Teenagers

As the conversation rages around critical race theory education, here are five book titles that can engage young people in conversations about race in America.

A high school basketball player told reporters the coach would place his hand on her shoulders and other places, gestures she never experienced with their previous coach.

Twins were disappointed to hear they wouldn't be able to obtain their learner's permits because the DMV thought they were one person.

Seventeen-year-old Sean Johnson is being charged with attempted murder after brutally beating his football teammate.

A 14-year-old who was shot seven times by police in New Jersey is facing aggravated assault and weapons charges. Radazz Hearns was with a few friends on Aug. 7 when shots rang out in the Mercer County area. The person who called police identified the suspected shooters as Hearns and his friends. Hearns’ friends stayed to […]

On Tuesday, U.S. Marshals arrested a 12-year-old Nebraska boy who was wanted in connection with a shooting that left a 31-year-old man dead. Jarrell Milton, pictured above, disappeared after the June 29 incident. He was found almost 400 miles away from the Omaha park where Jamymell Ray was killed during what was supposed to be […]

For the second time in June, excessive force has reportedly been used on an unarmed young Black girl at a pool. According to NBC affiliate WLWT, a pregnant woman and several children were taken to the hospital after they were accused of disorderly conduct at an aquatics center in Fairfield, OH. The incident occurred last week, when Krystal […]

Police have identified and arrested a 16-year-old girl in connection with a massive brawl inside a Brooklyn-area McDonald’s, NBC reports. The brutal brawl, which left a teenager beaten and bruised, occurred in the McDonald’s on Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush. Witnesses claim there were up to 10 girls attacking the teen throughout the 3-minute fight, but authorities have […]

Spirit Week, a fun event for high school students that allows teens to get creative with costumes and sport their school pride, was shaken up when…

Chavonda Gallman (pictured) is a prime example of a mama who does not play! According to The Smoking Gun, the Spartanburg, South Carolina, resident reportedly summoned the sheriff’s department after discovering her 15-year-old son viewing pornography on her living room television. As detailed in the sheriff’s report, the teen boy was in his bedroom when his 40-year-old […]

Being a mentor is a full time job. It is often very hard to know if you are doing well at it.  I work with kids everyday in my organization, Hip-Hop Chess Federation. Today one of the kids I mentor was talking to me about his life goals (we will call him Marcus).  Sometimes Marcus jokes […]

CHICAGO — Bria Fleming has been through a lot in the last year, including her mother’s hospitalization and job loss and a fire in their home. It’d be enough to get most 18-year-olds down.