Street art and Graffiti serve as a platform for artists across the world to express themselves, utilizing it to transmit personal visions, values, and opinions. For years people around the world have decorated public spaces illegally with their art work. One particular hot spot of such art is the vibrant Mediterranean city of Barcelona. Artist from around the world travel to Barcelona in hopes of exhibiting their distinct style of art work while portraying their views. In the following years after Franco’s dictatorship there was a cultural boom in Spain’s art forms of graffiti and street art.
Tupac Shakur "Changes" Alexis S Whaley Keiser University Tupac Shakur was more than just an artist, rapper, or thug, he was a poet who inspired many young people of his time to take a stand. He used music as a tool to educate and speak awareness to low-income poverty-stricken neighborhoods. His words are still very influential and inspiring to many young and elderly people not just in America but throughout the world. Tupac 's song "Changes" is one of his most popular songs speaks very deep of racism and poverty in America. He starts the song tackling African American social issues.
The community is celebrated for its street art, specifically the colorful and immense murals all over the sides of buildings. Located on 18th and South Bishop Avenue is an anti gentrification mural depicting a Mexican family being protected by an eagle and on the right side a man holds a poster reading “ALTO AL Desplazamiento en Pilsen, STOP gentrification in Pilsen.” While some say the murals contribute to the problem of gentrification in having people believe it’s an art community, others disagree. Hector Duarte, a muralist and community member of Pilsen, describes how this form of art is a vital part of the Mexican culture. “Painting murals is a way for us to denounce what is happening. When this mural was painted on South Bishop, there was a fight against Pilsen TIF, a redevelopment project.
Similarly, the man with the glasses states, “…they used to go there by the hundreds…The poor son of a bitch.” The man holds the same opinion as Nick. However, “poor son of a bitch” also implies to how Gatsby was solely used by several individuals to fulfill their own dreams. To elaborate, his main dream was to acquire love, but unfortunately, his money was not able to buy the love he required for
Atticus put his career; actually, his life at risk to save the unlucky black man, Tom Robinson, as the narrator says “Atticus had used every tool available to free men to save Tom Robinson, but in the secret courts of men's hearts Atticus had no case. Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed.” (Lee 266). Atticus is categorized as a courageous man with real courage because with the amount of strength he put in to defend Tom Robinson, he was appreciated by the whole black community, and at the same time take care of his two children perfectly well. Atticus also teaches his kids valuable lessons, the ones that you wouldn’t learn in school; introducing them to the real world, the world with racial segregation. Jem and Scout took conscious of the world around them thanks to Atticus.
When he first arrived the narrator began searching for jobs but was blacklisted by the dean of his college. He later found a job at a paint company where he was later fired the same day. These multiple encounters with injustice gave him a strong sense of “dispossession.” This lead to him joining this club called “The Brotherhood.” His goal while in this organization was to bring justice to the “dispossessed” people of Harlem. During the time that the narrator began his work with the organization he successfully gave the people of Harlem the justice he believed they desired. During his time of success the narrator learns that his definition of justice is teaching the people how to unify together and work against their oppressors.
Johnston is an American novelist and essayist. He is accustomed to use the language to his favour because he writes in a language, which is understandable to the wide spectra of the population. He uses pathos with his many examples as a way of making the reader feel a bit guilty, for not putting their phone down from time to time. Especially the whole thing about living online is not really living and the way he uses the environment as a hidden argument about if people cared more about other things than themselves, they could do a lot for the environment. He has experienced this transformation himself and how liberating it is, to no longer be tied to technology.
Philosophy is the act of stepping out the workaday world. Is having time just for your self to think and analyze things. People withdraw from the currently accepted meaning of something and think beyond what they already know. Some people actually enjoyed a lot doing this and that is why Pieper first related it to leisure. For some people it is just a way of freeing the mind.
Both Chicano men and women chose to represent themselves and their culture through a unique way of dressing and talking. As a result of their individuality and pride, the Pachucos faced police brutality, mainly for the way they dressed and crossing cultural norm boundaries. In fact, Artist Josiah Lopez, talked about his grandfather that was a zoot suiter. He recalled stories that his grandfather would tell him about when he’d be stripped of his clothes and beaten by the police. In a way, the Chicano Art Movement is a way to commemorate the Pachucos and Sirenas.
Discrimination is the treatment of a person or particular group of people differently, in a way that is worse than the way people are usually treated. The United States, ever since it was founded, has been plagued with discrimination. In the U.S. racism and sexism seem to be the most prevalent discriminatory problems. However, these two types of discrimination have been greatly reduced, and could be almost non-existent, but people are still benefiting from being “unequal” so the problem sticks around. Protests and other types of unrest have brought the problem to the media’s attention and many people have observed that the problems are being fought with a tougher form of themselves.
The stories have kept popping up so much that is starting to be recognized as a major problem. People are starting to admit that “Yes, the police are racist, and we shouldn’t be afraid to say it. The less we say it, the easier it is to deny for those who have the power to change it” (Harriot, The Root). Police brutality, racist or not racist, is a growing problem that people are choosing