Teens Make Video about Racial Profiling by Police

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Editor Picks, Race/Ethnicity, Videos
Written By: Lainey McCord, Hannah Searles, Jacob Sencer and Katherine Shue, Paideia School Junior High
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Our class is studying various issues related to race in today’s society. For our class project, we chose to create a video that shows how racial profiling affects each person of color, regardless of his or her economic background.

Athena’s Warehouse Girls Talk About Race

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Identity, Race/Ethnicity
Written By: Athena's Warehouse Teens
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VOX traveled to Athena’s Warehouse at Cross Keys High School this fall to lead two workshops with their teen girls and mentors about race. After several activities and opportunities for discussion, the mentors interviewed the teens for VOX’s “Portraits of Race” project as part of VOX Investigates’ Race In Atlanta. Teens shared their stories, experiences, and opinions through these interviews.  […]

YWCA “Let’s Talk About Race” Dialogue

  |  Topic: Art, Atlanta Teen Voices, Editor Picks, General, News, Personal, Photos, Race/Ethnicity
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VOX presents our editors’ top responses that emerged from the YWCA “Let’s Talk About Race” dialogue, in winter 2014. Teens reflected on something new they learned at the workshop or took away from the dialogue. Ida Faburay, Chapel Hill Middle School I learned that it doesn’t matter what you like, what race you are, or what gender you are; […]

The Surprising Facts Behind GSU’s New White Student Union

  |  Topic: Race/Ethnicity, VOX Teen Archive
Written By: Brianna Curtis, VOX Alumni
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Many people, including myself, are puzzled about the White Student Union, a new student club at Georgia State University organized to recognize and appreciate white culture. Initially, I agreed with the idea of starting a white student union at Georgia State University. It seemed like a great idea. I felt that since there are other […]