The Morehouse College Students Walking In Martin Luther King Jr.'s Footsteps

Four scholars reflect on the spirit of activism and justice that shaped one of history's greatest civil rights leaders

Meet The Five Young 2021 MTV EMA Generation Change Award Recipients

These activists fighting for LGBTQ+ change will be honored at the event on November 14

Wave Of Anti-Trans Bills May Cost 45,000 Youth Gender-Affirming Health Care

Arkansas has already signed a law targeting minors. Nine more states are considering it

What Martin Luther King Jr. Taught His Son About Protest

Martin Luther King III shares crucial life lessons from the iconic civil rights leader he called 'Dad'

Dr. Anthony Fauci Answers Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions: 'You Can Have An Informed Choice'

'A vaccine is good for you as an individual, but it's also good if you want to completely crush this outbreak,' he tells MTV News

Election Anxiety Is Not Fake News. Here's How To Manage It

We turned to the pros to share tips for prioritizing your mental health during — and after — a tumultuous election cycle

Mark Kassen And Chris Evans Want To Make Every Important Issue A Starting Point

Kassen, who co-founded the civic engagement platform, tells MTV News how 'our goal is to help people have conversations around these issues'

Trump Describes COVID-19 As A 'Blessing.' These Young People Have Felt Its Toll

Donald Trump tweeted that Americans should not be 'afraid of COVID.' Young Americans respond about the real toll of the coronavirus.

Trump Tests Positive For Coronavirus. What Does That Mean For The Future Of His Campaign?

After downplaying the severity of the pandemic, the result leaves the future of his presidential campaign uncertain

For Young Journalists Covering The Trump Era, A Reckoning — And New Hope

Five intrepid reporters on what the past four years have cost them

'We Can Fight From A Position Of Strength': Stacey Abrams On Battling Voter Suppression

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate explains how to keep up civic efforts long after after Election Day

In New York, Eight Young BIPOC And LGBTQ+ Artists Take Over The Subway

A new VMA tie-in exhibition at the Atlantic Avenue terminal highlights the craft of these emerging creatives

Alicia Garza Is Bringing Black Power From The Streets To The Polls

The Black Lives Matter co-founder on her sweeping new vision to empower young, Black voters

DACA Was Made Possible By Young LGBTQ+ Immigrants. Now We Must Fight For Them, Too

The Supreme Court upheld the Obama-era policy, but there is still work to be done to protect the most vulnerable among us

What It Means To Be Black And Free In America Today

Juneteenth celebrates the abolition of slavery. It also highlights the many ways freedom has failed Black Americans

What 'Defund The Police' Means (And Doesn't Mean) And Where It Came From

Its origins offer crucial insights about America's current cultural landscape

MTV's Prom-athon Is A Virtual Prom Bash For The Class Of 2020, With Help From Michelle Obama

It all goes down May 22

'Training Is Not Enough': Senator Cory Booker Demands Accountability From Police

The former presidential hopeful explains how the coronavirus pandemic has shed light on racially biased policing

Seniors Are Having Prom And Graduation Online, But It Can't Replace The Real Thing

'Nothing is the same': Students sound off on missing pivotal moments due to the coronavirus pandemic

Earth Day Has Passed. Now What?

We must make climate justice a priority year-round. Here's how

Reproductive Health Care Has Always Been Essential, Especially During A Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic shines a light on the obstacles many young people face in receiving necessary care

My Governor Just Lifted Stay-At-Home Guidelines. Now What?

A young person's guide to protecting yourself and others as states and businesses open back up

Students Across The Country Are Suing Their Universities For Reimbursements

From Arizona to New York to Miami, school is online-only — but students are still paying campus fees

The Number Of Young People Held In Detention Centers Fell 24 Percent Last Month

Activists say their calls to release as many youth as possible are all the more crucial during the coronavirus pandemic