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Body Shaming: The Skinny Stance This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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We live in a rather lopsided world. A world which is quick to latch onto us and arrange us into socially constructed categories. One which brusquely brushes off our individuality and redefines us in terms of size, shape, and color. A world... (more »)
No, You Can’t Say the N-Word This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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As a black girl, growing up in a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood was tough. Sure, there were benefits – like being immersed in the vibrant Mexican culture (I love the food the most; elotes are life) – but there were also several... (more »)
Battle Cry of the Unjustly Accused This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Sometimes life puts us in situations where we feel stuck and have nowhere else to go, like caged animals. They are taken from their homes into zoos and parks to start their new lives under the rules and conditions of human beings. Trapped in... (more »)
Dried-Up Carpet This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Dried-up carpet. What comes to mind at those words? A shriveled, ragged rug, covered in dust? A dilapidated blanket held together by only thin threads, now flimsy with age? I see an elementary-school cafeteria, buried underneath... (more »)
Debunking the Myths of Feminism
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Recently, the word “feminism” has popped up quite a bit in reference to both politics and culture. In some ways, this is a great stride to familiarizing the public to feminist ideas, and thus, progressing towards equality more rapidly.... (more »)
How Miniscule Hate Speech Leads to Violent Crimes
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A Swarthmore College student and his male friend were assaulted after midnight by a group of 4 males and 1 female. Joseph Igbineweka, a promising student body president of California State University, was stabbed 4 times. 3 students at... (more »)
Cultures Are Not Costumes
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When I was six years old, I went to my first Indian wedding. It was easily the most incredible cultural experience I have ever had, and I enjoyed every second of it. But more than the lively music, mouth-watering food, and colorful clothing,... (more »)
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Why Gay Adoption Is Necessary
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For many decades, discrimination has been a prevalent issue among nations around the world. Specifically, issues such as racism and sexism have impacted thousands of lives, and they are still around today. The term, discrimination, applies to... (more »)
The Economic Consequences of Racial Bias in the...
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According to the United States Federal Housing Administration, an agency created to make affordable housing available to all, it is critical to recognize that the “most important among the adverse influential factors are the ingress of... (more »)
English Has It All Mixed Up
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Sometimes I think English has the wrong idea.Take Spanish or French. The adjective comes after the noun. And in the age we live in now, we need to look at the nouns more than ever. A gay boy is still a boy. A black man is still a man. The... (more »)
Celebrate America
Someone once told me that an immigrant is an "ALIEN" or someone who is "taking" something from America: Space. But no, immigrants are not people who you can just point out in the street. Immigrant are people who are looking... (more »)
Sending a Message
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On Tuesday, February 28, Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez was driving his daughters to school when he was stopped by ICE agents, arrested and taken to a detention center to await deportation. His daughter Fatima captured his arrest on video; in the... (more »)
LGBT Discrimination
By , jonesville, NC
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and more. They are human too. They bleed the same blood as us, breath the same air and they come from the same place as us. It's not a choice or decision for them. It's just a part of who they are.... (more »)
You Never Eat Chinese Food Alone This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“You never eat Chinese food alone.” My culture is meant to be shared. Even age-old sayings such as this one confirm it. My culture is meant to be shared. It is not something to be made fun of. Imagine coming up with the best idea... (more »)
Endangered Languages
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K. David Harrison, associate director of the Living Tongues Institute based in Salem once said, “When we lose a language, we lose centuries of human thinking about time, seasons, sea creatures, reindeer, edible flowers, mathematics,... (more »)
Trans Women of Color
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As someone who didn’t have to grow up being trans, there was no violence, rejection or even early death based on my gender. Yet for trans, they had to redefine the idea of happiness and let go of the pain held on by society. But over... (more »)
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