We see these grand beasts working so hard trying to survive and provide for their families, but with one bullet, hunters and poachers can kill them and all of their life’s efforts.
A perfect town’s decaying world is set in stone; a world unconsented to. It’s not the easiest knowing our fate stands between the rich and corrupt, or that there was never any difference at all.
A poetic piece revolving around the misconstrued perceptions of what it truly means to be an African American living in modern day society.
History is not just the past, but also the present and the future. However, it is our decisions as a collective that majorly decide how history runs its course. This poem, titled “Forgotten Ignorance,” describes how climate change should be affecting everyone equally, yet people of color are getting more hard-hit because of the racism and socioeconomic inequality in our society. As such, advocating for a clean climate is inherently linked to advocating for racial equality.
The hybrid of the plurality and majority rule created the electoral system in America. The limited authenticity votes can be regained with a scoring system.
This piece was inspired by one of my favorite books, Between the World and Me. Everyone should read this book and these writers.
I believe that as a leader you can do two things: either dig people deeper into their illusions and create false hope or free them of their social standards and stereotypes to reach their fullest potential.
I tried to be different this year and not make a piece about me or my family but I failed terribly. This piece shows how I am no different from anyone and how I can make my mark in my community by creating awareness of the issues in NYC.
Thrombocytopenia is a semi-autobiographical poem that details the struggles of a health condition exacerbated by America’s broken health care system. Through the conglomeration of a child’s worst fears, I hope to spur the need for change.
This essay is inspired by an essay prompt by an organization that I am in. With the help of my mom and Laura I was greatly inspired by all of the African American women that have made history.
This piece is meant to call attention to racial problems that don’t exist only in the United States. Just because people’s experiences might be different doesn’t mean that they aren’t cut from the same cloth. People should take pride in who they are because everyone is beautiful, not different.
Thank you to the fire inside of me that finally lit and allowed me to speak my truth.
These poems explore the injustices of the criminal justice system in America. Too many people have been targeted. Too many people have been wronged.