Immigrant Families Face Devastating Raids

By EMILY BOYER, age 12 Protests spread across the nation in response to ICE’s raids on undocumented immigrants in January, 2016. PHOTO: Joe Brusky/Flickr More than 121 undocumented immigrants, mainly women and children, were arrested in raids coordinated by the Obama...

Racism in Photography

By MARIANNE NACANAYNAY, age 13 Artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin studied “the radical notion that prejudice might be inherent in photography itself.” PHOTO: Steven Depolo/Flickr For decades since the mid-1950s, Kodak used reference cards for fine-tuning...

Weird and Wacky Weather: is El Niño to blame?

By SOFIA OLIVO, age 11, CANDACE RUSSELL, age 11, GISSELLE MARIN, age 13, Introduction by KEREN ABRAMSON, age 10 Illustrations by IVETTE SALOM Warm surface water in the Pacific Ocean changes the air pressure and leads to unusually wet and dry weather conditions across...

Teen Siblings Create App for Social Justice

By AUDREN HEDGES DUROY, age 9 Invented by three teenagers from Georgia, the “Five-O” app provides a space for citizens to rate and track their interactions with police officers. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons Police use of excessive and often fatal force has frequently been...