The Insurrection: A Turning Point for the U.S.? 

The Insurrection: A Turning Point for the U.S.? 

By Raya ElHajjar, age 13 and IndyKids staff The morning of Jan. 6 began with crowds of Trump supporters flooding Washington, D.C., in anticipation of the then-president’s speech. During the rally, Trump urged his followers to “fight like h***” against what he...
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...

Confederate Flag Removed from South Carolina’s State Capitol

By CHELSEA HALLUMS, age 12 PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons The Confederate flag represented the southern states that tried to separate from the rest of the United States in 1861 to avoid freeing their slaves. In June, Dylann Roof murdered nine black church members at Emanuel...