Adedayo Perkovich

Adedayo Perkovich lives in New York and was born in 2003.

  • Adedayo is a member of the Young People's Chorus of New York City and is currently learning French.
  • Her favorite subjects in school are Literature, History, and Creative Writing.
  • In her spare time, she likes to draw, knit, and play with her cat.

“I am interested in social justice issues, and I think that it is important to share people's stories with the world to help us understand each other more.”

Adedayo Perkovich

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Adedayo at the Langston Hughes House

Preserving A Harlem Legacy

Adedayo Perkovich

October 24th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter visits the former home of poet Langston Hughes in New York City's Harlem.
Adedayo conducting an interview at  Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island

The First Presidential Debate of 2016

Adedayo Perkovich

September 30th, 2016

A Kid Reporter gives her take on the first face-off between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off during their first presidential debate.

Trump and Clinton Clash Over the Issues

Adedayo Perkovich

September 27th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter covers the first presidential debate.

Hillary Clinton makes history in Philadelphia

Clinton Makes History

Adedayo Perkovich

July 31st, 2016

At the Democratic National Convention last week, delegates officially nominated the first woman presidential candidate in United States history. Our Kid Reporter was there.

Reporting Live from the Democratic Convention — Video

Adedayo Perkovich

July 30th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter shares the highlights of her week in Philadelphia.
Scholastic “Muggle Mob” participants raise their paddles as the banner announcing the new Harry Potter story is lowered.

Muggle Mob

Adedayo Perkovich

July 23rd, 2016

A flash mob in New York City celebrates a new Harry Potter story

Clockwise from top left; Ryan Nobles, Jedd Rosche, Jamey Graydon, Rebekah O’Neill

Behind the Scenes at the Democratic Debate

Adedayo Perkovich

April 20th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter gets tips from veteran journalists about covering the presidential race.

Characters of Color — Video

Adedayo Perkovich

March 29th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks to Marley Dias, the founder of #1000blackgirlbooks.
Marley Dias with some of the books that she has collected

Characters of Color

Adedayo Perkovich

March 29th, 2016

Eleven-year-old Marley Dias wanted to read books with strong black girls in them—just like her.

Top Dog — Video

Adedayo Perkovich

February 19th, 2016

A report from the Westminster dog show in New York City