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  • The Influence Of The American Flag Protest

    On April 17, 2015, a protest group, which included Eric Sheppard, walked on the American Flag in the front of Odum Library at Valdosta State University. This was in an effort to protest racism in our country. Shortly after, a local veteran, Michelle Manhart, was detained for taking the flag from the protest group in what was her attempt to be able to dispose of the ripped flag properly. She was not charged but was banned from VSU in the future (ValdostaDailyTimes). I could not believe what I was…

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  • What Of This Goldfish Would You Wish Essay

    Based on “What of this Goldfish Would you Wish”, “The American Flag Stands for Tolerance”, and my own experience, our relationships with others define who we are by showing what we are passionate about. In “What of this Goldfish Would you Wish?” By. Etgar Keret Yoni, a young man is intrigued in making a documentary so he can knock on doors and ask people what they would wish for if they had three wishes from a magical goldfish. Yoni is interested to examine the different answers and to document…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of After Trump Blasts

    Benjamin Hoffman, Victor Mather, and Jacey Fortin’s article “After Trump Blasts N.F.L, Players Kneel and Lock Arms in Solidarity” features many debatable topics about the players kneeling during the National Anthem. The main cause brought up by the authors for the players kneeling includes tweets posted by Donald Trump on Twitter. One of these tweets exclaims that sports fans should “never condone” players that do not stand during the anthem and that the “NFL should change its policy” (Hoffman).…

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  • Jasper Johns Flag

    the beginning of the exhibit, was by artist Jasper Johns called Flag. Flag is a piece associated with Johns’ theme of repetition in his artworks as well as influenced by personal and historical contexts. Flag was made between 1954-55 with encaustic, oil, and collage on fabric mounted on plywood in three panels. The formal aspects combined created a flag with red, white, and blue which are the symbolic colors of American culture. The flag contains forty-eight stars and thirteen stripes, as well…

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  • Analysis Of The Anacreic Song 'Black Lives Matters'

    statement himself Friday night when he chose to sit out the National Anthem at Levi's Stadium. Kaepernick explained his intentions in an interview with NFL media after the preseason loss to Green Bay, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” He took his opportunity to communicate a “Black Lives Matters” message in the largest way he saw possible, “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to…

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  • How Did Betsy Ross Make A Sewn Flag

    Sewing the Stars and Stripes We have seen many things made for the first time, but by far the most iconic may be the first official sewn flag of the United States. Betsy Ross was the woman that did just that. Ross had other accomplishments besides this but the flag was by far her most iconic achievement. Throughout Ross’ lifetime came many hardships and struggles. Today Ross is seen as an iconic woman figure in history. Betsy Ross was born in Pennsylvania and remained there most of her life.…

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  • White American Informative Speech

    ended and that was also the day the 13th amendment was ratified into the Constitution. African Americans don’t see the flag as a symbol for anything except for racism. The Kul Klux Klan actually used this flag as a symbol for racism, and not every white American uses the flag for that purpose. Also the flag was not the original flag for the Confederacy. Not all Africans see the flag as a bad symbol, but most do and that is all because of slavery. Slavery happened because of the fact that the…

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  • Marine Corps War Memorial Research Paper

    Marine Corps War Memorial Patriotism is often associated with Americans in response to the emotional pride in their nations land, culture, present day achievements, and history. However one's devotion to what they love may come with the dismissal of cynical actions. The remembrance of major events in our lives through memorialization keeps us either sane or feel a sense of unity among our community. Memorials are important to the American people, which are constructed by artists to provide…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Obesity

    it down. Furthermore, I made a hashtag that reads “#U-R-RESPONSIBLE-4-U” which is hinting at the fact that no one is to blame except for themselves for how they have become. I placed this carefully right on one of the red stripes from the American flag tint on the man. This is also strategically placed because the man in the picture has a plumber’s crack showing and it draws your eyes to that point and makes it hard to look away. The hashtag is placed directly above that so that they will read…

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  • Activist's Argumentative Essay: The Road To Higher Education

    In the back of the school there are pathways that connect from the school’s back parking lots into what looks like a fairly nice subdivision. There is a lot more trash strewn about in the back of the school and there are a few kids walking from the parking lot down the path to the subdivision. The school has several fields located through out the back of the school. One field is large and has soccer goals at either end of the field, and the other field has two football goals at each end,…

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