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Colorblind: Racial Ignorance in America
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Though she knew she was breaking the law, Rosa Parks, a simple, elderly, hard working, housemaid, one day decided she would not give up her seat on the bus for a white man. And with that small act of defiance, she became, unintentionally, a... (more »)
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Sexism in Fantasyland This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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And so the story ends. The dashing prince in his tasseled, shoulder-padded suit bends down to kiss her lips. He swoops her up in his arms and gingerly places her on the white stallion. Then the perfect couple gallops toward the prince's lavish... (more »)
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What Is An American? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I asked my father this question, he laughed and shook his head. I have a knack for asking the hard ones. But as our nation struggles with the issue of illegal immigration, we don’t bother to ask this of ourselves. The first time this... (more »)
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Stereotypes: Do They Affect You?
If you don’t already know, a stereotype is a generalization that is usually exaggerated or oversimplified and is often offensive to distinguish a group. Imagine this: A middle aged man who is a hard worker and finished college with a... (more »)
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In defense of "that's so gay" This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The controversial expression “that’s so gay” is uttered by many tolerant high school students. It is an innocent idiom and should be the least of society’s concerns. Unfortunately, gay rights activists attack the phrase like it’s hate... (more »)
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Big IS Beautiful This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Size 14 is the average of women across the country, so why is it impossible for me as a size 14 to go throughout the day without getting some kind of disparaging remark about my weight? I have been called every “fat” name in the book: blimp,... (more »)
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Addressing Racism by Ignoring It This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
According to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle, renowned scientist and geneticist James Watson recently left his post as chancellor of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory after receiving criticism for racist comments. He apparently stated... (more »)
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White
By , Beaumont, TX
I'm white. Am I racist? I'm White. Am I unimportant? I'm White. I'm last on the list. I'm white. Can I speak my mind? I'm white. How likely am I to get into college? I'm white.... (more »)
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Gay Rights
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Recently i have began to question the motive behind banding gay marriages. I wanted a reason, an answer and an explanation as to why my aunt can not marry. The truth is there is no LEGAL reason why they cannot marry. Here's my thing... think... (more »)
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What's So Bad About the Mormons?
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Everyone has heard about Mormons but what exactly is a Mormon for sure. Mitt Romney a man running for the chance to be the president of the United States is a Mormon and many don’t want him in office for just that reason. So what is the big deal... (more »)
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Rainbows=Gay?
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Let me just say this: I'm completely straight. I'ma chick and I like dudes. When people ask me what my favorite color is, I say "The Rainbow". Why? Because I like all colors. I can't say I only like one color. (Even... (more »)
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Matthew Shepard
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A feeling of utter repulsion washed over me as I read about a remarkable young man who was raped, terrorized, brutally beaten, and murdered all because of his sexual orientation. Matthew Shepard was a newly independent college student with a... (more »)
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Interracial Relations
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You see him walking down the halls. He’s tall, handsome, and has a great smile. You can’t help but notice him everywhere he goes and he always gives you goose bumps and a tingly feeling in your stomach. Well, what if there was something... (more »)
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Wouldn't it Be Boring if We Were All the...
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When you see a teenager dressed in black, with long hair that covers their eyes, and scars on their wrists, what do you see? You may see what they look like on the outside—someone who is different, who is troubled, and is just not the norm. But... (more »)
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Vegatarians
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James is a vegetarian. And he is the leader of the vegetarian movement and he has successfully converted America into a vegetarian country. Ten years later we are all gone because of the loss of oxygen and global warming has taken effect and has... (more »)
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Humor is a problem?
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"What do you get with a Russian and a bottle of vodka" "An empty bottle" People are afraid of laughing at jokes that could be considered racist, this is utterly pointless as humor no matter how offense is still humor. It is only by joking... (more »)
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