Since 1996, Radio Diaries has been giving young people tape recorders and asking them to tell their stories, which are then broadcast nationally on All Things Considered.
September, 1989. 18 year-old Lisa Lopes‘ audition tape for a rap competition in NY.
“Kick-happy, thrill-hungry, always reckless, and willing….”
Teenage Gang Debs is a 1966 film about a Manhattan girl who moves to the mean streets of Brooklyn and joins The Rebels, “from back room binges to back alley rumbles, anything goes as long as it’s violent.”