After the leader of Georgia Care Project heard I’d started a petition on change.org to bring more mental health awareness and counselors in schools, I was invited to this press conference to hear more about how some organizations are trying to make communities safer.
If you could write a letter to your past self, perhaps as a forewarning of relationships to come, what would you say?
With the parent-teen relationship, there should be privacy when it comes to their bedroom, journals, bathrooms and things of that nature — unless parents believe they have plans to harm themselves or other people.
We asked attendees in the estimated crowd of 30,000 some gut-wrenching questions about why guns should or shouldn’t be sold and how to get legislative response to school gun violence.
I march so I can see a positive change in our future, a future where students aren’t afraid to go to school, wondering if they should duck and cover whenever they hear a noise coming from the hallway.
To my black group of friends, I’m the whitest person they know, and to my white group of friends, I’m the blackest person they know. Caught in the middle of a cold war between races, I wasn’t too sure who I was siding with. And that makes me very angry.
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Look in the mirror, how lovely you are
You take the time in perfecting your nature
Seeing not even a scratch or a scar
Your bright eyes show signs that you’re now mature
Kate’s Club teens speak up about their grief journey.
this is addressed to the grown man who rolled down the window of his beat up 2004 impala upon seeing me jog down atlanta road to yell,
“Damn shawty! Who you tryna get fine for?”