After Nia Wilson’s murder on BART, many young people are wondering if they’re safe on public transit. Here’s one girl’s perspective.
Sure, rape culture can only be *technically* be defeated with comprehensive societal reform… but until then we rounded up some of the stand-out self-defense products available on Amazon. Don’t you feel safer already?
Almost every day, on my way to school, I get harassed on the street. It’s like part of my routine: get off the bus, grab a chai, get catcalled, repeat.
Several Oakland schools tested with high counts of lead–far above federal health standards.
Snapchat’s newest update is not just tearing friends apart–it’s pretty unsafe too.
Two undocumented teens: One lives in a sanctuary city, and one does not. In paired essays, they describe how a sanctuary state would change their lives.
Everyone is a pedestrian at one point, and it is a pretty vulnerable position to be in, which is why there are so many laws in place to protect them.
People feel like there is no one to turn to because they’ll be judged or looked at differently like they won’t be seen as a person but as a victim. Mentally it can tear you down and leave you broken.
Gun violence is in the national spotlight again in the wake of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California yesterday. While mass shootings make up most of the headlines, Youth Radio’s Nila Venkat looks at the many other gun incidents fly under the national radar.