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...

Kids for Cash

By SAMUEL MARTINEZ, age 12 One student was jailed for creating a fake myspace page about her vice principal. Judge Ciavarella sentenced her to four years in a private juvenile detention facility. IMAGE: Wikimedia Commons The documentary film Kids for Cash, directed by...

Movie Review: Inequality for All

By THEO FRYE-YANOS, age 11 In Inequality for All, Robert Reich explores why the United States has so much income inequality, and why the financial gap between the rich and the poor is widening. IMAGE: Inequality for All Inequality for All is a 2013 documentary film...