Author: 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Ameer Calloway

    Ameer Calloway

    My name is Ameer. I am 14 years oldn and in eighth grade. I like to play basketball.

  • Lyric Rogers

    Lyric Rogers

    I’m Lyric, I’m 14, and I’m in 8th grade. I spend most of my free time playing guitar or video games, my favorite color is black, and my favorite animal is the Great Gray Wolf. I like metal music, and my favorite band is Rage Against the Machine. I have four siblings and a dog.…

  • Alex Pacheco=)

    I like soccer. I no have a favorite food. My favorite store is Dick’s Sporting Goods. I’m in 6 grade.

  • Angel Peterson

    My name is Angel Peterson. I’m 13 years old and in 7th grade. I go to Ella Baker Global Studies and Humanities School. A hobby of mine is playing football.