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"The ad may even make people think twice before allowing themselves to be ignorant."

To celebrate my 4000th follower (!), I offer this wonderful sentence.

My student was commenting on a public-service ad about nutrition, if I recall correctly. 148 more words

Student Writing

"I JUST DON'T LIKE THE BLACK KIDS"

Do you think this thing (racism) ain’t real?  You’re kidding yourself.  I found this online today and there is an uproar by the students after the vice principal of a California middle school has been placed on administrative leave after he was… 38 more words

Are You Kidding Me?

"SORRY, I CAN'T COME BECAUSE YOU'RE BLACK"

One of the funniest shows ever is “Kids Say The Darndest Things”.  Some of the things that kids think and say are so funny that it’s mind blowing.  361 more words

Are You Kidding Me?

Bullying and Racism - A terrible combination

Warning, the video in the attached link uses foul and offensive language.

What kind of a world do we live in where a parent condones racism and hate like the father of the twins in this article? 58 more words

Daily Minutia

"This piece shows the lusty side of the 1600th century."

You know what he meant: the 17th century. Or possibly the 16th century. I’ve written before about the trouble students have keeping the ordinals straight when referring to (notice how I resisted writing “referencing”?) centuries, and perhaps this student was trying to avoid making a mistake by making the actual date ordinal. 303 more words

Student Writing

The Signs of Depression from a Sufferers POV

I know my depression is kicking in when:

  1. I eat too much or nothing at all
  2. Sleeping is difficult
  3. I tug at my hair
  4. I wonder if physical pain can lessen the emotional turmoil.
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Daily Minutia

PASTOR, CAN YOU KISS MY A_ _ ?


In this video below, this lady says a lot. I try not to be judgmental but this woman really articulates a lot of what I’m feeling about this dumbness that is put on in the name of religion. 12 more words

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