The nine-day student sit-in at Howard University has ended as the school agrees to eight of the nine original demands
“Everything Else” is a short verse written and performed by Shy’An G that reflects her experience of growing up in low-privileged neighborhoods and how her thought process has changed over the years.
When I was 13, I was bullied in school. I dreaded waking up in the morning. I made up excuses for missing school. But I got to press the reset button.
When Stephon “Zoe” Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police officers in his grandmother’s backyard, he left behind two kids, a fiancé, and a broken, grieving community — my community.
“I, along with millions of other women, have been a victim of unwanted sexual advances from a guy who didn’t think he was doing anything wrong.”
Almost every day, on my way to school, I get harassed on the street. It’s like part of my routine: get off the bus, grab a chai, get catcalled, repeat.
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Everyone around me seemed to fit into their gender roles without questioning it.
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