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The photo above represents the dark and the light. In the flourishing tree, the leaves are darker in certain places. It was intended to demonstrate even the brightest side of life has a hidden darkness.

The Choice

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer May 10, 2016

You are all alone in a tunnel, and all you remember, or know, is you must keep walking. The cave you reside in appears to be as black as night, with shadows an emptiness resembling a ghost town. The walls...

It should not matter the color of our skin, it should not matter the curliness of our hair. We are human beings, and deserve equal respect as anyone of any other race does. We weren’t born hating someone because they are not the same shade, we are taught. We are faced with lies, and trickery in society that black is bad and evil; white is good and pure.

We Are Classified By Our Color

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer May 4, 2015

We are shamed because of our skin You act like it’s a deadly sin We are written down, simple words in history Although there is no mystery From where we came But who is really to blame We...

This photo symbolizes how much a black person is belittled in this school. The black pawn is surrounded by off-white Queens, displaying how vulnerable we, as young black people, feel in a world where white is representative of power. White symbolizes innocence, purity, and all things good while black symbolizes dark, evil, and all things bad. I think not.

You Know My Name, But Not My Story

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer March 24, 2015

I am different. I am a rare specimen in the myriad of milky skinned men and women. I am the odd ball in this game of life. I can feel the stares on me when I go out with my family. My brother and I are...

No matter where we are, the sky we shall always share.

A Cold Day in Hell

Kasey Jo Reed, Staff Writer May 12, 2014

Tumbling amongst the rankings to the back Just sitting under the cap to hide such shame Even in daylight the storm is swelling black This is nothing like a game; Legs twitch beneath, anticipation...

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