Mother writes a amazing speech for which Cukita is madly praised for. Father apologizes and buys her a super good typewriter. On page 17, After her Father realizes his mistake, he says “My daughter, your father love you very much,” “He just want to protect you.” This is a very pivotal moment when her parents realize howadapting to the American way isn't the worst thing that could happen. Through out the story, Cukita is trying to balance what she wants while also taking in deep consideration what her parents and her school expects. This is a clear glimpse of her ego in action, and how she manages to combine the Id and superego respectively.
Tupac Shakur on Tupac Shakur To come up from the bottom of the society all the way to the top, Tupac Shakur thought he would no longer face any more hardships; however, racial inequality took the place of economic hardships. Tupac argued that “...if I was white I would have been like John Wayne... Somebody who pulled himself up from their bootstraps. From poverty. From welfare. Now I am kissing Janet Jackson.
Through personification and imagery, Shakir proves that no matter how much of a setback one has, that with enough diligence and perseverance, one can accomplish just about anything. Through the art of personification, Shakir states that with enough incentive and willpower, one can succeed,
In the book Assata: An Autobiography written by Assata Shakur, she writes about her experiences growing up during the civil rights movement era. Going back and forth in each chapter she describes her childhood growing up with her mother and grandparents and her life when she is older going through the judicial system after being indicted. Through her narrative we are able to get her evaluation on race, class, and gender during the Black Freedom Struggle and how she approached these issues. “Who’s better than you?” “Nobody.” “Who?” “Nobody.” “Get that head up.” “Yes, who?” “Yes, Grandmommy.” “I want that head held up high, and I don’t want you taking no mess from anybody, you understand?” “Yes, Grandmommy.” “Don’t you let me hear about anybody walking over my grandbaby.” “No, Grandmommy.” “I don’t want nobody taking advantage of you you hear me?” “Yes, I hear you.” “Yes who?” “Yes, Grandmommy.” (19) These are things that she was told as she was growing up. Told to her to help her be strong and confident and to not have her be discouraged for being black.
She continued working for the freedom of the Mayan people and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work. She has unceasingly sought retribution for the oppressed Mayan people and gained ground towards that goal .Rigoberta Menchu Tum is an impactful world changer because she helped drive the Guatemalan Civil War to its end,
Though many centuries apart Socrates and Assata Shakur both faces trail deaths based on their teaching. Socrates was charged because the government believed he was corrupting the youth. Assata Shakur's anti-government and pro-black stance made her a threat to the United States government. Both Socrates and Assata Shakur endured social injustice for crimes that they had not committed and had the option of seeking refuge to save themselves from inevitable death. Socrates believed that escaping his nearing death would be contradiction to his beliefs, ideas, and teachings.
What ironically leads the author to want to emphasize the ideas of his beliefs into the truth about reality and perception. The voice for each poem become me bolder and it emerges from a belief system growing up. During his time, Tupac Shakur was one of the most prominent rappers of all time, notorious for his radical lyrical content and impressive vibrant sound; making a deep change in the hip-hop scene. Shakur’s internalization of the complexity of society stems from a deep involvement of the Black Panther party, though his mother (Afeni Shakur) and stepfather, (Mutulu Shakur) know affiliates about the party. In the poems “In the Depths of Solitude”, “Ambition over Adversity” and “Untitled2”, Shakur expresses the mood of conflict and concern of the reality of what should become the person he wants to become.
Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, Makaveli, or Pac was an iconic American Rapper, Actor, and Social Activist. Shakur's image as a Goon and his Thug-Life persona appealed to fans across the nation and around the world. He is one of the best merchandising music artists worldwide, and considered as one of the best and the most influential Rap artists ever. Tupac's life was unfortunately cut short, after he was shot to death in 1996, at the age of 25, but his legacy lives on to this
Inspired by a true story in 1991, Tupac Shakur, the famous American rapper, author, actor and poet, wrote and released a song named “Branda’s got a baby” which became his album’s top track within the next month or so and it became one of his greatest hits of all time. The song narrates the challenging life of a 12 year-old African-American girl who was born to poverty and became impregnated by her older cousin and after the unnamed boyfriend abandoned her. Moreover her poor family rejected helping her and she gave birth to the baby in misery and threw it into the trash bin, shortly after she regretted what she did after hearing her baby’s cries, she decided to begin a new life by seeking an employment, but ended up involving in child prostitution as her only path to survive which of course, sorrowfully led to her murder. This song raised too many eyebrows and captured people’s attention. It wasn’t just a song, apparently Tupac as he says in one of his famous quotes ” I’m a reflection of this community” wanted to deliver a massage across the American nation to awaken the leaders latent conscience and open their eyes to the reality.
Life hardships, though unbearable, shape a person’s character. They shape the dreams, goals and passions of a person. To some people, those hardships become a driving force. This is what became the case for Rigoberta Menchu Tum, the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Rigoberta Menchu Tum is a Guatemalan human rights activist who dedicated her life to working for the rights of the Mayan people in her country.