As the film community continues to respond to Chris Rock boldly speaking out on the topics of racism and diversity, let’s take a look back at five moments when celebrities used the Oscars to speak out on social and political issues.
I guarantee that you will yourself ask if Mookie does the right thing and what the impact of his actions will have on his entire community.
Buggin’ Out has choices to make — whether to use MLK’s non-violent methods and boycott the restaurant or use Malcolm X’s methods and be confrontational.
Michael Foster takes a look at what it would mean for Georgia to seriously consider legalizing marijuana.
On a rainy, cold afternoon eight metro Atlanta teens are on their way to meet five-time Grammy winner CeeLo Green. On the drive to Terminal West downtown, the teens have been encouraged to play the singer-songwriter’s new game app “Ceelo’s Joyride” with a promise of a very special prize for the person who unlocks the […]
I stepped out of the elevator at the High Museum of Art and was greeted by a wall with small bios on two influential artists of the 20th century. I was attending the press conference for the Jean-Michel Basquiat and Vik Muniz art exhibition which opened to the public February 28. Before being able to […]
Original poem by Rebecca Jeltuhin, VOX Teen Staff member.
“Men’s Weakness” is an original poem created through Atlanta Word Works. Written by Joshua Stewart and Cole Jones-Ford. This poem focuses on violence against women and sheds light on the social construction of masculinity.
“I know people who have been victims of domestic violence, and a lot of times, that’s a story that people don’t get to tell,” says Cole Ford, 19. “I feel that art is expression … so I wrote this to try to be a voice for someone who may need their voice to be heard right now.”
Being a girl isn’t any easier than being a woman. VOX’s Girls Group provides teens in the program the opportunity to support each other in collective experiences while enhancing individual voices. Below are some reflections and collages a few Girls Group members conceptualized during their February 5th Girls Group Lock-In. “Different World” episode key […]