Reia

Reia

Reia squad member I am from the sight of kids catching fireflies, I am from the smell of soulful cooking, I am from the touch of my grandma’s loving hand, I am from the sound of parents fighting because they’re falling out of love, I am from the taste of amazing...
Kaniya

Kaniya

Kaniya Squad member I am from apartment complex. I see beautiful forest. I smell good vanilla cake. I am touched by my grandmother. I hear good church music. My name is Kaniya. My element is water. I fight  for Racial Justice… Because at school I feel like some...
Lee Walker Heights Homecoming Celebration

Lee Walker Heights Homecoming Celebration

Lee Walker Heights is the oldest public housing community in Asheville, NC. The community was built in the 1950’s and is about to be renovated. Members of the community celebrated their history with food, games, music and speakers. Squad members from Word On The...

Silence

By: Kaliyah I feel silenced when I’m the only black person in a class because I feel out of place so it makes me hesitate to raise my hand or ask questions and I just have to be so proper and it’s horrible because I feel like I’m nothing or like a small piece of...