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Most Recent Pride & Prejudice Articles

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Fitting In
By , Olathe, KS
Society has this funny way of lying to people.  It says that it won’t judge or make assumptions about people but yet that’s exactly what it does.  Better yet, that’s what we as people do; we judge and make fun of... (more »)
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Humans, you know one when you see one, but we all are very different.  It seems as though some act as if the differences are something weird, treating people like an object, animal, or alien. Black vs. white, Muslim vs. Christianity, young... (more »)
Fit In Not
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"You and your whimsical sense of humor."My friend choked as we finally ceased laughing over one of the stupid things I had deliberately said. "'Whimsical' is a big word."I put on a deadpan face, trying not to burst... (more »)
I Am Hero This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I shook and dissolved into beams of pride and pain as Neiel Israel spoke the line into existence: “Every day a black man walks He is like Jesus, Terrified of crucifixion.” He strides down Newbury Street responding... (more »)
Fairy-Tale Fallacy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Once, and twice, and three times as well, during a specific time in a specific made-up place, there lived a pretty girl in a not-so-pretty life. She sat around in despair because she could not go to the ball or leave the tower or wake up from... (more »)
Thick, Curly, and Big This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Thick, curly, and big. Some see it as a political statement, others a side effect of being African American. What do I think? I accept my hair as a natural aspect of who I am, but this was not always the case. For most of my life my mother... (more »)
The Words of an Anarchist
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The words of an anarchist, the thoughts of one who believes in freedom and justice for all. How can you understand equality of anything if you have no basis of truth. These are words that can direct your entire life, and they do for me. I was... (more »)
I Have a Dream that Women... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I speak on behalf of all female students that are involved in any and all public school systems and also as a wakeup call for the male students as well. Three words… School dress code. An unnecessarily over-enforced rule in... (more »)
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Love is love.
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My dear friends, what I’m here to tell you today is this: Love is love. Beneath our skin and the rings on our fingers, we are all the same physical symphony of bones. It does not matter whose lips our lips touch nor whose hands our hands... (more »)
LGBT Youth Speak Out
Like most schools, my high school has at least some students who are a part of certain minorities. One of these minorities-and possibly the most controversial- is the LGBT community. Although the treatment of LGBT youth has gotten... (more »)
The Bachelor
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The Bachelor is a boring and story-less show that makes for a better bad joke. Do we watch it to make us feel good about our self. Who are the actors in The Bachelor. What is the story, what are they even doing. The Bachelor is probably a better... (more »)
Race Relations In America
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     According to NBC News, 57% of Americans believe that race relations are bad. Those involved were polled soon after Mike Brown and Eric Garner were murdered by white police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, and Staten Island, New York,... (more »)
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Perhaps an introduction is in order.   We are fields of graves, bone-dust lying soft beneath the earth, footnotes in the annals of history. We are housewives, warriors, mothers, witches, healers, poets, inventors, philosophers,... (more »)
Racism in the Academy?
The Oscars are considered the best award show in America. However, it could not escape the controversy over the nominees this year. Many have considered the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences racist for not nominating any African... (more »)
Gay Rights: A Continuing Battle
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The only thing they have to look forward to is hope. And you have to give them hope. Hope for a better world, hope for a better tomorrow, hope for a better place to come to if the pressures at home are too great. Hope that all will be all... (more »)
Soccer For Guys….Sure If Inequality Is “The...
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It all started during a casual conversation between my dad and his friend. My brother and I were waiting for them to finish until my dad’s friend asked, “So does your son play soccer?” Eagerly my dad replied with a yes and... (more »)
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