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    “A Day Without Immigrants” is a day where immigrants stay home and don’t go to school, work, stores, etc to show that we are needed in society. Even though many people I know are immigrants I do not support thi

    A Day Without Immigrants

    “A Day Without Immigrants” is a day where immigrants stay home and don't go to school, work, stores, etc to show that we are needed in society. Even though many people I know are immigrants I do not support...

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    • Ricardo,
      Are you saying that you think this would be a good thing to do? Or is it something that is happening somewhere? I don’t think a day without immigrants is a good direction to go in to show Trump the importance of all races in our nation. Also, President Trump does not hold things against people of all races, I believe he specifically targets people he presumes to be as terrorists. Even though the way he goes about deciding who the “terrorists” are is not correct whatsoever, he does not think all immigrants are terrible and not people that help our country. Your ideas are solid ideas, and I like your thoughts but I wanted to let you know my opinion and what I feel about the situation and see if you could see things through my POV.

    • This is a very interesting movement. Not only does it send of a great message, but it is a great eye opener. Obviously, immigrants have huge impact in the United States, but I don’t think people realize how big of an impact they make. This movement really shows the power of immigrants and how great they are for our country. Great article!

    • This is an interesting topic especially because I didn’t know before that there is a movement dedicated to staying home from work for immigrants. I think in theory this is a good idea, but I actually agree with Maddie that, while I don’t personally support trump’s policies, I don’t think he is taking aim at all immigrants. I don’t think he is trying to uproot all immigrants from the United States. I do agree with you though that this movement isn’t very effective because this won’t prove anything to Trump; Trump is in a very high up position and I wouldn’t be surprised if he didn’t notice any changes to the country if immigrants stopped working for one day. I thought this was a very interesting topic; good work!

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    Dear all Black Lives Matter movement people,

    The Black Lives Matter Movement is in my opinion a very disgraceful and idiotic movement. This movement is massively flawed because this movement mainly started

    Black Lives Matter and my thoughts about it

      Dear all Black Lives Matter movement people, The Black Lives Matter Movement is in my opinion a very disgraceful and idiotic movement. This movement is massively flawed because this movement mainly started because of a white police officer that shot...

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    • Ricardo,
      BLM is simply a movement to remind the nation, and this nation’s law enforcement that black lives matter TOO (you know, as well, in addition to, in conjunction with) because it seems as though people have forgotten. Also it is not fair to say that BLM is violent or that they vandalize property because those people are not claimed by the movement.

      Please look at this website and educate yourself further.

      http://blacklivesmatter.com/11-major-misconceptions-about-the-black-lives-matter-movement/

    • MURDER is MURDER if you killed someone you are guilty. Though all of these police officers, WHITE men were not found guilty,… very ironic. Black lives is a movement for more than the recent mass killings of young black men, it is for unfair everyday treatment and justice served to ALL Black LIves, as would of another race. I believe that you should do a little more research and be a little more careful choosing your words. Especially since you have no physical prove in which you can determine the men being guilty for their own deaths. If you have no personal interest, then you shouldn’t have an opinion at all. Furthermore, your “opinions” is “Idiotic”, “disgraceful” and very ignorant to post in the first place. Rather than trying to evoke emotions to go against something you do not understand, try to find the deeper meaning behind it to understand who you are as a person. Purpose over opinions. #BLACKLIVESMATTER

    • Imagine being a police officer in America today. You are one the most hated people in America and yet you are still responsible for protecting all of its citizens. It blows my mind that people have lost sight of the purpose of police. Sure they screw up sometimes and they pay the consequences for that, but for people to test police as bad as they do today, I am surprised that it does not occur more often. Being a cop is one of the most stressful jobs in America and you never know if you are going to return home that night. If citizens and police could respect each other more, that would be best for all of America.

    • I agree that the BLM movement is not perfect. But it’s a very important movement. It has help spread awareness that in this time and age racism still exist.I agree that maybe some actions haven’t been the best but we can base all a whole movement on the actions of a couple people. The BLM movement is more than just protesting it’s about empowering black people and it has a lot of positive actions they be doing as well. I like your example on how in that case their action wasn’t the best but research both sides of the movement even the lowkey helping out community people because you will see a different light on the movement.

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    Each year America makes us remember about 9/11 the tragically hijacked plane that crashed into The World Trade Center and over 2500 people died in the crashes. Oddly enough America never seems to mention the also

    Has America forgotten about the things they've done to African-Americans?

    Each year America makes us remember about 9/11 the tragically hijacked plane that crashed into The World Trade Center and over 2500 people died in the crashes. Oddly enough America never seems to mention the also tragic and gruesome...

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    • Dear Ricardo,
      I am inspiered by your story about America not remembering about slavery and we should remember all the tragics that have happened back then into today so all Americans should remember about this and how it affected all African Americans and the struggles they had to face in slavery slavery was important thing that happened in history and I strongly agree with you.

    • After reading your article, there are a number of things I would like to voice my opinion over, and I sincerely hope that you hesitate on reacting with aggressive words and accusations.

      For one thing, slavery is anything but forgotten about and swept under the rug in this country. Schools teach about these horrible acts committed by American colonials within the earliest chapters of any history book, American or World. It is as integral a part of the nation’s history as any other, especially in regards to the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, and modern day discrimination. People are not ignorant to how and when this existed, and next to none would ever argue that the acts committed were anything less than brutal and savage. Do not assume that this is an issue people have forgotten about or do not know of, because America is not THAT inconsiderate.

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    Feminism is classified as the rights of political, social, and economic rights as opposed to men.

    Feminism used to be a group for women so they can gain rights that they didn’t have but men did. Now feminism

    Feminism and my thoughts about it

      Feminism is classified as the rights of political, social, and economic rights as opposed to men. Feminism used to be a group for women so they can gain rights that they didn't have but men did. Now feminism is just...

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    • Feminism is not women “complaining about really foolish topics”. Feminism is people (men and women) realizing that sexism and inequities exist and cannot be ignored. There is real inequality for women in this country and around the world. Feminists are not hated by most and are not “jokes” as you put it; some feminists have made real contributions to improve people’s lives. Actual evidence of inequity includes women not being able to drive in countries or be escorted without her husband, very limited education opportunities for girls around the world, unequal pay for doing the same job, sexual and domestic violence committed against women with no justice, and these are just a few. I am unsure as to what “lies for the public” you are referring to, you’ll have to state this more clearly. In fact, your post indicates how uninformed you are about feminism. Please read the provided links in the previous comment.

    • I am a feminist. And, do you know what, I totally do complain about silly little issues. You’re totally right. All I do as a feminist is sit there and complain about how I won’t be paid as much as a man for doing the same job. I mean, 80 cents to man’s 1 dollar is totally fair and great! Also, in Utah, where I live, it’s 71 cents (for the average white woman) I mean, that couldn’t be better! http://www.aauw.org/research/the-simple-truth-about-the-gender-pay-gap/ .

      Also, women in video games and comic books ARE objectified, (I mean, look at Wonderwoman’s costume versus Batman’s and Superman’s http://media.comicbook.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/dc-comics-batman-superman-wonder-woman-trinity-e1387220125595.jpg) But I guess women have to be objectified because, obviously, women cannot be powerful, or strong, or intelligent, or courageous, or creative, or intuitive, or a leader (let alone president) without being incredibly sexy too. Obviously.

      I’m sorry to bother you with my silly complaints. Have a great day! 🙂

    • I think that feminism is a great cause to fight for. Only some feminists are that extreme and if so good for them. Everyone deserves to express themselves how they want to because that is a basic human right and asking someone to change that is not okay. Further more, men had the right to vote before women so hats off to the women that fought for their right to vote (they are considered feminists) and women’s wages on average are still lower than men so we NEED feminists to fight for against that. It also worries me that are possible future President, Trump, thinks that just touching women and assaulting them is okay. Women have rights just as much as men and we need to start considering this issue more carefully.

    • I am truly sorry you feel this way. There are many women and (not surprisingly) even men that support the idea of feminism. I’m a feminist, in that I believe that women and men should have equal opportunities. Women have been fighting for centuries trying to change the way society treats them, in the US and around the world. We’re not complaining when we ask for equal pay or justice when it comes to sexual harassment; we’re not complaining when ask that we be treated as more than just sexual objects; and we’re not complaining when we ask for support while making tough decisions on abortion or safe sex; we are simply asking for the respect and justness we deserve. You may not feel that feminism is a cause to fight for but there are many users on YouthVoices and people around the world who have left, or will leave, countless resources that prove otherwise. I really do hope that you broaden your mind and learn a little more about this topic before you fully decide that this is how you want to feel.

    • I am sorry you’re not educated, but I suggest you do some research before posting something that’s simply untrue. Olivia provided some great articles for you to read and if you would like to open up your mind a little bit, then I recommend you read them. Also, the definition of feminism is “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities” http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feminism This doesn’t just mean equality for women, but equality for men too.

    • Ricardo, I respect your opinion about feminism. I won’t call you a not educated guy as the other people did, but I would recommend that you support your thinking with evidence or a little bit of facts, so we can know you are not making it up.
      Also as Olivia said, women are still fighting for their rights, especially in the labor sphere. The most clear example will be in the movie business. Awfully there’s a a few movies out there with a women as the protagonist, most of them have the same role over and over again, ( the sensitive girl in a romantic film, a typical mother and the sexy/beautiful girl that catches all the attention of the public). In fact, there’s not many films with a women with a role at all.

      I hope this was helpful for you.

    • Dear Ricardo,
      You have absolutely no evidence to support this nonsense claim. Feminism is not, nor has it ever been “just women that complaining about really foolish topics” (terrible english by the way), but it is people of both genders who simply understand that women are marginalized in this society/country and who want equality between the sexes. Feminists are not known as pubic hate figures that make false claims (although you are making false claims). Please educate your thinking, expand your mind. Read, listen and try and empathize.

      Please do yourself and all of us a favor and look at the links Olivia left. And go ahead and look at mine too.

      Wage Gap: http://www.aauw.org/research/the-simple-truth-about-the-gender-pay-gap/

      Victim blaming:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/victim-blaming/

      Domestic violence:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/23/domestic-violence-statistics_n_5959776.html

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    This is my first post so be free to tell me if I have ANYTHING wrong. I am going to be talking about terrorism. 

    Big political figures such as Donald Trump have said that terrorism in the U.S.A is only from

    My Thoughts On Terrorism

    This is my first post so be free to tell me if I have ANYTHING wrong. I am going to be talking about terrorism.  Big political figures such as Donald Trump have said that terrorism in the U.S.A is only...

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    • Dear Ricardo,
      I think you are right that it isn’t just Muslims attacking our Country. I think it could be many other Countries attacking for many different reasons like our Laws and other stuff.

    • Dear Ricardo,
      I believe that you are very correct that not just Muslims commit terrorist acts.

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