Racism has seeped its way into every aspect of our society. Now, it's coming into the field of medicine, specifically taking its fight up against pregnant Black women. Read on
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African Americans face discrimination in the work industry and one of the main reasons is harmful stereotypes. As a result of these stereotypes, African Americans are viewed as unqualified or unworthy for particular jobs and get paid less. Here, VMCer Kayla interviews two African American workers who faced unfair treatment while working or looking for…Read on
Critical Race Theory is being put on the stand across the country as legislators decide whether or not it should be taught in public education. In June 2021, right here in Atlanta, the Cobb County school board banned the teaching of Critical Race Theory. This was followed by the Georgia Senate passing a similar bill…Read on
In 1949, Germany legally banned all use of the Nazi symbols. Everywhere. These symbols were banned to respect and acknowledge the pain and suffering Jews were subjected to during the Holocaust, the infamous genocide of European Jews in Nazi, Germany, led by Adolf Hitler. Today in 2022, taking a trip to Germany, on every corner…Read on
VOXCast: How Does Advocating For Social Justice Impact Our Mental Health? [AUDIO]
In this week’s episode of the VOXCast, teen editor Anjali continues our mental health coverage and is joined by fellow VOXers Sanjna, Prince and Kit to talk about how fighting against injustice and dealing with racism can impact our mental health.
Also, be sure to listen to the previous episode where the team talks about how high school counselors are doing when it comes to helping teens with their mental health. Link below:
VOXCast: Are High School Counselors Helping Teens With Our Mental Health?
One group gets the chance to live and learn and ultimately build a subconscious set of rules as to what is acceptable in the school system. The other group carries invisible targets on their backs. Read on