In my life I have encountered many situations where how I spoke made people think that I were smarter or “better” than them. Because I enunciated my words and spoke in full sentences, I was told I spoke “like a white girl.” As a young teen, I enjoyed reading, which might be where I developed my speech pattern of speaking in complete sentences.
Google received backlash early December for search results that appeared on Google Images.
It’s In Our Hands: The Importance of Exercising Our Right to Vote by David Brown As more years go by, more people decide not to vote.
It’s over and in December a new president will take office. Detroit International Academy was a buzz for days after the election, as were most.
America is the only developed nation that does not have universal health care. Website Who.int defines Universal health coverage (UHC) as, “all people can use the promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative health services they need, of sufficient quality to be effective, while also ensuring that the use of these services does not expose the user to financial hardship.” Who.int continues to explain that the, “UHC embodies three related objectives: Equity in access to health services - everyone who needs services should get them, not only those who can pay for them; the quality of health services should be good enough to improve the health of those receiving services; and people should be protected against financial-risk, ensuring that the cost of using services does not put people at risk of financial harm.” During the Presidential Election Debates this was one of the biggest topics discussed.
By Ajanee Kelly and Alaunna Mckeithen Donald Trump was elected 45th president of the U.S., it’s been a very close and emotional election. Throughout the entire election candidates Hillary Clinton and Trump participated in several contemptuous debates. “Bullying is always wrong, it’s very uncomfortable for others going through bullying, especially since the future president is promoting this, it’s as if the president is promoting bullying, which shouldn’t be promoted at all," said Malaysia Townsend, a freshman at Oak Park Freshman Institute. Sometimes you can’t do anything about it, the same with skin.
When I was a little girl, I always dreamed of the day I would be able to vote. I still remember the mock elections my elementary school had, and how we all went to the gym just to watch the speeches of President Barack Obama.
This presidential election is one that America will never forget, certainly one that will be notorious in future history textbooks.
For many years, teenagers, especially those from the African American community, are stereotyped as one of the most dangerous attributes of this generation today.
Registering your name for selective service is the law, but is it a good or bad idea? Selective service is the federal government’s way of keeping tabs on eligible men should it ever enact a draft, which hasn’t happened since 1973.
It would have been nearly impossible for any student in DPS to ignore the turmoil taking place in Detroit schools over the past few months; budget problems, sick out protests, and bills that seem more ‘reluctant appeasement plan’ than long term solutions. As a senior, the first reaction to these issues is an eye roll and and a shrug.