Imagine growing up in eleven different foster homes, while getting harassed in many ways by your foster parents. Just to grow up to become one of the world’s biggest sex icons. That is what Marilyn Monroe went through to become who she was. Marilyn Monroe was most famous for her body and how she became an icon but she was more than just a pretty face. To understand how she became this amazing women, you must take a look into her early life, her greatest achievements, along with her rise to fame, and how she made an impact on so many people 's lives.
Amy like many musicians had her own style that represents her repellious character , her tiny thin body and her long black hair , tattoos covered her arms and her chest , her thick eyeliner that many thought it was tattooed to her eye lids , she was best known with this special edgy look that was criticized by many . The glory and success she achieved after ‘back to black’ didn’t last . At the end of 2008 Amy was voted the second most hated personality in the UK for her addiction problems , Amy’s reputation was a sort of debate ; some loved her voice and appreciated her talent , others ignored that talent and focused on criticizing her and her personal life . Keith ledger warned that she won’t last too long if her attitude doesn’t change and unfortunately he was right . On 23 july , 2011 Amy winehouse was found dead in her appartment in london , she passed away at the age of 27 because of her alcohol addiction .
The show Girlfriends was written by a black woman and followed the lives of four black women. The cast of women on the show were diverse black women with different backgrounds, skills and flaws. I remember younger me admiring their beauty and their beautiful representation of sisterhood through friendship. Even though I wasn’t fully able to understand the show because it discussed things pass my knowledge as little girl , I was still inspired by the characters and wanted to be like them when I got older. The show Girlfriends help me realize how much influence the media can have on its audience.
Arnold Schwarzenegger once said, “In our society, the women who break down barriers are the ones that ignore limits.” Rebecca J. Cole was an ideal embodiment of this quote because of the obstacles she had to overcome to become the second African American female physician in the United States. Rebecca J. Cole was influenced and shaped by her determination to break racial and gender barrier during a time notorious for the concept of separate but equal in the case of minorities. Rebecca J. Cole was born on March 16, 1846 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the second of five children. She is of African and European ancestry. Cole attended the prestigious Institute for Colored Youth, a rigorous school with the curriculum of Latin, mathematics, and Greek, where she excelled.
Selena Quintanilla is a role model now and when she was alive. She inspires young women and especially young latino women to be the best selves they can be no matter how hard it is.Selena Quintanilla was a Latino singer that rose to fame in 1992 when she finally heard one of her songs on the radio. She also recorded an English album that attracted her many more American fans. Without her family know of this would have been possible. Even though Selena died young she still had a memorable life.
Before the women’s rights movement gained momentum, women were treated unfairly, so they united together to fight for their rights. During the nineteenth century, women lacked many basic, human rights and were often belittled by men because it was believed they could not be as superior as them. Women were discriminated in law, religion, education, politics, and professions (Finkelman 405). Unfortunately, there is a lengthy list of rights women didn’t obtain. Once the reform movement began, however, abolitionist women realized their rights could be compared to those of slaves, and a few bold women decided to do something about the inequality of men and women (Finkelman 405).
After her performance the word “FEMINIST” in big bold shining letters was flashed and like a virus spreading, artist per artist claimed to be a feminist. Using it as if it were a brand that lead to profit. One particular artist stood out among the crowd, Taylor Swift. Taylor Swift started out her career as the doe-eyed country girl who sang about fantasies and woes of most teenage girls. Despite this, when asked in one of her interviews with ______ as to whether she would consider herself as a feminist given that she is giving voice to girls around the world, she answered with a resounding no.
Her voice distinctive and magnificent performance delivers her to the perfection in the Arab world and the world to sing. Because of her style and lyrical upscale crossing she won the respect and appreciation of everyone. Umm Kulthum was born in 1904; she had a very humble upbringing in a poor village in the Nile delta of Egypt. Her father a shaykh (Quranic reciter) was her first teacher. Umm Kulthum’s father was teaching her older brother songs and when he realized the power of his young daughter’s strong voice he began to include her in the lessons.
This phenomenon has led to serious problematic implications for Black women. As Wallace claims, it is not beneficial for Black women to make them feel they are invincible and unsusceptible to the dangers of the world. It is an injustice rather, to perpetuate the stereotype as being weak is the key to becoming strong. Black Male/Female Relationships Wallace states that Black men have an affinity for White women, that has resulted out Wallace (1979) states that there has been a breakdown in Black male and female relationships due to a
However, most people will remember her as the first black woman who became a renowned author USA. But it is not correct to pay attention to only her writing accomplishments. Apart from writing, Maya also succeeded as a civil rights activist, film producer, dancer, actress, professor, and in other fields. What did Maya Angelou accomplish? Most important accomplishment of Maya Angelou is writing of the book “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”.
They say it’s very difficult to succeed as a Latino girl in the Hollywood entertainment industry. Anyway, actress Gina Rodriguez, the star of The CW’s comedy-drama “Jane The Virgin” is absolutely doing it. Last year, she won the Golden Globe award for her mesmerizing portrayal of a young woman named Jane Villanueva. This 32-year-old actress inspires with her motivation and self-confidence. She is beautiful inside as she is outside, and she poses as a role model for healthy living for many of us.
Lila Diane Sawyer was born on December 22, 1945, in Glasgow, Kentucky. Diane 's father was a Navy captain in World War II and later on became a respected republican politician. Diane always stayed active as a youth and because of that she was voted "most likely to succeed" by her classmates. When she was 16 years old, her older sister, Linda, became first runner-up in the 1962 Junior Miss Competition. Following in her sister 's footsteps the following year, Diane became the 1963 Miss Junior Miss of America.
Although the girls aren’t muslim, they’re all black and they too face discrimination because of their skin. In our discussion, some of the girls shared that many times their peers and family were the ones to inflict discrimination on them. One example was that many times, the dark skinned girls are often told they’re “pretty for a dark skinned girl.” That resonated something in me because I too often hear that phrase. What hurts the most is that it’s coming from my fellow African American/caribbean peers. I always respond I don’t know how to respond the that.
Anna Mae Bullock better known for her stage name as Tina Turner was born in 1939 in Tennessee. She is the mother and queen of rock and pop music. Her music enlightened and motivated everyone . Coming from being a featured singer with Ike turner, she renamed herself Tina turner and that is when she became fierce and unstoppable. Tina Turner did not bloom as well as a solo artist but she always gave her fans more and more music to love.
households. In 2002 about 43% of black households were headed by single women (Hill-Collins, Black Sexual Politics). In addition, many believe that women contribute with the perpetuation of the misogynist in hip hop by participating willingly as models and dancers for music videos; as well as buying the records and assisting to concerns. Effect of Hip Hop in the Black Community The black community has adopted the hip hop as part of its culture. At the beginning, it was used as a way to express the reality and the frustration they had toward society.