Monday, March 19, 2012
THE NEXT NEVERENDING STORY
Advocates: Lynn uproar reveals trend
What is defining about this trend is it is about definition. The power of words has reached heights of recognition that mandate our attention. Both ENGLISH incidents have brought the focus of national inspection on our school. Whether it was the COOK STREET CAPER or the CAFETERIA COVER-UP, both have given a reflection of intolerance and an opportunity for the education of experience.
This fight may have not started in no playground but the black eye left from the battle may well leave scars. There are similarities. Both battles appear to have begun over names, whether it be "Ho" or "Lesbian", the power of words can no longer be ignored.
With advent of YOU TUBE and other forms of social media, labels become our modern day clothing. This attire may serve to bind us in stereotypes or become our armor, deflecting off arrows of ignorance. Words have become more visual than ever so our prescription must change to reflect that or we will have a diagnosis of spiraling disarray,