Showing posts from November, 2012

Martin Luther King

I graduated high school in 2004 and in my senior year I took creative writing. By far my favorite class. Our teacher decided to play a joke on us and tell us that we didn't have off to observe Martin Luther King Day. So he made us write a paper explaining why we think its an important holiday and why we should have off of school. Of course, after we wrote our papers he told us we actually did have off that day. Lol. Recently, I found the papers I saved from that class, including that paper. I am publishing it here tonight:
I think Martin Luther King Day should be celebrated as a holiday and have off school and work because he changed America into what it is today. He had the courage to stand up against people who thought segregation was good and he stood up against the politicians who thought racism was right. He fought for schools to be un-segregated and for children of all races to be in the same classrooms together without worrying about each others race. He was critisized for b…

More oppression in Cuba

Yoani Sanchez, Angel Santiesteban and other dissidents yesterday were arrested and beaten by the Castro regime.  Some of them have been released, including Yoani. But others remain detained. This is horrible. The world needs to pay attention to the human rights abuses that the Castro dictatorship are commiting against their own people. Please read more here and spread the word on what is happening there: Uncommon Sense: Yoani Sanchez among 20 Cuban dissidents beaten, arrested by Castro dictatorship (UPDATED) And please pray for the Cuban people. They deserve freedom!!!!!!!!! No more oppression!