1972 – 2022: How Much Has Really Changed In 50 Years?

1972 – 2022: How Much Has Really Changed In 50 Years?

February 5 Bob Douglas becomes the first African American elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame. March 2 The first man-made satellite leaves the solar system. April Student Antiwar Movements Then and Now By Layla Marie Caba, age 10 and IndyKids staff Police officers...
A Brief History of Policing in the United States

A Brief History of Policing in the United States

By Aman Mehrota, age 10 and IndyKids Staff The United States police forces are a pretty modern invention. Early police forces were privately funded systems governed by the rich white elite to protect property. Some say that systemic racism has always been the...
IndyTeens Op-Ed: Confederate Statues? Take Them Down!

IndyTeens Op-Ed: Confederate Statues? Take Them Down!

By Lukas Azcurrain, age 14 Monuments that commemorate Confederate soldiers and other racist historical figures whose fortunes were built on the slave trade have been at the forefront of recent conversations in the United States.  After the murder of George Floyd, the...

Letters to the Editor (November/December, 2012)

These are comments that people left on articles here at indykids.org. You can leave your own comments on any of the articles on our site. The article “Fresh Food or Fast Food” was interesting, because we did an experiment [in school] about healthy food in our...