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    Progress of African Americans from Slavery to Modern times The history of African Americans in the United States began with a very disappointing and disgraceful moment in American history. African Americans were brought by the millions to become involuntary servants to wealthy white farmers. This unfortunate title that was pressed onto the African American people created a struggle to progress greater than that of any other ethnicity coming to the United States. Many slave owners would even refuse to their slaves the very basics of education due to the belief that an educated slave is a rebellious slave and thus delaying progress even more. This inhumane method of labor lasted for around 200 years from 1620 to 1865. Theoretically ending…

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    In the words of Lauryn Hill, “Everything is everything.” in Western society, the concept of time is thought of as concrete, almost physical idea that follows a linear path. This theory is not necessarily true, as time is really only a concept created by humans to provide a sense of stability. In this class, we will explore the contradiction of the idea of linear time: the African concept of time. The African concept of time is the idea that the past is the present is the future. It is…

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    Bogle, Donald. Prime Time Blues: African Americans on Network Television, Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Donald Bogle outlines the roles of African Americans in television from the 1950s through the 1990s. Bogle acknowledged the shows that were most influential of African American media. I thought Bogle gave a good insight on television shows that I used to watch reflecting on the social implications of the shows I watch today. Each decade of television was given an inscription. The…

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    Africans were involuntarily removed from their homelands and forced into slavery long before the United States of America was established as a country. The first generation of Africans who unwillingly migrated to North America felt no personal attachment to these lands and in turn never considered these colonies to be their home. As time passed by, these African slaves were giving birth to new generations of Africans who are now more commonly known as African Americans. These generations of…

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    As an African American slave girl living under the dominion of the cruel and malevolent predator Dr. Flint, Linda frequently finds herself in a state of war. The assault on Linda’s psychological and physical well-being begins in the Flint house, which Linda describes only as a “fine residence” (Jacobs 30), with no other discernable descriptive detail that would entail any emotional attachment. Throughout Linda’s time as a slave, she is constantly subject to sexual harassment from Dr. Flint,…

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    Michelle Obama made an extremely motivational commencement speech to the graduating class. Obama’s speech was incredibly powerful and heartfelt. She talked about the possible struggles and tough times that individuals went through to become educated, the history of the school, history of how African-Americans couldn’t become educated and several other topics. However, topic in particular stood out, and it was that countless young adults just don’t care about getting an education. Mrs. Obama says…

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    Time Log Reflective Essay

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    many activities and discussions we have done in our class that helped us become successful as a person, but the most important discussion and/or activity that helped me become more effective as a person is a time log. In addition, time management is one of the most important life skills an individual can learn. As many of us know the time log is a valuable tool for evaluating how to use your time effectively. The reason I said time log has helped me become more effective as a person is because…

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    What I would do is set down a timer, around 1-5 minutes, and write down as many ideas as I can. There are no limits to what you write. This can be a great way at getting your creative juices flowing. 10. Make sure you get enough sleep and workout Make sure you’re getting adequate sleep each night. The lack of sleep can make performing tasks even more difficult than they would be on a normal sleep schedule. You should also make sure you’re working out for at least 30 minutes daily. This will…

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    Essay On School Goals

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    extracurricular activities. Specific: Running 100m in 12 seconds flat, at my new school Bishop Allen by the end of the school year to make achieve my goal as a runner by practicing each day. This is specific because it answers who (me), what running 100ms in 12 seconds), where (Bishop Allen), when (by the end of the school year), why (to make achieve my goal as a runner), and how (by practicing often). Measurable: Running every other day for 30 minutes, going to the gym on Sunday, and…

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    I was the only African-American to be accepted into REACH (gifted students) in elementary school at the time and later became the only African-American STEM student at the high school level. I was also accepted into the International Bacculearate program, but had to decline the offer due to family relocating. The dedication and passion towards overcoming adversity and breaking boundaries were also taken to sports with me qualifying for the state swimming championship on both the high school and…

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