Amandla and Mars talk about creativity and representation. Plus: Animal rights, police brutality, & more.
Stories behind the powerful photo from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
“You are real. Your identity is real. What you’re fighting for—your words, your power—that’s all real.”
A new interview with the actor. Plus: Game of Thrones, and a girl’s guide to the internet.
Fighting for the right to inform. Plus: Amandla and Zendaya at the Met Gala, and remembering Afeni Shakur.
An interview with Amandla Stenberg. Plus: Rom-coms and disability, and the meaning behind Lemonade.
Amandla’s new film, black philosophy, and a new project from St. Vincent.
Podcast and newsletter recommendations, plus a new short film directed by Amandla Stenberg!
Interview honors Rowan Blanchard, Amandla Stenberg, Tyler Ford, & others. Plus: Carly Rae Jepsen on tour!
The Saturday Night Live star is your friend.
July’s theme is SOULMATES.
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!