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Today’s Streets Lack Respect

Posted May 13, 2010 by Various

Anyone Can Be A Cholo The rules of the streets have changed a lot over the years. I don’t know much about other gangs, but I know about this one particular gang. They used to be all about respect and they learn the rules every time they get jumped in. But people haven’t been following […]

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Roosevelt High School Student Shooting

Posted April 17, 2008 by Various

We’re all hearing the tragic news about the student who attacked an on-campus police officer at Roosevelt High School with a baseball bat. The officer fell to the ground and then shot the student, who died at the site. It is sad on both sides, the family who lost a son, and the police officer who tried to protect himself. The kNOw youth team also had many thoughts as they tried to process and understand the incident for themselves, fully aware that such occurrences could happen anywhere, even in their own schools.

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Eleven-Year-Old Boy Endured Anti-Gay Bullying And Commits Suicide

Posted April 15, 2009 by Various

On April 6, 2009, just days before his twelfth birthday, Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover, a sixth grade student at New Leadership Charter School in Springfield, MA, was found hung from an extension cord that he used to wrap around his neck.

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The Silver Lining In My Cloud

Posted May 28, 2009 by Various

What does the expression “Every cloud has a silver lining” mean to you? A Changed Brother When I was growing up, my older brother and I never got along. We used to fight over everything and we could barely sit next to each other. We rarely had a day where we actually got along. Somehow […]

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The Stories My Parents Told Me

Posted August 11, 2009 by Various

Have you ever wondered how your parents met? Have you ever been curious about what their life as a teen was like? Two youth from The kNOw share the stories of their parents. My Dad’s First Love When my dad was younger, at the age of his early teens, he fell in love. He was […]

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