I could relate hard to the Simon character, even though I’m straighter than a stick. All I wanted for him in the end was happiness.
VOX ATL contributor Vincent shares his latest poem.
On March 14, Metro Atlanta students as well as students all over America spoke out and protested against gun violence in schools on National Walkout Day. VOX ATL was there to capture their voices.
Today, I learned our school has little respect for us and our administrators made a choice to alienate themselves from the students they are supposed to serve and protect.
VOX ATL contributor and North Atlanta High School senior Roya Register participated in her school’s protest during National Walkout Day. She also spoke during the demonstration. She is sharing her speech exclusively with VOX ATL.
Teens from around metro Atlanta are sending their photos and videos to VOX to speak out about today’s National School Walkout. This video is just a small sample.
There are three marches and/or walkouts being organized on March 14, March 24, and April 20. They all have the same general aim of insisting immediate government action to pass a bill addressing the current gun issues in the nation, but have slightly different reasons for their existence and ways to participate in them.
Taken from our open mic earlier this year, Josiah McGhee performs his piece “Forced To Remember.”
VOX ATL contributor Vincent Batts shares his most recent poem “The Cycle.”
In “Therapy,” poet Michaiah Edwards starts off by saying, she is in fact, not a poet.