“I hope by the time I’m your age, we would have educated our children ... on today’s issues and we wouldn’t have kept them in a bubble.”
Before she entered middle school, Naomi Wadler had gone viral.
On March 24, the 11-year-old fifth-grader was onstage speaking at the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C. During her three-minute speech, she spoke decisively... Read more
The Philadelphia DA’s Office said there was a “lack of evidence” that the men committed any crime.
A video showing Philadelphia police officers handcuffing and removing two black men from a Starbucks store has gone viral and incited allegations of racism, but the police commissioner insists his officers did “absolutely nothing wrong.”
Author Melissa DePino tweeted a video on Thursday showing officers... Read more
People are saying the 14-year-old boy’s near-death experience is what it means to be black in America.
When 14-year-old Brennan Walker missed his bus on Thursday morning and started walking to school, he thought knocking on a door to ask for directions would help. He didn’t think it would nearly get him shot.
The Rochester Hills, Michigan, teenager attempted to trace the bus... Read more
Before we can understand the importance of a free press in a democracy, we need to grasp what it means to have a free press. The Cambridge Dictionary tells us that a free press allows all media outlets to express whatever opinions they desire. That means, it says, that they are enabled to criticize the government and other organizations. So... Read more
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was laid to rest in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 9, 1968, five days after his assassination at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. Many of those attending King’s memorial service and his funeral were, of course, nationally known ― activists, preachers, politicians, artists, athletes and others who had been by King’s side at countless marches and... Read more