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“Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” - Alexander Hamilton

Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I am here today to encourage my peers and to also challenge my peers. The message I have focused on today is critical for the future is standing up for what is right. The future of humanity depends on our ability to speak and stand up for what we believe in and our values. We must use the youth to help this work and make this society a much more supportive and understanding society to live in. Today, I will discuss three texts that deal with the issue “Standing up for what is right”. These texts are: “WorldShaker” written by Richard Harland, Bob Marley’s song “Get Up, Stand Up” and the song “Caught in the Crowd” written by Kate …show more content…

This is similar to the book because the filthies are fighting for acceptance and respect. This is important to the youth because teenagers are going to need the ability to fight for respect.
The song “Caught in the Crowd” is about a girl that had befriend a boy. She had witnessed the boy being bullied physical and verbally but she had decided to walk away when he needed her the most. The issue is represented positively because by telling us that we should stand up for what is

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