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Dreams and struggles, Growing up Black in America

Miguel Nogueras, Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under Black History Month: People of Distinction

In a country that is so currently divided, we look to the past for examples of leadership, perseverance, and wisdom that can be applied today. February is Black History Month, and it’s time to celebrate the lives and ideas of A...

February 6, 2019

J’Shawn Taylor

Jack Banks

February 6, 2019

Filed under Black History Month: People of Distinction

J’Shawn Taylor is a junior at Whitney Young and a good friend of mine. He is an avid member of the baseball team, putting in countless hours of hard work to get better. We have been teammates for three years now, and I’m ...

Black History Month Piece

Henry Brown, Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under Black History Month: People of Distinction, Uncategorized

With Black history month coming right around the corner, I was asked to look back on some of the most influential African American people throughout my young life. While looking through many different teachers, and influencers I...

Black YouTubers

Black YouTubers

February 6, 2019

Keith Jones

Keith Jones

February 6, 2019

Theresa Collins

Ellie Wharton, Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under Black History Month: People of Distinction

In the summer before senior year, the pressing need to apply to college began to increase substantially. In my case, though I love to write, I had no idea where to start with my essays. Questions formed in my mind such as: “What...

Kyla Hubbard

Kyla Hubbard

February 6, 2019

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

February 6, 2019

Willie Pickens

February 5, 2019

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