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Most Recent Articles About Discrimination

Here is the most recent articles about discrimination:

I'm Just Color Blind!
By , Sherwood, AR
We live in a world full of hatred. We live in a world full of rascim and discrimination. Will it ever stop? Or is this just the beginning? Everyday, I notice discrimination in life. Whether it's at school walking to my next class or just... (more »)
Daughter of Invention Editorial
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The story “Daughter of Invention,” is based on a family that migrated from the Dominican Republic to New York. They moved because the family’s father was almost caught on plans to overthrow the dictator. Since they moved the... (more »)
Hollaback Girl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I’m walking down the street on a bright August day when a car horn blares beside me. “Hey gorgeous!” The deep voice sends chills down my spine. By now I know to keep looking straight ahead. Reacting will encourage him.... (more »)
The Case for Marriage Equality in Ohio
The American government was created to protect each man’s life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness, which are inalienable rights Thomas Jefferson alluded to in the United States Declaration of Independence. However, due to the dynamic... (more »)
How Far Will People Go for Freedom
 Everyone has a different perspective on freedom. There is freedom of equality, religion, Speech and many other things. To obtain these freedoms may be hard for certain people. People will go to the extreme to achieve their freedom.... (more »)
The Judge
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I feel like I have a very unique mind. I think differently than everybody else. For example when other see trees out the window in the car, I see a ballet; I see figures with their arms up high and legs extended. You see a color pattern on... (more »)
Discrimination: Homosexuals in Service
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To be gay is to have a sexual desire for the same gender. It is a way of life for many. However, that life is being discriminated against. Homosexuals cannot marry their partner nor can they adopt children. Though they are being discriminated... (more »)
Yah You Teacher's Pet
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Have you ever been called a Tom Boy? What about a Girly Girl? Why do humans think putting labels on us help us? People think it is weird to be friends with a boy when you are a girl. Just because we are friends doesn’t mean we have to... (more »)
Fighting the Wrong Battle
By , Brooklyn, NY
 Racism, by definition, is the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races. Each race. This definition... (more »)
Hello, my name is Hank and the purpose of this paper is to bring the word “acceptance” to the table. Each and every day people from around the world sacrifice their lives to make ours a just little bit better. Diversity is what... (more »)
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“Shadow is the obstruction of light. Shadows appear to me to be of supreme importance in perspective, because, without them opaque and solid bodies will be ill defined; that which is contained within their outlines and their boundaries... (more »)
Everyone Can Be Succesful
I think it’s about time that people stop assuming that someone’s success is limited, based on their race. People need to move their minds away from stereotypes surrounding this topic. You shouldn’t live your life thinking that everyone... (more »)
The Battle that Endures Time
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Is racism really a thing of the past? Some races are different than others. All human beings are not the same, everyone has different things about themselves that make them different. Why are we all different? We are all genetically designed to... (more »)
Same Love
By , duluth, MN
I don’t like it when people aren’t allowed to be who they are.  I don’t like when people are denied the freedom of living their lives in the way they so choose.  This happens far too often in this country. ... (more »)
Oh, the Irony.
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Dear Teen Ink editors, Hello! How's your day been? Mine has not been so swell. Recently, I submitted a piece that I was very, very proud of regarding feminism. The poem discussed people's discussion, or lack therof, about the topic... (more »)
Invisible Racism
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Despite everything that has been done, racism still exists today. When people think of racism, they think of whites discriminating against blacks. What most forget though, is that it occurs between all races. From what I've experienced and... (more »)
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