"We're seeing young people who are deeply concerned and deeply engaged and fluent in current events and issues that affect them," says award-winning journalist Lori Lizarraga, who was recently named the newest co-host of NPR's podcast Code Switch. "People have the right to be informed in these spaces in real, reliable, factual ways. The mainstream option is to just plug into what you already subscribe to and reiterate what you believe. But it's going to take a young audience, especially young people of color to want to be informed citizens of the world and of our culture and society [to bring about change]. You're going to want to use your own judgment, to want to do the research and do the work."
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