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The Fallen, Dead & Lampedusa War Refugees (Satis Shroff)

By 4yetile  (booksie.com)

Today we were gathered at the War Memorial in a hamlet called Kappel, which belongs to Freiburg, for it's Volkstrauertag, the day the people of Germany think and pray for the sons of Kappel (and other hamlets, town and cities) who fell in the two Great Wars. The World War I was fought 100 years...

Article | Updated Nov 18, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Memories,Memorials,World,I,Ii,Auschwitz,Shoah,Holocaust,Refugees,Bombings,Hunger,Poverty,Nato,Usa,Ukraine,Stolpersteine,Peace,Conflicts

fernglow

The Game And The Shame

By Fernglow  (booksie.com)

A mum who used to be a star netball player tries to relive her success through her son. The story is fiction; but based on a true case of gender discrimination in what was once a sport for girls only. This is a revised version of a story that has appeared here before.

Short Story | Updated Oct 22, 2014 | Reads: 82 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Netball,Mum,Gender,Discrimination,Uniform

Alice And Mallorie: Mallorie's New Teacher

By Lunarpentagram  (booksie.com)

Mallorie goes to school for the first time in her life. However, her homeroom teacher verbally abuses her. When Alice finds out about this, she angrily goes to the school to beat the teacher into a coma, as she puts it. Mallorie desperately chases after Alice to try to stop her, because she...

Short Story | Updated Sep 21, 2014 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Alice,Hamanaka,Science,Fiction,Far,Future,Discrimination,Prejudice,Revenge

sdupuy

Sociology

By Sdupuy  (booksie.com)

Sociology Essay

Essay | Updated Sep 9, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Institutional,Discrimination,Individual,Racism,Laws,Norms,Folkway,Anomie,Sexim,Structural,Functionalist

In My World

By Shanitilly  (booksie.com)

Many people say that humanity is going downhill. They say that the world is changing, that people are less respectful. The have lost hope in the future. They are just tying to survive. This poem is about getting back to the roots of the USA. It is about getting back to what the founding fathers...

Poetry | Updated Aug 4, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: World,Asleep,Crying,Dying,Discrimination,Judgement,Growing,Future,Pray,Humanity,Share,Care,Red,White,Blue,Right,Stars,Travel,Time,See

I Didn't Have To

By Dlcannon  (booksie.com)

taken from my book,

Poetry | Updated Jul 4, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Discrimination

patricia_mcgurk_martin

Cloud City

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

Cloud City is a description of racially based torture faced in childhood. The will to survive is all that matters, along with the confidence that a just morality will prevail.

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Torture,Pain,Childhood,Girl,Race,Racism,Black,Blackness,Evil,Agony,Triumph,Murder,Gun,Shot,Prejudice,Discrimination,Bondage

patricia_mcgurk_martin

Fed Up On The Farm

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

You can get fed up on the farm as a white. You weren’t one yesterday but you are today. Sitting in the dirt, you can get fed up.

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Farm,White,Race,Anger,Media,Dirt,Dust,Skin,Man,Woman,Unfairness,Unjust,Discrimination

The Old Sponge

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

You stand it up, the old ugly stained sponge, away from the front of the Better Homes and Gardens pretty picture you are setting up, or near the brighter newer required sponges sparkling in the front of the dish counter in the kitchen where you, the Interior Decorator of your Own Home, reside. ...

Article | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sponge,Old,Age,Gender,Labor,Issues,Older,Worker,Woman,Discrimination,Heritage,Prudence,Cost-saving,Thrift,Affectionate,Memories,Family,Kitchen,Abuse

The Virginian - Invasions

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

The Virginian - Invasions © 2014 by Patricia L. McGurk (Martin) He was invading I was sleeping he was invading I could hear in a trance Explosions at the harbor In Virginia not far away As I lay in a bed in Alexandria three years ago or so ago he was invading I was sleeping They always...

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Invasions,War,Rape,Hostage,Virginia,Intellectual,Poetry,Ego,Feminism,Military,Discrimination,Hatred,Harbors,Personal,History,Memoirs,Memoir,Poem

Frozen Fire

By Thewrittenrunner  (booksie.com)

Anne Zenny has faced discrimination her whole life, and her bitter attitude is the only thing that keeps people off her back. But when she meets Justin, her world seems to change, bringing her into a world outside of their frozen one.

Novel | Updated Apr 18, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Werewolf,Love,Forbidden,Anne,Justin,Fighting,Discrimination,Royalty,Darkdogs,Purebloods

Just A Dream

By Lonestallion54  (booksie.com)

Life for 14 year old Irish Dyslexic girl Winnie Fox is not easy especially since she has moved all the way from Ireland to America. But when Selena the meanest girl in school begins to bully her about being dyslexic she must overcome her fears and prove she is more than what she seems.

Novel | Updated Mar 31, 2014 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 5
Tags: Friendships,Bullies,Discrimination,Hate,War,Peace

Alone - My Version

By Acbowgus  (booksie.com)

My continuing struggle with the rights of the individual. This poem relates to faith, tolerance and our feelings of being alone. I'm not religious and have had times when modern religion has rubbed me the wrong way, but everyone prays at some point in their lives. Everyone seeks faith in...

Poetry | Updated Jan 10, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Tolerance,Faith,Being,Alone,Lonely,Society,Control,Intolerance,Discrimination,Science

dynamic12

Oh, Please Give Me A Break!

By Dynamic12  (booksie.com)

Oh, Please Give Me A Break!

Poetry | Updated Dec 28, 2013 | Reads: 52 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 10
Tags: Smile,Discrimination,Bias,Divide,Language,Hypocrisy

It Was Told

By Trustmeimthedoctor  (booksie.com)

Well, it certainly was.

Poetry | Updated Dec 14, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Told,Words,Race,Discrimination

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