Eugene Connor, Birmingham's commissioner of public safety, met the students with fire hoses and and police attack dogs. Eugene Connor was fired and the city’s discriminatory laws were changed. Despite even fire hoses and attack dogs, King was still able to make changes in the civil rights movement that shook the nation. He was always a great man, even in the face of hardship. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is still influencing the world through the morals he left behind; without his contributions the United States would be without civil rights.
Did you know of a great baseball player, that was also, a wonderful man that helped african-americans fight racial violence? During his years of playing baseball, Hank Aaron received many death threats on his way to break Babe Ruth’s homerun record. Also, the many people he impacted and helped them get away from racial violence. From helping these people Hank received many awards. Hank Aaron, a great baseball player, but more importantly a great civil rights activist, that helped many african-americans get away from racial violence.
The Cook County Circuit Court documents refer to John Wayne Gacy as the Killer Clown (John). He is one of the most notorious serial killers in United States history. Many serial killers blend in to society because they are the type of person who can go through the motions of ordinary living while acting out against others without giving themselves away (Ramsland 178). Gacy was no exception; while he was busy burying young men under his home he was also running a contractor business, throwing fundraiser as the Democratic precinct captain, in the Chicago suburbs, and entertaining sick children as Pogo the Clown (178). Gacy’s seemingly normal lifestyle to the public was far from the reality of the secret life he lead as a serial killer, taking the life of thirty three young men from 1972 to 1978.
Al (Alphonse) Capone was born on Tuesday the 17th January 1899 in Brooklyn, New York City. His parents were called Teresina Capone and Gabriel Capone, and they were poor Italian immigrants, and he was one of 8 siblings. They had immigrated from Naples, Italy to Brooklyn, New York City. He was the fourth of five sons and two daughters. His brother names were Salvatore (Frank) Raffaele (Ralph "Bottles") and Vincenzo.
“You won’t do it”, Curley said in a cocky tone “I will. I swear I will”, George said in sob mixed with anger as he covered the ground between himself and Curley until the gun was touching his face. “Ok Ok we can talk bout this”, Curley said realising George was serious “We have talked. And this, this is for Lennie”. And as George said that he hit Curley on the side of the head knocking him out and giving him a cut.
Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. Thomas died of complication of diabetes on October 18, 1931 in his home, ¨Glenmont” in Llewellyn Park in West Orange, New Jersey. That Thomas had purchased as a wedding gift for his wife Mina also Thomas is buried behind his house. Thomas was eighty-four when he died. Mary Stilwell Edison, Thomas’s first wife, died on August 9, 1884 at the age of twenty-nine.
His wife, Oona, and seven of his children were at his bedside at the time of his passing. In a twist that might very well have come out of one of his films, Chaplin's body was stolen not long after he was buried from his grave near Lake Geneva in Switzerland by two men who demanded $400,000 for its return. The men were arrested and Chaplin's body was recovered 11 weeks later. Legacy n 1998, the film critic Andrew Sarris called Chaplin " the single most important artist produced by the cinema, certainly its most extraordinary performer and probably still its most universal icon". He is described by the British Film Institute as "a towering figure in world culture", and was included in Time magazine's list of the "100 Most Important People of the 20th Century" for the laughter he brought to
During the Middle Ages, hitting, raping, and in some cases killing was condoned, and wasn’t a crime. Throughout the Wife of Bath’s prologue, we see examples of one of her various husbands assaulting her. Especially with John, we see he had “Beaten me [Wife of Bath] in every bone” (272), “He [Johnny] struck me [Wife of Bath] still can ache along my row of ribs” (272) and “Smote me on the head” (279). But when Johnny hit her, causing her to be deaf in one ear, she refused to remain submissive any longer and she hit him back: “I up at once and Smote him on the cheek” (280). Her actions, though seemingly benign in this modern time, was far more significant then.
They can get everyone involved by forming alliances with people from around your community, and bring a light-hearted, fun atmosphere around the area. The spirit of the games is like a pleasant infectious disease that is passed to everyone in the community. Even the people you least expect to get involved, will join the fun and may even surprise you. In an interview conducted Guy Martin, Willis Cohen stated, “ ‘I told the driver to pull over on the other side of the street, but he wouldn’t do it,’ Cohen said, the wet splotch drying in the center of his T-shirt.” This suggests that cab driver had conspired with the other team that wanted to eliminate Cohen. Martin also states, “He knew he was in trouble when his cab driver refused to raise up the windows.” This also implies that the cab driver had helped with the plan on the other team proving you don’t have to be a part of the school to play the game.