The lecture started with Sonia talking about what brought her to become journalist and some of the important stories in her life. She started by talking about growing up in Argentina and how becoming a journalist was going to be a way to advocate for her country. A little later in her lecture Sonia discussed how she came to realize that you cannot be an advocate and a journalist. She discussed how lack of political opinion was best when being a journalist and lack of political opinion is what made Enrique’s journey a better story.
Following the release of book, many women began taking notice of the injustices they had experienced in their lives as a housewife. Considering the time period, countless young girls were taught from an early age that this was their lifestyle, and, as a result, dreamed only of becoming a perfect housewife. This way of life forced women to utilize their feminine aspects for the purpose of appearing as a loving housewife in front of society. “They (housewives) could desire no greater destiny than glory in their own femininity”(Friedan,15) shows the influence society had over
Let Girls Learn In her efforts to raise awareness for women’s rights at the Let Girls Learn event in early 2016, Michelle Obama, an American lawyer and the first African American First Lady of the Unites States, strategically writes her speech to display the conditions girls around the world endure to live a life without the simple right to an education. She develops her speech through the use of gratitude as a connection to the public, an appeal to pathos and the final shift in tense to establish hope among the people. Together, these strategies allow Michelle Obama to inform the society that they must unite as one in order to effectively and successfully support the education of girls around the world. Obama begins by making a personal connection with the public through gratitude for their endless efforts to assist in the program. She states that although she is a prominent leader, she never truly accomplished everything she had, alone.
Elliott continued to conduct her “Blue Eyed” exercise in Riceville and later became the pioneer of workplace diversity training when she expanded it into a workshop for business employees. Throughout this process, though, she has faced mounting backlash for her controversial tactics within her exercise, especially from her community. I believe that Jane Elliott’s “Blue Eyed”
The author reflects the sense of ethos playing the role of Florence Kelley. For example by being a political reformer who fought against children labor. Florence began her speech off with describing the daily routines of what the kids went through daily while working. She also expresses the types of job and hard laboring
The Greensboro Sit-Ins You are one of the many people to enter your local Woolworth’s to join the protests. That was a very common situation in February of 1960. Sit-Ins became a highly influential factor in Civil Rights. They were created and popularized in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1960, during the Greensboro Sit-Ins. The Greensboro Sit-Ins were a series of protests led by four young black college students that were committed to equality in civil rights.
Eugenia Skeeter Phelan is a great writer and a fantastic, wonderful, and mesmerizing person who is willing to work to help the black people in the society during the Jim Crow laws. Skeeter comes to a professional editor in New York asking for an opportunity to write about the black maids and their lives of growing up. A maid named Aibileen was the one to start telling the stories about her crazed lifestyle. Skeeter
In the New York Times article, “Because of Sex”, written by Julie Berebitsky, a very scholarly approach was used to focus on the historical perspectives surrounding the many facets associated with feminism relative to women’s issues in America. Berebitsky exposes to perspective readers of Thomas’s book a very concentrated and well organized dialogue of factual information of which I would rate as stellar. The critique alone would generate a well-informed audience of followers of many to the historical revolution that set the ground work for women’s rights and respectfully an academic approach to women’s studies. Additionally, this critique justifies for me in my research varied perspectives for the need to explore the strengths of the interdisciplinary
She then goes on to list multiple achievements of various black people. Penny also sees one of her best friends, Zoey, who now says she is not friends with any colored people. At the end of the episode, Penny gives a speech, which is actually an excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr’s famous “I Had A Dream” speech. After Penny wakes up and realizes that it was a dream, she tells her teacher that he was right, the key to having a better future is to understand the past. Not only does this episode bring attention to many influential African Americans, it provides a lens for a younger audience to see and understand the racism in the past.
Go Set a Watchman is a novel written by Harper Lee depicting the ideological conflict that the protagonist, Jean Louise Finch, encounters after coming back to her hometown Maycomb. This written task is an interview conducted a day after Jean Louise witnessed her father Atticus and her friend and potential love interest Hank attending the Maycomb City Council meeting. The intended audience is the fans of the novel who are interested in Jean Louise’s reaction to the shocking reveal of Atticus and Hank’s racist beliefs. Throughout this interview, I intended to fully express Jean Louise’s emotion after finding out her loved ones are in fact racists. I chose to do so in the form of an interview because depending on the questions asked by the interviewer, the character, Jean Louise Finch, can fully reveal her current state of mind.