The latest episode of the VOXCast is a special one. VOXers Chris, Eric and Lyric sat down with Mailchimp CEO and co-founder Ben Chestnut. In this wide-ranging conversation, we covered Chestnut’s roots (he’s from a small Georiga town we never heard of), his teenage years and the sacrifice it took for him to build Mailchimp from a small e-mail marketing company into a small business champion that is worth more money than you can count. Listen and subscribe! Also, check out some cool photos from the day below.
Black youth are very well aware that the only reason MFOL got the coverage it did is because it happened in a suburban area. This year, 2018, alone has shown there is a demand for non-white stories to be shared on huge platforms, so now, let's extend the coverage to non-white voices in this conversation, because our voices matter, too. Read on
VOX ATL reporter Lyric visited the 2018 GCAPP Youth Empowerment Summit and asked teens what empowerment means to them. Hear what they had to say.
VOX ATL reporters Lyric, Erin and Rachel talked with "The Hate U Give" creators Angie Thomas and George Tillman Jr. about the importance and necessity of films for young black girls. Read on
"It is crazy that we need a movie that depicts what happens out here in the real world for it to get peoples' attention. Police brutality is very much a real thing, so why do we need a fictional representation of it for people to sit up and realize?" Read on
It doesn't matter who you are, if you’ve done something bad in form or fashion, Twitter will find a way to come for you. With this rise of call-out culture, especially on social media, people are starting to re-evaluate what this means. Read on