I won’t be polite about antiblackness. And I won’t hide my anger.
Being in the minority is hard, but you’re not alone.
A series centering on the lived experience and thought of black teenagers.
Amandla’s new film, black philosophy, and a new project from St. Vincent.
Interview honors Rowan Blanchard, Amandla Stenberg, Tyler Ford, & others. Plus: Carly Rae Jepsen on tour!
Art Hoe Collective’s visual arts curator talks about her aliases, her work, and black girlhood.
The singer and songwriter’s survival guide features Oprah, Dave Chapelle, and Björk, among other luminaries.
Taking on gentrification, and welcoming Keianna, our new diarist!
Living with scoliosis, being grounded, and fending off hurtful questions about skin tone.
Some ideas for channeling your anger about police brutality.
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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!