Poisoned Water in Flint, MI

By LILY KUZMINSKI, age 11 In a public video letter on January 2, an internet activism group called Anonymous held Michigan’s governor Rick Snyder accountable for poisoning the residents of Flint, MI. PHOTO: Anonymous Legion/YouTube Since April 14, 2014, Flint, MI, a...

Who Am I? (September/October 2014)

By NYLU AVERY BERNSHTAYN, age 9 PHOTO: Lee Films Inc. I was born on June 27, 1915, in Providence, RI, to Chinese immigrant parents. I grew up in Jackson Heights, Queens, and my father owned restaurants in New York City. I earned my PhD in philosophy from Bryn Mawr...

Detroit Citizens: Where’s Our Water?

By MARIANNE NACANAYNAY, age 12 PHOTO: Justine Wedes (detroitwaterbrigade.org) Tap water is being shut off in Detroit due to overdue water bills, threatening low-income families. Though some large companies owe the Detroit Water Department millions of dollars, their...