“Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise, I rise, I rise.,” to become a Delta Woman. When asked to express why I should be awarded the honor & pleasure of being apart this great sorority; I must admit I was a bit overwhelmed but also very humbled. However, I am reminded of the great women Delta Sigma Theta has helped mold some of the most influential women in the world. I want to be apart of the most illustrious sorority organization. The only organization that maintains and follows the principles set forth by the 22 founders that started it all based on community service and scholarship. I am physically and mentally prepared to serve for a life time. I am confident in all that I commit myself
A woman is arguing with her husband at a barbeque. Her husband, red-faced and veiny eyed, smacks her upside the face. Her head slams to the side, but the woman stays silent. The air is filled with whispers of how the woman is put in her place. Today the crowd would be stunned with disgust towards the man. In the discussion of marriage, one controversial issue has been abuse. In the 1800’s there was uproar over the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston. Some women claimed that female abuse was finally being exposed. However, many feminists were outraged that Hurston displayed the problem of abuse so lightly. They claimed she downplayed the severity of husbands abusing their wives. In Hurston’s novel, Janie starts as a young
Cecily Strong is a comedian of the famous and popular show Saturday Night Live on NBC. She often works with her coworkers to made fun of what happening in the world. As a comedian, many of her jokes fall into the category of dry sarcasm. So, it is important to take that into consideration when watching the speeches she gives. In in April of 2015, she gave a speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner at the Washington Hilton.
On Friday, March 3, 2017, the students at Montevallo High School had a special speaker visit. His name is Jesse Jackson. The name sounds familiar because Jackson worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Jesse Jackson was born on October 8, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina. When his mother was sixteen he was born out of wedlock to professional boxer and well-known figure in the black community, Noah Louis Robinson. However, when his mother married, he was adopted by Charles Henry Jackson, his step father. During high school he experienced segregation and Jim Crow laws. After high school he attended the University of Illinois on a football scholarship. He then transferred to North Carolina A&T. At North Carolina A&T he became involved in local civil rights protests. He then attended Chicago Theological Seminary but dropped out to focus directly on the Civil Rights Movement. He worked closely with MLK Jr. and was even present when he was shot. After the assassination he made is his own Civil Rights operation named People United to Serve Humanity. He ran for president twice. Needless to say, he is a very remarkable and astounding man.
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Louisiana is one of the southern most states in the United States. Its natural beauty and charm will leave you breathless. Louisiana has amazing festivals, state parks, history, and food. Louisiana has music in the air everywhere you go. You’ll never want to leave the great southern state of Louisiana. Louisiana is historic state with great foods and music. You’ll fall in love at the first look you get.
Attention Getter: Imagine having a country run completely by women. Every political office all the way from city council, up to the president was held by a female. To some, this is a horrifying thought, but to the 20,000 girls who attend Girls State each year, it is almost a reality.
Throughout the book Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, the author Mildred Taylor, uses Cassie Logan. Cassie proves her courage by facing her rival Lillian Jean and is willing to help despite his actions to her family. Cassies actions proved she was sassy and outspoken. She loved her family and was willing to risk her life.
Attention-getter: From a old Latin story from America, this old farmer went out to check on his goats. Well, all of his goats had two puncture wounds in their necks with all the blood in the goats were sucked dry. Then a few sheep herders were coming up with all their sheep dead as well.
Why doesn’t don’t they just leave? This is probably one of the most frequently asked question to or about a person in an abusive relationship. No matter how obvious it is from the outside of why that person should leave it never feels that way for the person in the relationship. These relationship experiences happen to men and women yet women’s experiences are the most talked about since they are most frequent. Young couples such as high school and college relationships should be better education about intimate terrorism because it causes a person to become trapped in a relationship using emotional manipulation, acceptance of learned helplessness theory, and the lack of communication about the warning signs.
Many people are often found in a building surrounded by technology, but they are not seeing what is going on around them. There are many things surrounding us that we do not pay any attention to, like a baby bird may be learning how to fly or a tree is
We, as a species have a hard time admitting when we are wrong.How do you live with something that has no cure? Sure, they have medication and counseling that can help subdue the problem for a short time being, but, it’s always there, haunting the corners of your mind. Attention Deficit Disorder, or ADD is a somewhat commonly known. People sort of know what it is, but that doesn’t mean that they completely understand what it is. The problem is more People believe the myths of ADD, such as, ADD is more about a lack of willpower, when in factuality, it is so much more complex than simply not wanting to focus. It’s not that I don’t want to focus, it’s that I physically can’t at certain times. There is something wrong, chemically, with my brain.