By Clara, (16, from Seattle, WA) – The concept of burnout is currently being co-opted by nonblack “activists” on social media the same way that “self-care” has been continually co-opted by mainstream media. – I’m sure you’ve seen the posts. Easily recognizable colorful infographics containing information about “burnout,” “allyship fatigue,” and various other terminology, constantlyContinue reading “Allyship Fatigue and Self-Care: How Radical Language is Co-Opted in the Age of the Black Lives Matter Movement”
By Jayla J. (10th grade, from Albany, CA) – Yesterday was June 19th, 2020. A memorable and incredibly important date for many. However, a lot of people that I know and that I know didn’t understand the significance of it. So here is why June 19th, or Juneteenth, is so important to know about inContinue reading “What is Juneteenth?”
By Nikeya V. (9th grade, from Auburn, WA) – The BLM movement is not a trend. It is incredibly vital right now and as you may be aware, currently there are many protests occurring throughout the globe. There are so many important messages being shared, and changes being made, but this should not stop here.Continue reading “Ways You Can Help Sustain the Black Lives Matter Movement”
by Rosa J. Nash, (10th grade, from Seattle, WA) – “What can you do to support the BLM movement?” I see these kinds of posts over and over on Instagram. I have nothing against them, as they’re helpful and educational. However, you must stop and think, “Why in the world do we need this?” or,Continue reading “So You Want to Support the BLM Movement…”
by Audrey, (11th grade, from Seattle, WA) – My whole life I have been coding. I learned how to code when I was in 7th grade, and back then I mainly used Scratch. My family couldn’t afford to get me coding classes, but one day, I was surfing the web (on my very beat upContinue reading “Girls and Coding?”
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By Lydia, (9th grade, from Auburn, WA) – I love doing art, and it’s always been a huge passion of mine. I discovered when I was little that I loved painting and drawing, and throughout high school, I’ve continued this passion. I’ve taken as many art classes as were offered to me, and one yearContinue reading “Art in Quarantine!”