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Cyberbullying, a girl issue?

Cyberbullying, a girl issue?

Claire explores how cyberbullying impacts girls. According to a study published last year, girls report 3 times more cyberbullying than boys.

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Slam Dunk! Aranya Johar’s use of slam poetry

Slam Dunk! Aranya Johar’s use of slam poetry

Aranya Johar was born in Mumbai, India on the 7th of September 1998. She began writing poetry based on her experiences of misogyny and did her first poetry performance at an open mic session when she was 12 years old. Whilst in school, Johar was diagnosed with...

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Spread Kindness: WriteGirl

Spread Kindness: WriteGirl

Our third spotlighted charity is WriteGirl, a creative writing and mentoring organization that promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills to empower teen girls.

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Review: The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Review: The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Some people believe Black girls have secret lives, separate from the versions of their lives governed by adults. They aren’t always secret, but sometimes they are sacred, especially when they create them with other Black girls. In the seventh grade, my middle school...

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Hope on the Horizon

Hope on the Horizon

Kamala Harris during her acceptance speech, wearing "suffragette white." While we can't yet say the dust is settling on the 2020 elections, we are beginning to see the end. Though Biden and Harris have 279 electoral college votes as I write this (and not all states...

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