Teens

Mo'ne Davis Keeps Her Eyes on the Prize

The teenage shutout pitcher is cutting deals and dealing with hate.

She Fights Child Sex Trafficking With Film

Nineteen-year-old activist Rebecca Darmapalan is raising funds to turn her short documentary about child sex trafficking into a feature film.

5 Really Bad Teen Pregnancy Prevention Ads

A brief history in public shaming.

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

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.

Little Rock Teen Wins $75K on 'Jeopardy'

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Can a Black Girl Be the Next Steve Jobs?

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