Feng Ru on the other hand grew and developed by learning more things about planes and built a factory and learned from his past mistakes and failure crashes and became more successful in the buildings of his plane building and test flying. Finally, the impacts that they made are really important, Jackie robinson made an impact on society by paving a way for other black people to play in the major leagues. Melba Beals, passed the law for black kids to go to all white schools. Finally, Feng ru made impact because he brought planes to the coast and became the father of chinese aviation what would you do if you were one of these people who changed their country and also their
Delaney Kennedy Essay Overview on “Aint no Makin it” Are you and Hanger or a Brother- the social mobility of two different races. In the book Ain’t no Makin’ it Jay Macleod presents a theory very on in this book, he calls this the “Achievement Ideology”. From the reading, I understand that in today’s culture that there are still race relations. Even though both groups of boys came from the same educational background and the same impoverished living conditions. I believe his study and findings are still prevalent in today’s society.
The men who he gained close relationships with and highly respected him were involved in a plane crash over Pearl Harbor. Ten men were killed and this scared Louie. Again, he began to lose sight of his reason to live. To cope with the pain, he began to listen to music and drink
Golf has improved black and white relations through common ground. If we were to look back in American history we would find that blacks and whites were not "two peas in a pod". From slavery all the way to Jim Crow laws we can easily see examples of racial injustice of America’s past. Golf has helped to fight the battle of racial segregation in a mighty way. If I were to say this in a crowded room I would probably receive blank stares and confused faces.
Word began spreading around town about the group named the Flying Tigers. That name would stay in the mouths of the Chinese people for over a century, continuing into the present day. One significant pilot, Bill Reed, served several tours, leaving an everlasting footprint in history. This cunning young man was born in the small town of Marion, Iowa, where his talents didn’t limit themselves to just his residence but across the state. Edward Reed, the nephew of Bill Reed, wrote a biography for Reed saying, “An excellent student and outstanding athlete, Bill graduated high school in 1935 and with honors from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1939.
Have you ever missed a loved one or just the memories with that person? Well if so, you have most likely heard the quote, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” by Jackie Robinson. Well the quote states that the one thing that actually matters is the impact we have on the lives of others. If you isolate yourself from the world and contribute too nothing then your life has no meaning, but if you make people laugh, smile, give sympathy and provide stability then that’s when your life matters and you are going to be remembered by those who you help out. I agree with this quote because in the autobiography “I Never Had It Made” Robinson talks about how he had three great supporters in baseball.
Since both heroes were African Americans, they went through many hardships in order to conserve their rights as human beings. Davis once said, “All the blacks in the segregated forces,” as cited in Goldstein, “operated like they had to prove they could fly an airplane when everyone believed they were too stupid” (2002, para.6). In addition to that, Brashear and Davis received several awards for their achievements. For instance, “Men of Honor” is a movie that acts out Carl’s life, while Benjamin got medals, such as the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal. Another similarity between these two heroic figures shows their influence on people.
Ever hear of baseball hall of famer and great Jackie Robinson? Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play in baseball history. Robinson was also one of the bravest people to ever play the sport. He was a great role models for African-Americans, and a role model for even whites as the people started to accept him as a great player. Robinson had helped the civil rights movement by: making blacks more acceptable in sports, showing people not to give up on your dreams, and do whatever you can do to make the dreams come true, and he taught the people to never give up on what they believe in.
If it already has not been recognized, Ali had an exceptional career inside the ring and remarkably outside of the ring as well. Ali gave young blacks hope to have a successful life no matter what circumstances they were in. He suffered from Parkinson’s disease and did a lot for charities to help others dealing with the same disease that he was fighting. Ali became one of the greatest individuals in sports of all time while helping young black people believe that they can accomplish whatever they set their mind to. From the words of Evander Holyfield stated in the article “The Greatest,” written by Gordon Morino, “In my neighborhood, when I was just a boy, everyone was always telling me, ‘You ain’t gonna be nothing.’ Then one day I heard Ali on television boasting about how he was the greatest and telling people ‘you can do anything.’ I was amazed.
Matthew McConaughey played Jack Lengyel in We Are Marshall. Jack Lengyel replaced the coach that died in the tragic plane crash. Lengyel in the movie is the protagonist, considerate coach of the freshmen players even though the chances of winning are few in coming. Although the movie got mixed reviews McConaughey is excellent in the portrayal of Coach Jack Lengyel. The back-story was that Jack Lengyel accepted the coaching position that no other coach wanted, the position of head coach for the coined Young Thundering Herd at Marshall University and rebuilt the program only months after the deadly plane crash.
Joe B. has seen and been in crises and wars. “But 9/11 is a day that no American will forget,” said Joe. September 11, 2001 has affected Joe’s life, but also gave him a new perspective in life. At the time when the first plane had crashed into the North Tower of the WTC he was in Maine. Joe had been working for a company called General Electric (GE) training new employees how to inspect weaponry on fighter jets.
Background, Career in Space, and accomplishments after awards are much simpler ways for future African American Astronauts to take that were inspired by Guion Bluford (Guy). Many more African Americans wanted to be one of the first people in their race to do something they loved, but it had never been done before and was afraid of segregation. All that has changed, thanks to Guion Bluford. Today, people of all international races can do what they want to do in their career. Blacks, Hispanics, Asian, etc..
The red angels were non-profit international volunteer. They became Tuskegee airmen because the experiment involving training black pilots and ground support members who originally formed the 99th pursuit squadron. They fought with distinction in the Mediterranean Theater. They lives were at risk. Once one died another came in return.
Daniel “Chappie” James Jr All throughout history, all kinds of people have made a difference in this world. The marks they have left and the changes they have made are extraordinary. However, countless amounts of people’s efforts and hard work are not acknowledged due to the color of their skin. Black history month is an opportunity to celebrate those who have not let discrimination and racism stop them from changing the world. In Pensacola, Florida, a young boy watched closely at the airplanes flying above that he dreamed to one day fly.
At the start of the Great Depression, James “Jimmy” Doolittle was spending his time between working for the Shell Oil Company and as a reservist in the U.S Army. With Shell, he was spending his time as the manager of the Aviation Department. With the Army, he was testing aircraft and setting airplane speed records. Later into the era of depression, Doolittle would lead one of the most successful missions into Japan as a member of the Army Air Corps. Doolittle was a pioneer of Aircraft, setting records and improving upon America’s air superiority.