Trump Comes to Power: Protesters Chant "Not My President"

By MARIANNE N. NACANAYNAY, age 13 Hundreds of students at high schools in Des Moines, IA staged a walkout on Wednesday, November 9 to voice their concerns about the 2016 election outcome and express their support for each other. Photo by Phil Roeder On November 8,...

Meet IndyKids Kid Reporter, Marisa Hirschfield

By YUUKI REAL, age 15 Yuuki Real: How did you first hear about IndyKids, and why did you decide to write for it? Marisa Hirschfield: I first learned about IndyKids from my fourth grade teacher. Because I am interested in social justice and writing, it sounded very...

Lawsuit Challenges No-Fly List

IMAGE: Bill Alldredge/Flickr By MARIANNE NACANAYNAY, age 13 The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a Muslim civil rights group, has filed a class-action lawsuit (which acts on behalf of a large group instead of just an individual) against...

Someday You Could Be a Community Organizer, like Aber Kawas

PHOTO: Arab American Association of New York By MARISA WARMAN HIRSCHFIELD, age 11 Have you noticed issues of religion, gender and race impacting your community, your family or yourself? Growing up in Brooklyn, activist Aber Kawas witnessed discrimination and violence...