Youth Express

Featuring original writing, music, theater, journalism and reflections from Pittsburgh-area youth

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April 14, 2020 00:06:51
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A short story and commentary on COVID-19 - S3E12

Julian Rubin, a junior at Pittsburgh Allderdice, with an original short story and Lance Wilhelm, a sophomore at Fox Chapel Area High School with a commentary on the COVID-19 pandemic. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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April 09, 2020 00:17:09
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Gentrification, sports, mental health, and the future of Pittsburgh - S3E11

Students from around Pittsburgh talk about gentrification, sports, mental health, and the future of the region. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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March 31, 2020 00:16:03
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Stories from migrant youth and thoughts on mental health - S3E10

Students at Pittsburgh Brashear reflect on their move to the US from other countries and teens hosting a Youth Express live broadcast discuss how society handles mental wellness. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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March 24, 2020 00:14:44
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Questions from a hat and challenges to standardized testing - S3E9

Dan and Rashawn from Pittburgh Brashear with questions from a hat and Sam, Amanda, and Issac from Pittsburgh Obama talk about the disparity of standardized testing. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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March 19, 2020 00:10:59
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Reflections on Jackie Robinson and thoughts on business practices - S3E8

Students from H.O.P.E. for Tomorrow with reflections on Jackie Robinson and social justice issues in sports and Marc Jones Jr., a 12 year old at Pittburgh Colfax, talks about what he has learned from his family's business. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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March 10, 2020 00:15:03
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Reflections on the book, Monster and a conversation on colorism - S3E7

8th grade students from Manchester Academic Charter School with reflections on the book, Monster, by Walter Dean Myers and another group of students around Pittsburgh discuss colorism. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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