Why Care About the First Amendment?

INTRODUCTION By LILY KUZMINSKI, age 12 The First Amendment is one of the 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights, which opens the U.S. Constitution. The First Amendment gives you the right to speak your mind, regardless of whether the situation is controversial (freedom...

Trump Comes to Power: Protesters Chant "Not My President"

By MARIANNE N. NACANAYNAY, age 13 Hundreds of students at high schools in Des Moines, IA staged a walkout on Wednesday, November 9 to voice their concerns about the 2016 election outcome and express their support for each other. Photo by Phil Roeder On November 8,...

Reporting in Danger

By CARA CHANG, age 12 Janna Jihad Ayyad, 10, reports on issues in the West Bank using videos she posts on social media. Photo courtesy Janna Jihad Facebook page Janna Jihad Ayyad is a ten-year-old reporter who lives in the West Bank in the occupied Palestinian...