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    Abstract The Moynihan Report of 1965 became one of the most talked about pieces during 1960s. At the time the report was written, Daniel Patrick served as Sectary for policy planning for The Department of Labor. The report was very controversial during that time; it spoke of the racial issues African American faced, education barriers, employment barriers, single family homes. It was during a time where African Americans were fighting for equality as well as liberty. Moynihan received great criticism from African American authors as well as from the black community. Fifty years later in 2013 the Moynihan Report Revisited was released by The Urban Institute. The Moynihan Report Revisited was done to see how has black families changed over…

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    Going over the heads of the government and proving that whites and other races can do any of these crimes is how the crime has decreased. Instead of focusing all our time on blacks and how blacks are the main cause of crime, they have been looking at everyone instead of singling one race out. I believe articles like this one can prove to people that blacks aren’t the only criminals and It can get people to really think about who they stereotype a how they think of those random people they see…

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    In 1965, Daniel Patrick Moynihan served as the Assistant Secretary of Labor under President Lyndon B Johnson. Moynihan authored a report entitled The Negro Family: The Case For National Action, which claimed that “African Americans are free in a legal sense, but many social mechanisms perpetuate their subordinate social position”. According to Moynihan, the major “social mechanism” that barred black people from achieving economic equality was the increasing number of fragmented black families.…

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    Defining Deviancy Down Linh Nguyen Sociology 1st Hour Let’s begin with deviancy. What exactly is deviancy? Well according to the definition of deviancy, it is one that differs from the norm, especially a person whose behavior and attitudes differ from accepted social standards. So in the article “Defining Deviancy Down”, written by senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, he mentioned some few interesting cases and evidence data from society, comparing the past history to modern social standards.…

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    Living in the past can hold you back from opportunities that present themselves in the current day. This is shown in the film The Silver Lining Playbook directed by David O. Russell, this film sends an important message that living in the past will affect you in the present. Patrick Solitano Jr lived in the past, this torn his whole life apart. Living in the past cause Pat to go through many mental stages such as obsessed, Bipolar, defensive and decisive. Pat’s first hurdle to become mentally…

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    In a bloody battle with Necho’s Egyptian army in 605 BC, Prince Nebuchadnezzar the son of Nabopolassar, pushed the Egyptian army back across the river and claimed Judah to Babylon. After Nebuchadnezzar departed back to his homeland to ascend to the throne, Judah began to revolt against the Babylonian rule which called for the now King to return to suppress the trouble. Upon his return the King had completed many projects to remind Judah of whom their king was. One of the projects was to take…

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    Southern Gothic literature is a writing style unique to American literature in that it uses supernatural, ironic, and unusual events to reveal and examine the values and character of the South. Sothern Gothic authors use certain elements as tools to explore social issues and reveal the cultural character of the south. An example of this work is A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor. It is a deeply disturbing tale about a family trip to Florida gone wrong. O 'Connor 's work in A Good…

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    In Hills Like White Elephants Ernest Hemingway describes a couple’s decision on whether or not they should have an abortion. The man wants the abortion while the woman is being pressured and going back and forth on whether or not she wants the abortion. Ernest Hemingway uses symbolism, introduces modernism, and uses the setting as a means to compare the life or death decision and the topic of abortion as a whole. Hemingway starts off by describing the setting. The couple is sitting at the bar…

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    Patrick Manson had been born to a family of high class, and his childhood was filled with higher wealth activities such as natural history, fishing, shooting, carpentry, mechanics, and cricket. His mother was a descendant of David Livingstone, a Christian-missionary explorer. His father was the manager of a British Linen Bank. Manson was the second son of seven children, three boys and two girls. At the age of five he was well known for memorizing lengthy Bible verses during the sermon that was…

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    It is fascinating to watch what happens when people can become convinced they are right, even when they are wrong. The video documentary, Right Between Your Ears, explores how people from different walks of life came to the extraordinary belief that the world would end on a given date, took a public stand for it, and how they coped when nothing happened. Those included were a stock trader with a young family, a philosophy student about to graduate, and a retail manager. This documentary is not…

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