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January 20, 2016

Nataya Foss

In all my years at Mariner High School, I have concluded that our Martin Luther King assembly is the one of the most powerful assemblies of the year.

However, my first two years, I noticed a recurring theme in each assembly: Racism was spoken about in past tense rather than present.

Until last year, racism was never really pressed upon as a struggle that the majority of us at Mariner experience, witness or suffer with every day.

I want to change the tense that we use to describe racism. If not in the whole world, then at least at Mariner High School.

Because the fact of the matter is, r...

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