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    Inwood Walking Survey Geography Inwood is a neighborhood that is at the most northern point of the borough of Manhattan. It consists 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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    Aqsa Malik Engl 11000 Constantine Jones EXPLORING INWOOD HILL PARK Travel is an adventure of a lifetime. There are so many wonderful places that everyone should visit. Every place has unique history and characteristics that make people feel curiosity about that site. As Eleanor Roosevelt said, “… particular characteristics that make people feel curiosity about that site.” The place that is most significant for me and where I love to go is Inwood Hill Park. The place is far from the bustling…

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    Fordham Gneiss

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    that make up this bedrock show the conditions of the earth’s surface through many different orogenies, which are times of high grade metamorphism and where plate tectonics makes its biggest changes. The Fordham gneiss was formed a billion years ago (oldest) during the Grenville orogeny (Precambrian) which featured sediment deposits and volcanic activity, which marked the creation of the supercontinent Rodinia (Keary, 2009). Following the Grenville orogeny there was a period of erosion which…

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    The interplay of democracy and political culture affects public administration in Canada through producing certain types of rules, regulations, and institutions. As mentioned by Inwood, the interplay can be described as circular and mutually reinforcing (p.46). Both political culture and democracy affect each other and their values, resulting in dependence that is unlike any linear relationship which lacks give and take in terms of ideas. It is because of the interplay that “we can begin to see…

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    Dominican Health Issues

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    health issues affecting Dominican immigrants in New York City are Hypertension and high cholesterol. Twenty-seven percent of Dominican adults experience Hypertension as Dominican adults equally experience high cholesterol” (Olson, Van Wye, Kerker, Thorpe, Frieden, 2006, p. 6). In 2001, Cardiac Disease was the cause of eighteen percent or two thousand nine hundred and eighty-nine potential years of premature life lost. Premature life lost can be described as individuals who expire before the age…

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    from this experience, it is clearly out of societal norms for a black individual to desire to, and certainly not to be permitted to, educate himself or herself. Clearly not having the personal liberty to educate himself, Wright is cast into a dangerous spiral where he cannot escape his status as a lower-level citizen. This account being in many ways typical in the segregated South, University of Tennessee professor Joshua Inwood sees how racial demographics account for injustice based on skin…

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    Kemp case raised questions on the unequal distribution of capital punishment amongst minorities. The Supreme Court challenged the idea of racial discrimination and the equal protection of the laws in the courts by reinstating that a dependent must prove that a “prosecutor, judge, or juror intentionally discriminated against them, that results in the death penalty” (Inwood & Barron 2015:11003-1104). Regardless of the Supreme Courts rulings that discrimination amongst the courts must be proven,…

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    Less than forty seconds after the film begins, Johnny begins an explanation of why the police are hot on his trail for a murder he did not commit, and the film fades to a flashback over thirteen minutes long, explaining what he did to help his lover Charlotte Inwood cover up her murder of her husband and how he by mischance became the object of police suspicion himself. Toward the end of the film, however, we learn that this explanation is untrue, that Johnny murdered Charlotte’s husband, has…

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    Ethnic Background

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    myself as a second generation American, as my mother and I were both born in the United States, yet some how if I say just that, I feel like I am withholding from the truth. My paternal grandparent emigrated from the Dominican Republic and immigrated to the United States in their adolescence years. Because they acculturated quickly, they entered the work force and learned English. Though, they knew the importance of learning the English language, they also knew they wanted to keep some of their…

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    Jelani's Homework

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    interacting with her and constantly goes out and comes back late, Brandon has always been a very jealous man, he complains a lot about Jelani. She suspects that there is another woman in his life. Because of this, they find themselves arguing more than ever now. Recently, Jelani visited Legal Aid Society in Harlem seeking help to pay her rent arrears she stated she had no kind of support system and wanted to get the lease under her name. Initially, she came in with mental problems which were…

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