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I can’t tell you how many times I have heard teens and adults say they only vote or would only vote during the presidential elections. It is important to vote every time the opportunity presents itself because it is a rolling process. Read on
Empowerment Resource Center hosted their 8th annual “Take Charge. Get Tested.” event June 25. National HIV Testing Day was hosted at Hurt Park, which was their free HIV testing site where Empowerment “tests about 300-500 people every year,” says Bianca Jackson, Case Manager at Empowerment Resource Center, who spoke with VOX reporters at Hurt Park…

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Atlanta is probably the hottest music scene in not only the southeast, but perhaps the whole country. Most high-profile artists make sure to stop by one of Atlanta’s various music venues. These are my personal top 5 music events that are definitely on my calendar for the next few months. Read on
Recently, former NAACP Chapter President Rachel Dolezal posed as a Black woman to become president and kept up this charade for eight years — until she was recently and very publicly outed by her parents. In seemingly unrelated news, the Twitter discussion, #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl, was birthed last Friday. I got a chance to see what Black…

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Events in McKinney, Texas, have caused much uproar across the nation. What started out as a call about a neighborhood disturbance on Friday, June 5, quickly turned into police brutality against 14-year-old Jahda Bakari, who was forced onto the ground in her two-piece bathing suit by McKinney police officer Eric Casebolt. What some are calling…

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[new_royalslider id=”4″] VOX presents our editors’ top responses that emerged from the YWCA “Let’s Talk About Race” dialogue, in winter 2014. Teens reflected on something new they learned at the workshop or took away from the dialogue. Ida Faburay, Chapel Hill Middle School I learned that it doesn’t matter what you like, what race you are, or what gender…

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