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    Geraldo Rivera Geraldo Michael Rivera is a famous American reporter and talks show host personality (Smith 1). He was born in 1943 the Fourth of July in a health center situated in New York City. His father, Cruz Allen Rivera was a cab driver, a Spaniard, who hailed from Puerto Rica. Rivera`s mother was named Lillian, a Jew from Russia. Rivera`s parents migrated to the United States of America (USA) because of racial discrimination in their native land (Martinez 195). Rivera attended West Babylon High School in New York, and later joined the State University of New York Maritime from 1961 and completed in 1963. He represented the Puerto Rican activist group named “Young Lords” on several occasions after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania…

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    perceived with his eyes would be rectified. Six years later, Geraldo Rivera won the Peabody award for his investigative report on Willowbrook State School in 1972. The conditions had corroded after Kennedy visited the state school. With the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, the moon landing, Vietnam, and the anti-war movement, America’s shared empathy gradually vanished during this turbulent period of our country. Geraldo Rivera’s, raw investigative report outraged…

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    The Couple in the cage was a performance, filmed into a documentary of artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco. Guillermo Gómez-Peña is a Mexican–American performance and installation artist and writer, as well as an activist and educator. His works revolves around the issue of the north–south border and US–Mexican interactions. Gómez-Peña is deemed as a pioneer of performance art, experimental radio, video and installation art. His works often involve dense texts, a collaboration with…

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    Frida Kahlo was born lived and created her art in first half of the 20th century. She was born in 1907 in Mexico and died there in 1954. She became painting after in 1925 she got into car accident that dramatically changed her life. She didn’t receive any education after she finished school but she connected her life with arts forever. During her life she was an activist of the Mexican Communist Party and was married with a famous Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. He played one of the most…

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    On July 6, 1907, Frida Kahlo, a Mexican-German descent artist, is born as Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderon in the “Blue House” in Coyoacan, Mexico. Frida was very fond of her Mexican heritage and displayed it throughout her life. She even changed her birth year to 1910 to coincide with the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution. In 1922, Frida is one of the few women admitted to a prestigious National Preparatory school in Mexico City to study medicine. (Souter) While she studied there,…

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    Visual Art Analysis Essay

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    Visual Art Analysis: Self-portrait on the Borderline Between Mexico and the United States by Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo’s Self-portrait on the Borderline Between Mexico and the United States created in 1932 and it is an oil painting on canvas. at first glance seem to be a very busy painting. The dark gray and brown colors in the background reflect sadness and depression except a few areas that the artist used bright colors. The painting is divided into two sides with Kahlo standing in the…

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    The Texas Rangers (2-1) fall to the Toronto Blue Jays (1-2) by a final score of 5-1 in Arlington Texas. The Rangers bats were silenced for most of the night, and the Blue Jays looked like a team that didn’t want their season to end tonight. Martin Perez (0-1 7.20 ERA) took the loss for the Rangers, while Marco Estrada (1-0 1.42 ERA) got the win for the visiting Blue Jays. Martin Perez got off to a magnificent start for the Rangers, retiring the first six hitters that he faced. Both pitchers…

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    Fida's Sister

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    Frida was a considered one of Mexico’s greatest artists. She was born on July 6, 1907 in Coyoacan, Mexico. Her father was a German descendent and photographer. At the age of six she was stricken with polio, which caused her to limp after recovery. Frida attended the renowned National Preparatory School in Mexico where she met a famous muralist named Diego Rivera. She was one of the few female students to attend the school. On September 17, 1925, Frida and her boyfriend Gómez Arias were riding…

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    Clutch In Sports

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    In the 2004 American League Championship Series, the Boston Red Sox faced off against their most hated rivals, the New York Yankees. The Red Sox were already in the midst of an 86-year World Series drought known as “The Curse of the Bambino.” 2004 was the closest Boston had come to winning a World Series title since the infamous Bill Buckner error in 1986. Red Sox fans had believed all year long that this was THE year. However, after being down 3 games to none in the series, the Red Sox faced…

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    Frida Kahlo's Short Life

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    inspirational artist and feminist icon. As her husband Rivera put it, “Never before had a woman put such agonized poetry on canvas as Frida did at that time” (Mencimer 29) . Kahlo’s life was full of tragedy. At six Kahlo caught polio (Laidlaw 9.) During her recovery period her father, a photographer, started to teach her about art (Sabbeth 16.) Although she survived, her recovery was very difficult. However, despite the fact that her illness caused her…

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