When Young People Don’t Vote, It Matters: How the Leaders we Choose Change the Stories we Tell

I can recall the first time my parents saw Barack Obama on TV as if it happened yesterday.

I was in first grade. My parents were talking about school, but I had larger concerns. I was shoving mouthfuls of food into my mouth at the speed of Husain Bolt — obviously to get back to the Nancy Drew novel I had checked out from the school library.