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  • The Pinkerton Agency

    was continuously helpful throughout her years at the agency. Several years later the Pinkerton Agency also hired the first African American Union Intelligence Agent, John Scobell. The Pinkerton Agency played a vital role in the future of private security and the hired detectives based on their skills and abilities. Mr. Pinkerton was a key player in establishing the beginnings of what we now know as the United States Secret Service. He offered his employment to the Federal Government and was employed by President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War to head up a secret intelligence unit to gather information while also protecting the President. During this time, Mr. Pinkerton and his detectives prevented at least one possible assassination plot against President Abraham Lincoln (Dempsey, 2011, p.8). Once the Civil War was fought and won, the agency turned its’ focus back to the railroad robberies. They also expanded to riding shotgun with the stagecoaches in the West. The agents were expected to keep law and order while protecting the assets and personnel of their clients. Nearly two-dozen offices were spread throughout the United States by the end of the 1880’s (Dempsey, 2011, p.9). Various railroad companies, stagecoach companies, land surveyors, wealthy bankers, and the federal government were all clients of the Pinkerton Agency at the time. After the death of Allan Pinkerton in 1884, Pinkerton’s business was taken over by his sons, William and Robert (Dempsey, 2011,…

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  • Stereotypes In Media Essay

    With “2.9 televisions, 1.8 VCR’s, 3.1 radios, 2.6 tape player, 2.1 CD players, 1.4 video game players, and one television” it is common that most Americans get their news, and information from the media. In today’s world, escaping media has come close to impossible. In his article “Supersaturation, or, The Media Torrent and Disposable Feeling,” Gitlin states that many children, especially those who live in low income households, spend extensive amounts of time in front of the TV. The influence…

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  • Summary Of Wherever There's A Fight By Elaine Yogi

    Wherever There’s a Fight by Elaine Elinson and Stan Yogi, is a book that narrows down the struggles of man and woman of all colors to protect and extend their civil rights liberties. It provides stories of events in history that marked the lives of many people.The stories described in the book show how many people were being discriminated for the way they looked, the disability they had, their sexualaty for being black, latino, or Japanese. It gives the reader an image of all the injustices and…

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  • The Colored Museum Analysis

    As I reflect on my present state of conciseness, I can honestly say the play, “The colored museum”, has helped shaped my thinking . “The colored museum” was a eye opener in the light of racism towards African Americans in The United States. This play was a precise indictment of the oppression and slavery blacks had to face through the making of America. The author George C. Wolfe, illustrated oppressed economic and social conditions that African Americans occupied and still do. These conditions…

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  • African Americans-Personal Narrative

    When I was little I lived in a very small town. A town so small that everyone knew everyone, we had two stop lights and a diner. The closest restaurant or department store was 30 plus minutes away. My fiancé grew up in grove city, He was one of the popular kids in school so he has a lot of friends who are of a different ethnicity. Growing up my parents let me adventure off, but never like what I did this past weekend. Mikey, my fiancé took me to one of his friends’ houses to hang out and watch a…

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  • Why Are Police Body Cameras Important

    tells the officer that he cannot breath and the officer doesn’t listen and just keeps choking him until he passed away. So there has been a lot of cases lately and police body cameras will make these cases more understandable of what happened that day and they will have more evidence of the case. That is also a reason that we need body cameras in all the states because these types of problems can happen in other states like Baltimore and many other states. Police officers had been hated on by…

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  • Hptn In Nursing

    Hypertension (HTN), the leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease, remains a national problem (Hanus, Simoes, Amboni, Ceretta, & Tuon, 2015). The prevalence rate of HTN is approximately 1 billion people around the world (Hanus et al., 2015). Moreover, complications from HTN cause an estimated 9.4 million deaths per year (Kjeldsen et al., 2014). It is important to understand HTN and the negative effects it can cause within the human body as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN).…

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  • Hepatitis B Vaccines: A Case Study

    Introduction The vulnerable population is made up of several groups of residents in Baltimore. These groups consist of the elderly, homeless, disabled, and immigrants. While researching about Baltimore City it has become apparent the biggest barrier to resource retrieval by vulnerable populations is their understanding of available help. These barriers vary by group and include reduced visual and audible abilities, lack of education leading to illiteracy, language barriers, and lack of…

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  • Scott W. Williams: Famous Black Mathematician

    Famous Black Mathematician Research Paper By: Ilyas Crawford Scott W. Williams Born April 22, 1943 in Staten Island, New York During his early youth Scott W. Williams was raised in Baltimore by an academically orientated family. His family was involved in many things like the civil rights movement, African American history, and music all of his uncles and aunts had graduated college with at least one degree. His father Roger Williams served in the military but was one of the first blacks…

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  • Analysis Of One Man Can Change The World

    Big Sean’s “One Man can Change the World”:Be that one "I hope you learn to make it on your own And if you love yourself just know you 'll never be aloneI hope that you get everything you want and that you chose I hope that it 's the realest thing that you ever know Hope you get the pretty girls, that 's pretty at everything Million dollar cribs havin ' million dollar dreams And when you get it all just remember one thing Remember one thing That one man can change the world"-Big Sean. This…

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