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  • Personal Narrative: The Day I Choose LCC

    The Day I Choose LCC Have you ever thought about what college you would attend and how successful you would be? Well I have, as child I would imagine what college I would attend and would I be able to succeed. I imagined how collage would be, would I attended a large university or a small local community college. Students may even worry about the ACT and SAT and how successful will they be when taking those two extremely important tests. Luckily, I choose a school that didn 't stress me out…

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  • Sojourner Truth Thesis

    Sojourner Truth was born in 1799 and died November of 1883; however, she was known for being a former slave, abolitionist and advocate for rights of women in the United States. Although most people would consider her a legendary figure in the struggle to eliminate human bondage. Truth was born during slavery where she was liberated by the New York State Emancipation Act of 1827. In the Mid 1800’s, she was given the name “Sojourner Truth”, and she started a traveling career, where she toured the…

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  • Allen Iverson Biography

    James. When Lebron graduated high school, he went straight to the NBA draft where he was selected with the Number 1 pick in the NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The irony of this? Lebron James was actually from Ohio. “James, 31, who was born in Akron and played for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School.” (Emily Bamforth) From the day Lebron was drafted, The challenge for Lebron was to bring a championship home to Cleveland. This was a hard task considering Cleveland had not won a championship…

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  • Through Deaf Eyes Summary

    Through Deaf Eyes was an extremely enlightening documentary about deaf life in America. The film begins with the question, what do you think it would be like being a deaf person? They explain that, whenever you ask a hearing person this question they respond with a lot of “can’ts”. I can’t, I can’t I can’t. Deaf people, however, do not think like that, they think of all the things they can do. They presented these statements: All deaf people use Sign Language; Sign Language is universal; Deaf…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Downtown Columbus

    I began to question how a man with so much power and so little time could take an hour out of his day to spend time with the Homeless population of Columbus, but I soon realized that he may have witnessed some of these exact situations living in Akron, Ohio. Although I did not get to speak to or have a conversation with ‘The King,’ I still felt a great sense of relief. I was able to witness a man of great power show a weaker and more gentle side of himself, that the media hardly ever exposes. I…

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  • Jennifer Cramblett White Privilege Case Study

    The social construct of white privilege suggests that those of white skin colour are subject to economic and social advantages of which coloured individuals are devoid. Ultimately, it is an ethnocentric belief that white skin is at the top of the racial hierarchy. Arguably, white privilege in the United States has undergone a paradigm shift, as explicit discrimination of coloured individuals has evolved to become secretive, with many who possess the advantage taking it for granted or are in…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of 'Ar N T I A Woman?'

    abolitionists who inspired her to proclaim women's suffrage and abolition. We can assume that she is a black woman who wants to make a difference because of her powerful persona. Truth delivered her speech to the 1851 Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio. Speaking at a place where women can come together and advocate for themselves is a perfect place to deliver a speech about problems that women encounter during this time period. Creating a convention where…

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  • Personal Narrative: My School As Victims Of Bullying

    On the 22nd of May, I graduated from Twinsburg High School; class of 2017 at E.J Thomas Hall of Performing Arts in Akron. Graduating from school has been a very big turning point for me personally. I’ve been through a lot as being a student in school as a victim of being bullied. I was a misfit as a child growing up, being a fatherless son and not like the other boys, I found myself unattractive. In school, I would do my work when supposed to, but I was always harassed by the other students.…

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  • Monster Energy Drinks

    The global team of athletes sponsored by Monster Energy, the caffeinated-beverage company, is a roster of super bros. Conor McGregor, of Ireland, is a densely tattooed mixed-martial-arts champion who trained in Tae Kwon Do, karate, capoeira, and kickboxing while working as a plumber, prior to turning pro in M.M.A. Tom Schaar, of Malibu, became, at the age of twelve, the first person to land a 1080-degree airborne rotation on a skateboard, and was the youngest-ever gold medalist at the X Games,…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Alcohol Research Paper

    Why do people drink? There are many reason why an individual choses to drink. Some drinks alcohol because it supposedly helps them temporarily forget their problem, helps them have a good time, makes them happy, it’s “cool” or to socialized. Why is there law against alcohol? It is to protect us and to create a safer environment. In the situation in which I have to decide a stand point whether or not the Health Committee should support the bill to decriminalize drinking alcohol in public and in…

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