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The Voice Of Future This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The future leaders of the world. Sound familiar? Well, of course. These are the words we read when we were kids. But eventually, reality hit as we grew up and discovered that the world doesn’t exactly treat our generation as its future... (more »)
Waging War on the Wage Gap This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Picture a woman and a man doing the same job, working the same number of hours at the same office, the only difference: their paycheck. This is not a hypothetical scenario: Women in 2016 still earn on average 79 cents to a man’s dollar.... (more »)
Why We Should Give Native Americans Money
By , n/a, KY
The most logical way to pay back the Native Americans is to pay reparations. The topic of paying back the Native Americans has been forgotten for many years, and it is time to make it a priority too think about paying them back.  ... (more »)
Sometimes, Life Is Cruel
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Viability can be cruel to you. It can give or take something or someone away from you. Creation is something to be lived happily one minute and then the next minute being could make you realize that something horrible is happening or is going to... (more »)
Native Americans v.s. American Injustices
By , Sesame Street, KS
What has America done?    The Americans have done awful things to the Native Americans. The Native Americans deserve to be payed back because of the injustices we’ve done to them such as killing 90 percent of the Native... (more »)
Be a Voice
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“Be a voice, not an echo.” Six words. Six words that articulate the articles I write. I want to be a voice for my generation where other’s voices fail. Where my own voice fails. On this site, there is no one interrupting me. There is no... (more »)
The Muslim Ban
By , nyack, NY
Many people in the United States of America believe that those who are of Muslim descent should be banned from entering the country. However our founding father Thomas Jefferson once said, “ We hold these truths to be self evident that... (more »)
Foundations of a Wise Generation
By , Jacksonville, FL
Is it more preferable to be a wise man in a generation of cretins or a wise man in a generation of the wise? A single wise man's name may last for decades but the work of a generation's wisdom will last for an eternity. It is as much the job of... (more »)
Negativity
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Sometimes our thoughts are cruel. I think it’s cruel to write this piece, actually, but I’ll continue, nevertheless. I think people see the right way as the negative way. That everything in existence is actually the opposite... (more »)
Teens and Social Media
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The CNN article “Teen Depression and How Social Media Can Help or Hurt” (August 5, 2015) is about teens getting bullied and how social media can help or hurt. It can hurt you because you can get bullied on social media, but you can prevent... (more »)
A Message to the World
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We are all people. Whether you are white, black, or yellow we all fall under the category of living human beings. If you are bigger, smaller, taller, or shorter you are just the same as everyone else, because we all have one thing in common. We... (more »)
Casinos
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As the door opened, light filtered through the crack, blinding me. As I readjusted to the flashing lights within, the friendly workers came out and grabbed me, their glamour and appeal persuading me into handing over my wallet, my savings, and... (more »)
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High School’s Effect on Students’ Mental...
By , Pittsburgh, PA
No one ever wants to be pushed to the point where they have to question whether their life is worth living anymore. Suicide should never be a thought that crosses anyone’s mind, but it occurs way more often than people might think,... (more »)
Obstructed Intersection
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On average, there are approximately two point five million car accidents at intersections. In fact, intersections with obstructed views are one of the most common causes of accidents. The bushes and trees surrounding the intersection between... (more »)
Shhhh...
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the distressed woman pushes open the church doors, letting them slam behind her with a disturbing sound, echoing pain and fear in the entire sanctuary. she notices that her presence has turned the heads of a few people so she lowers her head in... (more »)
I Speak the Truth This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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When one considers the great speakers, writers, and poets of our lifetime, Lil Wayne never makes the list. Nor should he. The man is not lyrically talented for the most part, and relies on wordplay to make his songs interesting. This line is... (more »)
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