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Your connection between the Kalief Browder case and what is happening to Fonny in If Beal Street Could Talk is profoundly moving. https://nowcomment.com/documents/239919?scroll_to=2251431

I love how you wrote this, then went back to add your strong feelings for the story in the first paragraph. I hope people take the time to read through your annotations as well as your post here!

Hi Christian, How did you exercise? You might add more detail when you write these journals. Also -- we are hoping that you can start writing about things that really matter to you beyond everyday things like shopping. What did you do that mattered to you?

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  • October 23, 2020

Thank you for sharing this story. I can feel how this affects you. I like the line "something that all parents say when something is not going so well so. " That is what they do. I don't think the sofa moving gave her this illness, but I can...

Totally! It was great to have you in class today -- and every day. I hope you like Born A Crime https://nowcomment.com/blogs/231199

What if we ask students to create Forum Topics titled as the book they are reading? I switched to Ian's account for a minute just now and tried it. I think this has possibilities: https://www.youthvoices.live/groups/book-club/forum/

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Journal View Comment
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  • October 2, 2020

Great question! I think being open to change is a life-long journey, and the thirst to learn is what keeps us alive emotionally.

It's great to learn these things about you. Thanks for sharing!

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my view of the pandemic View Comment
  • @pallison
  • October 1, 2020

What a frightening world you see.

Thanks, Timmy. I took.a look at the author, Alice Paul's profile and given that she is a "senior writer" at a mainstream, reliable magazine, we can be pretty sure about what she relates. However, I'm leaning more toward learning directly from scientists right now, not just reliable journalists. Here's an...

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Me, Immigration, and Justice View Comment
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  • July 12, 2018

How can we get the Dream Team on Youth Voices too?

See the conversation this raised on The Fifth Column's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thefifthcolumnnews/posts/914735402020035

Check out the comments here: https://www.facebook.com/thefifthcolumnnews/posts/896036423889933

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The Achievement Gap View Comment
  • @pallison
  • January 17, 2018

Check out this response: https://www.facebook.com/thefifthcolumnnews/posts/896035783889997

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Be You View Comment
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  • September 29, 2016

Dear Alexa, I am writing about your post, “Be You,” because it had an interesting sense of humor and I didn’t know a person could write an entire two paragraphs about a silly word like “Bubble.” One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “Bubble literally means a sphere...

Lula -- Check out the Go Fund Me https://www.gofundme.com/cu4cissn organized by Abby, the commenter just below me here. Their organization CU4C is raising money "to improve the sustainability of Bumpe, Sierra Leone, which is out first international partner school. The school in Bumpe had a lot of amenities and was a...

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