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The Irony of Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving. When I say this, your mouth probably salivates with the thought of creamy mashed potatoes, fried turkey, juicy corn, buttered bread rolls, and sparkling apple cider. However, the indigenous people of the United States of America... (more »)
Labels on Artwork
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Black art and literature is a label, not a definition. Art and literature created by black artists and writers is one that puts perspective and comments on the historical relationship of blacks and whites, rich and poor, race and capital. A... (more »)
Here’s to Acceptance, Our Culture, to Our... This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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You are in India, riding through the teeming intersection in the heart of a city, when a few men come knocking at your car. They beg for money. Your driver’s eyes are fixed on the road.  He does not hear or see the people outside.... (more »)
This I Believe Essay
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I believe one man can change the world.  Everyone's on this planet for a reason, or they wouldn't be here right now.  Either for good or for bad, for yourself or for others, everything you do has a purpose.  Not everyone... (more »)
My Black Is Beautiful This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I grew up in a household where “you’re so beautiful”, “look at my pretty girl”, and “you are beautifully, uniquely, and wonderfully made” competed with oxygen to fill the air. However, upon entering... (more »)
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Immigrant Problems
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In the U.S. there are 11.4 illegal immigrants, around 53% of immigrants are from Mexico and the rest are from all around the world. People think that immigrants come to steal jobs and that they do drugs and are rapists. But, that is completely... (more »)
Virtue
By , Christiansburg, VA
Virtue means a good or useful quality of a thing. But, in this case it means a quality considered morally good or desirable in someone.  Society has taught us you have to be underweight. You don't have to cover yourself with makeup, and if... (more »)
Not Just an Upset, an Insult
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On the night of November 8th, I sat with my mother and her friends crying like many other women in America. The reason we were crying was not just because the candidate we wanted to win did not, it was because Trump’s victory was a slap in the... (more »)
Changing How We Treat Ourselves, and Each Other
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Growing up, I noticed a negative world around me; in school, at home, and everywhere I went. Today, girl culture is filled with self-doubt, overwhelming emotions, mental well-being, friendships, breakups, drama, gossip, and competition. All the... (more »)
Everyone Is Equal
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“No race prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.” I think this sentence is true and there are many examples can prove my opinion. Every one is bored to be equal. I always think that... (more »)
Aunt's Keeper
By , Houston, TX
On December 22, 2014, my uncle remarried and I gained a new aunt. Not only was I upset but I was furious. I couldn’t stand to look Kodi in his eyes. Seeing my first aunt in the hospital was devastating. The room was freezing and all white... (more »)
Rejection Equals Racism
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 “We are five and don’t want to be six”. This is a quote that is from the short story, “Fellowship”, written by Franz Kafka. This statement shows the avoidance of individuals from the community. New... (more »)
Thomas the Turtle
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Audrey Atkinson 10/25/16 Pd. 3 There was a hidden tale that said turtles had emotions and beliefs. This particular example, is a modern day tale about Thomas the turtle. He knew he was different he just didn’t know what it was... (more »)
Waging War on the Wage Gap This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Picture a man and a woman, doing the same job, working the same amount of time at the same office, the only difference occurring in their paycheck. Women in 2016 are still earning only 79 cents to the man’s dollar. This does not seem like... (more »)
The Power of Words This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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For a long time, I’ve wondered about the power of words. I once came across a quote from Friedrich Nietzsche: “All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down.” Ever since... (more »)
Don’t Call Her Hillary This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“Donald calls Hillary a ‘nasty woman’” “Trump and Clinton go head-to-head in the final debate” How often have you seen news stories phrased in that way during any part of the presidential campaign? I, for one, can think of only... (more »)
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