Oliver Hill became a strong supporter of equality. Equality is the state of being the same in number, race, class, or quality. Oliver Hill grew up in Richmond, Virginia on May 1, 1907. Graduating from Dunbar High School, Hill wasn't sure what he wanted to do for a living. He married a woman named Beresenia Walker. They later had a son named Oliver White Hill Jr. in 1949. Oliver Hill Jr. recalls how emotionally moving and inspirational King’s ‘Dream’ speech was to his father, who was at Washington to witness it himself along with 250,000 people of all diversities.
Daniel Griffith Mrs. Stofsick GD 1- 6p 7 November 2015 Saul Bass Saul Bass was born in New York in May eighth, 1920. He began his schooling at James Monroe high school in the Bronx and from there went on to attend classes at Brooklyn college. He started his career in Hollywood by designing the covers for Champion in 1949 and Death of a Salesman in 1951. From there he went on to design other movie covers and many other logos. Saul Bass made movie titles almost as interesting as the movies themselves.
Johnny Cade is 16 years old, a greaser, and lives in the East Side of the town which is where the poor class lives. He was not very good in school, but was a quiet boy trying his best to not get in a “mess”. He would be very nervous when talking to people/strangers he didn’t know about, especially the Socs. He died being a hero to all young and old saving lives although his life was taken away.
Scott W. Williams is a famous mathematician who is much known for a few out there. He was born on April 22, 1943, in Staten Island, New York. He studies and is a professor at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. His education the school he attended was Morgan State University and Lehigh University. Scott W. Williams is an only grandchild, which his grandparents takes education series. His mother Beryl E. Williams was the first black women to graduate from the University of Maine in 1956. His father Roger K. Williams was one of the firsts black to earn Ph.D. in Psychology at Penn State University. Scott father also served in World War ll, where he was raised in Baltimore. His family was academically oriented but also interested in African American
David Venable bio David Venable is an American Television personality who is best known for hosting the QVC show called In the Kitchen. She is active in the industry since 1993. According to David Venable bio, he holds an American nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. He is also known for selling over a half million copies of his cookbooks which consists of 150 top recipes for yummy foods.
John Jamison/Jamieson was born in 1845, at Yass NSW, and was described as 5ft 2½in with Red hair and a fair complexion with hazel eyes and could read and write. Jamison was the son of William and Mary Jamison who were married 9 Mar 1845, Yass, New South Wales. Young John Jamieson was also the nephew of James Taylor, who eloped with Ben Hall's wife Bridget. John Jamieson's linage was aristocratic as his great grandparents Thomas Jamieson and his wife Rebecca, arrived in the colony as part of the First Fleet, 1788, as surgeon's mate of the Sirius, under the command of Arthur Philip. However, during the rebellion against William Bligh 1807/08, with Bligh, who was the fourth Governor of New South Wales, having succeeded Governor Philip Gidley King in 1805, over the use of
William Johnson is a United States Senator of Connecticut. Johnson is also a politician and a clergyman. Johnson is a major benefactor for the Constitution Convention. Johnson helps influences the decision of the debate at the Constitution Convention.
Dave Roever On October 16th 2015, Dave Roever came to Margaretta High school. He told us about what had happened when he was in war and all of his other experiences in his life. He also told us about how we are his favorite school to come to because we gave him our football the night of the homecoming game, where we only lost by one point. He also wants us to know that everybody is loved by someone and we should always know that. He also told us that we should always treat everybody with respect because we never really know what they have been through or what they are currently going through.
Jackson Scott is a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States National Guard, and has been serving for five and a half years. Jackson was born and raised in Greeneville, Tennessee. He attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and then transferred to East Tennessee State University in Johnson City Tennessee; where he received his degree in criminal justice. The school transfer was mostly because he wanted to be closer to his family and his now wife and my sister, Baylie Scott. Jackson went on to explain that he joined the military because he described it as his “sense of duty.” Jackson also saw opportunity to get his education while being enlisted.
Jason Williams was born on October 17, 1986 (currently 31 years old), in Rotterdam, Netherlands. His father, Thomas Williams, is an African American and a practicing Catholic from Brooklyn, New York, and worked as a school teacher. Jason Williams mother, Sandra Williams is a white Catholic from the Netherlands who worked as an English teacher and florist. He is their only child. Jason Williams parents divorced when he was five years old. After the divorce, he and his mother remained in Rotterdam, Netherlands while his father chose to return to Brooklyn, New York in order to find a way to supplement himself financially. As a child, he witnessed his father 's arrest while visiting him in Brooklyn. His father later wrote a book, detailing the events that had occurred following his departure from Jason’s early life. Jason was raised in the city 's working-class west end, until the sixth grade.
Wanted John Wesley Hardin John Wesley Hardin was born on May 26, 1853 in Bonham, Texas, USA. His parents were James Gibson Hardin and Mary Elizabeth Dixon Hardin. He had 10 siblings including him. John did many things he wasn’t supposed to do when he was a kid so, he spent most of his life being a wanted man in Texas. When John was 9, he tried to run away and join the Confederate Army.
The legendary Virginia State University Historically black colleges and universities are founded almost everywhere in the United States. During the time of the Civil War, in the South of the United States, there were no higher education systems for African American students. “Particularly, with the 13th amendment abolition of slavery and reconstruction in the South, things began to change.” (“The History of Historically”) “In 1862, Senator Justin Morrill spearheaded a movement to improve the state of higher education throughout the United States, putting emphasis on the need for institutions to train Americans in the applied sciences, agriculture and engineering”.
While doing research for my history fair project, i ran into a very important guy that isn 't really spoken about today. This man name is Fred Hampton, and he was born August 30,1948 and killed December 4, 1969 right here in Chicago, IL (democracynow.org). Although it happened right here in our city, not many know about it and that really concerns me. He was raised in Maywood. He graduated from Proviso East High School in 1966 before he enrolled at Triton Junior College where he studied law. I decided to further dig into this man, and his involvement with the Black Panthers and their affect on Chicago. Fred Hampton was deputy chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (democracynow.org). While doing further research, i began
Meet Savannah Wooten, a 2012-2013 YES Abroad Alumna who spent her senior year of high school in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Savannah was one of the first five students to travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina with YES Abroad, through which she was able to live with a host family and attend Druga gimnazija high school. During her 10 months in Sarajevo, Savannah learned more about the breakup of the Former Yugoslavia, which inspired her to explore careers in diplomacy, advocacy and law! YES Abroad strives to help students like Savannah discover their passion. Students travel to new countries for a year-long exchange where they serve as “youth ambassadors to their countries” to build stronger relationships with countries worldwide. If you are