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San Francisco Tales: Part II

Part 2: Your Ride With Raoul

The story so far: I am flying to San Francisco. My first time in California.

Even this early in the vacation, I was beginning to think we’d made a tactical error. 588 more words

Life Experience

Carlos - Part 3

Part 3 of Carlos’ story from the book “A Snowball’s Chance.” 

High school dropouts tell their stories.

Juvenile Detention

When I was about ten or eleven years old, I had my first run-in with the law. 1,553 more words

Short-Short Stories

Get Uncomfortable. It's Great.

Looking back on some of my posts, I often referred to reoccurring premonitions when it came to knowing  “a change is gonna come”.  I never knew what those changes were going to be, but I would just get this urge to prepare for the unknown. 1,231 more words

Guards At Juvenile Detention Facilities Organized ‘Fight Clubs’

Rather than protecting and rehabilitating troubled youth inmates, guards at juvenile detention facilities sometimes encourage them to be dangerous thugs, used to discipline other detainees or for the guards’ amusement. 410 more words

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Guards At Juvenile Detention Facilities Organized 'Fight Clubs'

Rather than protecting and rehabilitating troubled youth inmates, guards at juvenile detention facilities sometimes encourage them to be dangerous thugs, used to discipline other detainees or for the guards’ amusement. 397 more words

Nation

Schools Say 'OK' to Racism under DeVos/Trump

African-American students in Bryan, Texas, are four times more likely to be suspended than white students.  Even black preschool students are more than three times as likely as their white peers to be suspended from school. 1,160 more words

Political Commentary

My Name is Venus Black

My Name is Venus Black by Heather Lloyd begins with a 14 year old girl arrested for shooting her stepfather. A straight A student, “normal kid,” we know the shooting was justified and that Venus is very angry with her mother Inez, but the exact details leading up to the shooting aren’t revealed until much later in the book. 124 more words

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