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Young People and Their Organizations Honored at White House

For the final time as first lady, Michelle Obama honored 12 after-school and out-of-school-time organizations at the White House for the eighth annual National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards for creative youth development programs.

Morgan Brings Plenty at the Oceti Sakowin camp on Nov. 13.

Discrimination Motivates Young Activist to Protect Water For Future Generations

Oceti Sakowin Camp, North Dakota — When then-10-year-old Morgan Brings Plenty needed to use the bathroom in her new school, she respectfully asked for permission. But instead of giving her permission, she said the teacher responded by hitting her with a ruler for speaking Lakota, her native language and the only language she knew.

People protesting election results in District of Columbia.

Youth Vote Still Divided by Race, Report Finds

New data looking at the youth vote in the 2016 presidential race found they are also divided by race, and that a higher percentage of them vote Democratic than older voters.