Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, a 22-year-old math major who will graduate this month from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, acknowledges that her generation, Gen Z, isn't afraid to say what's on its mind and confront what it sees as problems.

Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, a 22-year-old math major who will graduate this month from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, acknowledges that her generation, Gen Z, isn't afraid to say what's on its mind and confront what it sees as problems. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS)