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    The film Great Debaters starring Denzel Washington is a powerful example of a movie that can show you different aspects of the change in society. The movie is about a teacher, Denzel Washington who tried to teach an African American debate team how to compete and to improve on every level. This was a hard thing to do because around this time in America, it was hard for anybody of color to be this successful. He ran into many roadblocks while trying to produce success and making sure that his team was ready to compete in the best way they could. This was a very determinate group of African American students; they just needed some guidance by an intelligent teacher who could help them strive harder while also being a positive influence. The movie…

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    Washington established his expectations immediately and left no room for doubt that he had a clear goal in mind for the team. By being upfront about his expectations it allowed for the team to know how the team would be structured. I would want to be very clear about my goals for a building and how my plan would move the fictional district from “continuous improvement” to a higher, more impressive ranking. According to Failure is Not an Option, “it helps to clearly communicate one’s own…

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    Remember the titans’ focuses on a football team of the separated T.C William School Alexandria Virginia in 1971, the white and black schools are integrated and so are the two school’s football teams. The very successful white football team head coach Bill Yoast is replaced as the head coach for the new integrated team, by an equally successful black coach Herman Boone. This action angers Yoast who contemplates advancing his careers elsewhere. However, he is prevailed upon by the white players…

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    Denzel Washington's character glides in the terminal velocity of serenity, he is secure and wise, like a continuation of Rubin Carter he portrayed in The Hurricane. From the well spring of his calm and wisdom he feeds his immediate neighbours, he is justice in the flesh. His is crafted like a mortal super hero faster than Flash Gordon, offing five hardened gangsters in 28 seconds flat, and fast healing like The Wolverine, home remedies for GSW’s, with little special effects. The film opens…

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    The Hurricane Film Essay

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    In the film “The Hurricane” directed by Norman Jewison, the main theme is imprisonment. The theme focuses on not only physical imprisonment but also imprisonment of our mind through misconceptions and internal conflict. Norman also displays the willpower it takes to overcome these types of imprisonment. Norman uses a range of symbolism, shots and dialogue to help the audience to not only understand and relate to the themes and ideas but also the overarching message of the film, to never give up…

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    Jr Martinez Motivation

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    I chose J. R. Martinez because of how inspiring he is to me. He is especially inspiring because of the way that he doesn’t let his injuries and scarring get in the way of how he lives life. J.R. Martinez is a motivational speaker, an actor, a wounded U.S. Army veteran, a best-selling author, and an advocate. His career pathway was and still is incredible. He used to be a high school football player from Georgia. His course in life is surprising to many and even he is surprised by it. J.R.…

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    ‘The Hurricane’ director Norman Jewison tells us the true story of Rubin Carter’s encounter with the Justice System where he is wrongfully convicted of a murder and given multiple life sentences. The story turns when Lesra and his Canadian tutors support Rubin and gives him the motivation he needs to fight his case. The director’s insightful use of camera work, costume, and dialogue had a big effect on the audiences understanding and emotions towards the film. The use of camera work shows…

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    NHL Team

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    1) The coach had the ideals that the value of the team as a whole was far more valuable than one individual player. The team followed the same path as the “Part of the House” tale where each member realized the value of the system as a whole and eventually came to support it. First, the idea of systems thinking is introduced when the head coach plans to run his team off of a combination of the Russian and Canadian teams’ approach where each player serves a specific purpose. Next, the principles…

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    The Hurricane Carter Essay

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    Norman Jewison’s story of Rubin “The Hurricane” Carter gives us his take on the corrupt society during the time of The Black Civil Rights Movement. The overarching theme of this film is imprisonment, this can be broken down into the two main ideas willpower and internal conflict. Throughout the film the many pieces of dialogue, camera shots, and repeated shots or sequences are used to reinforce the overarching theme, imprisonment. These are shown in the “Hole Scene” where Rubin Carter is locked…

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    Boys And Girls Club Essay

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    Boys and Girls club History & Funds On a national level, the history of the Boys and Girls Club began a city in Hartford, Connecticut. Three women came together and they believed that youth, specifically boys at this time, ultimately needed a “positive alternative” to walking around the streets. In 1956, the Boys Club became a U.S. Congressional Charter. Locally, the first Boys Club in the city of Tucson was founded August 21, 1957. Up into the year 1990 it was known to be the Boys club. With…

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