Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Malala Yousafzai And Hillary Clinton

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    Women’s rights is an issue that needed to be rectified. Malala Yousafzai and Hillary Clinton use rhetorical devices such as logos, allusion, and repetition in their speeches.”Address to the United Nations, July 2013” and ”Excerpts from speech given for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, 1995” are the speeches used to stress the importance of women and their rights. Primarily, Hillary uses the rhetorical device logos to persuade the audience of why women’s rights are important.

  • Desmond Tutu Statement On Oppression

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    Humanity has always oppressed and discriminated against one another since the beginning of time. Never at a point in history has everyone been completely equal in their civil rights and treatment. Whether the discrimination stems from the color of one’s skin to their religious beliefs to anything that separates them from the larger population, a target has been placed upon them for others to attack. In this paper I will investigate how Desmond Tutu’s statement on oppression relates to primary texts

  • Persuasive Essay On Survival

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    Surviving isn’t something you make a flow of but goes with the flow while you’re in a bad situation. The key to surviving isn’t only about having hope and faith, but also having perseverance and being quick-witted. Many strive to survive but it takes time because you never know what the outcome will be. With surviving, people need to remember that they are strong, they need to believe in themselves, but also they need to endure the pain and trauma that comes with the journey.” A moment of pain is

  • President Barack Obama's Ceremony Of The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

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    ceremony of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday, that the celebrity guests (in the event) are the reason that makes United States of America the greatest nation. The event includes a collection of people that contributed to the good of the nation and sometimes globally. Barack Obama awards 21 recipients during the event. These people are notable celebrities, big Hollywood names, sports celebrities and more. There are several people invited to receive he Medal of Freedom. Actors such as

  • Medal Of Freedom Essay

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    been made, naming this year’s recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor given to civilians. There are 16 names on the list and President Barak Obama will give the medals out on November 24 to signify their accomplishments in sports, entertainment, or public service. This year, two of baseball’s greatest players are being honored, Yogi Berra and Willie Mays. After years of lobbying, the late Yogi Berra will finally receive the Medal of Freedom. Yogi’s friends and supporters

  • Katherine Johnson Biography

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    Mathematician of the Year. Additionally, she has earned honorary degrees from SUNY Farmingdale, Maryland's Capitol College, Virginia's Old Dominion University and West Virginia University.In November 2015, Johnson was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama. The following May, NASA opened the new $30 million, 40,000-square-foot Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility at Langley.In September 2016, the little-known story of Johnson and her fellow African-American

  • Martin Luther King Biography Essay

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    Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. In 1955 he got chosen to head the Montgomery Improvement Association, created by African Americans community to lead a boycott of blacks and whites segregated city buses. He became the youngest person of the Spingarn medal in 1957. 1958, he got a president of the Southern Christian Conference, it’s a group

  • Jesse Jackson Achievements

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    people of color. In 1984, he founded the National Rainbow Coalition, an organization based in Washington, D.C., and dedicated to politically empower, educate, and change public policy in the USA. He ran a presidential campaign in 1984 and in 1988 in the US. Although he did not win the presidential election, he historically came in first or second in 46 out of 54 primary contests. In 1991, he was elected Senator of Washington, D.C. He has been promoting “voter registration and the get-out-the-vote

  • Analysis: Hall Of Famer Ernie Banks

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    Hall of Famer Ernie Banks was the greatest and most popular player in the history of the Chicago Cubs, a man so closely associated with the franchise both during and after his playing days that he was known as "Mr. Cub". Another nickname of his was "Mr. Sunshine" because of his constant positive attitude. Ernie Banks was an American professional baseball player who played in Major League Baseball as a shortstop and first baseman for the Chicago Cubs between 1953 and 1971, and he was a basketball

  • Brief Analysis Of John Steinbeck's Life And Work

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    to heart disease and heart failure. However, his legacy will forever be remembered through the John Steinbeck Award, which is given annually to the individual that had contributed the most in society to the spirit of John Steinbeck. Some previous recipients have included musicians Joan Baez and Jackson Browne, and filmmaker Ken Burns. John is also honored at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, California, and in 2007, was inducted into the California Hall of

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