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Mei-Ling Ho-Shing is an 18-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a student activist, and a survivor. She is a passionate advocate for gun reform, public school safety and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Reflecting on Intersectionality One Year After The March For Our Lives

By Mei-Ling Ho-Shing •  According to the Oxford Dictionaries, Intersectionality means, “the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage.” This term is very well-known in the fight for gun violence prevention. … Continue reading Reflecting on Intersectionality One Year After The March For Our Lives

What Armed Teachers and Increased Police Presence Means for Black Youth

By Mei-Ling Ho-Shing •  On February 14, 2018, my school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, came face-to-face with gun violence. On that day I was on the 2nd floor of the Freshman building, the same building we lost 17 of our MSD Eagles. I hid behind my teacher’s desk holding my classmate’s hand, in prayer and in … Continue reading What Armed Teachers and Increased Police Presence Means for Black Youth