VOX-a-Palooza ’17 Brings Mental Health Awareness to Atlanta Teens

  |  Topic: Inside VOX, Videos, VOX Investigates
Written By: Jahleelah Shaheed & Mikael Trench
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Through a teen-led event called VOX-A-Palooza, VOX showcased our special coverage about mental health, provided a safe space to speak up and create art, and hosted a poetry slam for metro-Atlanta teens and their families.

‘African-American Freakshow’ A Poem

  |  Topic: Atlanta Word Works, Poetry, Race/Ethnicity
Written By: Ogechi Ofodu, 19, Georgia State University
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Ladies and Gentlemen! Children of all ages! Welcome to the African-American Freakshow!   Where you learn my African-not-“American” name,  Ogechi And you pause… then you then you utter “Oh, it’s a beautiful name” But, your eyes tell lies and your beauty is just a white/polite way of saying bizarre, weird, odd But I forgot, this […]

VOX Investigates Dating Violence – An Intro to our Coverage

  |  Topic: General, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence, VOX Investigates
Written By: Sebastian Van Erk, VOX Co-Editor in Chief, Grady High School
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As a reporter, it is often hard to stay neutral when presented with a sensitive topic. This was especially the case with the newest issue of VOX Investigates, Dating Violence and Healthy Relationships, which will be released at this Saturday’s VOX-a-palooza event. Join us!