Trayvon Martin had his life tragically taken away at the age of 17 when he was shot and killed on Feb. 26, 2012 in Sanford, Fla., after buying a bottle of iced tea and a bag of Skittles.
JSHOP students Rachel Smith and Kwame Manu canvas the NABJ convention halls to get answers regarding the registration check-in process, what its like doing live television and advice for young journalists.
Toni Thomas’ love for hip-hop came from rebellion. Her mother didn’t allow her to listen to hip-hop music, but she kept listening and her love for the music inspired her. Now she writes for the blog, A Girl and her hip-hop.
For the entirety of this new and interesting experience known as JSHOP, I expect to flourish as a writer.