Global Warming: Summer In The Winter? Sounds Awesome, Right? Not So Much.

  |  Topic: Environment, My Story, Opinion

My teacher dedicated a large portion of the year to global warming. I found myself bored by her lessons at first, ignorantly thinking of them as repetitive and irritating. And then, I really started paying attention as I noticed some changes in the real world.

‘Weaving Destiny,’ An Essay about Hair

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Editor Picks, Girl Code, Identity, My Story, Race/Ethnicity

Preparing for my 10-hour commitment, I set my moisturizer, shea butter and laptop on the corner of the mahogany dining room table. As daylight faded into darkness, I sat, parting my freshly washed hair into square sections and attaching the synthetic hair to the roots of my natural hair like my late aunt Holly taught me.