“We can’t become free until we help the most oppressed members of our community.”
Sometimes the only person you can save is yourself.
The politician talks about taking a stand for what you believe in.
The First Lady drops a new song. Plus: Activism in Chicago, and more.
Don’t worry if you can’t find the words right away—courage comes in many forms.
Self-love campaigns. Plus: Ariana Grande on SNL, Black Lives Matter, and Kanye West’s tweets.
Students say no to a rally for Trump. Plus: President Obama and J. Cole, memoirs, and music.
Kim’s selfies, transgender activism in Central America, and more.
(A) Use the block button. (B) You’re strong enough to take a stand.
Ava DuVernay directs a new film. Plus: Octavia Butler, and homophobia in activism.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!