Naomi Bethune

2018-2019 Rising Voices Fellow Naomi Bethune

Naomi Bethune is a sophomore at Boston Latin Academy. She enjoys writing, reading, and listening to all types of music. Social justice and advocating for a better world is very important to her. She believes that every day we should wake up and make some change.

Blog Posts

Photograph of a school classroom

Orating for Justice

by Naomi Bethune

Sometimes, we unintentionally challenge the way others think. This prompts dialogue, which is essential for creating change.

Topics: Activism, Schools
Inside of Quincy Market

My Power is My Privilege

by Naomi Bethune

Power and privilege have always played, and will continue to play, a very significant role in my life. As a biracial, Jewish woman, my life has always been complicated, and oftentimes, confusing. That being said, I acknowledge and know I have an incredible amount of privilege.

Naomi Bethune Wearing Grandmother's Ring

La Rosa

by Naomi Bethune

When I think of something that represents my Jewish and female identity, I often go to a ring that my grandmother, who I call my abuela, gifted me. It had belonged to her before, and I had always admired it whenever she wore it.

Topics: Feminism, Family

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Naomi Bethune." (Viewed on July 15, 2019) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/naomi-bethune>.

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