Ella Baker News

  • Please stop hurting the homeless

    By Lyric Rogers Police brutality is still too common. We’ve seen it before with George Floyd, Fong Lee, Jamar Clark, Philando Castile, Justine Damond, and many unlisted others. The police aren’t perfect. No one is. But it’s not fair or just to kill innocent citizens without warning and just reason. In fact, you shouldn’t kill…

  • What is the city doing about homelessness?

    By Lyric Rogers The city of Minneapolis constantly has a rising number of homeless citizens, but what do they do about them? The city pushes the homeless around, using the police to harass them, evict their encampments and imprison them. The Kmart project on Lake Street in Ward 8 of MPLS is supposed to connect…

  • The problem of rising homelessness

    By Lyric Rogers Is homelessness a bad thing? In our community, yes, it is. As a student in Minneapolis, I see homeless people every day on my way to school. I see encampments and officers forcibly removing homeless people from these encampments, and worst of all, I can’t stop it alone. The thing about homelessness…

  • Dayana Sagnay

    My name is Dayana. I am grade 6. My school is Ella baker. I am 11 yers old. I Iike pizza .

  • Ka’Liya Xayavong

    My name is Ka’Liya Xavong. I am 14 years old and I wanna be a hairstylist.

  • Moises Alexander

    Moises Alexander

    My name is Moises. I am a 7th grader here at Ella baker. I am 14 years old. My fav hobby is playing soccer or going for a walk at a park. I like to eat TACOS. I LOVE TACOS.

  • Ka’meyah Xayavong

    My name is Ka’Meyah Xayavong. I’m 13 years old, I’m in the 7th grade, I like doing hair, running track, playing flag football with friends. I like doing nails as well. I am a very kind person. I like hanging out with my friends. I’ve been to Ella Baker for over 7 years now. I…

  • Learning About Fishing With Ray Ruiz

    Learning About Fishing With Ray Ruiz

    By Moises Alexander On April 9, our class learned about fishing. Ray Ruiz showed us some of his gear and explained how it works. He also gave us a bag of things from his company, Baztec, and a book where you can find places in Minnesota to fish 🐠 . He taught us about fishing…

  • Keyon Smith

    Keyon Smith

    Hi my name is Keyon. I’m 13 years old. I’m in 7th grade. I play football, basketball, soccer, and I do track. My favorite class is science. I love my mom. I sleep a lot. I eat a lot. My fav food is chicken nuggets and hot wings.

  • Joseph Potter

    Joseph Potter

    Hi my name is Joseph here at Ella Baker. I’m 14 years old and I’m in 8th grade. I like bowling and my fav food is tacos.