Tag: School Program

Origin Story: Detroit

I grew up in Detroit, a beautiful place to be. A home where we all gathered to eat, sleep, and dream. Loud it was, kids in the streets Playing night and day; only pause for a brief. Spirits, we were told, will come to haunt So hurry, it’s after dark Clutching to our blankets, slowly […]

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Origin Stories: Huda School & Southwest Detroit Community School

Two people who may have thought they were different Find out they are the same They both enjoy their parks and places to play Yes, they have differences. They come from different places Different religions And have different faces Mariah’s parents were born in Iraq While Braijene’s were born here We both enjoy our family […]

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To Whom it may Concern: a collaboration between Huda School and Southwest Detroit Community

One Earth Writing brought together the mostly Arab-American Muslim students from Huda School in Franklin with the mostly Latino and African-American students from Southwest Detroit Community School for a collaborative writing workshop on March 22nd. The students worked  to build a better understanding of self, identity, dispel stereotypes, and learn from one another to reach […]

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