As the Black Panther Party turns 50, we take a look back at their Ten Point Program. How far have we come?
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“Things that would be considered absurd in high school debate are seen as norms on the national stage. Dodging questions, rhetoric rather than facts, arguing against something without offering an alternative.”
After one particularly rough tournament, I angrily threw my bags into my mom’s car and complained to her about the guys I had to deal with. [T]o my surprise she told me to get used it.
I’ve tried this election: I watched the debates, I listened to my parents discuss issues, I even traded Taylor Swift for political podcasts during my runs. I gave it my all. Turns out that was not enough.
Big changes to FAFSA: starting this year, applications are available in October. This means students can find out how much financial aid they’ll get BEFORE they apply to college.
There’s not just one way to be from Oakland. I want educate myself on the history and culture of my city.
Does racial profiling start as early as preschool? A recent study shows even preschool teachers exhibit racial bias. Youth Radio’s Myles Bess has the scoop.
After his best friend left for college, Robert Pedersen felt a gulf between them. He describes getting to know his best friend again and extending the limits of their friendship.
“Leading up to high school graduation, I heard many of my classmates say, “four years of classes and I didn’t learn a thing.” They were joking, but to me, it wasn’t that funny….it’s actually kind of true.”