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  • Shake It Off Summary

    A group of black women twerk and dance with stereotypical ‘ghetto’ apparel and mannerisms in Taylor Swift’s music video, “Shake It Off”. The video was slammed for Swift’s use of black bodies as props and as glamorized black puppets. Today, white supremacy hides beneath subtle behavior and phrases: for example, non-black people will use the n-word as slang and allege that they are “reclaiming” the expression when they have no acceptable justification as a non-black person, and they have no right…

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  • Fantasy Football Research Paper

    bar on a Sunday, fans are wearing their team apparel and cheering for their favorite teams, but fans are also checking their cellular phones frequently for the current updates on their fantasy football team. Some fans argue that by playing fantasy football, they are jeopardizing their loyalty to their favorite football team and ruining the sport of football. However, many fans believe that it makes the sport more engaging to watch. Watching American football has taken on a new meaning and…

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  • How To Get Paid In College

    would make it more competitive- Getting paid to play college ball would make it easier to look at school as more of an opportunity worth taking. More kids would see a reason as to why they should play sports in college. They would work harder in high school knowing that there is a reward not very far down the road. Instead of trying to find jobs during their athletic career they could focus more on their games and practices. All their extra energy could be put into them becoming a better athlete…

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  • Iverson Argumentative Essay

    by Jackie Robinson and it seems so long ago but this pivotal event is only two generations removed from my generation. Based off this one event, sent a ripple effect throughout all other sports as well, because it allowed many to see what African American new and that was that we are just as good or if not better than our white counterparts when it come sot sports. However, on the other side of the spectrum, you have the majority white opinion at time that says, that black man/woman doesn’t…

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  • Essay On Boston Tea Party

    in just about every history class. It’s mainly seen as a story in which a group of colonists decide to gather together and dump crates of tea into the Boston Harbor. But really, it 's much more significant than that. It was the event that unified Americans against British taxation and made them realize the true oppression that they lived under. It was one of the major events that led America to becoming an independent country. But that’s not only why it’s important. The Boston Tea Party…

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  • Essay On 1970s Fashion

    Cynthia Cartwright (Cindy) who was a teenager during this period. The 1970s were a time of protesting and fighting for equal rights for women, African Americans, Native Americans, gays and lesbians. Nevertheless, the 1970s were also a time of media influences, like music, television, and magazines. Media was an influence that reached Cindy. An African American teenage girl from St. Louis, Missouri, with not many examples to look to for fashion except model and singers in a magazine, that looked…

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  • Gronimo's Geronimo: A True American

    Geronimo: A True American The brave Bedonkohe Apache leader Geronimo was able to accomplish many astonishing feats before he died at the age of seventy-nine in 1909. Some of these achievements include continuing his journey of bettering the lives of his people despite his own family being murdered when he was only twenty-nine (27). Geronimo fully embodies the hard-working and no excuses attitude that many Americans strive for. Geronimo in many ways possesses the same moral code and ideas that…

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  • The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club

    The World consists of many different groups of people, who have their own behaviors, traditions, and lifestyles. One of the many groups that still exist today is the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. Founded on March 17, 1948, in Fontana, California, this motorcycle club is known for their acts of violence, distribution of drugs, and their love for riding motorcycles. Although they are present throughout the globe, mainly in the United States, the Hells Angels have become a subculture in our culture…

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  • My Vietnamese Identity

    my desire for an American one. I wanted nothing to do with being Vietnamese or Asian because all that it had brought me was a sense of inferiority and constant bullying. My desire to suppress my Vietnamese identity brings up a point that is brought up by Ms. Mori, the protagonist’s friend with benefits. During one of their conversations, she asks, “So why are we supposed to not forget our culture? Isn’t my culture right here since I was born here?” (73). She is a Japanese American who has…

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  • Exemplification Essay: Praise The Football Gods

    involves the NFL. You see it on social media, you hear people talk about it or an NFL game may be on your television. Or do you find yourself celebrating the newfound American holiday also known as the super bowl. Since its humble beginnings in 1920 the NFL has expanded at exponential rate while at the same time encompassing American culture. The NFL has a predominant affect on our lives, from a decline in social skills, to gambling, and to its immense popularity. I am of the conviction that…

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