The Comic Book Competition

By YURI KOROLEV, age 10 G. Willow Wilson (left) won the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Grand Prix award for her “Ms. Marvel” series. PHOTO: Andy Ihnatko In order to get the Angouleme International Comics Festival, the second largest comic book festival in...

The Fate of Horse-Drawn Carriages in Central Park

By LILY KUZMINSKI, age 10 Animal rights activist argue that horse-drawn carriages in Central Park, such as the one pictured here, are suffering under cruel conditions. PHOTO: Michael Femia/Flickr Since 1858, Central Park South has featured one of the city’s most...

Hunger Strike in Chicago

BY AMZAD ALI, age 12, and IndyKids staff Demonstrators held a sit-in at Chicago City Hall in support of the 12 hunger strikers fighting to save Dyett High School. September 2015. PHOTO: Bob Simpson/Flickr In 2013, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced that it would...

South African Students Protest for Affordable Education

By KALLEN FENSTER, age 9 Protesters demand fair access to affordable education in Pretoria, South Africa. PHOTO: Paul Saad/Flickr South African student activists returned to class following weeks of protesting for South African President Jacob Zuma to stop raising...