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  • The Importance Of Tattoos

    Employers cannot determine if a person is qualified for a job just by looking at them. So many occupations want a person to cover their tattoo if it is visible, such as policemen, nurses or teachers. However, if the company has interviewed the prospective employee, and knows that the person is highly educated and suited for the job, but still does not hire them just because of their tattoo; someone else could come along that does not have a tattoo, but is less experienced than the person who did…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Opioid Overdose

    A lifeless mother suffers a heroin overdose. She lays comatose amid the aisle of a Massachusetts Family Dollar, and the morose ululation of her daughter erupted upon social media, for a bystander recorded the distressing incident. A hopeful young man, one week following his rehabilitation discharge, died inside of his Colorado home, allegedly overdosing on a fatal sedative and opioid overdose. (The Opioid Crisis, Peter Katel). The heroin and opioid crisis continually fluctuates within the United…

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  • Negro Artist And The Racial Mountain By Langston Hughes

    Born in Joplin, Missouri, James Langston Hughes was born into an abolitionist family. At a young age, Hughes was separated from his parents and lived with his maternal grandmother who told him stories of slaves and abolitionists. Hughes was impressed by her stories, which enabled him reach into his roots. "Through my grandmother 's stories always life moved, moved heroically toward an end. Nobody ever cried in my grandmother 's stories. They worked, or schemed, or fought. But no crying," Hughes…

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  • 1960s Musical Style

    The 1960s Musical Style The 1960s were a time of major change in politics, law, and culture. It was a time when many people, especially young people, protested and fought for equal rights in regards to wages, racism, and the Vietnam war. In the 1960s popular music began to diversify and more sub-genres emerged as the worlds of R&B and Rock 'n' Roll became more profitable. It became easier to classify types of music in a very specific way with psychedelic, surf, folk, roots, hard rock, Motown,…

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  • Essay On Jazz Music

    Music plays a very important role in everyone’s life. It is important because people everywhere can use it to express themselves. Music gives people the chance to be who they want to be. Music speaks louder than words and can express emotions, good or bad. It is also important because it allows people to escape reality and enter their own little worlds when they feel alone. Music is like a friend that is always there when it feels like no one else is. And it can get you through hard times but,…

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  • Political Poetry In When Sue Wears Red By Langston Hughes

    Poetry 's impact throughout the generations has been a vent for many writers to speak out for the inequality issues the country has faced. From the early 19th to the 20th century political poetry has had its change of approach and style. Early writers like Langston Hughes used poetry as a way to show America the hardships and experiences non white cultures like African Americans faced in the country during the early to mid 1900 's like in his poem "I Too". Half a century later the worlds…

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  • The Impact Of Langston Hughes And The Harlem Renaissance

    feelings in poems and literature which opened the eyes of many readers because he put attention on the inequalities and the rising capitalism that African Americans faced on a daily basis even after the Harlem Renaissance. Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri on February 1, 1902. He had moved around multiples times during his lifetime never staying in one place for too long. Hughes moved to Mexico when he was a child with his father when his parents divorced. As he grew older he moved…

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  • Langston Hughes I Too Analysis

    Close your eyes for just one mere second, then reopening them just as quickly as you had closed them. In a milli-second many things can occur, and in an entire second thousands of things can take place. This is what was occurring to many African Americans in the nine teen hundreds including poet Langston Hughes. From being captured/taken from their homeland, to harsh back breaking slavery, to freedom, and then civil rights. Focusing on American History, the United States has gone through…

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  • Zora Neale Hurston's Influence: The Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance was a turning point for the United States. The influential leaders, authors, and members of the Harlem Renaissance introduced a new way of life. Intertwined with the Roaring 20s, the Harlem Renaissance experienced new technology and inventions. With the help from new technology, the Harlem Renaissance period was able to accomplish much more than previous eras. The Harlem Renaissance also influenced many different areas. In particular, the Harlem Renaissance influenced the…

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  • Contributions Of Langston Hughes

    African-American history in America was a prominent issue that was rarely written about; that is, until Langston Hughes came along. Called a pioneer of his time, Hughes gave insight to the struggles of working-class Black America through poems, novels, and many other styles of writing. Noted as being the first to incorporate the structure and rhythm of blues and jazz music in his writing, Hughes revolutionized the way we view poetry. Still to this day, Hughes is such a huge influence on writers…

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