Month: July 2020

Someday You Could Be… Sean Petty, Pediatric Emergency Room Nurse and Social Justice Warrior

By Dayanara Hernandez, age 15 Sean Petty has been a nurse for 13 years and is currently a pediatric emergency room nurse at a public hospital in the Bronx. This interview took place via email in April 2020 during the height of the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, a shorter version was published in …

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Op-Ed: Why We Rise

by Adedayo Perkovich age 16 “It comes as a great shock to discover that the country, which is your birth place, and to which you owe your life and your identity has not in its whole system of reality involved any place for you.” — James Baldwin This year, my experiences of racism came to …

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