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Gallery: Students attend annual BRAVE conference

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Senior Emmanuelle Bal participates in a workshop called “Are you doing it for yourself or the white man?” where students used an interactive discussion format to explore how people of color have been affected by tokenism, whitewashing, internalized racism and double consciousness.

The annual Becoming Racially Aware and Valuing Ethnicity conference on April 5 featured Chicago-based music performers and speakers and consisted of 12 student-led workshops. 82 middle and high school students attended. Here is a review of different moments from the conference.

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Elspeth LaCroix-Birdthistle
Elspeth LaCroix-Birdthistle is a beginning photojournalist and a member of the Class of 2026. Elspeth's favorite part of photojournalism is taking photos of school events and being a part of the behind-the-scenes of the Midway and other school-related activities. Outside of school, Elspeth enjoys reading and dancing. She is also a member of the varsity girls soccer team.
Delaney Connell
Delaney Connell, Photographer
Delaney Connell is a beginning photojournalist and a member of the Class of 2026. Her favorite part of photojournalism is taking photos for school sports and school events. Outside of photojournalism, Delaney enjoys taking walks with her dog, talking with her brother and cooking.
Daniel Baeza
Daniel Baeza, Photographer
Daniel Baeza is a beginning photojournalist and a member of the Class of 2025. His favorite part of photojournalism is learning different photography methods. Danny thinks the most fulfilling part of photojournalism is capturing someone's emotions in one frame. Outside of photojournalism, Danny enjoys playing baseball, drawing and hanging out with friends. Awards: 2023 Association of Texas Photography Instructors Fall Contest, sports action, honorable mention 2023 Journalism Education Association National Student Media Contests, Boston convention: Superior, general/spot news

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