The run ended at a famous civil war battlefield where the coach used timely analogies with emotional impact to refocus and bring meaning to uniting the team divided by racial tensions. The coach strongly believed in his philosophy and demonstrated this when he stood up to the assistant coach’s (who happened to be the former head coach that had credibility with the white players) critical comment, “this is high school football team, not a marine team”. The initial racial issues required the coach to adapt his style to a tense environment and be forceful with the rigorous training depicted in the video. Because he led by example in the conditioning run, the Command Style brought about change faster than it would have with other styles. Afterwards, the team bonded, developed character, showed respect and acceptance of the coach, and a achieved a level of self-awareness to discipline themselves within.
From this letter you can see Tourgees clear use of the word “another” meaning that other Republican men were targeted and killed by the KKK all because they fought to have the South follow the same rules as the North. It was as though the KKK felt personally battered so they enjoyed doing to same to men that caused such emotions. Politics within the white community was not the only issue. As mentioned before African Americans did not get the political freedom that was actually granted to them not only because of their race and low standing but they were “ ‘unfitted for the proper exercise of political duties… blacks needed a period of probation and instruction’ “ (Document D). The idea of them being an unfit race who was in need of probation and instruction seemed to more closely relate to white Klansmen of the South.
Coach Don Haskins was a risk taker and changed the game of basketball. For instance, Don Haskins decided to use black players instead of white players. “I was simply playing the best players on the team, and they just happened to be black” (Don Haskins). Don Haskins knew that the south would not be happy with his decision, but he did what he thought was best for the game, which exemplifies that Don took risks. Also, Don broke color barriers in college sports.
Gaines Novel A Lesson Before Dying, is able to control his own destiny because he proceed to get educated and go to an University to help the children in his community who desperately needed to further their education. Grant was able to stand up to racism in his community because the majority of people portrayed a racist attitude towards people of color. He stood up by helping Jefferson with life lessons and how to die with dignity. The members of the community thought that Jefferson was an animal but by giving Jefferson receiving an education helped him demonstrate that he was a man and not a
A new coach is hired and he is african american. the white football players refuse to play for him. Coach Boone offers coach Yoast a position as the defensive coordinator. The team does not get along with each other until Boone brings them together. Coach Boone is an african american coach that has won many championships.
In order to win in war, troops need a good captain who has the right battle plan, and in order to win in sports, players need a good coach who has the right game plan. A coach also needs to build a relationship with their players. It’s easier to learn from someone you trust. Coaches must successfully inaugurate restrictions and build trust by being clear about the learning and development purposes they set, showing good judgment, being patient and following through on any promises and agreements they make. A coach needs to be someone players can trust with issues on and off the field.
Faced with many obstacles from poverty to racial stereotypes, Junior must override them if he is to make his life better than that of fellow Indians. Interestingly, rather than letting the obstacles hold him back Junior understands that his destiny is in his own hands and he must celebrate who he is even if it means fighting. In the end, we see a boy who have managed to overcome all hardships to get to the top, even if it means making tough choices such as changing schools, therefore is could be seen that race and stereotypes only made Junior
By displaying idealized influence, Sweeney has been able to gain the respect and admiration of his team members by showing concern for them and displaying a high level of ethical behaviors (CSU, n.d.). Part of his philosophy is that he would rather lose while doing the right things, than win by doing what is wrong (Price, 2014). Individual consideration is used by leaders when they form relationships with their followers based on each one’s personal needs (CSU, n.d.). Coach Swinney shows individual consideration by developing personal relationships with all his players, both on and off the field (Brenner, 2014). He has a genuine interest in all of his players and builds bonds with them.
Because Atticus stood up for a black man and chose to take on his case, myself as a reader became uplifted and I thought that good things would come from this specific situation. Turns out, because Atticus did decide to take this case, many people such as Bob Ewell turned against him and did not want anything good to come from it. He did all that he could, even attempted to kill children, in order to mess up something that I thought would be rewarding in the
In “The Color of Success”, Watts explains what he has gone through and how the African American race views their lives. Watts went to a primarily all white school and was always pressured by the stereotypes created about the African Americans. He was considered to be “acting white” because he wanted study and have an education. Watts talked with proper English and wanted to study. These things were considered to be white because an African American should not want to do this.