In this paper I will be providing you lots of information on Ms. Ray. Charlotte E. Ray accomplished a lot of great things for African American and women in general. Becoming not only the first female African-American lawyer in the United States but also the first to practice in Washington, D.C. Because of her bravery and persistence obstacles were broken. Ray has paved the way for young women of color in today’s society. She has paved the way for any women in today’s society to reach their dreams. To become a lawyer if they wanted too.
Louis Armstrong, universally known as Satchmo, was born into extreme poverty in August, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His first contact with music was in a reformatory for abandoned children when he was admitted to the band for good behavior. Soon he learned to play the bugle, clarinet, horn, and began to familiarize himself with the trumpet from the informal lessons he received from jazz musician King Oliver. He never had a real music lesson and, until seventeen years old, lacked the money to buy his own musical instrument. Even though Armstrong did not learn to read music until he was over twenty, he was a musical genius and his talents were groundbreaking.
Charles F. Bolden was born in August 19, 1946 in Columbia, SC. He is 69 years old and he is still leaving to this day. He went to C.A. Johnson High School. There is really nothing about his early life or any childhood.
The Harlem Renaissance was a burst on African American’s expression of culture, arts, and writings throughout the 1920’s. It was in Harlem, New York, the movement allowed many African American poets, painters, musicians, authors and philosophers to express the beliefs in their people's culture. They wanted to be equal to white people so they showed that through their talents. Louis Armstrong was a key asset to the Harlem Renaissance due to his inspiring music and playing his instruments for African Americans people during this period.
president Woodrow Wilson. His list of accomplishments is very long and had a very successful
Not only Jackie Robinson was rookie of the year in 1947 and 1955 World Series champion. He also was an activist for all civil rights athletes even before his fame for baseball. Jackie Robinson is what makes major league baseball how it is today! That is because his actions and bravery when he stormed the major leagues. Jackie Robinson also was a voice for all black athletes in all sports not just baseball.
In Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral,” we are introduced to a narrator who tries to make it very clear to the reader that because he can physically see, he is better than the blind man, Robert. However, as we continue through the narrator’s interactions with Robert, it is shown that the narrator is actually quite blind to the world until Robert shows him otherwise. That is to say, the narrator can physically look at things around him, but lacks the kind of seeing that entails looking at things on a deeper level of engagement. This is the kind of seeing that allows Robert to truly see and understand things at a deeper level that the narrator would be oblivious to, such as his wife’s feelings, or even his own emotions. We get a clear vision about
Jackie Robinson was the first African-American baseball player to participate in Major League Baseball in the United States. He played professionally for the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke down the color barrier in baseball. Major League Baseball commemorates Jackie Robinson every year on April 15, Jackie Robinson Day.
Focusing specifically on the opposition of racial segregation, The Civil Rights movement symbolized the need for change across America. Between the years of 1950 and 1960, events such as; the March on Washington, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, speeches, protests, and sit-ins, directly defined such opposition. Due to such events, two outstanding leaders of their time, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X emerged into the public eye and began to impact the Civil Rights movement. At a turning point of the century, the two men took charge and became icons across the world while resonating significantly with African American minorities. With such in mind, the two men had extreme differences in their morals, ideals, and religions; however, both deemed
Bernard Bragg was born in September 27, 1928 In Brooklyn, New York. Both of his parents are Deaf. He began to show interest in theater at a young age thanks to his father Wolfe Bragg His Father who was an amateur actor and play manager. Throughout his childhood and his adolescence, he attended to New York School for the Deaf. In high school, it is when he began to perform. He performed plays such as Moliere’s plays: The Miser, The Bourgeois Gentleman, and Tartuffe.
Eliezer “Elie” Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928 in Sighet, Romania. He lived with his parents Shlomo and Sarah Wiesel and his three sisters Tzipora, Beatrice, and Hilda. Before, Elie and his family were taken to a concentration camp, he did his religious Judaism studies at a yeshiva. In May 1994 when Elie was only 15 years old his family was taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland. Elie and his father were sent Buna Werke, a labor camp that was apart of Auschwitz were he and his father worked in horrible conditions. Eventually, his father died in Buchenwald after he was beaten to death. Just three months later Elie was liberated from Buchenwald by Allied troops in 1945 but unfortunately his mother Sarah and his younger
One of the most favorite baseball players in history is Jackie Robinson. In 1947 Jackie Robinson started playing for the Brooklyn dodgers. Even though there wasn't a rule against African Americans playing Major League Baseball, he still received racial discrimination from the league and baseball fans. African Americans didn't have very many rights. Without a doubt he had to fight for all of his rights to be an equal individual. At the same he couldn't physically fight for what he wanted. He had to verbally speak his mind without violence. Which is an agreement he made with Branch Rickey to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Who?- Jackie was the first black person to play in the MLB( Major League Baseball). In 1947 Jackie played his first year of baseball and won rookie of the year. In 1949 Jackie won the MVP award. In 1955 Jackie and his team won the World Series. Jackie was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1962. In 5 at-bats Jackie hit a three run Homer, and three singles. People called him the Most exciting player. Because Jackie played he made integration go to other sports when he joined the MLB. White players began to leave the league because of black players. Jackie was a good baserunner. Jackie Robinson faced discrimination in his days in the Military. The league was segregated into the White leagues and the Negro leagues. If it wasn’t
Jackie Robinson was the first African American player in the MLB (Major League Baseball.) Jackie Robinson was born on January 31, 1919. In the early 1940´s Robinson met nurse-in-training Rachel Isum Robinson, while they were both attending the University of California. Robinson fought very hard to play on an all white MLB team called the Brooklyn Dodgers and eventually made it in 1947. Jackie Robinson was an amazing baseball player with a batting average of .311, 137 homeruns, 197 stolen bases, and .409 on base percentage! He was mainly a second baseman. However, playing for the Dodgers was not easy for Robinson. He got called terrible names, even by his own team! But, Robinson had Branch Rickey (general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers) to
Born into a family of 7 Malcom was the 4th child. Malcom X was born as Malcom Little on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, NE. Malcom faced lots of racism in his early life like his house getting vandalized and his dad getting killed. With all this Malcom X grew up to be one of the greatest African American heroes. He had to face and live through many hardships in like his life without parents. He recognized good from bad like when his mentor broke his own rules and he left him and he helped the needy by changing the law for the better of the African American people.