Honour comes in all shapes and sizes. People can be honourable and events can be honourable. Rosa Park is one of the honourable people as she stood up for the rights of African Americans more then once. Being honourable is someone who believes in truth and doing the right thing, and tires to live up to high principles. Rosa Parks helped change the way we think and act towards the African American society.
Mary Mcleod Bethune’s life began in the same circumstances as many colored people during The Era Of Reconstruction. Bethune’s family was no exception to the entrapment that the withholding of civil rights caused. Bethune’s early realization that literacy could be used as a tool to potentially break and end the vicious cycle of degradation that occurred vapidly in her time would result in the founding of an amazing learning institute and years of service towards the cause of civil rights, her message of working for one’s self and compassion is still as powerful today as it was nearly a hundred years ago.
On August 7, 2015 a young women by the name of Heather Maples was found dead at The Cove Apartments, where she lived at. MPD Detective James Abbott discovered her body lying on her stomach, with signs of “blunt force trauma” to her head, and also marks on her neck which indicates strangulation. Her phone was discovered underneath her, so investigators went through in hopes of finding more evidence. She was last seen alive at a bar called Gentleman Jim’s Bar with a couple of male friends that night. One of those men were at her apartment drinking before leaving before the bar. Later on while leaving the bar, she left with one of her friends and had him drop her off at her apartment. When investigators checked her phone and found that the men she was at the bar with, both sent her text messages just hours before she was killed. Maples took a “selfie”
Lizzie Borden was born on July 19 of 1860 to Andrew Jackson Borden and Sarah Anthony Borden. Lizzie’s biological mother, Sarah, died of uterine congestion and spinal disease in 1863. Following Sarah’s death, Lizzie’s father married Abby Durfee Gray, who became Lizzie and Emma Borden’s stepmother. The case of Lizzie Borden and the axe murders of father and stepmother was one of the most popular around the time that it happened and one that is still popular to this day and age. At the time of the murders, Lizzie was not convicted of the murders. Recent discoveries have shown much evidence that Lizzie should have been convicted.
Back in the 1920 's women started becoming extremely significant in the society. Before then, women rarely found jobs that accumulated a high enough income to raise a family. However this act of sexism changed in the early years of the 1920 's, women began to get involved in male dominated jobs. This time it worked, women were finally getting their say in political issues and they eventually got the chance to speak up. The government realized the types of distress and discomfort women went through to keep a healthy lifestyle for their young ones. The technological enhancements the government gave most urbanized households gave women of the 20 's intense ease. Some may argue that women were nothing
It was December 25, 1996, that evening; the Ramsey’s were at a friend’s house, having their annual Christmas party. Late that night, when it was time to leave the party, patsy and john Ramsey’s daughter Jonbenet was sound to sleep on the way back home. When they went to put her to bed, little did they know that it would be the last time they see their daughter alive. Although JonBenet Ramsey’s killer may still be out there, her mother Patsy is most likely the suspect of the crime.
Although some people might argue that Shirley Chisholm does not demonstrate leadership qualities, a closer examination proves that the former congresswoman was a strong leader because of her independence, perseverance,and willingness to take risks.
BOOM! To the front of the head. In a blink of an eye, she was gone. Betty Williams was a young Christian girl, but she also liked getting people’s attention by doing crazy things. Betty was well known for being in different plays. Betty talked to a lot of different guys throughout high school, but that did not get her anywhere. She had the biggest crush on the high school quarterback Mack Herring. Betty was well known around the school as a “Slut”. Betty was not happy with her life, so she was constantly asking her friends to kill her, but her friends always thought she was messing around. Then she asked Mack, and he had agreed to take her out of her misery. After she was killed, her parents had begun to wonder where Betty went. The police
Mary Ann Shadd Cary, who was an abolitionist, a lawyer, and a publisher, worked with the fugitive community to help the fugitive slaves who crossed the border into Canada. As the injustice against slaves escalates in the United States, Shadd Cary wants her newspaper to deliver outcries of the fugitives slaves. In her passage, Shadd Cary uses metaphor, logical appeal, and rhetorical questions in order to convey her message that the newspaper is needed.
Nursing has been around since ancient times. People have needed the healing hands of nurses for thousands upon thousands of years. In Africa, the healing techniques of witch doctors and medicine men were taught to chosen children. The medicine men and witch doctors were like the nurses for the entire village. However, these more primitive techniques have evolved into much more evidence-based practices. In the mid-1800s, as America was growing, socially, and economically, there was a higher demand for nurses due to people getting hurt more often. During the Civil War of 1861 many soldiers, from both the Union and the south, were traumatically injured. An Abundance of nurses were needed to compensate the massive number of patients. One African American woman had a passion for people and the drive to make a difference. Mary Eliza Mahoney was born May 7, 1845. She is recognized as being the first African-American professional nurse. Mary worked extremely hard to provide the best care for her patients. Mary went through a nurse training program, was inducted into the national association of colored graduate nurses, which later joined with the American Nurses Association, and she was inducted into American Nurses Association hall of fame, where there is a prestigious nursing award named after her.
Shell shocked is a type of post-traumatic stress disorder that occurred during World War I. Many Army officials tried to cover up shell shocked because they wanted to keep those men in the battlefield. Throughout the novel Maisie Dobbs, there were several cases of shell shocked. Doctors Charles S. Myers and William McDougall looked into shell shocked and started doing studies with the soldiers that were affected by it. Shell shocked did have a few treatments which consisted of a bromide, massage, electrical faradization, and a milk diet, but many people thought that shell shocked should be treated with military discipline. Not only soldiers could get shell shocked, but also people that had loved ones in the war had a small case of it.
“Just Mercy”, by Bryan Stevenson is a book about justice and redemption. In this book you learn a lot about the system and how they treat certain cases and people. Stevenson is a lawyer who works in the Equal Justice Initiative. Which is a non-profitable legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of our criminal justice system. One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn’t commit. On November 1, 1986, the body of 18-year-old part time clerk Ronda Morrison was found under a rack of clothing at Jackson Cleaners in Monroeville, Alabama. Morrison
Who is Jennifer Kirby? I graduated from Bowling Green State University of Ohio with a Bachelors of Science in Education. I began my teaching career in Lakewood, Washington initially teaching junior high math before the district converted our school to a middle school and I became one of the 6th grade Math and Science teachers. After two short military moves, I taught 6th grade Math and Social Studies in the Fort Bragg community. In Louisiana, I worked mornings as the intervention specialist for Reading and Math at the public middle elementary school (3rd and 4th) while teaching 7 and 8th grade Math in the afternoons at the local private school and eventually covering the art classes when the teacher was on maturity leave. While in Louisiana,
Who was Elizabeth Cady Stanton? Stanton was a radical reformer for women's rights, many people may not know who she was or what significance she held for women today. In the book, Elizabeth Cady Stanton: A Radical for Women’s Rights by Lois W. Banner, the reader gets to learn more about her, her family and what her importance was from 1815 to 1902. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born on November 12, 1815 in Johnstown, New York. She was born to a lawyer that had no problem expressing favoritism toward his son and a mother who was sweet and taught her children to follow their dreams.
I am glad to know much about Catherine Hardwicke from you. I also think highly of her because it was when she was at age of 48 years old that she directed her first feature length movie. I admire those who are able to keep doing in their quest for their dream. Hardwicke attended film school when she was almost thirty. Hardwicke take an advantage of her position, a production designer, which gave her a chance to learn from other directors. I am surprise that directors, such as Cameron Crowe, Richard Linklater, and David O. Russell, who Hardwicke work with are younger than her. Hardwicke’s newest film is Stargirl, which is base on Jerry Spinelli’s novel Stargirl and will be released in 2016. “A quirky, homeschooled teenager shakes things up at