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  • Inwood Walking Survey Report

    primarily of apartment buildings, with a wide variety of mom and pop business stores. The neighborhood is full of hills and mountainous areas and bordered by two bodies of water; The Harlem River to the north and east, and the Hudson River on the west, which places most of the neighborhood in hurricane evacuation Zone 2 (“Hurricane Evacuation Zone Finder”, 2016). Inwood begins on 200th street better known as Dyckman street to 220th street, with various intersecting avenues, Broadway is the main avenue. The total population is 52,051 people, with 73% of the population of Dominican descent. The median rent…

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  • Short Essay On Self Driving

    Self-Driving Cars A self-driving car is when the car needs little or no human interaction. With a self-driving car instead of having to drive for long hours you can just sit back and watch some Netflix or maybe read a book while the car does the work by using GPS and censers to tell where it and the other cars are on the road. The first attempt at a self-driving car was in the 1950 's GM and RCA developed a automated highway using radio control for speed and steering. Magnets in the car…

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  • Individualism In Society

    the free world". Thousands of people come to this country every year, learning about the country in hopes of becoming citizens. William Hudson in his book 'American Democracy in Peril ' talks about the seven biggest challenges to this democratic nation. Individualism can be seen as a gift or a curse, depending on the context in which it occurs. Because modern society finds it important that people think independently, decide autonomously and take personal initiatives, the concept of…

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  • A Narrative Essay About Working At Mcdonald's

    It was a cold Friday night, the temperature was below freezing. I was working at McDonald’s, it was the only job I had been able to keep in the last couple of years. I was always recognized from the managers for being so friendly and kind to everyone including my co-workers, except on this specific night. I had been having mood swings all day and was not feeling good at all. I clocked in and got to work, for tonight's shift I was working in the drive-thru. Working drive-thru on Friday night was…

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  • Poverty And Education In The Lesson By Toni Cade Bambara

    In Toni Cade Bambara 's short story, "The Lesson" Toni tackles a lot of recoil injustice but what she talks about the most is economical injustice. In the story Bambara try’s to make a connection between poverty and education and how that relates to her own life. Bambara shows how poverty and education are connected together by taking us two main characters to show us what going on Sylvia and miss more are a student and a teacher. Sylvia is a poor student who lives in the ghetto Harlem with her…

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  • Summary Of The Lesson By Toni Cade Bambara

    In the short story of “The Lesson” (1972) written by, Toni Cade Bambara a writer, teacher, editor, social activist, community organizer, and "product of the nineteen-sixties spirit" was born in 1939 and died of colon cancer in 1995” (Casmier). Bambara herself would have learned growing up during the 1940s and 1950s in New York City 's Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant communities. (Heller)Sylvia gives a sassy narration from a twelve year old on a learning experience that Miss Moore took a few kids…

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  • Invisibility In Emerson's Invisible Man

    Brotherhood, an organization that professes to be dedicated to achieving equality for all people. Under the guidance of the Brotherhood and its leader, Brother Jack, the narrator becomes a speaker and leader of the Harlem District. He also has an encounter with Sybil. Sybil was a sexually frustrated white woman who sees him as the embodiment of the stereotypical black man with extraordinary sexual prowess. But after the tragic death of his friend Tod Clifton, a young black "Brother" who is shot…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Way To A Cultural Event

    On October 16th, I made my way to a cultural event. The event was called “Home, Memory, and Future”, when I heard the name of it I believed it was based on the beliefs of people in other words their religions or their culture. As I read the introduction I realized it was about Harlem, which is located only a couple stops from home. Then I wondered what kind of cultural events have happened in Harlem, instantly I thought of the word diversity. In New York, there are many people that come from…

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  • Malcolm X Biography

    point in a black child pursuing education, Malcolm X dropped out of school the following year, at the age of 15. This is where Malcolm described himself as changing on the inside. After quitting school, Malcolm X moved to Boston to live with his older half-sister Ella from age 14 to 21. Malcolm described Ella as being very proud of he very dark skin, which was unheard of amongst blacks in those days. Ella got Malcolm a job shining shoes, soon after that Malcolm got another job as a kitchen…

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  • A Career In Public Relations

    The twelve individuals selected to contribute and discuss the MTA fare hike are basic on the impact, knowledge of the situation, media influence they have among the Harlem community and City College scholars. Padmore John is the chair of Community Board 9 in Manhattan, which would be an essential person to have because of the outreach he has on the West Harlem community. Paul Jackson is the publisher of the Harlem Times newspaper. Jackson’s position as a publisher of a newspaper that has a…

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