Nia Wilson was a “beautiful sweet person” who loved fashion and makeup.
Right now, a lot of teens are asking the adults in their lives: Should I take to the streets to oppose the rallies, or avoid the whole thing all together?
“In the beginning [the students] thought gun violence was normal. They believed it was normal to hear shootings on a nightly basis, for people to solve conflicts with a gun.”
I looked at my dad and asked in a small voice, “We can’t help her?”
When I woke up that morning, it felt like just another day. Little did I know that my life would change forever.
The myth of the “model minority” is an ever-more prevailing topic in this day and age. My dad’s generation was the pioneers India to United States migration. The growing population of Indian Americans has turned my people into a prominent minority, but that comes with severe injustice and prejudices targeted at Indian Americans.
The first day of May seemed to mark a turning point in the story of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man…
As the days went on I realized how short life could be so my cousins and I decided to do a song in their honor.
On august 9, 2014, 18-year-old African American male named Michael brown was shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. It all happened on a Saturday afternoon he was walking out of his grandmother’s apartment and got stopped by a policeman. The policeman was trying to put Brown in the car so Brown chose to run away with his hands in the air and as he was running away the policeman started shooting at him and than boom Brown was on the ground.