All About Me

“All About Me” My name is Jaylon King, I have 3 brothers, one of them passed away March,2017, and I am the only girl. Growing up my two oldest brothers didn’t live with us because they were grown and had kids. So, it was just me and my other brother in the house. With him being 4 years older than me he really didn’t like to hang out with me. My mom went to school up until recently she graduated with her doctorate degree, and my father was the supervisor at the U.S Postal service. So, as you could imagine … Continue reading All About Me

A Woman’s right to choose?

Jaylon King Women Rights Anti-abortion began in the early 1820’s. A Connecticut law targeted those who sold poison to women for purposes of abortion. Shortly after New York made “quick abortions” a felony and made it a misdemeanor eight years later. 1973 the Supreme Court of the United States made abortion legal. Depending on what state you’re in the ability may vary. Lamar student Makeya Rideau doesn’t believe that women have the right to say whether women should keep a baby. “I believe everyone has rights, even though it is the woman’s choice there are other ways to go about … Continue reading A Woman’s right to choose?

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Voting for change revised After finding out former badminton coach Lee Stewart was a former Nazi member and a former concentration camp guard, students and faculty are voting to rename the gym. At the March 15 Texas State University System Board of Regent’s meeting directed falcon to allow faculty and students to vote on the name change and proposal. Barbara Falcon, President of Pecker Technical University says this a good choice. “It doesn’t seem right to honor someone who didn’t believe all children and all people were made equal,” she says. History professor Vincent Montoya was writing about the history … Continue reading Story post

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Jaylon King Women Rights Anti-abortion began in the early 1820’s. A Connecticut law targeted those who sold poison to women for purposes of abortion. Shortly after New York made “quick abortions” a felony and made it a misdemeanor eight years later. 1973 the Supreme Court of the United States made abortion legal. Depending on what state you’re in the ability may vary. Lamar student Makeya Rideau doesn’t believe that women have the right to say whether women should keep a baby. “I believe everyone has rights, even though it is the woman’s choice there are other ways to go about … Continue reading Story Post

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October 17, 2018 Kaepernicks Movement San Francisco 49ers former quarter back Colin Kaepernick has put himself in a lot of controversy by refusing to stand for the playing of the national anthem. He kneels because of all the discrimination and wrong doings against African American men and minorities in the United States. Lamar Student, Oce’Annah Thomas says, “He is doing good thing standing up for black men.” “He is showing people of color that we can stand up for what is right, and we don’t always have to keep quiet because we are afraid of being herd.” Kaepernick said that … Continue reading Story post

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My Hair Tells My History Who would have known that something as little as hair can tell a whole book. Early in civilization, hairstyles, could tell a person’s family background, what tribe they are in and social status. During the slave days, they were more than ‘cornrows’ the way they braided their hair was secret coding on how they wanted to escape. There have been paintings of women with braids that dates back to more than thousands of years. “African women have a rich history in terms of the ways they adorn their hair,” said Zinga A. Fraser, an assistant … Continue reading Story #3

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There’s a lot of fake news that surfaces the web. A lot that comes from journalist. When given false accusations I believe that journalist should be able to clear up the inaccurate information given. The source that they get their information from doesn’t get half the back lash the journalist receives. When given false information the journalist needs apologize to the audience, and then give an accurate resource that they can credit. If a media outlet repeatedly published inaccurate, and misleading information it should be taken down. After more than three inaccurate post the outlet should no longer be credible. … Continue reading Discussion #3