JaNell Gore

JaNell Gore JaNell Gore, 17, is a senior at Bakersfield High School. In addition to writing for South Kern Sol, Janelle is involved with several clubs at her school. JaNell enjoys writing and listening to spoken word.

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Why are black people stereotyped? Because y’all allow us to be

April 19, 2018 / By and
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BY:  Ja’Nell Gore

Why is every black woman so ‘angry’? Why is every black man ‘in a gang’?

A forgotten history: why doesn’t my school place a greater emphasis on Black History Month?

March 5, 2018 / By

By Ja’Nell Gore

Every year, some local high schools have assemblies recognizing Cinco de Mayo — a holiday largely ignored in Mexico, but held up in America as a day to celebrate Mexican culture with piñatas, tacos and a lot of alcohol.

‘Migrant Stories’ documentary can teach teens about immigrant struggle

January 3, 2018 / By

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Ja’Nell Gore

Daisy Tafoya was a victim of cartel violence.

The 20-year-old Mexican national had been drugged, threatened, and held captive after witnessing a murder, her family members said.