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    consciously spat with an anger-filled authority where even, “one song describes Public Enemy as ‘prophets of rage’ –and on stage he performs surrounded by what the group calls a ‘security force,’ young men in uniform who hold plastic Uzis” [1]. Their stage presence manifests a provoked uprising for change and the need to protect such an ideal from being extinguished, thus the need for a “security force.” This appearance pushed to revive a strong willed fight behind their message. The overarching themes of Public Enemy’s music is an empowering black political ideology and self-determination for the black community. This ideology is quite blatant in songs like “Party for your Right to Fight.” The intro to the track “Prophets of Rage” especially is an audio clip of an exchange between someone and Flavor Flav where it says, “You’re quite hostile. I got a right to be hostile, man, my people are being persecuted!” [3]. Public Enemy uses rage as a fuel to shove their message against injustice to the black community into the public eye. While the hostile perception of Public Enemy and its performance style perpetuated a great deal of controversy around the group, many of their albums rocketed to the top ten of album charts and It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back even went platinum. Their message to the public was one that had to be shouted to be heard and the more voices they accumulated, the more powerful it would become. As hip-hop developed as a genre, Public Enemy…

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    The disappointment of the operation incited a fast US withdrawal and a hesitance in Washington to participate in new clashes there. As of late, the US has spent over Us $500 million to prepare and arm an African Union security energy of in excess of 18,000 troopers in the midst of continuous tumult and starvation in Somalia. The vast majority of the strengths are prepared outside Somalia by US builders and uniformed military counselors. The US has likewise spent around $170 million to support…

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    Donald” Have you ever wondered what it would be like to hold the highest office in our land? The prestige, the honor, and the respect that comes with the job is what 43 men have had the chance to experience. And, this year, it was explicit that our nation would have the first women president to take the oath of the presidency. But, there is one orange, beautifully haired man, who refuses to let this transpire and is leading the charge to the democratic frontrunner, Hillary Clinton. And that man…

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    Ever since the United States established itself as a nation, foreign policy has been key to the well being of its economy and citizens. But, yet some argue that foreign policy has lost its importance in the minds of politicians leading the nation over time. Joyce Kaufman states in her book “A Concise History of U.S. Foreign Policy”, that after the nineteenth century the US bent its ideas of national interest, and ignored the nation’s history that clearly shows a strong foreign policy leads to…

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    cramped plastic boats with other refugees through the Mediterranean Sea. The boat capsized, and Alan’s father could not save him. Alan’s body was found on the coast of Turkey with the rest of the wreckage. This is a story that many Syrian refugees can relate to. Alan’s story is not one that we should show little concern for. His story describes the difficulty that many Syrian refugees, regardless of age, take to flee their country. His needless death reveals that not much attention has come to…

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    continued on between nations. The years between the first and second World Wars were a time of instability because throughout the world there was a Great Depression that began around 1930. During this time nations like Germany, Italy and Japan developed intense nationalist feelings that led them to a desire to expand. In Europe Germany wanted to expand in Northern and Eastern Europe. Italy wanted to invade Africa…

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    None can measure to the intensity of the American society hold towards those thirteen strips and fifty stars. Americans fly their American flags daily on front stoops to back flat-bed trucks. This standard is a fixture in virtual very school across the nation, flying in front most government building and business from showroom floors to the moon. Americans display old glory for emotional support in the best of and the worst of times. As our nation approaches the fifteen anniversary of 9-11. The…

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    and will argue the fact that the current immigration reform is making us poorer, not richer. Many will also argue that immigration puts our privileged lifestyle in jeopardy. We as a nation need to acknowledge the fact that we are confusing our interests with ethical values. The fact of the matter is we should be doing what is ethically and moral right, not protecting our interest, but sharing our interests with other. Our nation was built upon and directed by many documents and constitutions.…

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    When writing the constitution, the founding fathers had just won the grueling Revolutionary War and were weary of an overpowering federal government. Therefor, many of the amendments in the Bill of Rights were written in order to insure there was a limit on the government’s power over its citizens. However, the constitution was written in 1787, back when people of color were seen as ⅗ of a person and were slaves to white citizens. As years went by, laws like these were abolished. The founding…

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    agree that it is an issue that needs to be fixed. One view is that illegal immigrants are a burden to the economy and must be eradicated from the US. To start they take jobs away from citizens, tax payers, and law abiding citizens. Millions of dollars are spent on educating, housing, and providing health care for undocumented immigrants and give very little back in the way of taxes. According to a detailed analysis by the Heritage Foundation, each illegal immigrant costs our country $24,000 a…

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