Monthly Archives: December 2016

How does an organization like play works help the community develop a sense of safety?

by Yamile Salgado, 10th grade Playworks is an organization that wants all youth to come together as a team. Having said that, Playworks helps kids to feel safe in their community by taking them outside to play with other kids … Continue reading

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What role did politics play during the civil rights movement?

By Angel Avina, 11th grade The civil rights acts goes back to 1954– 1969 . The civil rights act was a bill that was meant to end segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, … Continue reading

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What No One Tells You About the Civil Rights Movement

by Carlos Zaragoza, 11th grade According to a study published with the title “Civil Rights Leaders Who Changed History”, the answer is not women. Although men and women possess the qualities that enable them to work effectively as leaders, such … Continue reading

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Police Brutality- When will we move on?

by David Ortiz, 11th grade My advisory has been looking at the role media plays in affecting how we perceive certain events in history. For this post I want to focus on police brutality in the 1960s and how it … Continue reading

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A Different Perspective on the Sherman Park Uprisisng

by Marlen Alanis, 10th grade Sherman Park is a diverse and unique neighborhood in many ways , but unfortunately there are conflicts between the races that inhabit it. The problem is that situations arise where there are many misunderstandings and … Continue reading

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Sherman Park’s Best Rated Restaurants

By Amenah Crosby, 8th grade A month ago I went to Sherman Park to take pictures and videos of the area as part of a school project. When I returned back to the school I started to talk about the … Continue reading

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Things your local news channel isn’t telling you about Sherman Park

By Dominik Franco, 10th grade     Sometimes the media gives us negative information about an event, people, situation or place and when the media transmit negative information to us we create stereotypes. If this was the case with a … Continue reading

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