Sometimes the only person you can save is yourself.
A series centering on the lived experience and thought of black teenagers.
Black-ish confronts the emotional effects of police violence.
Plus: Sandra Bland, crossword puzzles, and Bei Bei the panda.
“You shouldn’t have to be a model student to avoid being body slammed by a school officer.”
#SayHerName, Nicki brings the analysis, plus music, movie, and candy news.
Plus pictures of Pluto and power to Amandla and Serena.
August's theme is WORK IN PROGRESS. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
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!