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  • Harriet Tubman, Miep Gies And Ida B. Wells

    Why do heroes act differently than most people? Most heroes are threatened to lose their life for what they think is right. Harriet Tubman lead people north to escape slavery, she had risked a lot and took her mission seriously. Miep Gies help Jews find refuge and risked getting sent to a concentration camp. Ida B. Wells wrote many articles inspiring many people to leave Memphis, she continued to write although she wasn’t able to go back to her home. Although Harriet Tubman, Miep Gies and Ida B.…

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  • Malcolm X's Influence Of The Black Power Movement In Jamaica

    of factors including Malcolm X’s disagreements of Martin Luther King’s peaceful methods. Naturally, if they were not going the route of peace it meant that their activism would be mainly violent, and it was. Though it was peaceful in some sense, African Americans still decided that violence was a way to get what they wanted which is why Malcolm X appealed to them so much. However, The Black Power Movement did become popular in other countries, one of them being Jamaica. In the 1960s when the…

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  • Sicko Michael Moore Analysis

    The Analysis of Michael Moore’s Documentary, “Sicko” The film subject to criticism, is Michael Moore’s “Sicko”. A film which is based on the condemnation of the American healthcare system, from an extremely democratic point of view. Although the film does measures in exposing the flaws of the American healthcare system, there are issues which lie in Moore’s criticism. Including the filmmakers “liberal-conservative” bias, the repetitiveness of certain points, and the portrayal of extremities.…

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  • The Freedom Ride Analysis

    (Galligan & Roberts, 2007). These students were inspired by the civil rights movement in the United States of American in 1961, which aimed to fight against segregation, particularly on busses and in bus terminals, as well as police brutality towards African-Americans (Galligan & Roberts, 2007). The main inequalities being challenged by the Freedom Riders included the gap in Indigenous…

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  • Black Spiderman Analysis

    The lyrics that I chose from the song “Black Spiderman” by Logic are as followed, “...Everybody from my hood, everybody know I’m good. Sometimes I’m misunderstood but that’s just the uneducated that never related…”. The way that Logic is conveying his message through a song is one of the most powerful methods in this day and age. Most people on our planet listen to music, no matter age or where you come from. All Logic has to do is use the words people hear and see to draw in his audience. His…

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  • Black Freedom Struggle: The Integrationists And The Black Power Movement

    level” (Carson 037) This unity between all African Americans is what made the Black freedom struggle so powerful and successful. The movement became and interconnected web where Black leaders enacted change on the national level, which in turn sparked small local protests that enacted real change in towns all across America. As the Black Freedom Struggle began to really gain traction, African American lives became noticeably different. A “growing number of African Americans won political office”…

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  • Hallway Hangers Vs Brothers Analysis

    From the neo-Marxist point of view the white Hallway Hangers are openly racist, they use slurs, stereotypes, and violence against African Americans and other people of color and harbor a deep resentment for other races, yet they are still largely oppressed by their class. The Hallway Hangers’ feelings of public oppression are their point of access to racism in the first place. MacLeod…

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  • Justice In To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

    In situations of injustice, do you stand on the side of justice or on the side of the oppressor? This is a question that many people had to ask themselves in the south during the 1930’s and The Great Depression. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch, an ambitious lawyer and single father to his two children, Jeremy “Jem” and Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, most definitely stands on the side of equality and expresses this through his words and actions. Even though Atticus is a non…

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  • Between The World And Me Rhetorical Analysis

    analyzed, an excerpt from Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates was originally published on July 14, 2015. This essay is a message to Coates’s son as well a piece that chronicles an interview that Coates participated in involving the opression of African Americans throughought the history of the United States. Along with a description of the interview, Coates gives a critical analysis of the theme that the news portrayed of the interview. I will examine the themes portrayed by the author…

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  • Virginian Luxuries Rhetorical Analysis

    In the document “Virginian Luxuries”, there is a clear presence of racism, slavery and gender roles. Depicted on the right side, a Caucasian man, presumably a slave-holder, is shown kissing a Negro woman. This could be perceived as a Negro woman be used temporarily for this slave-holder’s pleasure. On the opposite side of this document, a Negro woman is depicted being whipped by a different Caucasian slave-holder. Once more, a woman is just an object used for slavery to this man’s eyes. Another…

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