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  • Reflection Paper

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    Before I left Spelman for my domestic exchange at LSU and Stanford, that story was just a good memory, but when I was away, its importance to me was more than nostalgic, it was an example of the power black love. HBCU campuses, like Spelman, create spaces for loving blackness not only to cultivate self-worth or restore dignity but also to activate black love as political resistance. What I experienced with the Outdoors club and what I took for granted before I left Spelman’s campus was how supporting

  • Fear Of Crime

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    Research has been conducted several times on colleges and universities, which may have placed emphasizes on the causes of students’ fear of crime and being a victimized while on campus. It is important that the university police and administration accurately report the school’s crime statistics. Parents and students should have all the information needed to help them make the best decisions on which college to attend, and so that students can have the information needed to be take necessary precautions

  • A Career Goals For A Career In Medicine

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    It is common for a child to be asked: “what do you want to be when you get older?” For me, the answer has always been the same. Growing up I became fascinated with medicine, and I knew that I would have a career in medicine. My fascination began when my parents gave me a toy telephone that said, “Thank you for calling Dr. Johnson’s office, how may I help you?” and from that point on my fascination slowly began to grow into reality. By me pursuing a career in medicine, it will not only allow me

  • Speech : My Retirement Speech

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    Clark Atlanta University in the Business School. I meet a wonderful teacher named Dr. Kimbro who inspired me to chase my dream. I initially chose Clark Atlanta because I just wanted to be in Atlanta, which was good for a music career. You may ask, why did chose to go into business instead of the mass media program. Well I chose this because, I needed to know how to own a stable business and how to run this company best for you. I later enrolled in the Mass Media program at Clark Atlanta University

  • The Crime Rate Of Atlanta Essay

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    seconds in the united states? Atlanta was recently ranked October 2012 as the sixth most dangerous city in the United States among cities of more than 200,000 residents. According to Forbes the city has a violent crime rate of 1,433 per 100,000 and has experienced a violent crime rate rise of six percent in 2011 and is currently increasing. Crime in Atlanta, Georgia is above the national median and has been a major problem for the city since the middle 20th century. Atlanta has been known for high crime

  • The 's Mother, Kine Thiam

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    Though he showed an early musical talent, Akon did not believe he would succeed as a recording artist, and at a young age he turned to crime to make ends meet such as: gang banging and drug procession. After dropping out of high school, Akon moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he specialized in stealing high end automobiles, selling them, selling drugs, and gun activities. After multiple attempts of auto theft, his criminal

  • The Demystification of the Freedmen's Bureau Essay

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    The role of the Freedmen Bureau in African-American development during the Reconstruction era has been a polarizing topic since the Bureau’s inception. While most concur that the Bureau was well intended, some scholars, believe that the Freedmen’s Bureau was detrimental to African-American development. One such scholar was W.E.B. Dubois, who in his book The Souls of Black Folk, expressed his discontent with the actions of the Bureau and suggested that the Bureau did more harm than good. Upon further

  • What I Really Learned About My Undergraduate College Motto

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    When you have a good reason, you’ll find a way. My undergraduate college motto was “Find a Way or Make One.” While on the campus of Clark Atlanta University is where I really learned what that meant. I recall complaining to my department chair about another professor, and I knew that I was absolutely right. I knew the department chair knew I was right as well. She asked, “What did you do?” I then proceeded to run down a long list of things I could have done to end up with a favorable result. I wasn’t

  • African American Legacy

    750 Words  | 3 Pages

    Founders Convocation and hearing Helen Smith Price, Jacque Reid, and Krystal Underwood speak, I was embraced by the presence of the knowledge of three powerful African American females and graduates from Clark Atlanta University. The legacy of “ Find a way or Make one” at Clark Atlanta University continues after leaving CAU and will go with you for the rest of your life, as shown by listening to the guest speakers talk about their accomplishments in life and how that were able to get to where they are

  • My Experience At Tuskegee University

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    up to them. As I started my college career at Tuskegee University, where I double majored in psychology and English. I was passionate about creating social awareness and helping people, but I was unsure what career I was interested in after graduation. I thought about attending graduate school for Counseling Psychology, but I just was not sure about it. I spoke to a professor in the Counselor Education program at Georgia State University and discussed my interests with her. She suggested I look