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Meet Kamala Khan: Jersey Kid, Muslim Teen and Marvel Comics' Newest Superhero

Meet Kamala Khan: Jersey Kid, Muslim Teen and Marvel Comics’ Newest Superhero

by Julianne Hing on November 6 2013, 3:26PM

Get ready for the first Muslim superhero to head a Marvel Comics book.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

5 Really Bad Teen Pregnancy Prevention Ads

5 Really Bad Teen Pregnancy Prevention Ads

by Jamilah King on March 6 2013, 1:46PM

A brief history in public shaming.

Topics: /NOW

New York City Tries to Shame Its Teens Into Not Having Babies

New York City Tries to Shame Its Teens Into Not Having Babies

by Jamilah King on March 6 2013, 9:22AM

Featuring heart-tugging images of toddlers, a new multiracial ad campaign links teen pregnancy to financial strain, heartbreak, fatherlessness and undereducated children. Reproductive justice activists call the tough-love message counterproductive.

Topics: Health, Politics, Youth and Race

Little Rock Teen Wins $75K on 'Jeopardy'

Little Rock Teen Wins $75K on ‘Jeopardy’

by Jorge Rivas on February 14 2013, 11:13AM

Cooper is a senior at Little Rock’s eStem Public High Charter School and said he hopes to go to Brown University.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Chicago Leads Nation in Murders, With Young People Under 25 Dying Most Often

Chicago Leads Nation in Murders, With Young People Under 25 Dying Most Often

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2013, 2:53PM

Last year the windy city experienced 100 more murders than New York City, even though NYC has three times as many residents.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Fourteen-Year-Old From Inglewood Explains Why He's Canvassing for Obama in Nevada

Fourteen-Year-Old From Inglewood Explains Why He’s Canvassing for Obama in Nevada

by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 2:21PM

Fourteen-year-old Antoine Jenkins traveled from Inglewood, Calif. to Las Vegas, Nevada to knock on doors and urge voters in the swing state to vote for Obama.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Schools & Youth

Los Fixie Riders: L.A. Latino Teens on Why They Prefer Fixed Gear Bikes Play

Los Fixie Riders: L.A. Latino Teens on Why They Prefer Fixed Gear Bikes

by Jorge Rivas on August 1 2012, 9:09AM

Taking a cue from velodrome Olympians and city bike messengers, Latino teens are tricking on bikes without gears.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Olympics, Summer

Can a Black Girl Be the Next Steve Jobs?

Can a Black Girl Be the Next Steve Jobs?

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2012, 9:48AM

A new Oakland-based non-profit thinks so. And it’s breaking down the “brogrammer” stereotype, one website at a time.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Rapper Murs Kisses Another Man to Call Out Homophobia in Hip Hop

Rapper Murs Kisses Another Man to Call Out Homophobia in Hip Hop

by Jorge Rivas on July 16 2012, 11:14AM

California rapper Murs wearing a “Legalize Gay” shirt and kisses another man in new video.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

'What We See--Is That Oakland Is Beautiful' Photo

‘What We See—Is That Oakland Is Beautiful’

by Hatty Lee on July 11 2012, 9:18AM

Young women in Oakland and Chicago speak for themselves through art. As they do, they challenge the sexual abuse and violence that too often surrounds their lives.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Priscilla Dang Lays Down Kung Fu Law on Teenagers Who Groped Her

Priscilla Dang Lays Down Kung Fu Law on Teenagers Who Groped Her

by Jorge Rivas on June 25 2012, 1:05PM

Two teenagers got a painful surprise last Friday when a woman they tried to attack turned out to be a martial arts expert.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Police Chief Defends Detaining Teen's Mother After Neighbor's Fatal Shot

Police Chief Defends Detaining Teen’s Mother After Neighbor’s Fatal Shot

by Jorge Rivas on June 14 2012, 11:15AM

After a 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his Milwaukee home last month, police forced his grieving mother to sit in a squad car for more than an hour rather than let her hold her dying son or join him at the hospital.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

75-Year-Old Milwaukee Man Kills Black Teen In Front of Boy's Mother

75-Year-Old Milwaukee Man Kills Black Teen In Front of Boy’s Mother

by Jorge Rivas on June 12 2012, 9:35AM

A 75-year-old Milwaukee man pleaded not guilty Monday in the fatal shooting of his 13-year-old neighbor.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

More Than Half of Black Male Students in Oakland Schools May Drop Out

More Than Half of Black Male Students in Oakland Schools May Drop Out

by Jorge Rivas on May 30 2012, 5:00PM

From kindergarten through 12th grade, black boys struggled with attendance, suspension, and maintaining a C average, according to the research reports.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

High School Basketball Team Chants,

High School Basketball Team Chants, “1, 2, 3, Nigg*r!” for 5 Yrs.

by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2011, 3:03PM

An all girls high school basketball would say a prayer and then yell a racist chant before heading out to the basketball court.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Conservative Group Targets Oakland's Classroom Gender Lessons

Conservative Group Targets Oakland’s Classroom Gender Lessons

by Asraa Mustufa on June 6 2011, 4:38AM

The National Organization of Marriage has its eyes set on a new black community.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

The Complexities of Sex Trafficking, and Some Simple Solutions

The Complexities of Sex Trafficking, and Some Simple Solutions

by Rinku Sen on April 20 2011, 4:06PM

Rachel Lloyd’s new book “Girls Like Us” offers a gripping window into an often overwhelming topic, and guides the way to structural reforms.

Topics: Movement

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