RACIAL BULLYING IN ROCKY’S HOME TOWN

The blocks surrounding South Philadelphia High School are a melting pot of pizzerias fronted by Italian flags, African hair-braiding salons and a growing number of Chinese, Vietnamese and Indonesian restaurants. Inside is a cauldron of cultural discontent that erupted...

POLICE INVESTIGATE LACED BROWNIES AT LOGAN HIGH

Investigators were searching Tuesday for the source of a batch of laced brownies that have sickened at least five students at a Union City high school. Rick LaPlante, a spokesman for the New Haven Unified School District, said students at James Logan High School began...

IRISH TEEN’S SUICIDE PROMPTS A LOOK AT BULLYING

Phoebe Prince’s lilting Irish accent and wide smile made the 15-year-old freshman stand out at South Hadley High School, where she enrolled last fall after her family relocated from a tiny village in the west of Ireland. Her principal called her smart and charming. A...

DIRECTOR’S CORNER: Q&A WITH ERAHM CHRISTOPHER

Director and Co-Creator Erahm Christopher is the creative mind behind TEEN TRUTH and TEEN TRUTH LIVE. He is an award-winning filmmaker whose films contain thought provoking messages that inspire thinking and discussion amongst people of all ages. Intent on making a...

TEEN TRUTH FEATURED FILM: MY LEFT FOOT

TEEN TRUTH is passionate about FILMS THAT MAKE PEOPLE THINK.  TEEN TRUTH Producer and Director team, Christopher and Pohl, want to recommend a few film that made them think.  Watch for one in every report and let us know your thoughts about the featured film. MY LEFT...

HAPPY MLK DAY – A DAY OF EQUALITY FOR ALL

TEEN TRUTH hopes that everyone remembers Dr. King’s powerful words… “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created...

TEEN TRUTH: VOICES – YOU LIVE IN THE DARK

A short poem from an 8th Grade TRUTH TRIBE Member named LJ. YOU LIVE IN THE DARK. YOU HIDE THE TRUTH. WHY ARE MY FEELINGS. ALWAYS THE NONPOLUTE. WHY DOES HE SHOOT. WHY DOES SHE CRY. WHY DID MY BEST FRIEND. HAVE TO BE THE ONE TO DIE. WHY IS THIS WORLD SO SAD AND...

BURNED BOY: SOMEBODY LIT ME ON FIRE

A 15-year-old boy who was set on fire, allegedly by a group of youths he knew, told police he remembered “cold stuff all over my clothes and … burning.” “Somebody poured something on me and lit me on fire,” Michael Brewer tells police...