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The Teenager Breaking Up Child Marriages, Door to Door

Hadiqa Bashir, 18, is storming Pakistan's Swat Valley to convince parents and imams of the ills of child marriage.
True Stories

Listen to 'Flashback': The Freak Bicycle Accident Behind a Children’s Classic

Ludwig Bemelmans rode his bike down the wrong side of the road and into literary history when he dreamed up the beloved children’s book Madeline.
Good Sh*t

Get Yer YA, YA's Out: The Best Young Adult Reads for Not-So-Young Adults

OZY on the best YA books for adults to read, focusing on diversity, smart storytelling and Dave Matthews, because: Why not?.
True Stories

'Flashback' Episode Nine: How 'Little House on the Prairie' Built the Koch Brothers

The latest episode of OZY's chart-topping 'Flashback' podcast reveals how the 'Little House' series of children's classics entwined itself with the growth of free-market conservatism.
OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
True Stories

The Day I Shot Andy

Take a city kid and place him in the suburbs during the Vietnam War.
True Stories

In Praise of Stepfathers

Lots of love larded on mothers on Mother's Day.
News + Politics

How White Families Can Start Reversing Racism

Because when you ignore race, you become more than colorblind.
The New + the Next

Kids: The Recession-Proof Industry

While many industries are suffering, parents are still keeping children-focused companies alive.
The New + the Next

The Lurking Mystery of the Pandemic: Why Is It Gentler on Children?

The virus isn’t affecting children the way it is adults.
True Story

Bad Day Digest: Soldiers Showing Up With Bayonets

In 1945, OZY's Leslie dela Vega's mother, Linda, woke up to Japanese soldiers who had murder on their minds.
OZY NEWSLETTER

The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
True Stories

When a Filipina Hits the Dance Floor

Emelyn Ocampo’s mom moved from the Philippines to New York in the ’60s in the most glamorous way possible.

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