Tuberculosis is a deadly disease that is now affecting our world and the people living in it in a horrible way. Due to many factors such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, and lack of health care, many third world and developing countries have been left very vulnerable to tuberculosis. It is affecting a large part of these countries and is leading them deeper into poverty and sickness. The effort to help these countries against tuberculosis has only been slightly effective against this widespread and destructive disease.
Selena Quintanilla was a Mexican-American singer that dramatically impacted the world of Tejano music. “Selena transformed Tejano music from a local genre performed on a circuit of small venues into an international form that expressed the aspirations of many in the latino community,” affirms The Nineties in America. She was born on April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas and died on March 31, 1995 in Corpus Christi, Texas. The St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture states that, “she [Selena] was widely popular with Latino audiences, especially young women, who looked to her as a role model.” Although, Selena had a short life that did not prevent her from becoming a legend.
Celia Cruz born Ursula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso, a female Cuban singer born October 21, 1925 in Havana Cuba was one of the most influential figures in Latin music. She started her musical career in her native country in the late 1940’s early 1950’s performing for various Cuban radio shows and traveling with the orchestra accompanying the dancing group “Las Mulatas del Fuego.” Her big break came in 1950 when she joined “La Sonora Matancera” the most famous orchestra in Cuba at the time. Celia traveled all over Latin America in the 1950’s with “La Sonora” gaining great success in countries like Venezuela and Mexico. She recorded various albums with the orchestra and gained great popularity during that time with songs like “Caramelo”, “Burundanga”, and
Imagine standing among a crowd of adoring fans cheering on a famous singer that is dancing and twirling on stage. This is what many of Selena Quintanilla fans experienced at her lively concerts. Selena Quintanilla was a Mexican - American singer that was on the verge of stardom before being tragically shot. She inspired many people and was a beloved idol. Selena Quintanilla is an influential person because of her upbringing, her singing legacy, her humanitarian work, and her death.
could you Imagine what it would be like to grow up as a performer in a world that didn’t even except female Tejano singers? Can you imagine how much courage and work it would take to make it to the top? That’s was Selena Quintanilla Perez had to go through. Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas on April 6th, 1971 to Abraham and Marcella Quintanilla. Abraham was a shipping clerk for a chemical company and Marcella was a housewife. Abraham being a well respected Mexican musician, who only sang English songs, and had his career ruined because of that. American people didn’t respect him because he was Mexican, and the Mexican people did not respect them because they sang English songs. By the time Selena reached age 10, it became very
Ms. Katerina Chronis reported that she has observed Thelki. She indicated that the child will “spaz out”, if you pull on her arm. Thekli will shut down completely, or look at you like she is ignoring you, if she has to do something that she does not want to do. Ms. Katerina Chronis stated that the child can get mad and yell and refuse to do what she is asked. This only occurs when you try to be physical with her. Ms. Katerina Chronis reported if the child has made up her mind and doesn’t cooperate and an adult persists, the child will shut down or walk away. She indicated that she believes the child has gotten more reasonable over time. Historically, she would not give an explanation of her refusal to do things. She indicated that Thelki will describe an event that occurred with her mother without emotion. She indicated that the child does not describe what is bothering her however, she says that she does not like the way that her mother talks to her.
Selena Quintanilla, queen of Tejano music, wife, daughter, and sister, who tragically met her sudden premature death. She left behind masses of adoring fans mourning her loss, the new great view of Tejano music, a memory of the beautiful girl who sang her way into the hearts of millions, and the thought of what could have been. The thought of what might have happened if she reached full fame. Now, we can only reminisce in the idea of what she might have become.
Two months before the beginning of the 21st century, Melanie Pillaca-Gutierrez was born in South Florida. She grew up in a sunny suburban community and attended Park Trails Elementary as the only latina in her kindergarten class. At five years old, she was oblivious to the stares she received for the color of her skin or the language she spoke with her parents. Short years after that, she became passionate and vocal against the discrimination and lack of representation her people faced.
One’s character subconsciously influences her actions so her behaviours towards others reflects one’s character. In” Valentine’s Day” by Stuart McLean, the protagonist Stephanie enjoys and suffers from romances at her school, and her reactions to other characters reveal her self-conscious, simple, and easygoing character.
Márquez uses the character of Angela Vicario to show the power women can possess over the men in their lives. Angela Vicario is arguably the most powerful character in the novel, as she is the one who tells her brothers that it was Santiago who took her virginity, which consequently sets the entire plot of the story in motion. After Angela is returned by Bayardo San Román to her family due to the fact that she is not a virgin, when her brothers ask who it was who took her virginity, Angela “nailed [Santiago’s name] to the wall with her well-aimed dart, like a butterfly with no will whose sentence has always been written” (Márquez 47). The way in which Angela searches for Santiago’s name shows that it may not have been Santiago who had taken
Selena peréz was born April 16 1971 in Lake Jackson, TX and passed away March 31 1995. As a kid Selena's dad has pushed her to be into music and made her play every night with her brother and sister. She didn't really like playing music at a young age, she would of rather went WOULD RATHER HAVE GONE outside and played ball. Selena's father knew she could be great and she had the singing talent, that's why he made her play every night. Even know Selena didn't want to keep singing every night she still did it for her father.
Melinda Sordino is an introverted, forlorn freshman in Merryweather High School who just wants to get through the year. It’s as if everyone in the school hates her ever since she called the cops on an end of summer party. Now, she just wants to keep her head down, but two people won’t let her. One, her only friend Heather who believes her sole purpose on earth is to become desired by everyone at the school. Two, the monster that haunts her dreams that she personally name ‘IT’ for even its name makes Melinda wish she could evanesce. When ‘IT’ starts to antagonize her, grades drop, she skips whole days of school, and she secludes herself even further from people. Her parents and the school counselor finally take notice and interrogate her
You are required to discuss a work by a 20th or 21st century artist, photographer, designer, architect, film-maker, philosopher or writer and show how this work reflects, contradicts or extends theories of and attitudes to visual culture current at the time of its making.