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    Lewis has illustrated over seventy children’s books over the decades with brilliant artworks and watercolor images. Some of his great works are; Coming home soon wrote by Jacqueline Woodson, a story about a young girl and her grandmother that are separated from mama when she moves north to work during WWII (Tyson, 2009), My Best friend by Mary Ann Rodman which is a story about a young girl who tries hard to make friends with an older girl at the swimming pool (Tyson, 2009), and The Bat Boy and His Violin by Gavin Curtis this is a story about a boy that loves to play violin but his father is the coach of an all negro baseball team and he is forced to play on it (goodreads, 2007). Many of the books that Lewis illustrated for went on the win awards as…

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    though Maya Always proceeded and music she started to look forward to her writing a little more. She moved to Harlem and joined the Harlem writing skills. Angelou received Grammys for three of her spoken word albums. President bills Clintons inauguration in 1993, “ON THE PULSE OF MORNING’’ Maya was great friends with Malcom x while living in Ghana. She moved back to the U.S in 1959 to help him build his civil rights organization. But he was assassinated shortly after their return Grieving she…

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    Ava DuVernay’s Selma tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Freedom Marches from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 to secure voting rights for African Americans. Having come out in 2014, Although any historical film is an interpretation of history, this movie accurately depicted what African Americans went through. The first scene introduces Annie Lee Cooper who was denied the right to vote after not being able to name the 67 county judges in Alabama. This was one of the many real…

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    The Breathtaking Brown Girl Dreaming Initially when I began Jacqueline Woodson 's Brown Girl Dreaming I wasn 't convinced her choice of writing style was for me. I didn 't fully grasp how an autobiography could be written in verse and still flow like a narrative. However, Woodson laid to rest any concerns or doubts I may have had prior to starting this delightful novel. I have never been one to avidly seek out memoirs; I get bored with them after only just beginning them. Brown Girl Dreaming is…

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    programs to address cultural diversity, one of these programs is Gatorship. Gatorship program has been around the campus for over 15 years allowing students the opportunity to join this retreat type program. This program is setup for up to 60 people and student staff teams. These teams interact through activities to learn more about living in a multicultural society. These teams eventually will serve as peer leaders in educating about being multicultural (UF, 2016). This program is sponsored by…

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    Biographical Criticism, shows how, a reader, relates his or her possible favorite author’s past, in order to relate it on how that author writes their story, and how the simplest pieces of texts relates towards their past. Walter Dean Myers was a famous author in his times, some of his well known books/poems included, Monsters, Fallen Angels, Slam!, Hoops, Bad Boy: A memoir, Harlem, Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices and etc. As he was young his mother had died when he was the age of 2, which…

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    a confusing time for society. Slavery had been abolished, the depression was on the rise, and religious and political beliefs were being questioned. Martin Luther King Jr writes in his Autobiography that he was born in the later years of this segregation and from an early age questioned why and how culture could develop and exist in this fashion. His religious upbringing taught him about love and how men are created equal, yet confused him further about the existence of racial segregation. As he…

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    named Martin Luther King Jr who is also jailed unfairly, which is similar to Socrates’ situation. It is an epic about the fight for justice and the fight to change the views of the Church in the 1960s and an epic about philia, a term that the Greeks described as friendship developed…

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    Nell ': A Profile of Nelly McClung" an article by Mary Nemeth a. This article not only admires the work of Nellie McClung in advocating for the rights of women, but also encourages other women to continue the fight for the equality of women. Research women who joined "the battle where the early suffragists left off" (after 1928). Choose 3 of these women and complete the following T-chart that outlines their achievements: Names of Women who Advocate for Women 's Rights & Outline of…

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    the bus, which was caused because Rosa Parks refused to give her seat up to a white man. So the African Americans refused to get onto the buses until the judges made a law that every one on the bus could sit wherever they wanted. Then the African Americans ended the bus boycotts and that is why it was one of the most important events in history. The brown v.s the board of education was one of the most important events in the Civil Rights Movement because that's when the white people ended…

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