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Shame on You
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A little girl who grew up always being told she was "different" and "exotic" and feeling like they didn't tell her everything. Like a secret. She didn't know and was lost and confused in her own body and personality.... (more »)
You're Too Young
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Have you ever been told you’re too young to do or understand something? I’m going to jump out on a limb here and assume the answer is a resounding yes. When I was about 14 years old, I announced that I had started writing a book and was met... (more »)
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Why Be Like That?
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So, people usually judge people by the color of their skin, right? Well, I'm here to tell you that it's something you shouldn't do. When I'm witnessing someone being discriminating, honestly it brings me to tears. It tears me apart. You should... (more »)
Being Unique
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Here's a piece of advice from me to you; never, ever feel crappy about the ways others treat you. Some people are different, and that's okay. But society seems to think that's a bad thing. Instead of focusing on the... (more »)
Love: a Right or a Crime?
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In 2009, a woman married a roller coaster. In 2001, a man married a picture of himself. They both had large weddings, including all of the cultural traditions and all of their friends and family. In 2013, a baker refused to make a cake for a... (more »)
What is a Human?
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What is a human? The question at the core of philosophers’ minds, challenging them, frustrating them, starting no end of debates, arguments, and controversies. So what is a human? From a present standpoint, a human is not an idol. a... (more »)
The Human Race: Keepers of Time
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Age is a touchy subject to discuss in today's society. To be young, an adolescent, is viewed nearly the same as being a newborn child. As if light bulbs in their heads don't begin to brighten until the frightening age of 18. Teens don't have a... (more »)
Cultural Theft This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In clothing stores, fashion magazines, and even Halloween parties, cultural theft is occurring: elements of indigenous cultures are morphed into fashion trends and costumes for those who will never understand their significance. “Navajo print”... (more »)
Do Different Opinions Equate to Violence?
By , Highlands Ranch, CO
When was the last time you checked the news and there wasn’t a report of a violent killing due to a difference in race, religion, sexual orientation or beliefs? That’s exactly the problem with our world today; there is constantly violence... (more »)
Discrimination Nation
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In a country that supposedly stresses fairness and equality, discrimination appears to run rampant. Although many of us would like to believe discrimination is no longer an issue in the U.S., statistics show that countless groups of people... (more »)
Cover Up
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It starts with a dress code : be it at school, at work or sometimes even at home. When you're young, it mostly has to do with color palettes : pink for girls, blue for boys. When you enter Middle School, then further on in High School,... (more »)
Interracial Couples
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Its the year 2014 and I have noticed many familes still do not approve of teens/ adults having relationships with people of other races.  People these days say that the only reason they don't want you dating someone of another race is... (more »)
Where Are You From?
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I will never forget the day my teacher asked me where was I from. I had worked really hard on a paper for a teacher I was unfamiliar with. In all cases though we are all unfamiliar with people we think "we know". She pulled me aside after class... (more »)
Doesn't Matter Who You Are
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Has anyone ever been discriminated before? Most people around the world would say,"Yes".  I remember how I was discriminated ever since I was in 4th grade. I was discriminated by my teachers because I was Asian. Okay, I'm not... (more »)
Judge me not
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Who am I to judge? Can you answer that question honestly? I struggled with judging people without getting to know them first and still do. Over this summer God really spoke to me about judging people when he said "I am the only person who can... (more »)
Our Male Dominated Society
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I am a 14 year old school graduate and I really want to understand the reason behind inequality. It's really often you may experience a girl kicking a boy or even punching him on his face. Rather than helping him, everyone would laugh at him... (more »)
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