Tomato's Juicy Secret

BY MARC RODRIGUES Tomatoes … red, juicy and sweet. They taste great in Chalupas and Big Macs, but do you ever wonder where they come from? Many come from the southwest corner of Florida, near a town called Immokalee. There, tomatoes are grown by huge...

Group Goes to Court to Seek MORE MONEY for Schools

By Kazembe Balagun We all know that public school is free, but ever think about who pays for stuff like teachers, books and desks? Most money comes from the state through taxes grown-ups pay. On average, around the country we spend about $900 less per student each...

Our Ideal School

Students in New York City participating in the Border Crossers after-school program studied the issue of unequal funding for schools. They painted this mural and described their artwork: The first theme is: What is an ideal school? We talked a lot about this in Border...

Who Am I?

Clue #1: My name used to be Cassius Clay but I changed it when I became a Muslim. Clue #2: I am widely known to be the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time. Clue #3: I was outspoken against racism and the U.S. war in Vietnam and refused to join the U.S. Army. As a...