Zhoriél Tapo

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Zhoriél Tapo lives in Louisiana and was born in 2008.

  • Zhoriél enjoys acting, playing volleyball and the violin, and singing in a children’s choir.
  • She wants to be a dermatologist.
  • Her favorite book is The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.

“No matter your age, you can make a difference.”

Zhoriél Tapo

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Inside the Creole Nutcracker

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December 12th, 2020

A magical 19th-century ballet for the holidays gets a Louisiana twist. 

Hurricanes on the Rise

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October 26th, 2020

Southwestern Louisiana has been hit hard by hurricanes this season. Scientists say that climate change is playing a big role in the rise of extreme weather. 

A Conversation With Louisiana Lawmakers

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September 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Democratic and Republican state representatives about listening to voters. 

Summer Camp Goes Virtual

Zhoriél Tapo

August 4th, 2020

Because of the pandemic, a few summer camps look very different this year. 

Juneteenth Jubilees in Louisiana

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June 19th, 2020

A celebration of the unofficial end of slavery in the United States takes on a new significance amid the Black Lives Matter movement. 

The Power of Writing Letters

Zhoriél Tapo

April 21st, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, letter-writing has been a lifeline for many people. Our Kid Reporter explores the creative ways kids are preserving the tradition. 

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in Louisiana

Zhoriél Tapo

March 26th, 2020

A Kid Reporter shares her experiences during the coronavirus pandemic.

Louisiana Delays Primaries

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March 20th, 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the state’s Democratic Party had to postpone its primary election. 

Christmas at the Governor’s Mansion

Zhoriél Tapo

December 13th, 2019

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and his wife, Donna, host a Christmas party for a good cause.


A STEM-tastic Day

Zhoriél Tapo

October 29th, 2019

Students flock to the Superdome in New Orleans to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.