Back Of The Class is a 5-part Youth Radio investigation into how K-12 schools punish sexual harassment and who gets hurt.
“Forcing team personnel to stand for the anthem and threatening those who don’t with fines is the complete, utter opposite of advancing any sort of social justice,” writes young activist Seun Babalola.
A lot of times folks have had so much struggle in their life that it’s hard to talk about those things. But what made artists such as Tupac Shakur so powerful was that he exposed what he went through.
This story is part of Lit Mag: The UNTOLD Issue. San Leandro High, home of The Pirates, has three distinct academies.…
Social media has become a powerful tool for activists and organizers to spread their message, stay informed, and build connections. Here, we’ve listed a number of core concepts for activists in the digital age to reflect on.
As the Black Panther Party turns 50, we take a look back at their Ten Point Program. How far have we come?
Not only has nothing changed between Philando Castile’s death in Falcon Heights and Mike Brown’s death in Ferguson, but in some ways, nothing’s changed between these deaths and lynchings.
The fate of political as a genre is questionable. Is there a place for protest songs in the context of the 21st century?
On Thursday, November 5th, hundreds of high school students at Berkeley High walked out of their classes in response to a lynching threat found on a school computer. Youth Radio’s Natalie Bettendorf, an editor with the Berkeley High Jacket, spoke with KPFA’s Dennis Bernstein about the incident.