Coronavirus and Xenophobia: Hate Spreads Like a Virus

Coronavirus and Xenophobia: Hate Spreads Like a Virus

By Rosell Estrella, age 10 and IndyKids Staff COVID-19 was first detected in Wuhan, China, late in 2019. The subsequent worldwide spread of the novel coronavirus has with it spread xenophobia and racism toward many people of Asian descent.  President Donald Trump and...
Mutual Aid: Community Spirit Is Contagious

Mutual Aid: Community Spirit Is Contagious

By Amedeo Max Bettauer, age 10 and IndyKids staff Tod Robbins, the founder of Utah Valley Mutual Aid, received a call from a woman speaking Spanish, a language he was rusty in and hadn’t practiced since college. But he knew from her voice that she was desperate. So he...

43 Students Missing in Mexico

By MARIANNE NACANAYNAY, age 12, and IndyKids Staff Young protesters in Mexico holding a sign that says, “The families demand that their sons are found.” PHOTO: kinoluiggi/Flickr On September 26, 2014, 43 students training to become teachers at Raul Isidro...