Before Muhammad Ali’s 1964 World Title fight against George Foreman, Cassius Clay delivered a very bold speech to show people that he knew and believed he was the best and that he could defeat George Foreman. He wrote the speech to show that he could do anything he sat his mind on. The bravery he displayed to his fans spread inspiration through the masses. Cassius Clay effectively used pathos, ethos, and logos to show people and his opponent that he was ready to fight, ready to win.
Joe Louis was a heavyweight boxer and he holds the record for most light heavyweight title defends. He defended his title 25 times. Louis then went into the military and became a Sargent in the US military. He served for four years in the army. Then he decided to make his living as a casino host in Las Vegas, Nevada. Later he died in 1981. He was 6-foot-1 ½ inches tall and 197-pound.
Malcolm X was an American Muslim leader who contributed to the Civil Rights Movement by spreading his ideas of black nationalism in the 1950s and early ’60s. He was an influential figure in a black Islamic organization, Nation of Islam, and served as a spokesperson for the organization. He was assassinated on February 21, 1965 while making a speech in Harlem. After his death, his life story was made well-known through his autobiography, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965) (Mamiya 1). Malcolm X is a man whose background and activism contributed to the Civil Rights Movement and America as a whole.
Robinson would go on to attend UCLA, where he was the first athlete to receive a varsity letter for four sports. An article describing his accomplishments states this by saying, “In 1941, Jackie Robinson became the first athlete in the history of UCLA to letter in four sports (Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Track) in the same year” (“Hall of Famers”). Jackie was one of four black players on UCLA’s football team in 1939, which was abnormal, considering this was a time when very few black athletes played college football. Robinson won the 1940 NCAA Championship in the long jump. Surprisingly, baseball was the worst sport for him during his tenure at UCLA, hitting only .097 in his only season. UCLA is also where he would meet Rachel Isum, his future wife. However, Robinson would leave UCLA just before his graduation.
Muhammad Ali was a very influential person in the civil rights movement. He paved the way for equal rights in sports because he endured the hatred professionally. If he did not accept the discrimination in the manner that he did, then the sports would have rejected all colored people because they were perceived as temperamental fighters who couldn’t hold their anger in. As a result of his actions, the U.S. has improved much of their segregation laws and now has equality all over. During the times of Civil Rights, he did not know that he was making such an impact; he just wanted to be equal as every other person and he wanted to make sure others were being treated right as well.
Have you ever heard of Davy Crockett? Davy Crockett was a big part of Texas history. He was involved in important Texas events. His most famous event that he was in was the Battle of the Alamo, which is an accomplishment. Therefore, Davy Crockett was an important figure to Texas history because of his life accomplishments from his early life to after his death.
First, ethos, pathos, and logos are different ways used to convince the audience or the consumer. In this ad, the company Gatorade use the method ethos, which is using a professional or celebrity. Gatorade used Mike Jordan, the most known athletes in the world. The reason why companies choose famous people as celebrity or athletes to appear on their ads is, because famous people have fans, when their fans watch their favorite person promoting for product, some of the fans, if it not most of them, will be willing to give it a try. When Mike Jordan announced that the flavor Citrus Cooler is his favorite flavor, the sales scored high numbers, and it brought good broft, furthermore, the flavor Citrus Cooler made it to the top ten best Gatorade
Noble Drew Ali, or Timothy Drew, founded The Moorish Science Temple of America based on the belief that African-Americans originated from Moors in Northwest Africa. He established the new religion of Moorish Science and believed himself to be a prophet sent to save the moors of America. Despite his radical views on race, Drew Ali mostly focused on giving African-Americans a new sense of identity, inspiring civic involvement, and forging bonds between all races and cultures.
Muhammad Ali was an athlete formally known as a Cassius Clay before he changed his name to Cassius X and later to Ali after joining the Nation of Islam. He is well known due to his mark on the world as an athlete in boxing. Besides him being an iconic boxer he also remembered as a person who fought for social and political change through his outspoken political positions and this the point where his greatness excelled . Ali had a great political influence on many individuals in the United States. Different occasions portray Ali’s stand on political and social change. This study will show some roles that Ali played on separate occasions to enhance political and social change.
Tupac Shakur was born on June 16, 1971. He was the son of Billy Garland and Afeni Shakur. His mom, Afeni whole carrying her son was put in jail for bombing charges. He was born with the name Leasane Parish Crooks. His mom then renamed him Tupac Amaru which means “Royal Serpent.” The name Tupac Amaru was also the name of a South American revolutionary, who died after leading an uprising against Spanish rule. Throughout his childhood things were difficult. This was mostly because he was surrounded with people who were convicted of serious crimes or imprisoned. The absence of his father caused him to say “I never knew where my father was or who my father was for sure” (Cite). His godfather, Geronimo Pratt was a high-ranking Panther. His step-father, Mutulu was a drug dealer who also wasn’t present in his life to provide him with the discipline he needed. Tupac, his mom and half-sister moved around from homeless shelters and accommodations in
In 1964, Muhammad Ali, one of America’s most polarizing and famous athletes for his boxing career, was being drafted to the military. Ali fizzled the U.S. Military qualifying test in light of the fact that his written work and spelling aptitudes were below the national standard. Because of the Vietnam War spiraling down as a lost war effort, the test norms were brought down in November 1965. Ali was then ultimately eligible for the draft and was to be named into the military. He was also going to be called for an act of duty due to the lack of soldiers in Vietnam, an already unpopular war (Cassius Marsellus CLAY, Jr.). At the point when advised of this status, he announced that he would decline to serve in the U.S. Armed force and openly
Born Malcolm Little May 19th, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. 1952 is when he later changed his name to what we all know now as “Malcolm X”. Malcolm is a black activists whose voice started to be heard in the mid 1950s as a member of the nation of islam. But, unlike Martin Luther King jr, Rosa Parks, and others, I don’t think Malcolm X gets the recognition he deserves as a black man who wanted the best for his people in some of the darkest times in history. Loved, and inspired so many people. But, also hated at the same time.
Muhammad Ali was one of the most dominant boxers of all time finishing with a record of 56-5 with thirty-seven knockouts. Muhammad Ali made a great impact on the world while being one of the most dominant boxers of all time. Ali put helping others before his own boxing career. He wanted to help people that do not have the chance to pursue their dreams to be able to. Muhammad Ali has significantly benefitted modern society by creating equality between African Americans and whites, helping fight for a cure for Parkinson’s disease, and increasing the popularity of the sport of boxing.
In the story of “King of the word: Mohammad Ali and the rise of an American Hero” by Remnick, David. The author has written a story about the most dynamic modern hero of all time. Mohammad Ali was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. Mohammad Ali has changed the worlds of sport and went on to change the lives of many people around the world. Ali became the world most famous athlete that is well known throughout the globe. He was a sport icon of his era as well as a dynamic figure in the racial and cultural battles of his time. Ali grew up in the south when racism was at its highest. According to Remnick, David he stated that “Like any black child of his generation, Cassius Clay Learned quickly that if he strayed outside his neighborhood to the white neighborhood of Portland,
Coca-Cola needs no introduction so does Apple or Toyota or even McDonalds. These are popular brands that we know and love. But how did they get to be so popular even after generations have changed? The simple answer is advertising; something that all these companies have been doing since their inception. Coca-Cola is always reminding us of how refreshing their products are with catchy tunes that you sing to all year round before they drop another catchy tune that will also last another year. Apple has these witty advertisements that make it look like the best option for smart people. It makes you feel trendy and smart at the same time. It also sells uniqueness in its brand. These companies that are popular worldwide captivate their market and