Essay B asks students to imagine a person they might meet in college—someone from a very different background. Ten years ago, Mariya’s mostly white high school classmates in Texas didn’t write about an imaginary person they might meet in the future.
NPR's partnership with The Race Card Project explores a different kind of conversation about race. People think about their experiences and distill them to one six-word sentence. Thousands of.
EssayTyper types your essay in minutes! Oh no! It's finals week and I have to finish my essay immediately.In 1993, photographer Patricia Evans took this photo of 10-year-old Tiffany Sanders. Almost 20 years later, Tiffany saw her photo on a book cover and got in touch with Evans. This is the story of what happened in those intervening years — to them, and to public housing in Chicago.As a child Deirdre Sullivan’s father told her to always pay her respects at funerals. Now, the Brooklyn attorney believes those simple acts of human kindness are as important as the grand heroic gestures.
The college essay is an important piece — making up about a quarter of your college application. Essays help you stand out from the rest. Show your personality outside of grades Admissions officers want to see well-rounded students, and your essay is one.Read More
Photo Essay. Circe, the witch who turns Odysseus’ men to pigs, has proved one of Homer’s most memorable creations. We first meet the goddess in book 10 of the Odyssey, living on her lush, deserted island of Aiaia, surrounded by tame wolves and lions.Read More
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S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it.He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who’s allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But then someone else ends up dead, and the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden.Read More
This disease of being “busy” (and let’s call it what it is, the dis-ease of being busy, when we are never at ease) is spiritually destructive to our health and wellbeing. It saps our ability to be fully present with those we love the most in our families, and keeps us from forming the kind of community that we all so desperately crave.Read More
When Our Kids Own America. B rooklyn Park, Minn., which sits just to the northwest of Minneapolis and hugs the Mississippi River, was once the quintessential American suburb: Pretty sleepy.. This essay comes to you from Code Switch, NPR's new blog covering race.Read More
Professor Lanham’s essay is only a very mild version of this. Glenn Beck can’t understand why he can’t use the “n” word since young black folks use it all the time among themselves. I’ll bet your students would actually find Professor Lanham’s short piece funny, if they also have any understanding of birding culture.Read More
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