Q&A With a Muslim Teen: ‘It’s unimaginable feeling unwelcome in the country that I was born in.’

  |  Topic: Bullying, Girl Code, Identity, International, My Story, News, Politics, Q & A, Race/Ethnicity, Religion
Written By: Jhoanna Anderson
Muslim teen Q&A

“I have always planned on going to a college in the U.S., but people have suggested looking at schools in other countries because of the current political climate in the U.S.”

How the Election of Donald Trump Inspired Me To March as an Activist

  |  Topic: Identity, My Story, News, Opinion, Politics
Written By: Holyn Thigpen
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It all felt so real, yelling with others in the cold, November air, our voices surrounded in small clouds of heat and breath. To voice opinions and emotions I had pent up inside for so long was the best feeling in the world, and I could tell I was not the only one having such an experience.

Trump, Clinton and the Media Collide in a ‘Post-Factual’ America

  |  Topic: Media Analysis, Politics
Written By: Khalil Shipman
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Given that I was wearing my direct-from-school inordinately bright blue shorts and a plain white T-shirt in a meeting space filled with older business men and women carefully dressed in sharp suits or silken dresses, you can imagine how much I stood out as the only teen present at the Blank Family Foundation’s “News Media and […]