Civil_rights stories, books, poems, and more

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This was an assignment. Feel free to be offended by my opinions; feel free to condemn me once you read the second-to-last paragraph; feel free to leave as uncivil of a comment as you like – but if you fail to give me legitimate counterarguments, I will take down your… Read More

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This poem shows the view point from the perspective of a black child in times of severe racism and oppression. Through his words we see the world of history, where people were made to suffer just because of their skin colour. The poem is set in the mid 1900's where… Read More
Liberty today is lost on a generation who has never learned what it is to live with out it. In this editorial The Weekly Stash try's to show the absolute necessity of liberty and our civil rights. Read More
It is now 2017 where now our president has become a dictator and started the 'witch-hunts' in the country where now your neighbors and maybe your best friends can turn against you. People are often charged on having different views, religion, and even your race & skin color. Most of… Read More
Birmingham. Delano. Chicago. Kent State. War. The Environment. Worker Exploitation. Hippies. Yippies. Cops and politicians. People were singing. People were marching. People were protesting. The news media reported, editorialized, lampooned, misreported, and scornfully dismissed the new social movements forged from alienation. And then the revolution of the 1960s evolved into… Read More
Second of my unemployment stories, based in my own experiences. The incident with the hand is true! Read More
The first of nearly 20 short stories I wrote about life on unemployment benefit in a country (Australia) where the unemployed are treated like murderers on death row. Read More
When the government awfuls won't answer questions about spying on a young waitress in Chicago, Yolanda turns to Dear Addy for advice. Read More
A short look at racism and civil-rights. Read More
An Essay I wrote about the gay rights movement for gay marriage with special focus on Proposition 8 for my Senior Year term paper. (This essay was written during December 2008 and January 2009 for event purposes, please keep this in mind since this essay is over a year old… Read More
Parallels a John Lennon like influence with the coupling of inevitable violent revolution, and the ineffectiveness thereof. Read More
December, 2006 and January, 2007 have already presented two instances where, on separate occasions, persons said some things and openly expressed opinions which met with the disapproval of others in authority over them. 1. In one instance, a college basketball coach, openly complained about his team having to play 4… Read More
March 7, 2008: Decided to re-write this to focus on "Domestic Care Givers" only. Will leave the original text. Readers may wish to comment as to which is the more positive and has a greater chance of reaching the largest possible audience. Convincing them of the need for this kind… Read More
This is to present a lighter and somewhat sarcastic view of a truly serious issue, currently, under heated public debate. From September 11, 2001 until now, the end of 2006, this debate has been gradually intensifying. On one side of the debate are civil libertarians who claim that one or… Read More
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