Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

Most Recent Articles About Discrimination

Here is the most recent articles about discrimination:

Dear Young Black Man
Custom User Avatar
Dear Young Black Man, In this society, and in this country, you will face injustice, downfalls, and straight inequality. We have come a long way from being segregated from other races and cultures. But yet, in reality, there is still... (more »)
An Open Letter
Custom User Avatar
January 13, 2017 Dear upcoming generations, There are things in this world that I don't think can be changed. People that I don't think care to change them. Those of the minority community have been subjected, for many years,... (more »)
Black Sunshades on a Black Face?
Custom User Avatar
Tenu kala chashma jachda ae Jachda ae gore mukhde te (Black glasses looks nice on you Looks nice on your white face) Hold up- only on a white face? Aw, really? Then I guess  I'll have to run down to the supermarket and get the most... (more »)
Is America Really the Land of the Free?
Custom User Avatar
I don’t understand why peoples skin color matter. We are all made with the same kinds of cells, they are just mixed up a little bit. Unfortunately the chains of judgment are still shackling us today. We all have a gray base how can you... (more »)
Civil Rights: A Plea for Winter's End This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Custom User Avatar
I was born in winter so deep, with a whiteness so thick and suffocating that it strangled any breath of color. I was surrounded by a pale-faced doctor and a herd of white-uniformed nurses who delivered me in Maine, the second-whitest state in... (more »)
Custom User Avatar
We won't be able to see her smile anymore. She had that kind of smile that brightened the room in an instant. We won't be able to see her accomplish her goals. She might have been the next president. She might have been a great... (more »)
How America Discriminates and Abuses Its Power
Custom User Avatar
According to Mapping Police Violence, that’s how many unarmed black people were killed by police in 2015 alone. In America people believe that we are all equal and that everyone is the same. Since the founding of America black people have... (more »)
We All Judge Too Much
By , dublin, OH
It breaks my heart whenever someone judges me for loving the things I love just because it doesnt follow "Society Standards". I wish, Oh i wish that they would open up their minds to realize how beautiful it is. I want them to see the world in... (more »)
Should Gender Neutral Bathrooms Be Required In...
By , South Orange, NJ
What is gender? This is a question that has stumped many people. Gender, to many people, is just male and female, but in reality, it is a whole spectrum. Schools are disrespectful students that don’t identify as the gender on their birth... (more »)
Let Us through
Custom User Avatar
“Who runs the world, girls!” - Beyonce   The famous line from Beyonce’s, three-time award-winning, song represents the power and drive of the female population. As she is a strong female figure and a... (more »)
Is Charlie a Guy or Gal? (2016 IS Sexist)
Custom User Avatar
Mr. Jones was holding an interview to employ a mechanical engineer. As he was checking the CV he saw a little note that was apparently attached by mistake. It was the diary of Charlie Smith, the interviewer supposing he was a guy, a guy who... (more »)
Discrimination in this Nation
Custom User Avatar
I never really thought about all of the hate in this world, until I had this dreadful argument. I always wanted to be right and I always wanted people to know I had the right way of thinking. When I was younger, I had an eye-opening argument... (more »)
Is This Really the Land of Opportunity?
Custom User Avatar
The United States is famously known for its diversity around the country. It’s known as the land of opportunity; is that true that anyone can have the opportunity to follow their dreams? Apparently, this only applies to the people born in... (more »)
What It Means to Be American This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Custom User Avatar
If someone asked me what nationality I was, I would probably respond “Indian.” Granted, I don’t get asked that a lot since my ethnicity is easily recognized by my appearance. But when I do get asked, even though I respond... (more »)
Body Shaming: The Skinny Stance This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Custom User Avatar
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 individualism and redefines us in terms of size, shape, and colour. A world... (more »)
A Modest Proposal: A Satirical Solution for...
Custom User Avatar
FOR PREVENTING THE ESCALATION AND LONG TERM PERPETUATION OF MUSLIM TERRORIST It is a melancholy object to believe that all terrorist are muslims, and the religion of Islam believe in terrorism. Terrorism is a misunderstood concept... (more »)
Site Feedback