“Black graduation is where African-American graduating students come together to be celebrated and supported by their peers, faculty members, family, and friends,” writes 2018 Drexel grad Chè Benjamin.
If you’re a Starbucks addict and need your caramel Frappuccino fix every morning, then you should make alternate coffee plans for May 29th.
#NeverAgain is not just about school shootings. Philadelphia teen Mikayla Tyler shares how urban gun violence has touched her life.
Nabra Hassanen was my same age. And given a different path, her fate could have been mine.
“I think it’s another milestone. One legend after another — first black president then followed-up with the first woman president. That’d be pretty cool, honestly.”
On the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Senator Bernie Sanders supporters walked out of the Wells Fargo Center arena and into the media tent yelling, “This is what democracy looks like!” Youth Radio was at the center of the action when the protesters took over, and police put the tent on lockdown.
“Again I had so many, like, learning disabilities and issues in my home life. I kind of looked up to the presidents as something to aspire to. Back then, I was like, ‘One day I’ll be president.’ I don’t want that anymore.”
Here are some of our favorite moments from the day before the DNC in Philadelphia.
Being unable to vote, while simultaneously having political opinions is a huge frustration for teens everywhere, and Philly is no exception.