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    Reflection Reading the Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning was a challenge; while I agreed with his thoughts and feeling the style in which it was written I found to be very cumbersome. Then this feeling of being critical of the writing made me feel guilty because the subject and the topic is so important and many individuals give the book very high reviews. I much prefer a local Springfield, Missouri author named Jennifer Rothschild; Jennifer is a nationally renowned author and woman’s conference speaker living in the area with her husband who is on the faculty of Missouri State university. What makes Jennifer special is that while she is blind she shares amazing truths comparing her challenge to our own spiritual blindness…

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    Affirmative action is a policy favoring people who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in relation to employment or education; affirmative action is considered positive discrimination. Nicolaus Mills wrote this article Rethinking affirmative action after analyzing Columbia University’s professor Manning Marable 's biography, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. In the biography, Marable examines the late Malcolm X ideas, theories, and ideologies in many different aspects in which Mills…

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    Peyton Manning is one of the most dominant quarterbacks in NFL history. His social statuses can be divided into two categories: achieved status and ascribed status. An achieved status is one which has been acquired by someone through skills, abilities and hard work, and can be changed by a person. An ascribed status, however, is not able to be changed since it is a status that a person is born with or had no control over. Peyton Manning is a Caucasian man born in New Orleans, Louisiana in…

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    Matt Flynn said “ based on the data they have collected Eli Manning is a legend in football”. Eli completed 551 of 600 passes in 10 games in 2017. Eli Manning signed a 6 year contract with the Giants for 97.5 million dollars. That was true information from bleacherreport.com. This is why he isn't overpaid compared to other Nfl players cause he is also one crushing the league. Also some people feel like he is overpaid because he makes 97.5 million but truly he had deserved it he worked with his…

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    together in a time when African American culture was marginalized and segregation was common. Malcolm X, a civil right leader expressed this idea of freedom and social inclusion in his autobiography claiming “The crowd loved any way-out lindying style that made a colorful show like that”(X 50). The Lindy Hop expressed freedom and culture in a way that opened the door for social justice in a time plagued with political and systematic oppression. As the influence of the Lindy Hop movement grew, it…

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    that is the case for the Manning brothers. Peyton Manning dominates his little brother,Eli Manning. He beated many big records,he gets praised for all the things he has done for the sport he loves by trophies and he has overcame lots of obstacles and has been through alot. First,he beated many big records. He beat milestone records.“In 2013 he had a banner year, setting the NFL season record for touchdown passes (55)”(Dave Cariello). That is a huge record that most likely will not be broken for…

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    “I thought he had a typical first day,” said Lovie Smith on 1st overall pick Jameis Winston’s first day with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. “We saw a lot of good things today.” Sure, Winston is a very talented player, a BCS National Champion, and the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner; but unfortunately the name ‘Jameis Winston’ draws to mind a lot more than his accomplishments on the field. His career has been shrouded in scandal and misbehavior since he arrived at Florida State, with the rape allegation…

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    company began using the slogan in ads in the Post and elsewhere, and for decades it reigned as America’s best-selling coffee.”(Saturday Evening Post). Even vintage slogans used today can still make an impact on the modern customer. In addition to, celebrity endorsements are gigantic part of the advertising companies. Famous people from actors to athletes and models are used to promote the product. We the people idolize these celebrities, it only makes sense companies would use them as prop to…

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    Carolina Panthers quarterback and reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton continues to make headlines for all the wrong reasons. After the Panthers’ much-needed 30-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals this past Sunday, Newton threw down the gauntlet against NFL officiating crews for putting his safety in jeopardy with missed calls on questionable hits. However, Newton’s claims have already been debunked. Henceforth, he should focus on adjusting his game to mitigate the hits he does experience instead of…

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    eligible years at the University of Florida then was drafted 25 by the Denver Broncos in the 2010 NFL draft. In 2001 he got his shot to start and “Tebowing” became the craze in sports. He still was not a good quarterback but somehow managed to comeback in the fourth quarter 6 separate times. This eventually clinched him and the Broncos a playoff spot. He went up against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wildcard and magic happened. The game went to overtime and the first play was an 80-yard…

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