Out of the nearly 900 emoji options available to U.S. teenagers, the gun is one of the most popular, ranking in the top ten percent. But lately, the gun emoji has been landing some people in hot water. Young people tend to be savvier about these things. But there’s still room for misunderstanding. Youth Radio Reporter Tylyn Hardamon explores how teens use the gun emoji in their everyday conversations.
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Youth Radio teens and teachers sat down together to come up with a lesson plan for how educators can facilitate a productive conversation about race, police and violence, grounded in a collection of stories created by Youth Radio’s reporters and commentators.
Youth Radio’s Tylyn Hardamon, a member of the newsroom’s youth team, and journalism teacher and producer Teresa Chin sat down together to come up with a lesson plan for how educators can facilitate a productive conversation about race, police and violence, grounded in a collection of stories created by Youth Radio’s reporters and commentators.
Alameda County district supervisor Keith Carson hosted an event at Beebe Memorial Cathedral in Oakland to start public discussion about the violence against young people of color, in response to recent high-profile cases, as well as local protests.
As a first time voter, I worry that if my friends don’t see the connection between voting and their own problems, they’ll vote randomly or not vote at all.