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    In the history section of the UMEZ webpage, an interesting photo appears. Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel provides his seal of approval on what looks like a bill. On his sides are the then Republican Governor and Mayor of the State and City of New York surrounded by community members and developers. The photos affirms Spence’s description of the empowerment zone system as one dependent not only on “government participants but bank, business, non-profit and community participants as well.” Further, Congressman Rangel is a prime example of a neoliberal politician: a social justice crusader, but an economic opportunist. As an intern at his office, I remember receiving calls from someone named Kenneth Knuckles, whom I later learned serves as the C.E.O of the UMEZ. Knuckles is also a campaign contributor to Rangel and donated $1600 to Rangel for Congress PAC in February 2014. Here, we see the business entity of the UMEZ financially supporting the Black politician, Rangel, who serves as the UMEZ champion and keeps its machine…

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    After going on a wicked rant against Jewish people, a Washington, D.C. democrat lawmaker has been busted for funneling money for the poor to help advance radical Islam, according to the Media Research Center. Trayon White, the city councilman who accused Jewish people of controlling the weather and snubbed the Holocaust museum last week, is now being accused of violating campaign finance laws for giving money to a group of known anti-Semites. In late January, White made a $500 donation to the…

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    respected, and a role model to many people around the world. Princess Diana was born on July 1st 1961, in Sandringham, Norfolk, England. She was born into an aristocratic English family who were very close to the royal family. Her parents got divorced when she was eight years old and she continued to live with her father who took custody of her. Diana had been hard working since youth. As a teenager she had several jobs such as kindergarten teacher at a school in London, a dance instructor,…

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    Princess Diana Stereotypes

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    Throughout history, princesses have been known to be perfect and have no obstacles or problems to overcome. They are kept away from the real world and they live sheltered lives. When Diana Spencer married into the royal household, that stereotype was broken. Diana, Princess of Wales was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales and she challenged the typical stereotype of a princess by talking about mental illness, making physical contact with AIDS and leprosy patients, and by exposing her…

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    DAMAYANTI Introduction The story of Nala-Damayanti has been narrated in Vana-Parva in Mahabharata by Rishi Vrihadswa. Damayanti was the daughter King Bhima who ruled Vidharbha Kingdom. Damayanti had earned a reputation of being the most beautiful Princess of Universe at that time. She was described as lovely-waisted Damayanti. As per Nala-Damayanti Katha, Damayanti was famous for 'for her incandescent beauty, grace, virtue and excellence' she was faultless-featured; 'with her ornaments she…

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    At the Golden Globes award ceremony Oprah Winfrey was presented the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.Given recent events like the Me too and Time’s up movements Oprah dedicated her speech to speaking up about sexual harassment and emphasizing the need for change.Throughout the speech she talks about many different things from personal stories to the plights of everyday women to show that this abuse affects everyone. She uses many important rhetorical devices, namely pathos,…

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    siblings, this event caused great sadness in the family. Diana was not known to be an academic student, however she much enjoyed different art forms, thus becoming apparent in her work with English National Ballet. After moving to London, she began working with children, evidently her dislike of schooling was overruled by her love of children because she eventually became a kindergarten teacher. As a child, Diana recognized the problems society was facing and knew she ultimately would one day…

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    Charles Lyell And Darwin

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    Darwin derived the concept of the struggle for existence in part from Malthus's essay. He believed that creatures less fit for their environment would tend to die off. This would be called the struggle for existence. Some people thought that nature was a balanced system, but Darwin saw it as a mechanism. He believed the creatures that were best adapted would survive. Although Darwin agreed with Malthus on the struggle of individuals, he differed in opinion on Malthus's idea of the increase…

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    When Darnay first enters the court room the crowd shouts “’Take of his head!’...’an enemy to the Republic!’”(375). They are a very angry crowd and will seemingly stop at nothing for Darnay to get what he deserves- to be killed. However when it was shown that Darnay was related to Dr. Manette and was acquitted the crowd quickly switched the motives and many rushed towards him and gave him hugs. However Darnay “knew very well, that the very same people, carried by another current, would have…

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    In his novel Great Expectations, Charles Dickens displays the recurring theme of how sometimes in life, despite what the accepted behavioral norms are for a certain group, not everyone complies to these standards. He uses this theme to make a profound statement in regard to his lack of conformity to gender ideals as depicted by the Victorian era, through the use of reversed gender roles. Stereotypically, Victorian ideals stated that women were to be kind and nurturing, and the men were to be…

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