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  • i liked how you informed in the beginning that it was hard to see what the african american people go through. i liked the information you added in the passage to back it up and adding some emotion to it also.

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    america on trial

    Good afternoon. My name is Lisa , the corner store owner and I am from Garden Heights. Thank you for allowing me to address this commission on the topic of mass incarceration. Working at a garden heights grocery store...

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    This is My Body

    This is my body. A colored girl. Not too much to see but much to say about it. I'm from Philadelphia, where girls my age get judged from having a certain type of body. Being skinny means you don’t eat. Wearing glasses means you’re...

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    • I really loved your poem! I liked the line where you stated, “being skinny means you don’t eat,” because it’s part of a larger problem where you’re either too tall, too short, too this, or too that. People are always assuming things and judging. One question I have is, do you think men are viewed and judged the same way?

  • This is my body.
    A colored girl.
    Not too much to see but much to say about it.
    I’m from Philadelphia, where girls my age get judged from having a certain type of body.
    Being skinny means you don’t eat.
    Wearing glasses means you’re blind.
    I am confident about my body.
    I carry all my wrongs.
    I carry a lot of weight on my body.
    I do not exp…Read More

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