• SashaJ22
  • It’s really interesting (and slightly depressing) how much the manufacturing of animal products contributes to global warming. When most people think about carbon emissions, their mind goes straight to fossil fuels and fracking, for example, when in reality food production is as much a contributor. The idea of a state wide mandated ‘meatless’ day…Read More

  • This is such an alarming issue, and it’s almost made worse by the fact that this is the first time I’ve heard about it and it’s been going on for some time. I wonder why indigenous women are more likely to be targeted? Also if some of theses women are living on reservations, how does the local government play a part? Is this just happening in…Read More

  • Emily, I agree with you that for being ‘the land of opportunity’, America is anything but. There are many different restrictions that can obstruct individuals, espcially immigrants. Whether it’s socio-economic status, race, sex, or education, many people are impeded far more than others from reaching success no matter how hard they work. The…Read More

  • Sasha wrote a new post

    Importance of Equality in America

    Johnson 1 Sasha Johnson Ms. Reed American Literature 07 October 2020 Importance of Equality in America A core American value is that all people should be equal. The United States of America was built on the foundation of that very ideal. All essential documents used...

    Read More
    • I completely agree with your argument. The founding father based this county on the fact that “every man is created equal” when at the time most of them owned African American slaves. The rights of women have always been far less advanced than those of men. We need to step up like Ruth did and advocate for what is just.

    • Dear Sasha,

      I completely agree with you. I believe that many people know this but just forget to practice and encourage it. It seems like the answer could be done so easily but people refuse to let go of the norms and perspectives they know. We need to remember that we all have unalienable rights, we are all equal, and we should help encourage this idea until it is something as simple as ABCs.

    • I completely agree with your points in this essay. As Americans it is preached to us that “all men are created equal,” when in all reality this has not been the case in this country. The rights of women and minorities have been a last priority in this country. While we have made a lot of progress since the founding fathers, we still have a lot of work to do.

    • i agree with what you said in your argument. A common phrase used is all men are created equal but that’s not normally the case. Many groups get Ignored so we have work to do to make that statement true.

  • Profile picture of Paul Allison

    Paul and Sasha are now friends

    Profile Photo
  • Load More Posts



Profile Photo


Group logo of Okemos High School
Okemos High School
Private Group

Recent Posts

Youth Voices is an open publishing and social networking platform for youth. The site is organized by teachers with support from the National Writing Project. Opinions expressed by writers are their own.  See more About Youth VoicesTerms of ServicePrivacy Policy.All work on Youth Voices is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License


Email Call or Text 917-612-3006

Missions on Youth Voices

Log in with your credentials


Forgot your details?

Create Account