Today, I learned our school has little respect for us and our administrators made a choice to alienate themselves from the students they are supposed to serve and protect.
There is no day but today. We need to stop cursing past gun restrictions that could have prevented this tragedy. We need to act today. We need to speak out against the sale of automatic rifles today. We need to make our schools safe again today.
We deserve higher education without the unfair price amplification created by worried conservatives hoping to dominate the future.
I can’t even count the number of college applications I filled out yet never submitted due to my paralyzing fear of feeling I wasn’t good enough.
DACA recipients are our classmates, co-workers, friends, neighbors, etc. We can no longer afford to be silent on issues that do not directly impact us.
Administrators asked, “How could your parents let you out of the house like that?” Leggings aren’t the problem. Talking to high school students in that manner and threatening not to let them go to class is what is truly distracting.
As Black women, it is imperative that we are educated and prepared to navigate and flourish in these spaces.
Our interview with the ‘STEP’ cast and crew involved more than 10 people, but it really felt like an intimate conversation.
The disconnect between what we heard in sex education class and what we see was something we wished to change. So, we conducted multiple interviews, trying to find some insight into the issue of sex education in Georgia.
“What do you take medicine for, Kaleb?” Everyone darted their eyes my way. “I have HIV.” I had swallowed all that stigma along with my pill.