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EDITORIAL BOARD

At the end of every month, we feature our Avant-Youth editorial here, where we talk about our latest concerns, excitements, and other things happening in the hood.

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Letters to the Editor Submissions

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Taylor Shaw

Self-reflect before you nip and tuck

Celebrities have spoken about their body image after undergoing invasive, or minimally invasive, procedures. Society and one’s perception of his or herself can influence an individual’s body image. It is important to ask oneself what is the motivation of having a different appearance, because it forces self-reflection.

Cierra Ward

Congress Delays Vote on MORE Act: Why this is a Major Blow to my Community

Thousands of Black and Latinx people are currently sitting in prison on marijuana trafficking and distribution charges. Meanwhile, predominantly white dispensary owners are enjoying the profit from selling the same exact thing. Congress must take a vote – it is a necessary step towards the racial equality that my community deserves.