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  • Essay On Mental Health Counselor

    Ever since I could remember, I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. Although my desired future occupation would change periodically, I always has a reasoning of why I wanted to be that certain occupation. In elementary school, I wanted to be a veterinarian because I was sad about my science class dissecting an owl pellet which contained a mouse skeleton. In junior high school, I wanted to be a lawyer because of the controversial Jena 6 of Louisiana. When I initially became a student of Winston Salem State University, I wanted to become a registered nurse due to bad service my grandmother was receiving while she was in the Intensive Care Unit. Throughout the years, I knew that I wanted to work in a helping field to benefit others, despite…

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  • Wrongful Conviction Case Study

    Conviction On the morning of August 10, 1984, Deborah Sykes was brutally stabbed, sexually assaulted, and eventually killed in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The man convicted for her murder was Darryl Hunt, a 19 year old boy that would go on to spend 20 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Hunt was convicted based on eye-witness testimony and informants, but was later exonerated based on DNA evidence that matched a man that was caught just a few months after the murder took place.…

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  • The Importance Of Rules And Regulations At Winston Salem Prep

    To start off there are many rules and regulations at Winston Salem Prep. They are known as The Prep Way – The Only Way. Achievement Up -Conflict Down. All of these rules that we have would be great of they were actually being followed by all students, and were actually being enforced by all principles. There are several ways that we can enforce these sets of rules and I will talk about them. All students, at the beginning of every school day should respect the moment of silence, the pledge of…

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  • TASS Program Observation Report

    I want to attend TASS, firstly, due to the enriching and essential information about Black studies that the program provides, but also because of the life-experiences that such a program provides. This summer camp would provide me the opportunity to venture to another state like New York or Chicago (places that I have never been) and learn more about the world and myself. Additionally, since the program brings in students from across the nation, it is also an experience to meet new people and…

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  • Maya Angelou Analysis

    Angelou, Maya. Interview by Oprah Winfrey. OWN. N.d. Television. Maya Angelou was a full time professor at Wake Forest University, a bestselling author of many books, and was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She talks about how to stand up to racism with courage. She explains that it takes time and practice to gain courage. She strongly believes pejorative language is inacceptable and should not be tolerated because of the power of words. This is from an interview with Oprah Winfrey and…

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  • Comparison Of The Island, By Sophocles Antigone

    The Island written by Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona draws numerous parallels from Sophocles’ Antigone. Firstly, the roles are played by men. Secondly, the characters of the play denounce apartheid by performing this piece similar to how Antigone defies the law by burying her brother. Lastly, Winston shares parallels with Antigone. The story line and characters of The Island draw copious amounts of parallels from Sophocles’ Antigone. In Antigone, the roles were played by men,…

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  • Conspiracy Theory Of Franklin Roosevelt's Attack On Pearl Harbor

    Roosevelt. Moreover, the author of this article is Paul Lashmar, a journalist, having many freelance jobs such as The Washington Post, The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Independent Magazine, and The Independent on Sunday. Thus, it may be sure that his writing is accurate. Attack on Pearl Harbor was one of the greatest and saddest attacks in the world history because it inflicted a heavy damage to the United States. The article of “Pearl Harbor Conspiracy Is Bunk.” reports that some people say…

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  • 1984 By George Orwell: Literary Analysis

    1984 by George Orwell is a dystopian novel that illustrates the day to day lives of people who are being controlled and manipulated by a totalitarian government. In 1984, Winston Smith, the main character, fights against the oppression in Oceania. He opposes the inhumane rules and regulations placed by Big Brother, the dictator of Oceania. Big Brother plays a major role in the novel, although he is never seen; he uses fear and technology to be able control society and maintain in power. The…

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  • Optimism In The Ballad Of Robin Hood

    nature. Robin Hood is always represented as a merry, lincoln-green clad man leading smiling, gleeful men stealing from the rich giving to the poor. Nearly all adaptations of the book shows Robin Hood leading his merry men on adventures, even though once in awhile, hardships will befall upon the group. In order to bring up the enthusiasm in his fellow outlaws, Robin Hood would give speeches and keep up his merry attitude until his final breath. Whenever Robin Hood had been injured or captured,…

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  • What Is Winston Churchill's Contribution To The World

    As a significant political figure, wartime hero and novelist, Winston Churchill serves as one of the most prominent figures of the twentieth century. Winston Churchill 's wartime leadership empowered the British people and further demonstrated the intellectual capabilities and extremes of Churchill. He has been regarded as "...An inspirational leader, who seemed to typify Britain 's courage and perseverance in adversity and its conservatism in success." (Chen, “Winston Churchill.” World War Two…

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