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by: Deja D.

Watching Fruitvale Station changed my outlook on police. For the worse. My biggest issue with the police is their "profiling." I already think they do unnecessary things when it comes down to the color of a person’s skin, how a person is dressed, or how they look. 

Police are supposed to keep peace and order, and ultimately, keep everyone safe. However, more than often, police are starting to hurt people. And their reason? Because some fee as if they can just do whatever they want.


 
 
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by: Deana M.

As a new school year starts, there’s always unfinished drama from last year or even the year before. Negative people will most likely bring up the past, and if that happens, those are the ones you should try to avoid.


 
 
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by: Jojo G.

The happiest moment in a women, men, and family life is being pregnant and knowing the fact that you're about to be a mother.  One thing about being  pregnant is that you have to maintain a proper healthy body and eat right so the baby can be healthy and strong. 


 
 
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by: Haason S.

Diabetes is a very important health matter and should be treated with care. Diabetes is a disease where a person doesn't process food the proper way and has too watch their sugar levels. I personally don't know what it feels like to have diabetes, but I am close to someone who does.


 
 
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by: Mikey P.

Women have longer life and than men by about 8 years. This is most likely a lot to do with genetics and evolution, but some having to with our culture and behaviors. Women don't die of heart related problems as much as men do. “men be stressin” but this does hold truth about men. Men keep in their stress and don't let it out as well as women do, which raises heart problems. To add, most men have bad eating habits such as eating red meat which strains more on the heart. This is do to men trying to act “big and strong” because society and the media portrays them this way. Men also smoke a lot more than women do, which could also be an example of letting out stress,but sadly in the wrong way.  


 
 
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by: Elizabeth M.

A new single has come out. It's called "Dirty Laundry' by Kelly Rowland. Rowland sings about her experience with abuse in the past, as well as her moments of jealousy. Many have accused Rowland of being jealous of her former Destiny's Child singing partner, Beyonce. She says in her song, "While my sister was on the stage killin' it like a motherf***er / I was enraged, feeling it like a motherf***er."



 
 
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by: Rayana G.

If you'd asked my opinion on long-distance relationships a few years ago, my answer would've been something along the lines of, "they never work." I would probably laugh in your face, and go on with my day. As harsh as that sounds, I thought I was right. I believed that attempting to dedicate yourself to someone you couldn't see frequently was a very foolish idea. But now, I've changed my mind.


 
 
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by: Eva D.

In the media, TV shows like Jersey Shore, show women who take alcohol a little too far. They are constantly out partying and drinking until they black out. Is it just TV or do people really drink that much?


 
 
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by: Alena Y.

Did you know every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is domestically assaulted or beaten? Domestic violence, especially for women, is an underlying issue that is generally not known because we live in a culture where it is normal for women to be suppressed. Statistics show that one in four women is a victim of domestic violence. It is the leading cause of women injury more than car accidents, rape, and robbery combined. There is many types of domestic abuse, such as financial abuse, mental abuse, and physical abuse.


 
 
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by: Eli A.

The world is sexist. Period. Nah, but for real people judge each other for any reason, and one of those things is gender. There are so many double standards, not to mention assumptions that people make. For example, men are expected to hold the door and pay for dinner, but really if people want equality people should take turns.

It’s strange to me the same women who expect men to do stuff for them, wouldn’t return the favor. They want to have equal rights to men, such as getting payed the same amount.