Cultural appropriation is when one culture takes pieces of another culture and often misrepresents it. For example, those who wear chopsticks in their hair to represent Chinese women for fashion are appropriating and influencing a stereotype.The counter argument that arose was that the theme choice was more of cultural appreciation. The difference is that if you’re appreciating it, you’re representing the culture correctly and using it for honest purposes, not just to look good.
Christian Zsilavetz, co-founder of Pride School Atlanta and transgender male, feels as though LGBT identifying and gender nonconforming kids should be in a school environment where students are able to “be, learn, and grow.” Pride School Atlanta is a K-12, private school geared toward students and educators who want a safe and encouraging education academically and socially. This sounds like heaven for any student no matter how they sexually identify, but in the court of public opinion the school has received national coverage and criticism.
Towering in the skies, decrepit and abandoned, lies the David T. Howard School in the historic Old Fourth Ward. Atlanta’s first black mayor, Maynard Jackson, and civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr., once walked the school’s halls more than 50 years ago. The David T. Howard School is expected to reopen in five years […]
Here are my top five fashion tips for back to school shopping that will help get you through school.
As I realize that my junior year, probably the most important academic year of high school, is closer than ever, naturally I’m stressing about everything related to junior year. I even stressed considerably about writing this story about junior year.
Procrastinating for me, at least this year, was stressful and tiring. I rarely slept well because I ended up procrastinating and working on projects and assignments at three in the morning. I always thought I worked best under pressure. Sound like you? I’m going to help you get yo life.
So you’ve obviously been in school for a good while now, and if you’ve been attending a public school, or even most private schools, you have experienced the great task of summer reading. Public schools usually start summer reading very early in first or second grade, so you might be used to it.
As an observant rising senior at KIPP Atlanta Collegiate, there are definitely some things I have learned about high school in general. Through three years without guidance from an older student, I navigated my way through the idea and reality of high school itself.
Five tips from VOX ATL graduated seniors about how to deal with senior year.
Want to Get a Jump on the Next School Year? Here’s the Perfect List If all you have to look forward to this summer is the family vacation to Idaho, don’t despair. Though having a job or internship may be your ideal way to spend your break from school, there are still plenty of ways […]