Youth and Race

Watch the Latest Episode of the Black Girls CODE Web Documentary

by Von Diaz on Mar 11, 2014 9:54AM

Meet the future of tech!

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race, Technology, Schools & Youth

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

by Von Diaz on Mar 10, 2014 3:50PM

Native youth are more than three times more likely to commit suicide than any other group.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Watch the Trailer for the 'Annie' Remake Starring Quvenzhané Wallis

by Von Diaz on Mar 7, 2014 9:45AM

Yes, it's absolutely adorable.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race, Media, Arts & Culture

Students Charged with Hate Crimes Against Black Student at San Jose State

by Von Diaz on Nov 22, 2013 10:54AM

The black student alleges his roommates decorated their room with a Confederate flag, and nicknamed him "Three-fifths."

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

'Street Knowledge 2 College' Profiles Students at FREE L.A. High School

by Von Diaz on Nov 21, 2013 10:00AM

A new web series looks at one innovative high school that aims close the school-to-prison pipeline.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Watch Black Students Call out UCLA for Lack of Diversity

by Von Diaz on Nov 13, 2013 11:39AM

Poet and activist Sy Stokes says, 'This school is not diverse because you put it on a pamphlet.'

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race, Education Reform

Watch Students Discuss Ongoing Racism at the University of Alabama

by Von Diaz on Oct 22, 2013 10:17AM

Members of the historic student group Mallet continue to address institutionalized racism at the school.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Watch Three Artists Reckoning with Stop-and-Frisk

by Von Diaz on Oct 14, 2013 2:44PM

In 'American Secrets: New York City,' artists Akil b STRANGe, MC Grizzz, and AJ Cincotta-Eichenfield produced and audiovisual response to the NYPD's controversial policy.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Parents Complain After Child Forced to Reenact Slavery on a Field Trip

by Von Diaz on Sep 19, 2013 5:15PM

A middle school student in Connecticut was called the N-word and chased through the woods during a field trip organized by her school.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Atlanta Teen Denied Heart Transplant Due to 'Noncompliance'

by Von Diaz on Aug 13, 2013 10:20AM

Fifteen-year-old Anthony Stokes has been given six months to live if he doesn't receive a heart transplant.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race