives and we don’t really take the time to analyze how this music and its underlying messages, affect our thinking.