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  • Film Analysis: Straight Outta Compton

    of media, in which several films nowadays are those of a biopic, a biographical film. “Straight Outta Compton” is a biopic from 2015 that talks about the career of the hip-hop artists of NWA, Niggas with Attitude- Ice Cube, Easy-E, Dr. Dre, MC Ren, and DJ Yella. The release of the film “Straight Outta Compton” allowed many different depictions and interpretations to arise, focusing on its culture and music. “Straight Outta Compton” was a biopic that was not afraid to address many controversial and graphic issues that many would not normally speak up about. The film did not show the general genre of a biopic and defeats this expectation, in the sense that they also showed not only the good in this film, but also the bad and ugly topics that are not commonly mentioned, such as racial violence and police brutality. Just like many biopics out there, music was involved. A huge difference in this film compared to other biopics however was the content that their music contained and the stories behind it. Quite honestly, the songs in this films had very vulgar language and gave a very graphic and negative connotation half the time stead of being happy-go-lucky like most biopics. The music in the film was most of the time the actual actors performing the music most of the…

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  • Film Summary: Straight Outta Scenarios

    “Straight Outta Compton” is a documentary film directed by F. Gary Gray. This film was a hit in the industry and marked the box office for more than two-hundred million tickets sold for “Straight Outta Compton.” “Straight Outta Compton” was nominated for over thirty awards for their outstanding cast and music involvement. The story is about an upcoming rap group called NWA in the late 1980’s. Their music contradicted, very controversial subjects like police brutality, violence, and gangs.…

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  • Analysis Of Menace II Society And Straight Outta Compton

    Violence peppers the history of Black Los Angeles, a pervasive force of destruction found both within the community and between the black community and the Los Angeles Police Department. Menace II Society and Straight Outta Compton approach similar situations of conflict within South Central Los Angeles, examining the relationship between discrimination and violence. Directed by the Hughes Brothers and released in 1993, Menace II Society chronicles the life of fictional Caine Lawson, a son of…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Silent Meditation

    The realization of how difficult this would be hit me about five minutes in. My back began to ache and I found it difficult focusing on staying awake and keeping my breathing deep and smooth. At about ten minutes I had gotten a rhythm going and was able to breath easily enough but keeping my back straight was still impossible. Than it hit me, the calming wave of silence where I could focus into whatever I wanted. In the eight minutes that I find myself, so much stress and anxiety was…

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  • Punk Music Vs Rap

    to punk were looked down upon, seen as degenerates, stupid kids who weren’t gonna go anywhere in life, kids who just wanted to make a scene. Punk is a lot more than speaking out against the government. Essentially it gave people a way to speak up about anything and everything. For example, women like Kathleen Hanna, the lead singer from a feminist-punk band called “ Bikini Kill “, started The Riot Gurrrl’ Movement. Bands like hers and many other feminine punk bands sung about serious issues like…

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  • To Become A Straight-A Student

    In part one of “How to Become a Straight-A Student” by Cal Newport the main of this story is how to not to work and study for twelve hours straight, to show how to manage your time doing some simple things and help you avoid the urge of procrastination. The five ideas that resonated with me was making a “To Do List” and a “Things to Remember Column”, to feed my body with nutrients, tell others of your work and go to an area where there is no one you know, plan the hard days in advance, and to…

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  • Scared Straight Proposal

    Gina Bale Article Review II SHIT IN FAVORITES BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCE The Scared Straight program is arranged to hinder juvenile participants from further criminal offenses. Teenagers visiting the inmates watch prison life unfold while communication with the problematic offenders. Inmates portray severe surroundings in jail towards the juveniles. The predicted result is to change the attitude of youth by scaring and horrifying them from becoming involved in future delinquent behavior. The…

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  • Straight Photography And Pictorialism

    Explore how the portrayal of emotion and atmosphere differs between Straight Photography and Pictorialism Straight photography is the based on the idea of creating images that accurately portray the reality of the world by faithfully depicting what is in front of the camera lens without manipulating the image in any way. Straight photography encourages experimentation with the limits of the camera itself as opposed to manipulating the image with a brush after it has been printed. In contrast to…

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  • Straight To Jesus Analysis

    The reading for this week consisted of Tanya Erzen’s Straight to Jesus: Sexual and Christian Conversions in the Ex-Gay Movement. Erzen’s work is an ethnography of individuals at “New Hope”, which she states is the oldest ex-gay organization in the United States (Erzen, 2006). Erzen excels at providing historical and social context in her writing along with her ethnographic findings, giving the reader a well-rounded basis to form their opinions from. The “ex-gay” movement is one that is widely…

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  • Straight Hair Speech

    When black women say that, “my hair is natural”, the most common, automatic vision of our hair is nappy or a curly afro. This has proven to not be true for all women of color. Many people don’t like to embrace their curly hair, no matter the color of their skin. It seems as if we have all been brainwashed to believe that straightened hair is more appealing and presentable. Pages such as, @manelovers, @protectivestyles and @mynaturalhairisdope supports natural hair transitioning with tips on how…

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