Calling Out the Positive Force of ‘Call-Out’ Culture

  |  Topic: Culture, Media Analysis, News, VOX Media Cafe

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.

Conversation about Deportation

  |  Topic: Culture, Politics, VOX Media Cafe

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.

The Athletic Burnout Is Real: Atlanta Teens Talk Balancing Sports and School

  |  Topic: School, Sports, VOX Media Cafe

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.

The Impact of Rap Music Videos on Teenage Society

  |  Topic: Atlanta Word Works, Entertainment, Media Analysis, Music, Videos, VOX Media Cafe
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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.