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  • "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)
  • “If you take the time to do something correct the first time, you don’t have to spend the extra time redoing it.” (Submitted by Dr. Young)
  • “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)
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Kamira Payne, Staff Writer

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We Don’t Need Your “Help”

April 20, 2021

The movies The Help, Green Book, 12 Years a Slave, The Blindside, Freedom Writers and more  have all won Academy Awards for their portrayals of the treatment of African-Americans throughout America. The...

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My Grandmother’s Truth

March 11, 2021

In this section of the Hawk Eye, I will be interviewing my grandmother, Veronica Polk. In this interview, I asked her about her life and more specifically her authenticity and storytelling.  Most...

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“Moonlight” A Review

December 18, 2020

Starring, Mahershala Ali, an Oscar winning actor known for House of Cards and Green Book, Jharell Jerome who is best known for his award winning performance in When They See Us, Trevante Rhodes who is...

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When Will the Fight End?

November 10, 2020

At the end of my junior year, I saw a video I’d never forget. It was the video of George Floyd. What followed shortly after was a level of national outrage I’ve never seen before. Streets filled with...

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