“We have to be brave, we have to be strong, and we have to believe in ourselves.”
Advice that made Rookie history.
“If you want to be excellent, you must do something you enjoy.”
Why Norway’s cult hit is an important portrayal of high school. Plus: Malala receives a major honor, & more.
It’s almost break.
The activist celebrates her 19th birthday. Plus: Beyoncé and other stars speak out against police brutality.
Worried about becoming popular, and reflections on He Named Me Malala.
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