Jada Hoffman

Guest Blogger

Student, Kenwood Academy

Chicago, Illinois

Jada Hoffman is a senior at Kenwood Academy in Chicago. She intends to pursue journalism as a career as she enjoys investigating local issues as well as covering politics. Eventually, she plans to center her work around covering and advocating for mental health in the Black community. Jada has been running track since sixth grade and is currently a member of National Honor Society.

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Posted Mar. 21, 2018

We Participated in #NationalWalkoutDay to Show How Gun Violence Affects Chicago Students

The clock strikes 9:50 a.m. as I sit in physics class. My teacher has given a momentum equation, but that…

By Jada Hoffman

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

“The Holocaust was an atrocity.” This was the example I gave my eighth graders as we were learning our words of the week. And with…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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