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May 23, 2018 Word Of The Day: Ubiquitous(adj): present, appearing, or found everywhere
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Black History

It’s Black History Month! This page is dedicated to posts involving the advancement and history of Black culture in the world. Students may submit posts regarding Black history and culture to The Main Street Journal for review and to be posted.

What’s Your Opinion?

May 15, 2018 6:10pm | Jalia Williams

Kanye West stated, “400 years of slavery was a choice.” My opinion is that I disagree with his statement slavery was not a choice. Kanye West is ignorant and does not want to learn from his mistakes.  Slaves were bought, sold, and even beaten. This […]

Wangari Maathai

May 9, 2018 1:33pm | Lateefah Fatunbi

Wangari Maathai was born on April 1, 1940 in Nyeri, Kenya. She obtained a degree in Biological Sciences from Mount St. Scholastica College in Atchison, Kansas in 1964, a Master of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1966, and pursued doctoral studies in Germany […]

Black Lives Matter Movement!

April 30, 2018 6:19pm | Indira Nzerue

Black lives matter is an international activist movement. Its mission is to build local power and to intervene in violence towards the black community. This movement is important in many aspects within students, schools,and communities. It is important to our students because it teaches us […]

Mental Illness

April 29, 2018 10:29pm | Lateefah Fatunbi

A mental illness is a wide range of conditions that affect mood, thinking, and behavior. Conditions may affect someone’s ability to relate to others and function daily. Each person will have different experiences, even people with the same diagnosis. Recovery, including meaningful roles in social […]

How Can We Make Flowers A Better Place?

March 28, 2018 6:39pm | Lateefah Fatunbi

Making Flowers a better place lies in the hands of our community. I’m talking about parents, pastors, teachers, students, janitors, security, administration —everyone. If everyone understands where the other person is coming from, then we can all work together to help each other out and […]

Behind Black Panther

March 28, 2018 6:20pm | Kelechi Ihejirika

The world’s favorite movie right now, just recently crossed the threshold of one billion dollars worldwide in the box office standing at $1,241,058,31. Black Panther remains on top for five weeks. The reasons behind its success are varied and plentiful. A major concept of the […]

Black Lives matter Movement

March 14, 2018 1:39pm | Nadiyah Williams

Black Lives Matter is an international activist movement, originating in the African American Community, that campaigns against violence and systematic racism towards black people. The Black Lives Matter movement is not a hate group towards other races. The main idea of Black Lives Matter is […]

Historical Black College Tour Trip

March 5, 2018 6:58pm | Joshua McIver

On April 4-8, there will be a college tour trip where you get to visit all the historical black colleges universities. The are North Carolina A&T University, Bennett college, Johnson C Smith, Clark Atlanta University, Spelman college Morehouse college Florida A&M University, and Universal Studio […]

Black Lives Matter !!!!

March 1, 2018 6:26pm | Carley Walker

On February 27, 2018, the students of Flowers High School participated in a blackout. They wore all black in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement. Those who dressed up took pictures and also enacted in activities where they can speak their opinion on how […]

Black History Month: Muhammad Ali

March 1, 2018 6:19pm | Ibrahim Abass

Muhammad Ali was known and will always be known as one of the best to put hands in boxing gloves. Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer and activist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th […]