Adedayo Perkovich

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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, Adedayo likes to draw, knit, and play with her cat.

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

Adedayo Perkovich

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 Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) are three brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

Unsung Heroines on the Big Screen

Adedayo Perkovich

January 5th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the director of Hidden Figures, a new movie that honors the contributions of three NASA mathematicians.

Gwen Ifill PBS Newshour

Gwen Ifill: A Tribute

Adedayo Perkovich

December 13th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter recalls the life and legacy of a trailblazing journalist.

The Beatles: Influencing the Past, Present, and Future

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December 8th, 2016

How the "Fab Four" changed the world

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A “Beet Gene”?

Adedayo Perkovich

November 22nd, 2016

The First Lady explains how she and President Obama feel about beets.

The stars of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. J. K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, wrote the screenplay.

Wizards and Beasts Come to New York

Adedayo Perkovich

November 21st, 2016

A new movie offers Harry Potter fans a magical treat.

Adedayo at the Langston Hughes House

Preserving a Harlem Legacy

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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

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September 27th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter covers the first presidential debate.

Hillary Clinton makes history in Philadelphia

Clinton Makes History

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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

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July 30th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter shares the highlights of her week in Philadelphia.