For their first assignment of the school year, high school journalists from our network of Student Reporting Labs asked educators in their schools about the significance of teaching 9/11, what the events meant to them, and why it’s important to study the history before and after that day.
PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs network of high school journalism programs across the country gathered the reflections of teenagers to explore the legacy of 9/11 on their generation. They present the voices of young Americans who were born after Sept. 11, 2001, and reveal how their lives were shaped by it.
For many, mental health is a fraught subject. As a result, it’s become something we don’t really talk about, but that silence can be misleading — the silence might make you think you’re alone in struggling with your mental health. Read more.
SRL announced the selection of three talented aspiring journalists for summer 2021 fellowships at their local PBS stations: Delta Flores at South Florida PBS in Miami, Florida; Micah Martin at DPTV in Detroit, Michigan; and Shakyna Golphin at WQED in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Read more.
Thousands of Cubans took to the streets to protest the failing economy, food shortages and growing number of COVID-19 cases on the island. Fueled by social media, the protests also gained support and solidarity in Miami’s Little Havana, where young people have also taken to the streets. Student Reporting Labs’s Delta Flores, a Gwen Ifill fellow, reports.