WNYC I’m Not Emo

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WNYC I’m Not Emo

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This is an extremely tough ESL practice activity… yep, it is WNYC’s radio podcast!!!

I’m Not Emo

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Like most of the kids in her school and on her block, 16 year old Josetta Adams used to listen to hip-hop music. But, when Josetta slipped into a depression, she started to listen to rock music that matched her mood. She also began painting her nails black and wearing t-shirts adorned with skulls. Her way of expressing her feelings went against the norms of her family and her community, quickly labeling her as different and even as far as calling her a “sell-out”. Depression is an uncomfortable topic for anyone, but amongst an African-American family it can be taboo. Josetta is no longer depressed but she wants to figure out why her family, friends, and community have a difficult time understanding her way of expressing herself and why it’s hard to talk about these feelings of sadness in her family and community.

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By | 2015-06-19T07:51:05+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Categories: Atividades de Inglês, Radio Shows|

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