The Stonewall Uprising

The Stonewall Uprising

By Ella Marnin age 10  The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising was on June 28. The uprising started when police raided a gay bar, the Stonewall Inn, located in Greenwich Village, New York. Back then, bartenders used to refuse to serve gay people. Some places...

Sari-Sari Storybooks Celebrates Filipino Children and Culture

By Marianne Nacanaynay, age 15 Sari-Sari Storybooks will begin releasing children’s books written in the native languages of the Philippines in the United States this September.  After a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2016, in June, it released its first three...

How Did Youth Experience China's Cultural Revolution?

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 13 Red Scarf Girl by Ji-Li Jiang is a memoir that takes place during the Cultural Revolution in China. It is 1966, and the changes in China are difficult for everyone. Ji-Li is a scholarly 12-year-old girl who lives with her parents,...

On Beauty

By ADEDAYO PERKOVICH, age 11 Rick Giudotti photographs Jayne, who has a condition called albinism. PHOTO: On Beauty Former fashion photographer Rick Giudotti sees beauty in everyone. “We want to give people another way to see difference…to embrace it,” he...