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    An Emmy Award recognizes excellence in the television industry. It corresponds to the Grammy Award for music, the Academy Award, or the Oscar for film and the Tony Award for theatre. Winning all four is referred to as the grand slam or “EGOT” coined by actor Philip Michael Thomas who said his acronym originally stood for energy, growth, opportunity and talent. Only 12 people have achieved this. Directly off the Emmy website, The Emmy Awards were conceived in 1948 and its founding fathers struggled to name the awards. Something interesting I found was that the awards were supposed to be named “Immy’s”, but was feminized as “Emmys” to match the statuette. The first award ceremony was in 1949 and the awards were given to Los Angeles area programming.…

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    The video that I chose is from this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards, which celebrates works of excellence in the television industry. It’s Viola Davis’ acceptance speech after she won the Emmy Award for Best Actress in a drama series. She became the first African-American women in the ceremony’s 67-year history to win in that category. She used this large platform as an opportunity to address the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry and what essentially stands in the way of women of…

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    She won Emmys, Medals, and even was in the Culinary Hall of Fame. She didn’t always make her food perfectly, she wanted the world to see her mistakes. It didn’t matter that she messed up on camera. Before her cooking came to fame, she was heading into a very different career. She only started cooking when she was 32. She fell in love with the French cuisine and went to school for it, and ended up becoming famous for it. With her cooking came many awards and honors. Her greatest is being the…

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    episode 13 and was written by 26 Black students from a tenth-grade English class at Jefferson High School. Most students at the school were unable to read, write, or comprehend at a high school level, with 44% reading at a third-grade level and very few students reading at a level much higher than that. Sargent said that the students, "who might have been stuck in the ghetto for the rest of their lives, loved Bewitched, and with just a little approval and motivation, came alive on the set.…

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    HBO’s (Home Box Office) Game of Thrones has received widespread critical acclaim from media groups such as the Washington Post, TIME, and The Hollywood Reporter. The show during its fourth season had an average viewer base of over 18 million (HitFix), estimated piracy puts that number over 20 million per episode (BBC News). These numbers include an undocumented but undeniably large number of Christians. The show also includes an undeniably large number of nudity and sex scenes. For the…

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    Broader Sources of Knowledge In ancient times, people passed on survival experience to the next generation through oral method. Later, various ways such as making ropes, drawing pictures on walls, and characters emerged to record daily events. People record daily life in order to educate next generation so that the next generation of people can live a better life. With the advent of photographic film, the recording process becomes more and more lifelike and vivid. With the rapid development of…

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    described their bold opinions concerning the topic of participation awards, allowing me to decide my view of these awards: allowing kids to be encouraged by participation awards is useful in young kids taking part in different activities. Parker Abate claims within his article “In Youth Sports, Participation Trophies Send a Powerful Message” that participation trophies help kids remember that teamwork with peers allows one to succeed in life and that succeeding doesn’t always mean coming in…

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    sport with some friends. Then you get an email from your coach. In it, he says that the team is spectacular but that the team can't play. He explains that your team was turned down because they had used up the budget for teams already. You are devastated. Later on, you hear that your team and a few others were rejected because they had put money that could have let all the teams play towards participation awards. How do you think you would feel? I can assure you that this is not an isolated…

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    Participation Backwards

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    What does an award mean to a person? An award could mean a person was successful; such as, moving to the next step in a career. A reward could also mean recognition for a simple action given; such as, showing up to class. These rewards for showing up to class, one may feel that these are participation trophies. While participation trophies may boost a child's self-esteem, children grow up believing goals in life are easy to come by and no matter how hard they try, they still receive credit;…

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    For those interested in improving kids perseverance, hard work, and resilience in events or competitions, you should say goodbye to participation trophies. James Harrison and journalist, Nancy Armour agree that participation awards aren't the way to go. Stating that they are blocking kids from the future of harsh realities and discourages the motivation to try their best and persevere. I agree wholeheartedly. I believe participation awards are a waste of time and more importantly discouraging…

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