This essay was written and was first published on Wattpad from my “A Black Opinion” blog.

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After Electoral College decided that it was Biden won the election by a landslide, Trump incited his supporters to protest.
They marched down Capitol Hill, waving confederate flags, guns, bombs and claiming
“Blue Lives Matter”, before breaching into the Capital Building.

It takes one sane person to understand that these people are not protestors. They are not here because they are fighting for something. They are fighting against something.
They are spoiled children who did whatever their fascist leader Trump wanted to do. Due…


Disclaimer: This essay was written and was first published on Wattpad in 2020 from my “A Black Opinion” blog. Therefore, it will not acknowledge the current state of the world. Regardless, this essay has an important message that could be a logical step forward for the world to make the changes needed to address the issue of racism. The same issue that has stained our world for far too long.

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America, glorious America. The former number one country was where every immigrant dreamed of living. Liberty, democracy and success were the promises given under the red, white and blue banner…


Disclaimer: This essay was written and was first published on Wattpad in 2020 from my “A Black Opinion” blog. Therefore, it will not acknowledge the current state of the world. Regardless, this essay has an important message that could be a logical step forward for the world to make the changes needed to address the issue of racism. The same issue that has stained our world for far too long.

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When I created this blog, I wanted to not only share my opinion on Black issues but also become a megaphone for those issues.

I believe that Black issues have…


Disclaimer: This essay was written and was first published on Wattpad in 2020 from my “A Black Opinion” blog. Therefore, it will not acknowledge the current state of the world. Regardless, this essay has an important message that could be a logical step forward for the world to make the changes needed to address the issue of racism. The same issue that has stained our world for far too long.

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Évelyne Trouillot’s The Infamous Rosalie is a book of historic fiction that portrays the darkest chapters of Caribbean History. Based on the famous maroon revolt led by the legendary Makandal…


Disclaimer: This essay was written and was first published on Wattpad in 2020 from my “A Black Opinion” blog. Therefore, it will not acknowledge the current state of the world. Regardless, this essay has an important message that could be a logical step forward for the world to make the changes needed to address the issue of racism. The same issue that has stained our world for far too long.

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In today’s modern world, Canadian High School students take world history courses hoping to learn about their world and to discover new narratives and cultures within a particular time frame…


Disclaimer: This essay was written and was first published on Wattpad in 2020 from my “A Black Opinion” blog. Therefore, it will not acknowledge the current state of the world. Regardless, this essay has an important message that could be a logical step forward for the world to make the changes needed to address the issue of racism. The same issue that has stained our world for far too long.

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Tokenism: The practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to do a particular thing, especially by recruiting a few people from under-represented groups in order to give the…


This reflection was first published on Wattpad

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Disclaimer: I will mention toxic relationships and abuse, so read at your own caution!

Little Red Riding Hood is probably one of the most famous and iconic short stories ever written. So much so I have read various versions, some of which are more child friendly, while others are rather morbid, disgusting yet interesting to read. This one is a kind of in between. …


Disclaimer: This essay was written and was first published on Wattpad in 2020 from my “A Black Opinion” blog. Therefore, it will not acknowledge the current state of the world. Regardless, this essay has an important message that could be a logical step forward for the world to make the changes needed to address the issue of racism. The same issue that has stained our world for far too long.

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What I am about to say may sound obvious, but racism is not a trend, it’s an issue.

It’s a systematic issue that has existed for centuries and should not…


This reflection was first published on Wattpad

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If you ever get a chance to read Dillard’s short essay, “The Writing Life”, you would agree with me that it is an accurate representation of what life as a writer is like. My favorite image from the essay is that while you write, you are essentially digging a tunnel in the dark. This image reminds me of “Panstering” or being a “Gardener” rather than a “Architect” or “Plotter” which is what I am. A panster/ gardener is a writer who writes freely. …


Disclaimer: This essay was written and was first published on Wattpad in 2020 from my “A Black Opinion” blog. Therefore, it will not acknowledge the current state of the world. Regardless, this essay has an important message that could be a logical step forward for the world to make the changes needed to address the issue of racism. The same issue that has stained our world for far too long.

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It was either the guns they keep in their holsters, the screaming sirens, or the growling German Shepherds they have on leash. …

Ameila Arrows

Other than writing serials, Amelia also writes novels, poetry, essays and blogs. ameliaarrows.wordpress.com

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