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    At the same time, the dignity of individual citizens is at the forefront of demands during the Egyptian Revolution. At the societal level, the lack of dignity is felt in many areas: lack of education, opportunities, healthcare, social services, and marriage crises. Police brutality intensely affects an individual’s self worth and identity. Tarek Mansour, an Egyptian citizen states that, “Just go on YouTube and you’ll be shocked at the amount of videos and the things that happen while police…

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    Environmental justice is very ambiguous term as it denotes the need for not only environmental sustainability but also social liberation. Regrettably, not every citizen, politician or business owner is apprehensive about our wilting global environment. To this very day, there are scholars and politicians that contend that climate change and global warming is the rhetorical vehicle for which liberal propaganda can be transported. Consequently, these same leaders in their lofty positions deny that…

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    Process and the Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-1970 chronicles the development and growth of the black protest movement through that changing political and social conditions that both created and denied political opportunities for black protest and contributed to the growth of the Civil Rights Movement from the 1950s onward. McAdam first traces the origins of the political and social conditions that denied blacks the political opportunities to organize and protest to “King Cotton” and…

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    Dr. Martin Luther King Junior was an extremely influential writer, and speaker. In the 1960’s, there was a large Civil Rights movement that caused much violence, many protests, and the rising of strong speakers. Among them, was Martin Luther King Junior. King was very persuasive in his writings and speeches, and I believe that many of them came off as more of an emotional appeal, or patho, over logical (logo), to convince the public to stand up for Civil Rights. Between King’s “I Have a Dream,”…

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    Nation, examine the formation and workings of two politically dichotomous social movements, the Tea Party Movement and the Occupy Wall Street Movement respectively. Both books profile each social movement profoundly and conduct rigorous research before making their respective conclusions about the causes and effects of each social movement. I found both books to be exquisitely-written and very insightful into the two movements. What made Skopcol and Williamson’s book so interesting was their…

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    Bob Dylan Lyricism Essay

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    radically different from the existing political realities. The paper highlights the cultural resonance of Dylan’s radical lyricism amidst the countercultural era. It depicts the close affiliations that existed between Dylan’s songs and liberation movements of the times. The counterculture milieu in 19th century Europe included the tradition and the cult of romanticism, bohemian and dandy. The countercultural wave in America got fillip through the creative…

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    When an object is in motion and continues down a slope, it tends to gain speed and momentum – the same goes for the civil rights movement that has continued into the 21st century, only changing its name from 1954 to present. Being spearheaded by many great activists like Malcom X, Martin Luther King Jr, and James Baldwin, the outcry for justice was lead to success and to a less violent course. With civil unrest rising in today’s society, can we rely on another Baldwin or Malcom X to rise from…

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    Does Black Lives Matter

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    simple: Black lives matter. In a world where black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise.This movement is an urgent call to action against the inequality and expectations of normality defined by white supremacy. The black lives matter movement is necessary to combat and raise awareness of the racism targeted toward black people. Through the Black lives matter movement people come and stand together regardless of their racial identity, religion,gender, or ethnicity to end…

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    decrease accumulated strain in a society, stating that collective action is not only necessary but also functional for the maintenance of a balanced culture (Davetian). Neil Smelser, the first to propose the value-added theory, saw social movement as a side-effect of rapid social change. His theory is based on the recognition that tension decreases if a means is found for episodic and manageable events that drain off the excessive…

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    The Media and Civil Rights The civil rights movement is one of many historical events in American history. Media was the key to the civil rights movement success in America. One of the major impacts was that of the south and the drastic increase of televisions in homes of the American people. As well as the change in reporting styles and what was reported. There are some significant subjects that truly helped move the civil rights movement along. Print media, television, and journalist were the…

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