A memorial at the site where Michael Brown was shot, on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo. Myles Bess/Youth Radio hide caption

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On Ferguson's Streets, Echoes Of Another Fatal Shooting

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Tough Talks Involved In Growing Up Biracial, As Remembered By Son And Dad

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Onaja Waki (left) is about to start college in California, but she and her mother, Oneida Cordova, have been talking openly for years about the dangers of sexual assault. Teresa Chin/Youth Radio hide caption

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As Kids Head To Campus, Parents Broach The Subject Of Sexual Assault

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Lenox Mall, in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, used to be the site of a country home estate and is now a traditional indoor mall with two anchor stores. Madeline Veira/Youth Radio hide caption

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Teens And Mall Culture: The Fading Love Affair?

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Frankie Soto is in charge of the "underground" rock shows at an empty storefront in Stockton's Normandy Village Shopping Center. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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In Stockton, Calif., Punks Are The New Mall Rats

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Teens Say Looks Can Be Liberating Despite Fashion Police

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Derek Williams says he learned more about being a man from his mother than his father. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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Learning How To Be A Man, From Mom

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Meadow Homes 4th Graders Embrace Common Core Standards

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High School Students Are Invited To Try Curling

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Kids as young as 13 purchase e-cigarettes, or "vape pens," online, where independent sellers don't necessarily ask a buyer's age. Jenny Lei Bolario/Youth Radio hide caption

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Candy Flavors Put E-Cigarettes On Kids' Menu

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When Teens Talk Tech, Investors Listen. Here's What They Say

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I Love To Shop, But Do I Have A Shopping Problem?

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Football practice at Castro Valley High School in California. Proper hitting technique requires players to keep their heads up to prevent neck injuries and concussions. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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High Schools Struggle To Tackle Safety On The Football Field

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A growing number of children are entering puberty at younger ages — sometimes as young as 6 or 7. But in many schools, sex education classes don't begin before the fifth grade. Cuneyt Hizal/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Puberty Is Coming Earlier, But That Doesn't Mean Sex Ed Is

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Failing Students Get 'Wired' For Success At Georgia Factory

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