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African American Youth

What About the Black Baby Nones?

Sikivu Hutchinson | Posted 12.30.2016 | Black Voices
Sikivu Hutchinson

The Baby nones will no doubt benefit from greater levels of acceptance of the non-religious. Yet it remains to be seen how this next generation will redress the systemic inequities that confront people of color who can't bank on the wages of whiteness while being religious outsiders.

Dear Steph Curry: Please Don't Visit My High School

Matt Amaral | Posted 06.03.2016 | Sports
Matt Amaral

I love you. But I have to ask you to do me a solid and make sure you don't ever come visit my high school. You see, Steph, if you come to my school you will be your usual inspiring, humble self and you will say all the right things. But the reason I don't want you to come has to do with what you won't say.

Baltimore Youth Are Not Thugs. They Are My Former Students

Joanna Noll | Posted 05.05.2016 | Education
Joanna Noll

The young people of Baltimore are human beings. They are not thugs. They are not leeches on society. They have hopes and dreams. People in Baltimore -- all of them -- are real, live human beings, with real blood flowing through their veins, who are all important to someone and loved by someone.

It's About Time We 'Wake Up' And Listen To Black Youth

Derrick Clifton | Posted 04.24.2013 | Black Voices
Derrick Clifton

We forget that black youth have important ideas to offer during critical discussions about issues directly affecting their lives. Black youth voices are routinely rendered invisible. It's a dilemma that the documentary Woke Up Black addresses head-on.

It's not His Fault but I Am not Your Son's Father

Randy Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Randy Miller

Honestly, I know your son has needs that are legitimate and need to be addressed, but I respectfully am not his daddy and truthfully I don't have the time to be what your one son needs.