Learning to navigate life’s waters and not only survive to make the journey back home, but to make the journey back changed. And to change someone else.
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; […]
Bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater talks to VOX teen reporters at the 2014 AJC Decatur Book Festival.
My fellow press photographers and I were escorted through a cleared path that cut straight through to the pit at the front of the Tabernacle stage. As fans awaited the members of Young the Giant to hit the stage February 22 in downtown Atlanta, the air was thick with anticipation, humid heat, and filled with […]
If you’re going to be in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, or Alabama for the remainder of this week, then you’re in luck. The new band Jule Vera kicked off their (very) limited tour in Atlanta on Tuesday and will wrap up in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, Sept. 28. Ticket prices are very affordable, ranging in price […]
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 […]
“When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another…” And the speech kept rolling and overlapping, the voices intensified and the meaning solidified. Words from the United States Declaration of Independence fell from the mouths of some very talented and […]
As I walked into the hotel parking lot, a large crowd of people stood or sat watching the smoke billowing from the towers across the river. My father flashed his key card to the security guard who let us in. As we got to our room, I flipped the channels between “Rolie Polie Olie” on […]
In the wake of a fiery 2016 U.S. presidential election, adults and teens from across the political spectrum are mobilizing their communities to do just that. Teen activists from all over Atlanta are volunteering on the campaign trail, creating social justice clubs at school, and protesting key issues. And by rejecting a narrative of powerlessness, […]