is a good example of someone who spoke their mind even though there were bigger consequences on the line. In the 1968 Olympic games, two African American sprinter named John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised a fist while the National Anthem played to show unity and show the importance of equality. This is very similar to the approach that Kaepernick took almost fifty years later. Both movements drive for the same goals that is ultimately change across
Protest music was an effective tool used as a weapon in peaceful protest. Singers and songwriters would express their views through the lyrics of their songs, effectively spreading awareness and informing people about the changes that need to take place, and the ideas of peace over war. Protest music was a major contributor in the escalating support for the peace movements, as well as many other movements, against the horrors of the Vietnam War and increasing acts of sexism, racism and the lack of
War and protest music comes in many genres, but Creedance Clearwater Revival’s “Fortunate Son” was released in the upbeat, rock manner that society in the 1960s was just becoming familiar with. The music video used is not original, but instead is a collage of videos taken from Vietnam War. The video shows the carnage endured by American soldiers during the battle and demonstrates the realities of war. This work fits the overall theme because although the song does not explicitly mention Vietnam,
Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta, British Presidency, on May 7th 1861. He was born to a Bengali Brahmin family. Tagore’s family was at the forefront of the Bengal Renaissance. His family members were philosophers, poets, musicians, composers, play writes and novelists. He too wrote his first poem at the age of 8 and became published by the age of 16. He hated formal education and was tutored and physically trained by his brother. He believed that proper teaching doesn’t explain things but
Birmingham police when they “pushed and cursed young Negro females and slapped and kicked young Negro males.”( King’s letter page 3) Yet after the mistreatment from the Birmingham police, King still didn’t insult them and preached to keep peacefully protest for their rights.
hurting our message? The first amendment is often taken as the ultimate freedom to say and protest what we want. Due to the first amendment we are allowed to have protest like the walk out a few days ago that allowed use to protest how the second amendment is affecting our society today. Manys means of protest is to rant and persuade others while I dont think this is very effective. With the freedom to protest and speak out on subjects it has brought out some distasteful hate in the world. In the
especially the folk style of presentation in Indian theatre , Karnad’s thematic and theatrical style reveals the undercurrents of Marxism which keep peeping out here and there..The thesis aims at first finding the elements of Marxism or the theatre of protest emerging in theatre in general. It then explores the Marxist elements which willy- nilly infiltrate into the dramatic structures of Girish Karnad’s plays . These thematic structures expose the Indian institutions of marriage and family; hegemony