Who is Katherine Johnson? Katherine Johnson is a black mathematician. She was born August 26, 1981, born in White Sulphur Springs, WV. She was born to the parents of Joshua and Joylette Coleman. She is the youngest of four children. Her father was a lumber man and her mother worked as a teacher. Katherine parents knew she love math at a young age. When Katherine was 13 her parents enrolled her In the Institute West Virginia. She graduated from high school when she was just 14 years of age. When Katherine turned 18 she attended West Virginia State College. She brought her love of math to college with her she took every math course the college had to offer. Many of her teachers horned her so they began to take her under their wings. She was a very bright and smart student. Math teachers and chemist were really paying her close attention.
It seemed that things went downhill fast after the father’s suicide in their own basement. The mother shut down, and had gained a lot of weight and was struggling with depression. The children were taking care of each other and their mother while she was pretty much dependent on the couch. Gilbert, the oldest son was the care taker of the youngest son who had a
On May 25, 2013, the Board of Education, and mayor of Chicago decided to close down 54 schools in Chicago, Illinois. That didn’t stop Asean Johnson for standing up for what he believes in. Asean Johnson had stood up for his school and 53 others on May 25, 2013. The reason he did this was because his education was important to him. Asean Johnson was a positive and determined young boy who envisioned things he wanted and got it done. Asean was inspired, and accomplished his goal to keep 54 public schools open.
They later married and started a successful fast food business together but eventually sold the business and moved closer to Laci’s family. They both became employed and seemed to be an average respected couple. They both seemed happy and content, however that would soon change. 3. What crimes did he commit?
Then she had 2 more children, Jacqui Marin and Michael Marin. Their marriage was not the best; the eight years were physically and mentally abusive. She was still able to finish school and go to college. Her violate marriage was led to depression and 2 suicide attempts. She eventually
The first major conflict was Rachael and her ex husband Tom. Rachael and Tom were married at a very young age. When they got married, they moved into a house right next to the railroad tracks. She “lived at number twenty-three Blenheim road” (Hawkins 6) As Rachael and Tom went along with their days, they realized how much they weren’t alike. That’s when Rachael’s life turned around.
Up Above My Head: The Musical Legacy of Bernice Johnson Reagon History 3020 Dr. Bynum Ryan Dooley October 28, 2015 Congressman John Lewis said of the importance of music in the movement for racial equality, “The civil rights movement without its music would have been like a bird without its wings…” Music is an integral part of social development. Songs can bolster a cause or movement, catalyzing action, or subduing conflict. Music is one the most important tools in communication, allowing compound ideas and views to be centralized with a simple melody or verse through composition. Bernice Johnson Reagon and members of SNCC (The Student Nonviolence Coordinating Committee) developed an invaluable tool in the fight for racial
Those sex days lead to them building a strong relationship with one another. On Tracy birthday they made their relationship more than just sex, they became a couple. A year later after them becoming a couple, Shaquile mother discovered that Jerry was married and already had three children. Jerry denied the marriage and children for about three months until Tracy decided to found who the woman was. Jerry became cold feet about the situation and left Tracy without an expectation to why he did
“On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists -- some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them – attacked sites throughout the French capitol and at the stadium where the soccer match was underway” (CNN). In a world of constant fighting and terror everyone is in need of leaders that remind them of goodness. Jimmie Lee Jackson, John Lewis, and Barbara Jordan are leaders who fight for good through their determination for equality, beliefs in peace, and passion for justice.
Jessup, Ree’s Father, skipped town leaving her mother, who is mentally disabled, and two young brothers to take care of. However, Ree has a dream of her own, which is getting into the army. This dream is altered when Jessup’s bond is up and court date due. Ree must find her father, or the house is taken away. In the beginning of the book one of Ree’s main concerns is her dream.