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    In 1867, Amy Beatrice Carmichael was born as the oldest of seven children in the Carmichael family. Her father owned a flourmill business in their hometown, Millisle, Ireland. Amy grew up going to church and listening to her neighbors telling her and her siblings stories from their missionary days in India. Amy attended a Marlborough House boarding school in England. This was an all girls’ school but a few of her brothers attended a boys’ boarding school in England too. Amy was always causing trouble in the school. One time, in 1882, there was to be a comet in the sky that night. Amy, at the age of fourteen, and the other girls in her dormitory wanted to watch to comet but it was past their curfew. Amy devised a whole plan to keep them all…

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    goal. Even though they may have been dead for centuries, heroes can speak through the span of years to tell the stories of their lives. One type of historic hero include heroes in politics such as presidents, governors, and senators. Abraham Lincoln is a fantastic example of a political hero. Abraham Lincoln was an amazing president who took the United States through a civil war and brought it out united. Another type of historical hero is a missionary. This type of hero endangers their life…

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    How could a feeble Irish woman be capable of rescuing over 200 children? Missionary Amy Carmichael did exactly that! Travel to India and took children from house of his homes and brought them into a safe environment. Carmichael shared the love of Christ by advising the women and children, who were often thought as inferior to men, and help them learn how to except Jesus as their Savior. At the age of 14, she decided she wanted to follow God and spread His Word across the world. Following the…

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    What are the primary ways of determining institutional racism and what are the strengths and pitfalls of each in working toward a Criminal Justice system that is culturally sensitive? Institutional racism is defined by the text (McNamara, Burns) as the type discrimination built into the structure of society (McNamara & Burns, 2009, p. 329). However in the article Crack Pipes and Policing: A case Study of Institutional Racism and Remedial Action in Cleveland it was described as “one of the…

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    Jamal was well in his late fifty’s and he was one of the first inmates to speak to me when I entered the tank. Jamal was arrested and charged for aggravated assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon and received a fifteen-year sentence. He was currently waiting on chain to go to the Texas Department of Corrections also known as TDC. Jamal was deep into the black power movement and was a strong advocate for establishing a better way of thinking. We studied and talked…

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    As the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Carmichael was the manifestation of the growing frustration with the lack of progress achieved under the leadership of Martin Luther King Jr. Carmichael’s political philosophy accentuated the importance of racial solidarity and the development of black social and cultural institutions with the key objective of nurturing and promoting black interests. More importantly, Carmichael called for the reinforcement of black values through…

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    Four key figures emerged from the Black Power Movement who promoted the following three tenets: self-defense, self-determination and self-respect. Martin Luther King Jr. accelerated the Black Power movement through self-determination and self-respect, but decelerated the process in terms of self-defense because of his nonviolent perspective. Malcom X on the other hand accelerated all three tenets through Black Nationalism. More particularly Malcom X encouraged individualism, separatism through…

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    How accurate is it to say that the growth of the black power movement was the most important factor in the weakening of the civil rights movement? Black power is an umbrella term given to a movement for the support of rights and political power for black people in America during the 1960’s. Unlike Civil Rights, its motives weren’t necessarily complete equality between American citizens, but rather the goal and belief of black supremacy. Black Power is generally associated with figures such as…

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    murder of 14 year old Emmett Till, an event that is credited with being instrumental in the formation of the civil rights movement in the first place. As the violence continued, leaders such as Malcolm X began to advocate for a new type of civil rights: Black Nationalism. In his famous “Ballot or the Bullet” speech, X threatened that if the government continued to deny African Americans full equality then the government may be forced to defend itself. His threats towards the government would…

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    The lawyer discredited the hairstyle as being African-American because a Caucasian actress wore them as if there is not such thing as culture appropriation. This case and many others like Rogers’ put a damper on the fire in the black community’s heart and have been recognized as one of the many factors why the original “Naturalista” movement ended. Today the naturalista movement has influenced all streams of media. In film there is more diversity in roles of black women and the different…

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