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Do Policemen Really Protect Us?
What is the real purpose of the police? Is it to protect us? To enforce laws upon us? Or to racially discriminate in punishment? Recently, it seems to be the latter, as many black men have been the target of seemingly unjust white police.... (more »)
My Blindfolded Walk into Feminism
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Hi, just to let you in on some prior  info; I am a sixteen year old girl living in western New york. I’ve been doing lots of things lately from parties with lots of people to sitting in my room reading all of John Green’s books to going to... (more »)
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 »)
Are we the Blacks we thought we were? Are Black Hispanics a valid name for mixed bloods ? Racial nomenclatures pose a question. Last was the reflective 'Who or What Is the American Negro'. Now, we dig and delve deeper into 'Creoles'.... (more »)
Appreciating the Blend
Ever since I grew old enough to recognize the significant cultural differences between China, where my parents grew up, and America, where I was born, I have often wondered what would have happened to me if my dad had not come to study in America.... (more »)
(Encarta Dictionary)Minority ~ a smaller socially defined group; a group of people, whose members have different ethnic or racial characteristics from the rest of society Minority. Minority. Minority. What is minority? I am thankful for being... (more »)
Denied Civil Rights
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Civil Rights; the rights to full legal, social and economic equality. So I ask the question, Why must we treat people so ruthlessly? Why must people be so obscene and unjust? It makes no sense to me. What did they do to you? Nothing. You know... (more »)
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I Believe
I Believe I believe tolerance can be a reality, but do you believe what i believe, do you think that many people not just in America, but all around the world are going to change their thoughts to make my opinion a fact? During the holocaust 6... (more »)
Exploration of Adversity
It was once said that adversity should be embraced not feared, and it’s the truly difficult moments in life that make us stronger and measures our character. This idea can be supported by a gruesome part of American history that affected... (more »)
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Racial Pride
The definition of proud according to is, “having, proceeding from, or showing a high opinion of one's own dignity, importance, or superiority.” Three minutes till class, the bus is full due to the weather having multiple... (more »)
What is a Minority?
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Rip! I tear open the envelope and look inside as my heart falls. Another rejection! How many scholarships can a person get turned down? So far I have been turned down for all the twenty-seven I applied for. I have a friend whose parents make... (more »)
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 »)
The Science of Bias This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
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“Any discrimination, like sharp turns in a road, becomes critical because of the tremendous speed at which we are traveling into the high-tech world of a service economy,” said Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Inequality among humans is... (more »)
Because He's Black
On the morning on November 5, 2008, I went to school tired but excited. The night before, I had seen what I thought was the most important moment in my life, and one of the most important in this country’s history in the election of Barack... (more »)
Interracial Relations
By , Sulphur, LA
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 »)
Racism Still Happening
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Racism is a form of cruelty used to another person and their background.People may have thought this ended many years ago, but what they don't know is that it is still going on today.It occurs in jobs,school,and public areas.Many don't know that... (more »)
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