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Abolishing the Yellow Slip: A Fight Against... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The first week of my sophomore year, the teachers started to hand out yellow slips to girls in short shorts and crop tops. My high school had never been particularly strict with their dress code, but with the new principal came a new policy.... (more »)
Orlando Shooting and the Politics That Followed
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Early morning on June 12 a gunman, named Omar Mateen, walked into Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, with an assault rifle and pistol and opened fire. Described as the worst attack on American soil after 9/11, Mateen executed a mass shooting... (more »)
Take a Stand for Gay Adoption!
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Family. A family is any group of people whom are related either biologically, emotionally, or legally (McDaniel 2).  However, this was not always what individuals thought to be true. In recent years, the perception of the significant term,... (more »)
We Need to Talk About Orlando
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At the time of writing this article, it has been one week since a madman that I refuse to name, killed 49 innocent people for being at a gay bar in what has been called the most deadly shooting in American history. For many people this was just... (more »)
The N Word
By , Buckhannon, WV
The other day on whisper (an app) I got into a fight with a racist guy. Who told me that "you blacks need to leave MY country". I then calmly told him a) you brought us here And b) if this land belongs to anyone it's... (more »)
When Kind Souls Leave
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Christina Grimme was a singer with an extraordinary voice. I obviously didn’t know her personally but still I feel sad on hearing the news of her death, maybe because she was shot by someone who she was kind to, or maybe I feel sad... (more »)
Black Women
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“You’re pretty for a black girl.” “Is that weave or is it real?” “Wait, you aren’t mixed!?” “Why are black women so angry?” “You’re so articulate, for a black girl.”... (more »)
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She must be magnificent in every way. She must have a perfect smile; perfect teeth; amazing hair; chiselled dimples; an eye colour sprinkled with a hue of rainbow; cheeks that bloom a beautiful rose so all the birds outside twitter their... (more »)
Through the Eyes of His Child
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I've been getting death threats since I was born. When my father arrests someone, it's not an unlikely response that an aggravated person will utter the words, "I'm gonna kill you for this, I'll kill your whole... (more »)
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Lost in the grand venture of the world we no longer posses such a quality as, nationalism. Something that has made wars, fought tyranny, brought people together and destroyed people by the masses. Something that let’s a person know that... (more »)
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The screams of hundreds ring through the streets of Birmingham Alabama as the race for equality is ignited like the Olympic torch in Athens. Birmingham would become the front lines for racial inequality and the race towards an equal rights... (more »)
Seventeen Years Old This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I am eight years old. My third grade teacher tells me that when a boy is mean to me, it means he likes me. If it is supposed to make me feel better about the boys tugging on my pigtails on the playground, it doesn’t. I am ten years... (more »)
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I was sitting on the dark marbled countertop in her kitchen, and the rays from the sun beginning to set shone their way through the window and rested upon my hair, heating up the back of my neck. Rap music played subtly in the distance, and I... (more »)
Why Does Your Hair Grow Like That? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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You are eight years old and have no idea what is going on. You know you are going somewhere and that it's for the best. At least, that's what it seemed like at the going-away party. They told you that you are headed to a place where the... (more »)
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A woman is planning on preparing a traditional dish of her people- Al Haysa, a special dessert. She has managed to find all of the ingredients but one- the special ingredient from her mother’s recipe. The problem is, no local market has... (more »)
Sexual Identity
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Imagine this: You and a significant other have been talking more often and you enjoy one another’s company. Here’s the catch: you’ve developed feelings for this person and they’re of the same sex. You didn’t want... (more »)
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