tbh is made by, about, and for teenagers. And for anybody else who wants to hear what’s on our minds.Subscribe at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or Radio Public.Support for tbh comes from the Association for Continuing Education and the California Arts Council. This project was also made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Class Of 2025 And COVID-19
Today, we're bringing you a special episode of a new podcast from Oregon Public Broadcasting. It's The Class Of 2025. Students who are expected to graduate high school in 2025 were halfway through middle school when COVID-19 shut down classrooms. At first, it seemed like an extended spring break. But weeks turned into months of students staring at computer screens and the same walls of their homes. We hear from Anais, Rayshawn, and their families about what it’s like trying to learn during a global pandemic.Find out how to subscribe to the podcast here.
Why Basketball Players Shouldn't Just 'Shut Up And Dribble'
This year has marked a turning point in how American athletes have engaged in political issues. Over the summer, the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks refused to play to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin. Soon, other teams followed in an unprecedented wildcat strike. In this episode of tbh, Maddie Johnson catches up with a Bay Area group that has been organizing basketball-themed Black lives matter protests around the country.
Schools Should Support Students — Not Criminalize Them
America’s entrenched institutional racism has roots in its schools. In this episode of tbh, Masiyah Edwards reflects on how too often, students in the Bay Area experience severe consequences for their "bad" behavior rather than understanding, mentorship and help.
Reflecting On Segregation At One Of The Most Diverse Schools In America
Oakland Tech is one of the most diverse schools in the country, and Chosang Tenzin, a Tibetan American and high school senior, had looked forward to going there. But, she was disappointed. The high school's academic tracking programs, which schools often use to attract more affluent parents, contributed to in-school segregation. In this episode of tbh, Chosang talks to her friends and education experts to understand what the school can do to be better at integrating.
Wheelchair Basketball Is Just Basketball
2020 is the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, an important landmark for inclusion. In this episode of tbh, Avery Dauer tells the story of how Paralympic coach Trooper Johnson came to train young athletes like himself, and what that means to him.
The Tangled Web Of Cancel Culture And Activism
Is cancel culture a valid form of activism? In this episode of tbh, Ava Richards explores a question that's on the minds of millions, as new controversies about the influential and not-so-influential surface on a daily basis.
Best of a tiny genre
Loving this documentary style broadcast. I like that so many voices can be expressed in each episode. You get to hear a large collective mind.
Great to hear fellow teens on a podcast
Super interesting to hear voices from teens like me! I’ve always associated podcasting with adults. This is very inspiring. I love the power and vulnerability of the stories