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Stop labeling the black community

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Jordan Campbell March 12, 2019

I remember the first time I got called whitewashed. I was in my junior year of high school, eating my lunch when a puzzled girl asked me why I spoke so proper — so white.I was confused, because I...

Consequences of childhood bullying

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Jordan Campbell February 20, 2019

We've all been bullied at one time or another. I remember one morning in seventh grade when I was frantically searching for a piece of gum before the class session began. Before heading off to school,...

How big companies use blackface

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Jordan Campbell February 19, 2019

The racist, disrespectful act of blackface developed during the 19th century. Widely recognized as “The Minstrel Show,” white performers popularized the idea of transforming into characters...

The heightened use of plagiarized essay services

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Jordan Campbell February 5, 2019

Plagiarism is becoming an increasingly complex and common problem in schools, especially in universities. It’s becoming more difficult for professors to find out when students are plagiarizing. If...

The common misconception about expressing emotions

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Jordan Campbell December 3, 2018

Have you ever cried and in response to those emotions someone told you, “Please don’t cry, don’t be sad”? Or when you’ve experienced legitimate anger someone has tried to...

The true meaning of Thanksgiving

Jordan Campbell November 27, 2018

According to historical documents, Thanksgiving is celebrated because of some ancient feast between the Pilgrims and the Native Americans back in the 17th century. Most of the things we believe about the...

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