The Garfield Messenger

A Mid-March Miracle

A Mid-March Miracle

Patrick Walsh

March 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

  This Tuesday, Garfield basketball crowned a new champion.  In a captivating finale to March Madness, JVC ‘16 knocked out You Got Schooled with a score of 12 to 11. The historically dominant teachers team, You Got Schooled, went in with a plan. “We just have to stick with what we...

Writing Submissions

Writing Submissions

Various Authors

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

An Interview with Mr. Acox By Zuberi Wilson, BSU Treasurer How long have you been teaching at Garfield? “A very long time. Let’s just say that I did have your father as a student” What has been your experience as an African American affected by the Harlem Renaissance? “The legacy of the...

Open Letters

Open Letters

Various Authors

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Dear Garfield, My name is Khabirah Weddington, I am seventeen, and I am currently a junior at Garfield. I’m originally from Kansas City, Missouri but moved to the Central District at a young age. I grew up in a very strong community of leaders who taught me to stand up for the things that are important...

Student Writing

Student Writing

Various Authors

March 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Untitled by Jamaica Aytch 1 through 43 hung my ancestors from trees Then came 44 that’s the change that we need Brothers in the White House? Brother that’s the right house But then came 45 how we supposed to succeed? See my uncle got locked up just for selling some weed Now the uncle down...

Black Excellence

Black Excellence

Denaijah Kennedy-Smith

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Although the 400-year span of slavery ended in the late 1800s, African Americans have still faced systems of oppression in their everyday lives by institutionalized racism. Ruby Bridges was a young girl in 1960 when she became the first black child to attend an all-white school. Nearly 60 years later,...

Student Art

Student Art

March 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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History of the Central District

History of the Central District

Hailey Gray and Amari Garret

March 8, 2018


Filed under News

History of Redlining by Hailey Gray The Central District (C.D.) has a history rooted deeply in a plethora of cultures and social classes. Throughout the years, the C.D. has been home to Jewish Americans in the early 1900s, Japanese Americans around the 1930s, Black and African Americans people in...

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