My friend Giordan and I made a slide show describing the hardships for Americans in "marginalized areas". In the slides we described how there still is hope for America and how these hardships can be changed. With us coming together in Unity, we can change America.




Students responded to the prompt: In 2016, Dominican-American author Junot Diaz observed, “As a nation, you don’t know yourself because of what you’re doing in the heart of your power. You know who you are and what your values really are by how they play out at your farthest farthest edges.” Diaz claims that nations reveal who they are by how they treat their most marginalized areas. Write an essay that argues your position on the extent to which Diaz’s claims are valid. Use appropriate examples from your reading, experience, or observations to support your argument.

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