Nassibah BedreddineYouth Reporter
Nassibah Bedreddine is a senior at Athens Drive Magnet High School in Wake County. Her interest in writing and journalism has been ongoing since she was 12, and has manifested into a passion for politics and conversations surrounding social issues. As an aspiring investigative reporter, she hopes her tenure with the WUNC youth reporting institute will be the beginning of a long-lasting career dedicated to fighting for social and economic justice through words.
For this summer’s Youth Reporting Institute, reporter Nassibah Bedreddine took a look at how intolerance has facilitated not only cultural assimilation but also cultural loss. She dug into her Algerian family’s history and documented how they are working to preserve their culture.
WUNC’s 2021 Youth Reporters turned on their mics to collect stories from their communities. Nassibah Bedreddine of Raleigh spoke with her friends about their push for a more diverse sex education curriculum at their schools.