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Isolation offers chance for quiet reflection

Isolation offers chance for quiet reflection

Isolation offers chance for quiet reflection Photos by Breyanna Dabney Photos & text by Breyanna Dabney and Amaya Murillo May 13, 2020    Breyanna Dabney is 16 years old. She is currently in 11th grade at Perry Hall High School. She is a student athlete — she plays soccer and track for her school teams….

A letter to Coronavirus

A letter to Coronavirus

A letter to Coronavirus   By Jada Johnson (Artwork by Pooja Singh, UHMP graphics and social media coordinator) May 13, 2020   Dear Corona, I want to say thank you. Thank you for allowing the world to slow down and think, or in other words, to stop and smell the roses. I have been smelling…

Art in the time of Covid-19

Art in the time of Covid-19

Art in the time of Covid-19   By Reggie Payne, University of the District of Columbia May 13, 2020   This painting is a piece of symbolism that depicts the control COVID 19 has taken over the world. Much like the virus has consumed the planet and gained control, the octopus has taken control over…

Too many mental health problems, not enough healthy food

Too many mental health problems, not enough healthy food

Too many mental health problems, not enough healthy food   By Princyana Hudson, Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts April 22, 2020   I am isolated in a two-bedroom townhouse with my mom, who is disabled with several chronic health conditions, and my dad, who has schizophrenia and a bad temper….

Adjusting to new ways of learning and living

Adjusting to new ways of learning and living

Adjusting to new ways of learning and living   By Skye-Ali Johnson, Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts April 2020   Since school closed due to the coronavirus, I have been able to receive my education through virtual classes from home. Richard Wright is using Zoom to teach their classes everyday -…

In quarantine with 90-year-old great auntie

In quarantine with 90-year-old great auntie

In quarantine with 90-year-old great auntie   Amora Campbell, Richard Wright Public Charter School for Journalism and Media Arts April 2020   The phone rang, and my mom picked up. It was the hospital. As a woman at the other end spoke, a look of shock crossed my auntie’s face. After the call, my mom…

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Check out our new project -- Corona(virus) Chronicles -- a series of stories by our students on the pandemic’s impact on their communities.