Interviews +

Someday You Could Be…An Actor and Humanitarian like Shakira Barrera

By CJ Daley, AGE 11 Shakira Barrera is a Nicaraguan-American actress and humanitarian. You can catch her playing a role in the upcoming Marvel series, Ironheart. You can listen to the extended interview on our podcast, IndyKids Voices. CJ: How do you feel about representation in Hollywood? Shakira: To be honest, I’m kind of sick …

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Meet IndyKids Reporter: 12-Year-Old, Esteban Guerra

By IndyKids Staff Meet Esteban Guerra, a 12-year-old reporter at IndyKids for an impressive four years. From writing about issues like deforestation to exploring the aspects of the first bionic arm. Esteban is set on creating a more informed and curious generation. When he is not breaking news, you can find him indulging in his …

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Someday You Could Be… a congressional delegate, activist and educator like Kim Teehee.

Kim Teehee is the Cherokee Nation’s first-ever delegate to Congress, a position which was promised in a treaty signed over 200 years ago to grant Native Americans representation in Congress. However, she is still fighting to be seated as a congressional member to fully fulfill the treaty, and allow Indigenous peoples to have their say …

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Someday You Could Be… An Award-Winning Journalist Like Kynala Phillips!

By Ayla Holloway, age 12 Kynala Phillips is a service journalism reporter who works at the Kansas City Star. In 2021, Kynala won the Milwaukee Press Club award for best hard news feature for a piece that she wrote on Black maternal health disparities in Green Bay, Wis. Becoming a journalist can change the way …

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