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A rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans

A surge of xenophobic attacks directed towards Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic is creating fear and anger within the community. Many activists and civil rights organizations are demanding action against the growing anti-Asian sentiment. According to John C. Yang, executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, distress and insecurity …

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Whistleblower allegation revives memories of forced sterilization within the US

In late September, licensed practical Nurse Dawn Wooten filed a government whistleblower complaint against a nearby immigrant detainment facility. Her accusation  exposed the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia for purportedly disobeying  health and safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Going beyond that, the complaint also alleged that a …

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Teens Take on Racism in PUSD

The growth of the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020 has motivated people of all skin colors to stand up for equality and enforce social change. Many activists attended a protest or two, others organized large rallies; some expressed their concerns and opinions on social media, and an impactful few …

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The Racism Outbreak

Because of the recent coronavirus outbreak, the Asian population  of the world is facing discrimination for their connection to the disease. The coronavirus (COVID-19) originated in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Scientists searching for a cure have reported that the disease is expected to wipe out 2% of those infected. …

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Just burn it

Most children are taught to avoid fighting fire with fire, however, it seems like some adults need a quick refresher on this lesson, too. In an attempt to show their disapproval of the brand’s new “Just Do It” advertisement featuring Colin Kaepernick, hyper-conservatives have been  deliberately burning their Nike sneakers. …

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Colors in the middle

Being in the middle is frustrating. It is as irritating as being a middle child, as maddening as sitting in the middle seat of the car, or as exasperating as being stuck waiting for the loading bar to finish. Think of the old elementary game of ‘monkey in the middle.’ …

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Audiobooks shakeup a timeword traditon

Crinkly white pages and leather bound spines are  the traditional composition of books. Books have been made in this format for centuries, however, the 21st century has revolutionized even this time-worn tradition. It began with ebooks, which allow bibliophiles to download hundreds of books onto one lightweight tablet. Audiobooks are …

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Racism is still alive

The attempted lynching of a biracial eight-year-old in Claremont, New Hampshire took place on Aug. 28, 2017. This event brought tears, shock, and awareness to all ages in both New Hampshire and the nation. The young boy, who must stay anonymous, was playing with his 11-year-old sister and a group …

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All Lives Matter. Or do they?

Midway through the month of February, a sign appeared in the doorway of the MC library, bearing the phrase “All. Lives. Matter.” News of this banner spread across the student body, and within a few days the controversial pennant had vanished. It was revealed that the slogan was the product …

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