Teens Make Video about Racial Profiling by Police

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Editor Picks, Race/Ethnicity, Videos
By Lainey McCord, Hannah Searles, Jacob Sencer and Katherine Shue, Paideia School Junior High
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We are students at Paideia School in Atlanta, Georgia, and our eighth grade class is currently studying the 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.

In this video, we interview Paideia parents of color and ask them to share their personal stories and views on racial profiling. We hope you will share this video with others in our community in order to spread our message.

 This video was created by Paideia School Junior High students, Lainey McCord, 13; Hannah Searles, 13; Jacob Sencer, 14; and Katherine Shue, 14. 

Related: “The Racial Wage Gap: Crippling People of Color’s Wallets Since 1492”

Interested in partnering with VOX to share your story? 

By publishing ready-made original content from partners, VOX’s Atlanta Teen Voices amplifies more teen voices and recognizes the amazing work done in our community. VOX also can facilitate workshops at your organization or school that lift voices, encourage dialogue and create publishable content such as this piece. If you’re interested in finding out more, contact Sarah Garnitz at Sarah@VoxAtl.org.

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