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.
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.
Many have said they do not plan to take either of the two vaccines in development, because of their distrust in the United States’ healthcare system and vaccines. This distrust stems from the turbulent history concerning how healthcare workers have treated the Black 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.
It could be a brother or sister. It could be a neighbor. It could be a person you work with. We probably all know someone who doesn’t wear a mask in public even though it’s compulsory or recommended where you live.
If we believe in a principle, but don’t apply it ourselves, that principle is essentially meaningless.
Tuesday, Aug. 4 started off like any other day. What I experienced almost immediately later that night? I would not wish on my worst enemies.
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