This is a passage about one of the first basketball players to ever set foot on a basketball court. He was a great hero during the Civil Rights Movement.
Procedural History: Clayton Fountain was convicted of first degree murder against the guard Hoffman by a jury. The judge had sentenced him to no less but no more than 150 years in prison. He was also ordered to make pay $92,000 of restitution to Hoffman's estate, and $98,000 to Ditterline. He was also ordered to pay $300,000 to the Department of Labor. Silverstein and Gometz were tried together for the murder of Clutts with the same judge and before a jury. They were both found guilty of the murder of Clutt's Both defendant's were given the same sentence as Fountain and ordered to pay a restitution of $68,000 to Clutt's estate and $2,000 to the Department of Labor.
The Odyssey, one of the oldest texts known to mankind, has made a permanent mark in the heart of Greek art and literature forever. The Odyssey is known as the story of a long forgotten king, Odysseus, exploring the seas, going on his long quest to make his way back to his homeland. One grand encounter Odysseus faces are the mythical creatures known as the sirens. The sirens are notorious for the beautiful song they sing, but this song leaves a deceiving effect on anyone who hears the words, and anyone who’s heard the song has either been killed or does not remember. The only way Odysseus could return home is if he sailed passed the sirens. To keep Odysseus’ men from falling victim to the song, he filled their ears with beeswax. He told his
In the case of Jacob Lawrence, his personal style brought the African-American experience to life using contrasts between dark and vivid colors. Nonetheless, two examples of some of his most known paintings include “ The Builders, The Family” and “This is a Family Living in Harlem”. While both paintings are similar in that they both show strong family unity in the African Culture, they are different in the setting where each of the paintings are taking place.
Wes Montgomery is an American jazz guitarist, who was born on March 6th 1923. During his career he was extremely influential throughout the jazz community.
"They 're all desperadoes, these kids, all of them with any life in their veins, the girls as well as the boys; maybe more than the boys."- Flaming Youth (1920sfashion). People were rebellious and desperate for enjoyment; just as teenagers are. They never held back and lived in the moment. The various personalities were role models and advocates for the change. With the emergence of mass media, the attraction of the silver screen and books arose. For some achieving fame was a byproduct of living in the 1920s. Life in the 1920s was exuberant and full of entertainment, the change in culture and style introduced various stars such as: Katherine Hepburn, Coco Chanel, Walt Disney, and F. Scott Fitzgerald (1920sfashion).
Johnny Cade is 16 years old, a greaser, and lives in the East Side of the town which is where the poor class lives. He was not very good in school, but was a quiet boy trying his best to not get in a “mess”. He would be very nervous when talking to people/strangers he didn’t know about, especially the Socs. He died being a hero to all young and old saving lives although his life was taken away.
Bernard Maybeck was an eclectic American architect of the late 19th and early 20th century. He was known for his ability to fuse and experiment with many different styles of architecture, creating a blend of modern and historicism in his buildings. First serving as a teacher and then as an architect he influenced and shaped the Bay Area as it grew.
Both sources provided basic details about former State Representative Raymond W. Ewell. However, I found the first source, History Makers to be undoubtedly creditable. This source included an exclusive glimpse into the life of the senator. The History Maker, website provides researchers with pertinent facts about Mr. Ewell life. Also, the information provided seem to have been solicited directly from Representative Ewell in the form of a one on one interview. When the information is received directly from the source it’s easy to verify.
Throughout history there has been many serial killers that have a defining characteristic that makes their crime career unique to them. Rory Conde is notorious for having killed six known prostitutes in a single year.
Thomas Cole was originally born in Lancashire, England in 1801. In 1818 he and his parents moved to America. Cole’s father wanted him to be a lawyer. However, Cole self-thought himself in the art where he found his true passion on painting. Cole always found picturesque landscapes for which showed interest at an early age. Cole suddenly became a recognizable artist working in cities such as Ohio, Pittsburg and Philadelphia where he came to work with the Philadelphia academy.
Jeff coffin is an internationally recognized saxophonist, bandleader, composer and educator. He is a three time Grammy Award winner with Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones. He was born in August 5,1965. Futureman is an inventor, scientist, musician and a composer. He is a two time Grammy Award winning performer with Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones. He was born in October 13,1957.
In the beginning of the 20th century was the modernism era. It included amazing and famous painters, sculptors, draughtsmen, and printmakers. In this era an amazing artist was born called Henri Matisse. He was born in 31, December 1869 in Le Cateau-Cambrésis in Northern France. He was a painter, sculptor, drafts man, and printmaker. His mother was an amateur painter and his father was a corn merchant. He studied law from 1887 to 1891 and then decided to go to Paris, to become a painter. He drew some amazing paintings and all of them had a story behind it. He drew paintings to pass time. He painted his first masterpiece in 1897, it was called The Dinner Table.
Andy Warhol is one of the many Pop Art artists, another is Roy Lichtenstein. He was born in Manhattan, New York on October 27, 1923 he died in the same city on September 29, 1997. Roy was involved in the Pop Art movement and is known for his painting and sculptures. When Roy was born, he was born into a Jewish upper-middle-class family. Lichtenstein’s Parent were Milton and Beatrice, the father was a real estate banker and his mother was a homemaker. Roy became involved in art and design as hobbies, and became interested with them, throughout his schooling. Being a jazz fan and Attending concerts at the Apollo Theater in Harlem lead to him drawing portraits of the musicians in action. Roy enrolled, at the Art Students League of New York,
Jean- Leon Gerome is a French painter, sculpture, and engraver. His works were molded after the neoclassicist and romantic style, what is now referred to as academicism. Gerome used this form to create paintings of people in exotic lands, and was born and raised in Paris, France where he studied under Paul Delaroche. In Paris, he developed his skills by painting portraits and landscapes, being praised by critics for his use of depicting historical events in fine detail. Ultimately curiosity of the world would lead him to seek out other culture to gain inspiration leading him to travel to North Africa and the near east. Here is where he began to hit his mark, painting other cultures as an outsider, and providing context into how others lived. One of these paintings of the oriental was Femme en Serail.