Teen activists from all over Atlanta are volunteering on the campaign trail, creating social justice clubs at school, and protesting key issues.
The Anti-Racist Collective on my campus decided to put together a zine that delves into how we can come together during these next years. Even though many marginalized groups are being attacked, there are still those who sulk in their privileges and do not speak up for others.
Trump is the leader of the free world but there are still certain things he can and cannot do. VOX breaks it all down for you, issue by issue.
I like to compare Obama’s presidency with how my mom takes care of me and my siblings. Theoretically, the rest of the nation would be my siblings. Obama nurtured and looked after America, just as my mom nurtures and looks after me.
Older voters have scratched their heads wondering why this generation has become so anti-establishment. One important factor is that many Millennials came of age during the recession. Many had parents who lost a job and opportunities that were once pathways to success disintegrated at the hands of a crippling economy.
The rituals we follow before November eighth
Empty the car and flood into the voter booth,
Me, and my mother, and my baby brother to boot.
The sun was raging. Anger was palpable, and drawl-y southern accents were slow and thick. I knew it was going to be an experience. This is what I saw.
I thought [Obama] would be a brother in the White House, but when he got into office, he seemed less like family.
Bernie Sanders is possibly the most liberal Democrat to appear on voters’ ballots, much to the pleasure of younger voters in America. Sanders’ extremely liberal views on health care, women’s rights, and marijuana legalization are appealing to youth, even those who may not regularly follow politics, making him a standout among his presidential candidates. A […]