After gaining such a huge name thru baseball Jackie used that to influence the presidency, “Robinson took to the political world too, again using his fame as a lightning rod to draw attention to the issues”(Williams,Juan 5). Jackie understood he had a following so he used that to his advantage. Gradually Jackie’s name got so big that he joined John F. Kennedy 's presidential campaign and then Richard Nixon’s campaign, “... so influential that both Kennedy and Nixon campaigns believed he was their key to success”(Williams,Juan 5). People respected Jackie for what he did on the field so he used that to influence them. Throughout the years Jackie received lots of criticism, but he took that criticism and used it to his advantage, “He answered critics by staying involved, by taking action”(Williams Juan 6).
Then when he was a boxer he used his platform and fan base to help create change. Even when the world told him no, he would not give up. Perhaps his first display to the world of his ability to never give up was on in February of 1964 where Ali fought Sonny Liston. Liston was and is still thought to be one of the greatest boxers of all time as well. The first match that they had Ali won in the 7th round.
Mike Tyson some would say the greatest heavy weight champion ever for his power and dominance of the sport of boxing at age 20 years old he set records amazed many and seemed unbeatable .When people think about Mike Tyson they think about Power, Speed, Defense, and Combinations. When people think about boxing they think about knockouts, blood, and punches that can bring serious damage in the future to a person. Well Mike Tyson was known just for that he was even ranked No.1 as hardest hitter in heavyweight history. Coming into the boxing world Tyson won two junior Olympic Gold medals in 1981 and the following year in 1982 he also won both of those matches by Knock Outs(Are, Jackee. "5 Reasons Why Mike Tyson Is the Greatest Boxer of All-Time."
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.
Overall, Jackie Robinson was one of the best human beings he could be, and he always thrived to be a better person so that he could help people in need. Jackie has impacted the baseball world, civil rights, and even the youth of today's world. Jackie is the guy that you would want your family to look up to and to take notes off of, just because he was one of the best and most influential people on
Well they call him that because he would always win in a boxing match and his city and state really cared about him because he was standing as a champ and making their kids want to try hard and believe in themselves.Lastly they would want him to win and his coach would always want him to do extra work and so he did and became champion of boxing in heavyweight class.This is what he did to help kids believe in themselves so that they can do whatever they want to be.All in all this is why i did Muhammad ali as my 1960s
The athletes previously shown paved the way for more and more African american athletes in the major sports leagues, In today 's sports african americans are some of the best in their respective sports some examples of this are Lebron James in basketball, Serena Williams in tennis. Usain Bolt in track and field, tiger woods in golf, Simone Biles in Gymnastics, pele in soccer,and Muhammed Ali in Boxing. Because of the harlem renaissance athletes proving african americans deserve to participate in the major sports leagues just as much as anyone else. Many more african americans now have the ability to participate at the highest levels of their respective Sports. Thank you for
Kennedy our 35th President started his political career in 1946 running for Congress in Boston. He was a mediocre speaker at first, and seemed very insecure. But as time progressed, he became one of the best public speakers of all time.So by looking at how he grew into a great speaker, we can all learn to connect better with our audiences. Kennedy’s voice and appearance were pleasing to his audiences wherever they were. His audiences liked him.
He conceals his inner emotions and shames. Baba’s guilt is basically because of Hassan that he always endorses Hassan in front of Amir. Baba’s actions stimulate Amir’s jealousy. “Sometimes I wished he wouldn’t do that. Wished he’d let me be the favorite.” (Chapter 3) This quote suggests Amir’s jealousy of Baba always being interesting in Hassan.
“…what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom…” in the fist sentence of the total speech what shows the believable that it’s the history of black men’s freedom. In fact, he succeeded so that he became one of the greatest speakers in the world because of this speech. “Nineteen sixty-three is not an end, but a beginning” shows that King believes his dream black people’s rights and life same as white people, will achievement eventually. And not only he believe it, but also it persuasive other people. “And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream.