Gun Control

By Travis Jackson America has had problems for several years over drastically increasing gun violence. There has been little help from the government to lessen the accessibility of certain rifles and firearms. Many people have wondered when the government will focus more on the safety of its citizens and future generations and less on  how much money the National Rifle Association (NRA) will give them to allow these dangerous weapons to be so… Read More


By Shawnta Barnes In the song, “Respect,” originally written and recorded by Otis Redding is the lyric, “All I’m askin’ is for a little respect.”  I want to belt that line like Aretha Franklin did in her cover of the song to anyone who is suggesting I be armed with a gun in my classroom.  It doesn’t help when the disrespect towards teachers comes from the White House. I felt disrespected when… Read More