Charles B. Rangel

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  • Knocking The Hustle Analysis

    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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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Oprah Winfrey's Speech

    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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  • How Is Princess Diana A Role Model

    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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  • The Story Of Vana-Parva In Mahabharata

    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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  • Social Injustice's Princess Diana As A Social Activist

    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 Darwin's Three Principles Of Evolution By Natural Selection

    Charles Darwin is very well known for his theories on evolution and most importantly his three principles of evolution by natural selection. Darwin’s first principle is that a variation exists within populations. Some examples of variations include body size, bone structure, tooth size, hair thickness, shape of the rib cage and position of the foramen magnum. In Evolution, Dr. Alice Roberts provides examples of early hominins and how their physical makeups were reconstructed by archeologists…

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  • Heart Of Darkness And Oscar Wilde's The Picture Of Dorian Gray

    While Heart of Darkness demonstrated the corruption within the ideals of colonialism, The Picture of Dorian Gray outlines the corruption within the ideals of Victorian Hedonism. In Conrad’s, Heart of Darkness, the theme of darkness is used to represent the inherently evil and dark side of humanity. The story begins with Charles Marlow setting out on his journey from Belgium, with the belief that he will meet the “exceptional” Kurtz and be an active participant in the colonialist mission to…

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  • Summary Of Naked Economics

    The book I read over this summer was Naked Economics: Undressing a Dismal Science by Charles Wheelan. I actually enjoyed the book and it was a very informational book about the overall importance of economics and how to understand them. Over all 12 chapters, Wheelan went into full description of how several aspects of microeconomics makes a difference and modern day examples of uses of economics worldwide. The first three chapters were basically an introduction to the world of economics, which…

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  • Charles Manson Case Study Essay

    Charles Manson is known as a "charismatic cult leader, a living Jesus, a guru possessing mystical powers..." To his followers at least. To the public he was known as a sadistic serial killer and cult leader. His deviant nature began at such a young age due to the life he was born in to. His mother was a prostitute and alcoholic that did not care too much for Charles. That lead him to commit crimes starting at such a young age leaving authorities no choice other than putting him into juvenile…

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  • Hernan Cortes Summary

    the men that traveled there were shaped by their own beliefs and values that were instilled in them by their home country. This is evident in Hernan Cortes’s account of the Aztec Empire. Sent by the Spanish monarch Charles V, Cortes was meant to find treasure and wealth and bring it back to Spain. During his search for the riches of the New World, Cortes found himself appalled at the traditions and values of the native population. The culture shock that Cortes experienced from the indigenous…

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