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College

Farewell Fresno!

Posted August 10, 2009 by Jesse Andrews

Youth Journalist, Jesse Andrews, will attend Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA in the fall. In this letter, he sends his final farewell wishes to the city and people who shaped his teen years. Hello Fresno, The time has come when opportunity has knocked on the door of my life. In the upcoming fall season, I […]

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BMoC
Community

Finding Acceptance At Camp

Posted August 1, 2012 by Kevin Shelton

Growing up you always hear the phrase, “The world works in mysterious ways.” I saw the truth of this saying when I attended the Boys & Men of Color (BMoC) Summer Enrichment Camp. For many years I’ve battled a negative mindset. My motivating experience at the BMoC camp changed my mindset completely from what it was when I arrived.

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Reflection

The Stress I’m Facin’

Posted October 9, 2009 by Various

Tiny Blessing Lately I’ve been stressing about several things. The main basis of my problems consist of financial issues. The lack of a job times a bunch of bills equals stress. I know without a shadow of doubt that I’m not the only one facing this horrible problem. But in the small ways, the issue […]

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Vang and his proud parents after his high school graduation.
College

Getting ready for college

Posted July 5, 2012 by Vang Yang

“If you don’t go to college, you will have to come help me farm like this everyday,” my mom explained to me as I wiped to sweat off my face. I always seemed to get that lecture from her every time I complained about going to the farm.

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Reflection

When I Feel Left Out

Posted October 21, 2009 by Various

Trying To Be Yourself Sometimes I feel like it’s really hard to start a conversation with anyone. I’ve known the girls at my church for so long, but I feel like I don’t fit it. I see them every weekend, but I don’t feel close. It seems like they’ve all known each other for so […]

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