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Citi Bike users pedal through the streets of Manhattan. Some members of Generation Z, the younger generation following the millennials, are less inclined to own cars and lean more toward bike-sharing and ride-sharing services. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Generation Z May Not Want To Own Cars. Can Automakers Woo Them In Other Ways?

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Erica Louie, a YouTuber who goes by Miss Louie, left her corporate job to make fashion videos full time. Denise Tejada/Youth Radio hide caption

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'This Is A Business Now': YouTube Stars Influence Generation Z's Fashion Tastes

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Beyoncé performs at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 12. "Instead of me telling someone how good I look, I can just send them a picture of Beyoncé in a queen's outfit," Youth Radio's Robert Fisher says. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters hide caption

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What This Picture Of Beyoncé Tells Us About How Generation Z Connects

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In San Francisco, Local Teens Consider Protesting Right-Wing Marches

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Students Drive New Policies As K-12 Sexual Assault Investigations Rise

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13 Reasons Why Not: Michigan Teens Talk Honestly About Suicide

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Promposals: When Teens Compete For Most Extravagant Prom Invitation

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Tapping into millennials' compassion and activism might be the best way to motivate them to buy health coverage, says Aditi Juneja, a New York University law student. Ashley Pridmore/Courtesy of Youth Radio hide caption

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A Mother And Her Young Daughter Became 'Each Other's Dedicated Cheerleaders'

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Zola Cervantes (center) and her brother, Tines, travel across the border regularly to visit their father, Gilbert, in Mexico. Courtesy of Misty Cervantes hide caption

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With A Deported Father, California Teen Lives Life Between Borders

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In response to an anti-abortion march in McAllen, Texas, many pro-abortion rights demonstrators encircled the Whole Woman's Health clinic, which is the only abortion provider in the Rio Grande Valley. Courtesy of Laura Molinar hide caption

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At Texas Clinic, 2 Women Explain What Changed Their Minds On Abortion

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In one of the few photos Anaya has from his time in foster care, he's pictured at age 4 in the backyard of one of his many foster homes. Courtesy of Noel Anaya hide caption

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After 20 Years, Young Man Leaves Foster Care On His Own Terms

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Flowers, letters, and handmade signs were left as a memorial to victims of the fire at the artists' collective known as "Ghost Ship." Maya Cueva/Youth Radio hide caption

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Remembering 4 Electronic Musicians Lost In The Oakland Warehouse Fire

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Teens Want More Education On The Electoral Process

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Young People Grapple With Whether To Follow Colin Kaepernick's Lead

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