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The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The Patriot Post

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The Patriot Post

LeBron James and Anthony Davis celebrate the Lakers 17th NBA Championship

Los Angeles Lakers Win 17th NBA Championship

Jan Castillo, Sports Editor October 27, 2020

It has been 10 long years since the Lakers won their last NBA Championship with Kobe Bryant. The 2020 Los Angeles Lakers dominated the NBA Finals to win their 17th NBA title. With the final score...

Halloween Jack-o-lantern

Is Halloween Safe to Celebrate in 2020?

Destiney Crumpton, Senior Columnist October 27, 2020

One major topic currently being discussed across the United States is whether or not Halloween will be celebrated. With 2020 being a year full of awful things, why not just shove Halloween into this disappointment...

The celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 and ends on October 15.

The History of Hispanic Heritage Month

Joshua Trujillo, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

     Hispanic Heritage Month is here and it’s time to embrace our culture and remember that no matter what, we’re here to stay! This month traditionally honors the culture that contributes to both...

The Karasuno crows preparing for their upcoming match.

Karasuno Crows Fly Again!- Haikyuu!! Season 4 Overview

Emely Contreras, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 27, 2020

[SPOILER WARNING!!] The last time we saw the marvelous boys of the volleyball team of Karasuno High School, they were training their hardest for the National Spring Tournament. After beating the powerhouse...

Minorities fighting for change in America.

America’s Minority Communities Confront Racism Daily

Andy Meza Jimenez, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

Problems about race have always hurt the world and created a lot of hate. In all the countries that have problems with race, it is always negative and it always divides the people. Currently, in America,...

Demonstrators protesting in front of Los Angeles City Hall in May 2020 to demand an end to California’s shutdown.

How Masks Became Political in the United States

Jenessa Henderson, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2020

Since the coronavirus was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization last March, public health experts have been clear about how wearing a mask is efficient in stopping the spread of the...

Hundreds of Chinatown residents protesting against racism toward the Chinese community in San Francisco, California.

Xenophobia and Racism Toward the Asian Community

Isabella Barba, Managing Editor October 13, 2020

An ongoing issue the United States has had is racism. It is something that no matter how much we try to educate others, they’re too stubborn to understand how morally wrong their beliefs can be. In this...

A visual representation of the United States being divided

America’s Dangerous Divide in 2020

Debbie Lawhead, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2020

In a nation built on unity, we are dangerously divided. America has seemingly turned into two drastically different sides at war with one another. A lack of sufficient governing has resulted in a divided...

The iOS14 Apple Update Offers Amazing New Features

The iOS14 Apple Update Offers Amazing New Features

Reign Cruz, Front Page/News Editor October 13, 2020

            The iOS 14 is an Apple update that most Apple users are excited about. It was recently released on September 16, 2020, and this update has a lot to unpack. It includes many features...

Miamis Jimmy Butler and the Lakers Lebron James

2020 NBA Finals: Lakers and Heat Preview and Predictions

Jan Castillo, Sports Editor October 9, 2020

As we’re a few hours away from the tip-off of the 2020 NBA Finals, here are few things you should know before tip-off. For starters, this year’s NBA finalist in the Western Conference are the dominant...

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Racism, Homophobia, and Sexism Are Big Problems in the United States

Reign Cruz, Front Page/News Editor October 4, 2020

Discrimination is a pressing issue that we still have today in the United States. It’s sad to see that many people get heavily judged by how they look or their sex or religion or what they do in their...

Multiple sources of Social Media

The Spread and Reasons for Cancel Culture

Jesyca Santacruz, Staff Writer October 4, 2020

Due to the unfortunate events of COVID-19, no one has been able to step outside of their homes. So what are people to do in this tiring and boring situation? That's right, dig up all of the dirty truths...

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