I am Trayvon Martin

By Naderah Brooks In 2012, I was a 17-year-old teen in my last year of high school. I was excited because I had dreams to one day become a national best-selling author. A year later, on February 5, I celebrated my 18th birthday with my family and I remember how hard my mother and grandmother […]Read Post ›

Love the Skin You’re In!

By Takora McIntyre In the UK and the US, researchers questioned over 2,000 girls between the ages of 10 and 14. 77 stated they felt ugly or did not like the skin that they are in. This shows that the majority of teen girls do not feel comfortable in their own skin. The number one question is, why? Why do girls feel the need to hate their outside image? The answer is media. The media constantly portrays one ideal image of beauty forgetting that this world is filled with […]Read Post ›