Antiwar Movements Throughout History: An Introduction

Antiwar Movements Throughout History: An Introduction

Eugene V. Debs, five time candidate for President, following his release from Atlanta Federal Penitentiary in 1921. Photo by Wikimedia Commons By Jessie Mai Mitnick, age 12 “… no war by any nation in any age has ever been declared by the people.”  — Eugene...
Who am I?

Who am I?

By AnaLouisa Farkhondeh, age 12 I was born on November 30, 1924 in New York City. “When I die, I want to be remembered as a woman who lived in the twentieth century and who dared to be a catalyst of change. I don’t want to be remembered as the first black woman...
What is the Second Amendment?

What is the Second Amendment?

Amzad Ali, age 14 and IndyKids Staff   In December of 1791, the Second Amendment was added to the constitution to allow American citizens the right to bear arms. The second amendment states, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free...

Who Am I? (November/December 2016)

By MIREYNNA HERNANDEZ, age 10 Photo courtesy Pacifica Network 1. I was born on May 1, 1919 in Kansas City, Kansas, as the son of a rich attorney. 2. I was sent to Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri. I really didn’t like it, but I still completed my...

Who Am I? (May/June 2016)

By ELIAH TAPIA, age 10 PHOTO: Allan Warren/Wikimedia Commons I was born on August 2, 1924, in Harlem, New York City, as the grandson of a slave. I was an African-American essayist, playwright and novelist. I went to DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, but I...