The recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has some people shaken up that racism could exist in 2017. But the truth is that racism never left in the first place — even in liberal places.
Not everyone on the Internet has an artist’s best interests in mind–sometimes not even other artists.
“In the beginning [the students] thought gun violence was normal. They believed it was normal to hear shootings on a nightly basis, for people to solve conflicts with a gun.”
Originally aired on NPR’s All Things Considered on February 15, 2016 In 2012, The United States Supreme Court ruled that…
Rachel Swinehart, 18, has commandeered her family’s living room in Cedar Rapids Iowa, filling it with large, plastic tubs containing stuff like pink bedding and a coffee maker. She’s about to head off to Shenandoah College, a small arts school in Virginia. In many ways, organizing her stuff is the easy part. Talking about the risks of college life — that’s a bit harder.
Ricky Brum stood in an alleyway behind a furniture store in Manteca, California, and to be honest, it was a little awkward. He didn’t really want to be there. Last February, Brum set some cardboard boxes on fire just a few feet away.
Seventeen-year-old Elisa Morris-Jackson is sitting on the couch in sweatpants and a hoodie. It’s seven p.m. and she’s watching the…
It turns out, growing up isn’t something you can always do alone.
Sayre Quevedo has always valued his autonomy, but after moving out on his own, independence hasn’t come to him quite as naturally as he expected.