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...

The Fate of Horse-Drawn Carriages in Central Park

By LILY KUZMINSKI, age 10 Animal rights activist argue that horse-drawn carriages in Central Park, such as the one pictured here, are suffering under cruel conditions. PHOTO: Michael Femia/Flickr Since 1858, Central Park South has featured one of the city’s most...

Raise the Minimum Wage!

Call for Higher Wages By AMZAD ALI, age 12 On April 15, 2015, fast food workers nationwide held protests demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage, earned sick time and fair work hours. PHOTO: The All-Nite Images In November 2015, the state of New York became the first to...