Lucy Diavolo, Teen Vogue

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Recent articles by Lucy:

Removing Mount Rushmore? Ahead of Trump Visit, Sioux Leaders Say Yes

President Donald Trump is set to visit Mount Rushmore on July 3. Sioux tribal leaders have called for the monument's removal as memorials and statues across the country are taken down or removed. → Read More

Colorado Governor Orders Investigation of Elijah McClain's Death Following Police Stop

Elijah McClain was 23 when a stop by police resulted in him being injected with ketamine. He died a week later, in a case that has received new attention. → Read More

18-Year-Old Andres Guardado's Death Prompts More Police Brutality Protests in Los Angeles

As protests following George Floyd's death continue, Los Angeles on Sunday saw protests over the death of 18-year-old Andres Guardado. → Read More

The Supreme Court Blocked the Trump Administration From Rescinding DACA

Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion that Trump officials violated the Administrative Procedure Act and that DHS could "consider the anew." → Read More

The Supreme Court Said LGBTQ Rights with a Major Gay and Trans Employment Discrimination Decision

Gay and transgender employees are protected from employment discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, according to the new SCOTUS decision. → Read More

Brooklyn Liberation Brought Thousands to the Streets for Black Trans Lives

Reports indicate an estimated 15,000 people attended a rally and march in Brooklyn organized by and for Black trans people. → Read More

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Will Update their Definition of "Racism" Thanks to a Recent College Grad

Kennedy Mitchum, a recent graduate of Drake University, convinced the famous dictionary brand to include more about systemic oppression in its definition. → Read More

Black Lives Matter Protests Are Inspiring New Laws and Changing the Way People Think About Police

Teen Vogue politics editor Lucy Diavolo reflects on Minneapolis considering disbanding its police as the protests over George Floyd's death are changing conversations. → Read More

David McAtee, a Black Man, Was Killed After Police "Returned Fire" at a Louisville Protest

Louisville's police chief has been fired as the community mourns McAtee's death, coming amid massive police brutality protests that have honored Louisville's Breonna Taylor. → Read More

Central Park Video Shows White Woman Threatening a Black Man With a Police Call

Viral video of the woman urgently telling police she was being threatened by an "African-American man" has illustrated how racism can be weaponized. → Read More

Coronavirus Restrictions Are Easing in Some States, but the Plague Isn't Over Yet

While some businesses are reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the medical realities and emotional and economic ramifications of the coronavirus are still all too real. → Read More

After Quitting Due to Customer Harassment, Teen Ice Cream Server Says GoFundMe Donations Saved Her Faith in Humanity

A Massachusetts 17-year-old quit after customer harassment at a reopened ice cream shop; she says a slew of donations helped her see the good in people again. → Read More

2020 AP Exam Memes Remain Dank Amid Coronavirus Testing Changes

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced AP exams online, where the usual crop of memes about testing stress is sprouting. → Read More

Meet the Real Ms. Monopoly: Lizzie Magie, Creator of the Landlord's Game

Lizzie Magie's role in the creation of Monopoly was almost lost to history, but the jokes about Ms. Monopoly are a chance to reflect on the feminist inventor's Landlord's Game. → Read More

Nearly 20,000 Georgia Teens Have Obtained a Driver's License While Road Tests Are Suspended

The state says social distancing and high pass rates motivated the move, but teen drivers still need a learner's permit first. → Read More

The Coronavirus Has Shaken What Little Faith I Had Left in Government

As the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and exacerbated injustice, it’s a time to reflect on where we put our political faith. → Read More

Michigan Lawmaker Dayna Polehanki Speaks Out About the Armed "Reopen" Protesters

State senator Dayna Polehanki told 'Teen Vogue' what was going through her mind when she snapped a viral photo of armed protesters in Michigan's Capitol building. → Read More

Joe Biden Personally Addressed Tara Reade's Sexual Assault Allegations Against Him

As the presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee's campaign continues, he spoke with Mike Brezinski on "Morning Joe" to address Reade's allegation he sexually assaulted her. → Read More

The Pentagon's UFO Videos and Coronavirus Both Make Us Question What “Impossible” Means

Pentagon-confirmed videos of UFOs made news as the COVID-19 pandemic continues; both present a chance to question what we consider out of the question. → Read More

Trump Says Proposal to Inject Disinfectants Was Sarcastic, a Preposterous Claim

The president claimed his discussion of UV light and disinfectant injections was sarcastic after medical experts pushed back. → Read More