The island that stopped time

Photo cred: Chapter one: Minds over Machetes   My name is Toussaint L’Ouverture. Perhaps you’ve heard of me. Or perhaps not. I’m technically fourteen years old, but today I’m about to die of old age. But before I do I want anyone who reads this to hear the story of one of the greatest revolutions […]


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Human Aliens

Interview 1 Employer: Are you okay with working? Human: I’m sorry? Employer: Working. Are you okay with working? Human: Of course. That’s why I’m applying for this job. I want to work. Employer: I only ask because this job is demanding and requires an excellent work ethic. Human: Trust me. Human beings are one of […]

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Just Stop

Racism against any group of people is bad. But I’ve always felt a special hatred for racism against Asians in America and I haven’t been able to put my finger on why until now.  When I was in elementary school, I got bullied a lot. It was so frequent that it became a part of […]

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The Book of Quotes: Winter 2020

Me: Did you recognize your quotes in the book of quotes? Wife: Yes. They all said “wife”. Me: Right. I forgot. Me: What was that look? Wife: The “I’m gonna beat you.” Wife: If this childbirth thing isn’t as bad as I think it is we’re gonna have like 5 kids. Me: If this PARENTING […]

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Two Americas

You may have heard the idea that there are two Americas: one for white people and one for people of color. There are some really cool articles about that topic, but that’s not what I’m talking about here. When I say two Americas I mean that there is an America we believe exists and there’s […]

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