Some of the things she fought for were helping get more of the African Americans into all-white schools and that was accomplished because today we all go to school together African Americans and all kinds of races are allowed to go to school together. Ruby did not die yet she is still alive today. Her accomplishment was getting African Americans to go to school together. Her other accomplishment was getting more rights for her race. In my opinion I think Ruby is a great example of a civil rights activist.
Also, Atticus decides to defend a Negro which taught them about the division in their community and to follow what they believe is right. These lessons allow the children to fathom about the concepts of morals throughout the book. Comparatively, Alicia from The House on Mango Street is considered one of the most influential people in Esperanza’s life. Most of Esperanza’s friends such Sally and Marin, want to marry someone to have a better living for the rest of their lives. The presence of Alicia, a smart and hardworking first year university student who wants to attain a better life with her own hands without relying on anyone else, really inspires Esperanza to be an independent woman.
She is also the first African American woman to appear on the covers of both GQ and the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. Tyra Banks is a great role model for young girls and women due to her belief that society should not dictate what is an acceptable weight. These are a few reasons why Tyra Banks is one of the most inspiring African American
It was stated by Louis E. Martin upon her death that “She gave out faith and hope as if they were pills and she some sort of doctor.” As an educator and a social worker Bethune dedicated her life as a public servant to better the lives of others. She served as the first African American woman to serve in a president cabinet and through her years of public services she worked with four presidents. Through those connections she was able to influence decision that affected the great good of all. Bethune diverse government and organizational service inspired a new generation of women civil rights leaders. Bethune sums it up in her pledge of the National Council of Negro Women “It is our pledge to make a lasting contribution to all that is finest and best in America, to cherish and enrich her heritage of freedom and progress by working for the integration of all her people regardless of race, creed, or national origin, into her spiritual, social, cultural, civic, and economic life, and thus aid her to achieve the glorious destiny of a true and unfettered democracy.”— Founder Mary McLeod Bethune's Pledge for
Harriet Tubman was an extremely successful abolitionist that helped many enslaved African- Americans escape. Not only did Tubman’s actions prove that she was an outstanding women, but the method she used to carry these slaves to freedom proved her brilliant. A quote written by Gilbert Amelio says, “Developing excellent communication skills is absolutely essential to effective leadership. The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. If a leader can’t get a message across clearly to motivate others to act on it, then having a message doesn’t even matter.” This quote really relates to one of the many important qualities Harriet Tubman had to have to carry out the successful plans she did.
She also new that if she fought for the rights she knew were right then she could change the world. For this reason, when one another believe in each other is what they have to drive them to make a difference. Additionally, Bella Abzug has outstanding traits of a hero, like how she helped women by giving the rights we have today, she has overcome many obstacles in her life and career, and she has made a difference in the world. For people who feel like they can go out and change the world but they are to scared to, it’s important to have these role models to show them it is possible. If you want to make a difference, what are you waiting
From the perspective of many individuals, there have been a lot of inspiring role models within the African American society that have had the opportunity to attempt to influence other women to love who they are and for them to embrace their hair, skin, and who they are. Through the economic, political and social lenses, there are many factors that play a role within how many African American women live within the twentieth
First, she lobbied the rights on behalf of African Americans and Native Americans. Mrs. Roosevelt became active in the national youth administration and organization to help find jobs for African Americans and Native Americans whose rights were overlooked by the government ("history reference"). This evidence explains how Eleanor Roosevelt helped
I praise it for bringing up issues that black women specifically had to bear in that time period, such as working day and day out to survive and serve upper-class white folks in society. Furthermore, it raises interesting debate questions such as if it was right to let Sykes die. In addition, I love it for its symbols and the fact that despite it not being how I expected, the protagonist Delia will be able to thrive and continue her life without the poisonous snake that is Sykes
Gender provided a useful category for the League’s member activism in the mid-twentieth century. League members were motivated by their experiences as mothers, those experiences embolden them to claim a voice (Shulte 4). Women were not only doing the things they did for themselves but also for their children and to better their future. The League of Women Voters fought for women’s new found right and tried to get more