Rising senior, Kara Smith, is a LA Times High School Insider intern and Editor-in-Chief of the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies High School newsletter. Attending a predominantly non-black high school, she enjoys writing about issues in the African American community and about black women, working to dismantle the ongoing prejudice many black people experience. Smith also enjoys learning about different cultures and has a soft spot for ramen, sushi, mochi, and vegan Jamaican food (yes it’s a thing). She loves daydreaming, the color baby pink, and playing cards. As an intense believer in astrology, Smith identifies strongly with her Pisces traits. Smith plans on majoring in journalism and biology in college and attending chiropractic school.