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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 »)
Kyleigh's Law
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It is 8:30 p.m. on December 21, 2006. Kyleigh D’Alessio was always making someone laugh. She was enthusiastic about life and a student athlete, playing both varsity soccer and lacrosse. She was one of three passengers in a car driven by a... (more »)
A Different Voice
By , Grant Park, IL
Everywhere you go, everybody's talking bad about somebody. No matter if they're white or black or a man or a woman. If they're religious, atheist, gay, or straight. Somebody has to be negative. If you click on a post about... (more »)
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Knowing from Experience (The Other Way Around)
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Have you ever heard the saying "don't judge a book by it's cover." Everyone has but we don't take it into consideration. We've all judged a person whether in our minds or out loud. Its wrong for whatever reason we do... (more »)
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Microracism
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“So where are you from?” asks the girl, in a cloying, faux-interested voice. I am prepared for this conversation. It inexorably reoccurs anytime I am around an especially audacious white stranger. “California,” I mutter, knowing that... (more »)
Raise the Glass Ceiling
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One hundred years ago, women were fighting for the right to vote and the opportunity to go to college. Now we have a different problem. Women make up about 60% of people applying for college and earning degrees. However, there are still many more... (more »)
Equality: A Good or Bad Thing?
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We are all created equal, right? The Constitution says so, Martin Luther King says we are, and most politicians agree. If we are all equal why do we have so many problems? I can tell you why, we aren’t created equal. Some people are... (more »)
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Why I Never Take Sides
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We as humans get influenced in everyday life from our first day as a baby to our last. One of the most strongest influences is our image. If we are pretty, ugly, skinny, fat tall, short, white, black ... (etc). One of the most truest... (more »)
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