July 19th we, the Turn It Up team, went to visit the Hip-Hop Poetry group, and they gave us advice on different thing. But the one that spoke out to me was "It doesn't matter who you be, just be who you be. Be Dif'rent." I feel that this totally relates to me. I feel this way because I love being myself and I love being different now. When I first moved back to Poughkeepsie, I felt that I had to do certain things to fit in and to keep certain friends. Now I know otherwise, being different makes me my own person. Being different teaches me how to stand up for what I feel is right and to always be an individual. Because what other may think thats different in you they may find it interesting while others think differently.
"When we lose the right to
We lose the lose the privilege to be