John Lewis made a lot of change for equality for people of color. He made sure they had a voice and used his platform to do so. Lewis had a lot of power in the government and used that as a way to get his point across. Lewis worked and worked to get civil rights and voting rights for black people. John Lewis had many ways to work for change; he protested non-violently and peacefully.
I was inspired by the work the nurses did to take care of him. Not only did they take care of my cousin but also supported my aunt and uncle by helping them understand and cope with stress. At this time, I knew I wanted to go into a health profession that cares for people by bringing comfort into their lives during tragic situations, and nursing was the perfect option. As I entered college, I began to take jobs that allowed me to explore
Jimmy was the One, as they called it in her town. He was building a protest from which he gain inspiration from Martin Luther King, and Rosa Parks. In the transition of Jane going to the protest Jimmy was killed. Jane was devastated but it didn’t stop her from making that protest happen. Although she was 110 years old, she still marched and gave the protest Jimmy wanted to
Rosa Parks determination showed others that civil rights matter and that African Americans need to take a stand and show that they matter in life. Johnnie Carr, one of Rosa Parks best friends, along with a civil right activist, would only say extraordinary things about Rosa. Johnnie Carr would tell everybody every single day the determination of Rosa Parks because they both
At his graduation, Mitch makes a promise to Morrie to keep in touch with him. After leaving college, Mitch forgets about his promise and focuses on making money. After recognizing Morrie’s voice from an interview on tv, Mitch calls Morrie asking if he could fly to his house in Boston. For the first time in sixteen years, Mitch arrives at Morrie’s house and states, “For all the kindness and patience Morrie has shown me when I was young, I should have dropped the phone and jumped from the car, run and held him and kissed him hello (Albom 27). Mitch is guilty because he arrived at Morrie’s house while talking on the phone instead of hurrying to greet him.
Though my parents had to leave most of their family behind to provide for us, they have done it without second-guessing. My brother was eight and I was six when we ventured out into an unknown path with our mother to our better future. After we arrived from El Salvador, my father tried everything to make us feel at home. His efforts, at the time, were not enough. I missed my family, friends, my home, but most importantly my freedom.
We were incredibly close. We always talked about coming back home after our graduate studies to play our roles in rebuilding the country. “We can sit on our butts undifferentiated from the arm-chair whiners or we could actually stand up and be the change,” John said once. He was an undeniable source of inspiration for me personally, and he made me have high hopes for and belief in Nigeria. On account of this, John’s passing was rather hard for me to swallow and it took a tremendous toll on me.
A college education will help broaden my perspectives on different topics. I will be able to do this by meeting and discussing with plenty of new people that I will meet along the way. Meeting these new people will allow me to build on my social skills and make connections with individuals for future jobs or internships. Moreover, I will interact with people of different cultures or ethnicities. Interaction with different cultures is a key to nursing, and will allow me to excel in my
“All this we can do. All this we will do”, is just one of the many phrases where he used the word “we” (Barack Obama's Inaugural Address, 2009). He recognized that so many people left their life in their homeland to make American their home, which appeals to the emotions of those who immigrated to America. He lets the people know that he believes in them, and that he is ready to work with them to overcome this economic crisis. His address to other nations outside of America displayed that he is not only ready to help America, but the world.
Since I was the eldest, he explained that the crossing would be on a ship like those carrying wines, iron, coal and grain on the channel. He says that the boatman, and his wife were pleasant; their vessel was their home, and during our trip will be just our house. These persons will bring us to a Catholic orphanage, our future shelter. Solange will come with us. At nightfall, joined by Solange and a man found us.