Actresses, actors, and ordinary people draw inspiration from the long, influential life of Betty White. She encourages all people to live with passion and use it to achieve goals. The humbleness she has when she receives awards provides inspiration to stay humble. Betty White’s humor encourages all people to live life positively. Her leadership position supporting the welfare of animals pushes people to support what one believes in. Betty White has been a source of inspiration to all people for 75
In the book Dancing in the Wings, by Debbie Allen,a girl nicknamed Sassy could see dance everywhere. She always wanted to dance in the spotlight as a ballerina,but everyone said her feet were too big. She was too tall for anyone to dance with. When there was an audition for a summer dance festival in Washington D.C.she tried out for it. Unfortunately, the other girls made fun of her, and she ran into the parking lot. Her uncle Redd told her she should go to the audition and do her best. Then after the audition, she was the only one that did not get dismissed. That meant that she was the one that got to go to the summer dance festival! Then during the summer dance festival, she fulfilled her dream to dance in the spotlight as a ballerina. This book shows that even though differences can make us feel ashamed,they can also help you to be special in life.
Marjorie Stewart Joyner was born in Monterey, Virginia. She was born on October 24, 1896, and was the granddaughter of a slave and slave owner. After attending primary school, Marjorie moved to Chicago, Illinois to pursue a career in cosmetology. She attended the A.B. Molar Beauty School and she later became the first African-American woman to graduate from the school. At the age of 20, she met and married Robert E. Joyner.
Is an American actress dancer, choreographer will all major dances like classical Ballet, Modern, African, Hip Hop and Jazz. Now she is currently teaching young dancers. At age 12 Debbie Allen audition at ballet school when she returned to her birth home in Texas. Auditioning for the school got denied just because of her skin color. When she got a second chance to perform a Russian instructor saw her talent of how a good dancer she is by a that the Russian instructor let her be is his academy . With all the situation that have been going on during her dancing career many people have put her color of her skin and body type get in her way but that has not stop her following her dreams. One of her famous quotes that did not her stop to follow her dream would be is “ I design my shots. I walk the rehearsal as the camera and say this is where I want to be...I want this look.”
A Chauvin woman who was stabbed to death at a Grand Isle beach Sunday was a generous woman who loved photography and gardening, and did everything she could for her three kids despite being an amputee, her sister-in-law said.
Over the course of many years, African Americans have influenced communities in many ways. African Americans have been used as slaves and segregated. After overcoming these struggles, they later were granted freedoms and rights. Many African American individuals have overcome these hard times and worked hard to achieve their dreams. Misty Copeland, Patricia Bath, and Madam C.J. Walker are courageous African-American women who have overcome racial stereotypes because of their determination to pursue what they love; Misty Copeland’s determination led her to pursue dance, and Patricia Bath and Madam C.J. Walker were strong, African American entrepreneurs.
When Nellie was a young girl, she excelled in writing, and loved to tell stories about heroines and defeated dragons. Her childhood was anything but the fantasies she wrote about. Bly had an atrocious childhood, but she fought her way through it, portraying her true determined
According to the American Institute of Stress, it says: “The number one cause of stress, is the individual 's environment.” Many people in the world are facing failure, or going through rough times, because of what is around them. In the novel, Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff, Jolly’s family and LaVaughn transition through many changes based on the environment around them. Because of transitioning through their childhood, apartment, and school, the characters transform their identities from negative to positive.
In “The Osage Firebird” by Sudipta Bardhan, the author discusses the life and hard work of Maria Tallchief. Betty Marie, best known as Maria Tallchief, always wanted to be a ballerina. Since she was a kid, until she became an adult, her dream was to be a professional dancer. Maria made her dream come true and became a dancer.
Jane Long had a rough start of life but a great ending that changed the history of Texas for good. Jane Long was born on July 23, 1798 as the tenth child of her big family. Jane’s father, Capt. William Mackall, fought in the revolutionary war before she was born but died in 1799. In 1811 her mother, Ann Herbert Wilkinson, moved their family to Mississippi but died soon after in 1812 making Jane an orphan at age 14. After her mother 's death Jane moved in with her sister, Barbara, and it 's with them that she met James Long her future husband. James and Jane got met near natchez, Louisiana and got married on May 14, 1815 at age 17. A
Betty Parris aged 9 was the first to be afflicted by witchcraft in Salem in 1692. Betty Parris became very ill during the cold winter of 1692, she dove under furniture, complained of fever and she contorted in pain however, the cause of her behavior was medically unclear so doctor William Griggs claimed she was bewitched. Several other girls developed similar symptoms including her eleven-year-old cousin Abigail Williams, Ann Putnam, Mercy Lewis and Mary Walcott. The girls were urged by Rev. Parris (Betty’s father) and others to name the witches. They accused the homeless beggar Sarah Good, elderly Sarah Osburn and Indian slave Tituba who were arrested and taken to magistrates Johnathan Corwin and John Hathorne.The magistrates questioned the
Mary Bryant a mother, wife and a convict on the first fleet to Australia. Mary Bryant was a well-known convict of Australia during the 17-1800’s. Mary Bryant had many failures, successes and important events that happened during her life. She has no specific birth date, but was baptized on the 1st of May, 1765 Fowey, Cornwall and was a daughter of a mariner named Broad who’s family was ‘eminent for sheep stealing’. As you can see by the last sentence she was born into a family of criminals from robbery to assault.
Helen Jewett was born in Temple, Maine on October 18, 1883. Helen's mother died while she was still a child and her alcoholic father soon followed her to the grave. With no parents or guardians that could watch over her, Helen was orphaned and later adopted by a local judge who provided her with a good family and education. Helen also worked as a servant during her stay with the family and after growing into a beautiful young woman, she developed sexual assertiveness and was rumored to be involved with a banker in a scandalous affair. After Helen's 18th birthday, she moved out of the house and began working as a prostitute in Portland, Maine. Her career took her to Boston and then New York where she met her demise.
“Billie Holiday … did what she liked. If a man she liked came up, she’d go with him; if a woman, the same thing. If she was handed a drink, she’d drink it. If you had a stick of pot, she’d take a cab ride on her break and smoke it. If you had something stronger, she’d use that. …. She didn’t apologize for it and she didn’t feel ashamed. All she wanted was to have fun in whatever way it struck her. She was sensitive, she was proud…. She had a real zest for life. As a performer, she could make you fall in love, she could break your heart.… There was no other person on the face of this earth who was like her. Billie Holiday was a single edition.” (Josephson quoted in Nicholson 118)
Though many of the Interior Decorators I will be talking about in this paper are dead now, many of them remain big icons in the architecture and interior design field to this day. Elsie de Wolfe, whom is still revered as America’s first decorator to this day. Eleanor McMillen Brown, a pioneer in the interior design field and founder of McMillen Inc.. Dorothy Draper, the first to “professionalize” the interior design industry by establishing the first interior design company in the United States.