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Where Are The  School Nurses?

Where Are The School Nurses?

Where Are The School Nurses?     By  Aaron Holland – April 2019 As a parent you think if my child gets sick at school.” Hey there’s no need to worry, my child could just go to the school nurse.” Well you’re wrong, according to the National Association of Schools Nurses only about 39 percent…

For Many Teens Life’s Tough Choices Begin With Bad Food

For Many Teens Life’s Tough Choices Begin With Bad Food

For Many Teens Life’s Tough Choices Begin With Bad Food     By  Berri Wilmore – January 2019 By Dominiquie Waters (Baltimore) and Joshua Mitchell (D.C.) Myra Jackson refuses to eat lunch in D.C.’s H.D. Woodson High School cafeteria because, she said, she just can’t stomach hamburgers or grilled sandwiches topped with “fake cheese.” The…

Sneakerheads Beware: Your Money, Your Life

Sneakerheads Beware: Your Money, Your Life

Sneakerheads Beware: Your Money, Your Life     By  Berri Wilmore – January 2019 In 1985, NBA rookie superstar Michael Jordan played in his prototype shoe for his first sneaker, the Air Jordan 1’s. The shoes violated NBA dress code, and were effectively banned. It was the best thing to happen to the sneaker business….

Cycle of Poverty Hard to Break Across Generations of Families

Cycle of Poverty Hard to Break Across Generations of Families

Cycle of Poverty Hard to Break Across Generations of Families     By Sierra Lewter, Amora Campbell and Isabel Fajardo – December 2018 After growing up in foster care, Chanel Feyh, 41, had built an amazing life in New York City. An apartment and her own business. Then she got sick with two autoimmune diseases -…

IMessage Saviors

IMessage Saviors

IMessage Saviors    November, 2018 Four African American teenaged girls started a group-chat that was originally intended to be about gossip and interesting situations they’d come across in their communities. However, it wound up leaving a more serious mark on each of its members. As the members became more open to each other, the group…

Being Poor Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Learn How To Handle Money

Being Poor Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Learn How To Handle Money

Being Poor Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Learn How To Handle Money     By  Sierra Lewter – September, 2018 Growing up around people who have a poor understanding of how to handle money makes it hard for young people to become financially literate, and break the cycle of poverty that affects millions of families across…

How Stress Is Different For Y2K Babies, And How To Handle It

How Stress Is Different For Y2K Babies, And How To Handle It

How Stress is different for Y2K Babies, And How to Handle It       By: Marquart Doty and Indra Lunder – December 2017 High-schoolers have been stressed since the dawn of time. Even adults can vividly recall the perpetual worry and uneasiness about the future and unnecessary drama they went through as a young…

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