Achievement has no color (“Abraham Lincoln”). Being a successful athlete takes dedication and talent. Now, being the first ever African American athlete on an all-white league takes guts! For Jack Robinson, he tackled an early life of poverty and racist threats all while becoming a legend.
The Dred Scott Decision of 1857 ruled that African-Americans, even ones who were not enslaved, were not protected under The Constitution and could never be citizens. This brings up questions that will be answered in this paper. Should slaves be American citizens? Is it morally correct for one to own another human? Does the Dred Scott decision contradict The Declaration of Independence which states that every man is created equal?
“I want to live to help my race” Madam CJ Walker once said. She was a woman who would not let racial and gender barriers stop her from doing what she wanted. She was born into a family of former slaves, who did not have enough money to send any of the children to school. In 1887 her husband Moses was killed in a lynch mob, the reason was because he was black. So, Madam CJ Walker had to raise their 2-year-old daughter alone. At that time, it was hard to find a job to support her daughter, who she wanted to attend school and have a better life than she did. It was also very difficult to find a house because banks wound not loan money to African Americans so it was difficult to save up money to buy one. When she moved to St. Louis she washed clothes
By employing themes such as psychosexual fantasies, race, gender, and violence, artist Kara Walker reconstructs and explores the history and effects of American slavery on American culture. Although being called names like notorious, revolting, anti-progressive, and shameless, she continues to be a pioneer of bringing the unspeakable aspects of American slavery that are not commonly discussed and are left out of the history books to the foreground of public discussion.
Sarah Breedlove (Madam CJ Walker) did the unthinkable and became the first self-made female millionaires, during a time when women could not vote and African Americans were legally discriminated against in America. Madam CJ Walker survived countless boundaries which included being orphaned at seven, widowhood by age twenty, bad marriages, being a single parent, institutional racism, Jim Crow era, and low wages. How did Madam Walker achieve this incredible feat, facing such dire odds, and challenges in a time where she was thought of as less than a person? The following research in about the woman, the times, and her accomplishments during an era of hardship for all women especially for the African American women.
It has been my deepest pleasure to have Bobby Burns as a student in my class. I have known him since he began school at Mountain Pointe and he has done nothing but impress me during his time here.
Scott Walker, current governor of Wisconsin, was born on November 2, 1967 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He lived in Plainfield, Iowa for many of his younger years. He and his family moved to Delavan, Wisconsin in 1977, due to a change in his father’s occupation. Scott was involved in many activities as a child, teen and young adult; including sports, band, church, and boy scouts (which he is still involved with currently). Walker had always wanted to be involved in politics since the start of his high school career, but what really go the ball rolling was when he was selected to attend Badger Boys state, and then was selected to be one of two representatives to go to Boys Nation in DC. Following this experience, Walker moved to Milwaukee in 1986 to attend college at Marquette University ( which he didn’t graduated from), and worked for IBM before becoming a full time American Red Cross financial developer.
Randy Wayne White is an American writer of crime fiction and non-fiction adventure tales. He has written New York Times best-selling novels and has received awards for his fiction and a television documentary. He is best known for his series of crime novels featuring Doc Ford, a marine biologist living on the Gulf Coast of southern Florida.
Next up holding strong at 11.7 percent is a man who is not just a corporate tool but a corporate tool shed, the union busting government of Wisconsin Scott Walker: now what can I say about Scott Walker that a million angry teachers haven't said about him while sticking pins into their Scott Walker voodoo tools. Scott walker is the kind of guy who would mail his parents a suicide letter COD, not also has he made a reputation of busting unions, an agenda that makes our rich corporate overlords profit margins stand at full attention, but he has already wreaked the Wisconsin economy with such ferocious austerity measures that even the Greek Oligarchs think he's Doctor Doom in a bad tie. That's right kids these boots where made for Walker and that's
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.
Kath Walker was born as born Kathleen Jean Mary Ruska on November 3rd,1920 on North Stradbroke Island. Later Kathleen later changed her name to Oodgeroo Noonuccal in protest of how the Aboriginal people were being treated. Oodgeroo's family were not moved from Stradbroke Island so she grew up with plenty of space in which to learn about the Aboriginal culture from her father Edward who was a member of the Noonuccal tribe. Her mother, Lucy, was from the mainland. She learned to fish, hunt and gather food with her family from the island. The family took only what they needed from the land and some how always managed to keep out of the way of the white people.
Kevin Conway was 5 feet tall and 18 years old and lived in Alaska. He was very rebellious and only listened to himself. He got very bad grades in school and didn't want to go to college. But his parents, Paul Conway and Jamie Conway, wanted Kevin to go to college. Paul and Jamie worked for a very important company.Paul and Jamie were very serious people and they believed that everyone should go to college and get a good education. But Kevin thought differently. You need a transition here. Start a new paragraph? Patricia Johnson was a very successful doctor. She helped many people. She also did very bad in school, one day she realized that if she wanted to be a doctor she needed to have good grades. So she stopped messing around and then she
Fredrick J rose was born the 21 Sep 1831 in England. The first 4 years of Roses life was hearing until he developed scarlet fever that lead him to lose his hearing. In 1852 Rose moved from England to Australia were he decided he wanted to open an institution, at this point in time the need for a school for deaf children to attend was in a high demand as the government had not provided any schools to attend or provided any assistance towards educating the deaf children of the colony. Because of this Rose opened up a little school in Prahran allowing access to education for deaf children before 1866 were he officially opened “Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution “now known as “The Victorian College for the Deaf” where he was elected the Headmaster.