“So there aren’t actually kangaroos hopping around everywhere?”
Combining anecdotes from her own childhood with the voices of male and female rappers, anonymous posts on confessional apps (Yik Yak, Secret, Whisper), and demographic data regarding what’s wrong with millennials, Natalie Shields composes a portrait of a generation that…
Hawaii: You can swim, surf, and do the hula—that’s enough said. But what makes you islanders attractive is your constant, happy-go-lucky attitude. No matter what time of day or night, you’ve got a big ole smile on your face.
Is that what you mean when you say,
“Let’s go back
to the good ol’ days.”?
‘Cause those good ol’ days
may have been good
but they weren’t so fuckin’ hot
for anybody else
Act with kindness seeping out of your heart, even when there might not feel like there is any good left in the world because there is, I promise you there is.
You can be Pro Cops as well as Pro Black Lives because the two do not need to be pinned against each other, and they both matter. Everyone’s lives matter and everyone needs to come together to see that.
We are accusing friends of different races about not understanding what it’s like. We are putting up divides and creating our own segregation out of a disagreement in opinion.
Barely free, and absolutely not brave.
Every young person in the United States has the ability to improve his or her country. Every young person around the world has the ability to improve the world.
Traveling abroad and living overseas has given me insight to how others see my country and I’ve realized just how much of an effect the United States has on the rest of the globe.