“Bang,Bang”, isn’t an unusual sound that you hear in my town.I live in Compton, California. The town has a lot of gang violence. The town is bad, I mean really bad. I was thinking to myself, what can I do to make this place better. I was meeting up with my friends at my house. We were going to talk about our upcoming football game. Malik and Marcos waved me down, as they were sitting on the porch of my house. I asked them what they were doing. “ waiting for you” said Malik. This town is way too crazy for you to be outside by yourself, Especially at night”. I argued with Malik until Marcos jumped in and stopped us from throwing some punches at each other. We went inside and talked about the size of the boys from Los Angeles middle school. I
1 Hip-Hop is a style of popular music of US black and Hispanic origin, featuring rap with an electronic backing. “Like any style of music, hip hop has roots in other forms, and its evolution was shaped by many different artists, but there’s a case to be made that it came to life precisely on this day in 1973, at a birthday party in the recreation room of an apartment building in the west Bronx, New York City” (History.com Staff). As Hip-Hop is such a broad genre in music, there are many sub-divisions as well. I find my three favorite artist of these sub-divisions to be Biggie Smalls, Future, LL Cool J.
Life On Death Row What I Already Knew and What I Wanted to Know When I was younger, I was into Dragon Ball Z and comic books very heavy. I had little action figures I would take to school and play with and as soon as I got in from school, I turned the TV to Cartoon Network to watch Dragon Ball and Then Dragon Ball Z. I wanted to be Goku(the main character of the show), Rocky Balboa, Bruce Lee and Lil ' Bow Wow.
Leadership is defined as the action of leading a group of people or an organization. In my eyes, I believe everyone is a leader in someway. They can lead by example, by teaching, or just by actions. Martin Luther King Jr. is known as a very noble leader, but leaders don 't always get their name engraved into history. Children can lead other children, adults can lead other adults and friends and lead their own friends. My parents, Chris and Ilyse Jarman are excellent leaders. Their actions everyday help lead others around them. My mom, Ilyse used to be PTA President and she was a leader to that school. My dad, Chris leads hundreds of people and he is a leader to them. They are a leader to me, because they lead by example. They help pedestrians
The day of September 7, 1996, the beloved American hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur was fatally shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The murder still has not been solved till this day, but there are suspicions that he was killed by Christopher Wallace a.k.a The Notorious B.I.G a rival rapper,Orlando Anderson who was a former Crip member who Tupac had an argument with prior to the shooting. The shooting took place at at around 11:00–11:05 pm they had been pulled over by on Las Vegas Boulevard by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department bicycle police for blasting their car stereo too loud and not having license plates on the vehicle. The plates were apparently found in the trunk of Knight's car a few minutes later, so
He was pulled out of his truck and nearly beaten to death. Also in the story it mentions how “Korean shop owners in African-American neighborhoods defended their businesses with rifles.” [“1992 Erupt in Los Angeles”] In the case of Gray, he was by three white police men, two black men, and a black woman, opponents argue that incidents like Grey’s death “trigger explosive protest and rioting because they unveil a culture in which African-Americans routinely face harassment and violence at the hands of
I knew that the event that would affect my life and the lives of those around me was approaching. 9 months is more than enough time to truly digest what the arrival of new life would entail and yet I am only scratching the surface of my new role now that we are a year past that fateful 3rd of July.
Death is inevitable. Losing someone you love is dreadful. It was April 2016 when we were sitting at the dinner table late at night with our family friends. My mom’s phone began to ring. When I saw her reaction, I knew immediately.
and she took cover in a room and hid from the shooter. Matthew Downing got lucky he was in his college and the shooter entered the classroom armed and said one of you will be the lucky one who will not die and it was Matthew Downing who was the lucky one. It turned out that he wanted Matthew to give a letter to the police
Hello Professor Clement after reading over the scenario again I feel that his death could have been caused by an accident because he could have been with some friends who were trespassing on the property and drinking. Therefore, given his age he could have been drunk and fell which may have caused him to hit his head. There is also the fact that he could have had a medical condition which no one knew about which could have caused him to have a sudden heart attack because a heart attack has no age of person. Furthermore, if the victim was not murdered and there was others with him but they were trespassing they would not want to get in trouble for being on someone else’s property without permission plus they could have been drinking and had
“How did you know about his death,”said Helping Hands.”Well, all I know is that he had a dream that he was going to die in 10 days and he had the dream 10 days ago,”said the Taylor.”Did someone go into his apartment and if so what did he or she look like?”said Alexis. “Yeah there was a women who went in there and I didn't say anything because I thought it was his sister or something” said Taylor.”Did you know the man like was he your brother or something”,said Sully. “Yes,”said the women,”we were just neighbors and then I became his girlfriend.” Well, can you tell us what happened 10 days ago before he died?”
Kallen Narrative Essay Criminal- The Marshal Mathers LP- Eminem Darkness. It has been 11 hours since he’s seen caught a glimpse of sunlight, or any light for that matter. ‘I shouldn’t be here’ he mutters to himself quietly. Lloyd Mathews begins to retrace his steps, recreating every choice that he made which landed him in this situation.
William tried to open the passenger side door. The door was locked. William reared the butt of his rifle back and prepared to smash the window. Three pops from a .38 Revolver exploded from inside the van. The bullets flew through the passenger side window and missed William’s head by millionths of an inch.
In Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s 1981 novella Chronicle of a Death Foretold, the narrative recounts the events leading up to the eventual murder of bachelor Santiago Nasar, a man accused of taking the virginity of the defrocked bride Angela Vicario despite the lack of evidence to prove the claim, and the reactions of the citizens who knew of the arrangement to sacrifice Nasar for the sake of honor. This highly intricate novella incorporates a range of literary techniques, all of which are for the readers to determine who is really to blame for Santiago Nasar’s death. Marquez uses techniques such as foreshadowing and the structure of narrative, along with themes such as violence, religion, and guilt to address the question of blame. Although Santiago