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  • Antigone And The Detroit Public Schools: An Act Of Civil Disobedience

    listen to our conscience. In the drama of “Antigone” and the “Detroit Public Schools” article shows acts of civil disobedience. On multiple occasions the main character Antigone showed compassion and love for her two brothers. Antigone felt it was wrong for King Creon to bury Eteocles and leave Polyneices unburied. Next, in the DPS article, teachers and the students from Cass Tech and Renaissance high school stood together. The teachers and students were fighting over the lack of educational resources and building problems. Lastly, in the article, “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Martin Luther King,…

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  • Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation: Case Study

    Introduction The Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC http://www.descmiworks.com/) is a workforce solution group for the city of Detroit which stems from Michigan Works!. This organization aids employers in the City of Detroit, with finding potential employees and job seekers to hire. DESC receives its funding from the federal government. Funds received from the federal government can only be used for programs and initiatives that are outlined by the Office of Management and Budget.…

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  • Detroit, Michigan Case Study

    Introduction Detroit, Michigan is a unique city boasting of an iconic past, a gloomy present, and a potentially bright future. Once one of America’s largest and most thriving cities because of professional opportunities in the automotive industry, Detroit fell to devastating lows after the loss of thousands of jobs from Ford Motor, General Motors, and Chrysler. Detroit is the 18th overall most populated city in the United States, the largest city in the State of Michigan, and recently became the…

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  • Brief Summary: The Purple Gang In Detroit

    The Purple Gang in Detroit History During the liquor prohibition in Detroit which happened from 1920-1933. As a result of Michigan passing a law and adopting the Damon Act that banned liquor from being sold and consumed in the town, organized crime began taking shape during this era as Jewish gangsters controlled the underworld of the American society (Kavieff, 20). The Purple Gang was led by one of four brothers by the name of Abe Bernstein and it was formed by young Jewish immigrants as a…

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  • Essay On The Purple Gang

    Purple Gang, the The Purple Gang was a loosely-bound Jewish criminal gang in prohibition-era Detroit, MI. It began as a group of children of Eastern European immigrants from Detroit’s lower east side who were taken under the wing by mobsters. As the children grew up, they progressed from petty crimes to armed robbery and extortion. After The Damon Act of 1916 prohibited the sale of alcohol in Michigan, the burgeoning Purple Gang focused on hijacking shipments of bootlegged Canadian whisky; when…

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  • Outsourcing In America Essay

    the effect on cities that depend on a certain business to survive a perfect example would the city of Detroit, which was once a famous city known to be the birthplace of GM Motors but soon changed with the movement of GM motors in Mexico, which caused a loss of jobs, causing many people to leave the city in order to find work also it left many people homeless since without a job many people lost their only source of income. Meaning many people did not have money to pay their rent, leaving them…

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  • Detroit City Is The Place To Be Analysis

    There were a lot of information that jump of the pages of Mark Binelli’s novel “Detroit City is the Place to Be”. The author introduce the readers to his native land; the history and good and bad eras. In 1900’s Henry Ford had a bright idea to bring a majority manufacture of the automobile to the Detroit city area. Exploring through the eyes of the writer, Detroit city has been identified as the motor city for its automobile factories (Ford, Chrysler, and General Motor ); sport teams such…

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  • Essay On Campus Martius

    Campus Martius: Where are we going? Campus Martius is an important gathering place in the heart of Detroit. More importantly, it is the signature place for Detroit’s major events. Detroit Free Press writer Zlati Meyer states that Campus Martius helps revitalize the city of Detroit by getting people outside and enjoying their city and generating new business, restaurants and cafes (Meyer). With the park undergoing constant renovations such as adding new street side restaurants and creating new…

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  • Dr. Aku A Personal Experience At Public Health

    When looking at public health there is a clear intersection of several discourses. The physical and cultural worlds of Anthropology have a quality of aligning these two topics into a well-designed framework for how humans have shaped their own attitudes on what is “healthy”. While both worlds continually expand in response to how society does these several opinions on what is healthy begin to be developed into a how-to guide. I have interviewed a person whose main goal is to bridge this gap so…

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  • 20th Century Automobile Industry

    One of the most significant growths during the 20th century was the birth of the automobile industry. This new advancement affected the daily life of the twentieth century American to a greater degree than any other technological development. (Rosentreter, pg.215)It began in 1896, when Charles King invented the horseless carriage and drove it down Woodward Avenue in Detroit. When Charles King joined Detroit inventor, Henry Ford, he earned international recognition. Ford would eventually become…

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