In this episode of On Our Minds, Matt and Faiza tackle topics like racism and bigotry and how each can have a negative impact on teen mental health. On Our Minds season one host Zion Williams also makes an appearance to interview writer and comedian Baratunde Thurston about his new show “America Outdoors” on PBS. Click here for this episode’s transcript.
Student producers include Sophia, Ryan, Keyon, and Blake from F.V. Pankow Center in Clinton Township, Michigan, and Zion Williams, also from F.V. Pankow Center. Guests include Mabelen Bonafacio and Baratunde Thurston. This episode was produced by Student Reporting Labs Youth Media Producer Kevin Truong with support from Briget Ganske.