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    vision of her philosophy is to give freedom to woman from so called Indian tradition. She was a courageous woman who stood by her husband and supported all his radical initiatives. She was a major figure of her time. She was revolutionary in her own right. Savitribai Phule’s Writings: • Kavya Phule – (1854) (Poetry’s Blossom) it is a historical document of the time. She consciously chose the traditional form of writing like abhang, which called a folk form. Her language is simple and…

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    American civil rights movement. This movement sparked a lot of other groups to fight for their equality and rights now more than ever. One of which was the Latino movement also known as the Chicano movement which had been around since the early 1900’s but it was during the 60’s that they made their biggest impacts. These are the events that helped them progress in their fight for rights and equality. In 1962 the United Farm Workers Association was created by Cesar Chaves who was a civil rights…

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    required to read in school. I decided on the poem “To Change the World Enough” by Alice Walker, mainly because I was able to understand most of what the poem was saying. The poem seems to be response to a protest of some kind maybe protesting for human rights or a better opportunity for work. This poem seems to fit current events going on around the nation dealing with officer involved shootings. The other reason I selected this poem is because Alice Walker also wrote the screenplay for the…

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    men, but it sure has gotten much better. In Shakespearean times, women were treated like slaves. They were forced to be obedient to any male figure, and they didn’t have the right to stand up for themselves in any way. Much has changed since then, women can now do any job they want to. Women have also established many rights, such as voting. Women can now do any job that men can do. There are now many female bosses and CEOs of important companies such as Yahoo, Campbell’s Soup, Sam’s Club, Pepsi…

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    Women's Studies Reflection

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    feminism? “, “What they thought Women’s Studies was?” and “How have they experienced power, privilege or oppression in their life?” The official definition of feminism is “the belief that men and women should have equal rights/opportunities and organized activity in support of women 's rights and interests” (Feminism). I asked my close friend, Justin Malave, on his belief and views on feminism. I explained I was in a class called “Women’s Studies” and what he thought it was. He said that…

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    Have you ever felt that you had no say or rights? That is how women used to feel in the 1920’s. On August 18, 1920 women got their right to vote, this was also known as the 19th amendment. Women have done a lot for the country and for our lives as we know it. There are many different women around the world who have made a huge impact on our society. Women very hard in what they do and everything they do. In the 1900s Rosa Parks was an american civil rights activist who made a huge impact on us…

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    Civil Rights Issue Essay

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    Throughout our great nation’s history, much has changed especially in the area of civil rights. Early in our history the owning of slaves was legal and was socially accepted (in fact it was a sign of a higher class), but as time went on, our nation made great progress and moved to outlaw slavery which set us on a path of freedom for all. Examining where we were, from a civil rights perspective, throughout our history can be quite fascinating. Going back to the time period of when Mark Twain…

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    Social Movement Essay

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    Rosa Parks, a black civil rights activist who worked at the Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), pushed the black community toward a new era of freedom (Wade-Lewis 2006). On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested after refusing to give her bus seat to…

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    told entirely in poems. Each poem details a certain part of Fannie Lou Hamer’s life and her mission for racial equality during the Civil Rights Movement. Her story is not one that is commonly told when discussing the Civil Rights Movement, but it is a very important one to read. What is quite unique about this particular story, is that it tells the story of the Civil Rights Movement from the perspective of this woman, who was very active at the time, but is not as well known today, while at the…

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    don’t think that anyone could have the same amount of freedom. Arguments can be made towards this because they don’t believe that everyone has the same amount of rights and privileges in the United States. This in some ways is true because even though freedom should be free to everyone, it isn’t. This is because ever since the Civil Rights movement, many people don’t look at all the races the same. The obligations to gain freedom are steep…

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