Shelagh Delaney was eighteen years old when she wrote A Taste of Honey (1958), a groundbreaking play that talked about the social issues of the British working class and feminist cultural movements.
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Yo! Little Brother!
Nolan Thomas is on a mission to rescue his brother from the evils of cigarettes, beer, and hair bleach in the 1984 single, “Yo, Little Brother.”
Japanese Rebel Boys & Girls
In 1964, photographer Michael Rogier traveled to Tokyo to photograph Japanese teenagers.
High School Beasties
The Scott & Gary Show was a New York public-access TV program that ran for 5 years — an after-hours, twisted American Bandstand.
Student activists at several Detroit public school have started a Freedom School in response to unjust suspensions and expulsions related to a joint student walk-out.
The 9:30 Club
The 9:30 Club, in its original location at 930 F Street, was a seminal all-ages nightclub that fed the the 1980’s DC hardcore scene.
In 1960, photographer Eve Arnold traveled to Petersburg, Virginia to cover the Petersburg Improvement Association, a part of the non-violent protest movement happening in the South.
This World Is Bullshit
Fiona Apple was 19-years-old when she released Tidal, her debut album that turned triple platinum and sold 2.7 million copies in the US alone.
Samo on TV Party
In 1979, a nineteen-year-old Jean-Michel Basquiat appeared on Glenn O’Brien’s infamous TV Party public access show.
I Remember Being Born…
Before her role as Steph in The Goonies and before she ever met River Phoenix, Martha Plimpton started off her career modeling in New York City.