“Go within everyday and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out” (A Quote by Katherine Dunham 1). Once one of the most successful dancers in both American and European theater, Katherine Dunham, a dancer, anthropologist,social activist,and educator, continues to inspire people throughout the world. Named America’s irreplaceable Dance Treasure in 2000. Dunham remains a name heard regularly in dance schools across the world (“Katherine Dunham Biography” 4). She is known for always trying to make a difference and in the process she has become of the world’s greatest humanitarians (Osumare 5). Katherine Dunham’s work in African American rights in the dance world and her creation of new styles of dance makes her an important figure in American dance History.
When Katherine Garetson filed a claim on 160 acres of land in Tahosa Valley, she was 37 years old. The general consensus was that she was doomed to fail in her endeavor, as she knew nothing about homesteading and the extent of her skills were cooking, sewing, reading and writing. Her desperation for independence was way greater than her shortcomings, though. When her father suffered financial trouble, she had to move in with her married sister, Helen Dings. Because one of Helen’s sons was sick with was thought to be tuberculosis, the family made a trip to Colorado on the advice of the child’s physician during the summer of 1909. The family chose the Longs Peak Inn in Estes Park for their stay. They were so fond of the area, that they returned
Genius, confident, and determined are three words that people think of in connection to Katherine Johnson. Many people know that Katherine Johnson was a mathematician, but she was so much more. As a black female mathematician, Katherine Johnson showed the world that women and African Americans were just as smart and capable as white men. She left a legacy as one of the most important people involved with the Space Race. But she wasn’t always trying to stand up for herself. When she was little, she was first being recognized with her talent towards math.
When I was assigned this project I had a hard time choosing an artist. I really do not know much about influential artists so I was pretty lost. I thought I would chose someone everyone knew about like Picasso. But they did not meet the criteria for the artist we were supposed to chose and I would not have a lot to say about them besides the obvious that everyone knew. I realized that I did not have too much to say about them. I needed to write five pages about a artist. The artist I chose would have to be someone more interest , someone I could relate to someone's work who inspired or influenced me. I did a lot of research and I stumbled upon Kara Walker.
Kate Kimball is an award-winning fiction author who has worked hard to be in the position she is in now. Despite currently struggling with her health, she has continued to peruse her English PhD in Creative Writing here at Florida State University. Born in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah Kimball is surprised to find herself over 2,000 miles away now studying in the sunshine state. FSU offers one of the top creative writing programs that currently is ranked top 5 in the nation according to The Atlantic Monthly. Kimball was excited to be accepted into the accredited program after earning her bachelor’s from the University of Utah and masters at Virginia Tech. Kimball has always loved writing and says, “Creative writing allows you to write about
In this article, “Kentucky Clerk Ordered to Jail for Refusing to Issue Gay Marriage License” the author James Higdon focuses on the recent topic of gay marriage. Higdon’s story relates to a Kentucky woman named Kim Davis. Davis was arrested September 3, 2015 because she refused to issue marriage license to a gay couple. “Under questioning from her attorney, Davis went on to express her opposition to same-sex marriage, which she said was ‘not of God’ and contrary to natural law and therefore not something that she could condone” (Higdon). This quote shows that Davis refused to issue marriage licenses because of her religious beliefs. Davis’s religious beliefs are so strong that she continued to fight with the law and the court judge
Hundreds of protestors are gathering outside of the courthouse either protesting or supporting a Christian woman’s beliefs and actions. Many hold up signs or scream louder than others to declare their personal point of view. Kim Davis is a county clerk in Ashland, Kentucky; has denied numerous marriage licenses for multiple same-sex and straight couples (Smith). This has become a very controversial issue for many and everyone has a different opinion as well. Kim Davis' trial is an influential trial by challenging many of the essential American principles such as morality or ethicality, upholding constitutional rights, and separation of church and state.
Holly Kucenski, a follower of God, son of Lynne and David Kucenski, born and raised Catholic, a person who was loosing faith in God, called to change my ways, and was set apart from all the evil in the world. Divine Mercy Encounter changed my life, I then knew that I needed to change, and get people closer to God. It makes me sad when I see people losing God, when they just can't reach him. If you lose God, then you will will start losing yourself. grace and peace from God the Father to you.
Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk, was incarcerated for refusing to sign marriage licenses for same-sex couples. Some say she did not break a law and should not be punished for her religious beliefs. Others say that she did break the law since the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal. They also say that she didn't do her job when she refused to sign the marriage licenses.
Katheryn Marie Hawkins was born in fort Knox Kentucky on December 29,1998, at Ireland military hospital where she was 81 lbs , 6 oz and 23 inches - normal delivery . she was the second child of Russell and Catania Hawkins . she spent her 1st 6 months at home with her mom but on the 7th month, she started daycare at little angels daycare . she loved it there and they loved her . her favorite food was strained Gerber peaches and strawberries . her favorite drink was milk . she learned how to walk and talk faster than her older brother and even began doing chores around the house by the time she was 2 .
Katherine Tekakwitha, known to Catholics as St. Kateri Tekakwitha and called by them the “Lily of the Mohawks,” was born at Ossernenon (now Auriesville, New York) in 1656. Her mother, Tagaskouita, was an Alqonquin native American and a Christian. Her father, Kenneronkwa, was a Mohawk chief and followed traditional native practices. She received her given name of “Tekakwitha” (which means “she who bumps into things”) after a bout with smallpox when she was four damaged her eyesight and scarred her face. The epidemic ravaged the Mohawk population around Ossernon until 1663 and claimed both her parents and brother. Tekawitha was adopted by an aunt and her husband, chief of the Turtle clan. The survivors relocated to Caughnawaga (“wild water” in Mohawk) two miles upstream on the Mohawk river.
Kathryn Dennis isn't shy about sharing her thoughts about her co-stars on Southern Charm. Things haven't been going great for Kathryn lately, and now she is speaking out and threatening to reveal the secrets of all of her co-stars. All About the Tea shared what Kathryn Dennis went to her Facebook account and had to say recently.
On August 26, 1918, in West Virginia, Joshua Coleman and Joylette Coleman had a baby girl. She would grow up to be one of the smartest women in the world. She would be an inspiration to all. Her name is Katherine Johnson.
Sarah Larson attended the University of Rhode Island and went in undecided. She decided to take NFS 210 to fulfill her science gen ed, and through this class and her professor, she fell in love with the field. NFS 210 is her favorite class to teach because this is a beginner class for many students. She discovered that this is the class that makes college students decide that they want to go into Nutrition, and this is the start of their Nutrition career.
Susan Gregg was born on June 6th, 1970, in Stockton on Tees, England. When he was 12 years old he immigrated to Australia, with his Mum, his Dad and his younger brother, Phil. He has very few remaining memories of England. Some of the only things he remembers about his time there are when he used to play with the kids on his street, the fact that his family didn’t have a car, so he would have to walk to school, and that it was always cold. He can also remember travelling to Tunisia, Africa and camel riding in the Sahara Desert for 2 days, around a year before he moved to Australia. While they were in Tunisia Susan recalls locals offering to buy his brother due to his red hair, but their parents declined their offers. During their trip, he and