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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

Flowers in Naomi Bethune's Yard

Other

by Naomi Bethune

I am not seen as average or conventional: not Black enough, but certainly not white enough; Jewish, but not “Jewish” enough for some.

Topics: Activism
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 September 23, 2019) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/naomi-bethune>.

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