Creative Writing

Poem: sweet thunder cries

Poem: sweet thunder cries

here, and dye  all o'er the cities blue  — Past the fading sky hues.  a dark shadow rises from the east, brews cold smoke into whispering waters seeping into my sleep   sweet thunder cries in the sea of a thousand peoples raging in a strike, formation unwavering ...

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

A single verdict led to a movement that would undoubtedly change the face of 21st century America. After the trial of George Zimmerman resulted in a “not guilty” verdict, friends Alicia Garza, Opal Toma and Patrisse Cullors founded the Black Lives Matter organization...

A look into a local protest and the teens behind it

A look into a local protest and the teens behind it

It’s with grey skies and grave determination that makes hundreds of San Gabriel inhabitants take to the streets on June 6. Organized over a scant four days, this local protest is a part of the nationwide response to the murder of George Floyd. A near four weeks after...

Opinion: The Black Lives Matter movement unites the world

Opinion: The Black Lives Matter movement unites the world

The death of George Floyd has sparked outrage against institutional racism and police brutality. It has also led to the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement — a movement that emphasizes the importance of Black lives. These themes can often be seen written on...

Four changes in the United States as a result of protests

Four changes in the United States as a result of protests

Protests for the Black Lives Matter movement and police brutality have been taking place all around the nation. After 10 days of protests, significant changes have been brought to America. 1. All four police officers have been charged in the George Floyd case. ...

Opinion: How we can change the policing system

Opinion: How we can change the policing system

I’m sure everyone knows about the murder of George Floyd by now. The impact of his death is evident from the protests that are happening across the country, to the black fist that is now the profile picture of thousands of social media accounts. Many people,...