teens

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Conservative Group Targets Oakland's Classroom Gender Lessons

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

The Complexities of Sex Trafficking, and Some Simple Solutions

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