Cristina Saralegui is a journalist and the host of a television show called, El Show de Cristina. She is often compared to Oprah Winfrey. She shaped Florida in many ways, such as motivating Hispanics, helping Hispanics be heard, and bringing diverse groups together. Cristina Saralegui was born January 29, 1948, in Havana, Cuba. Although she was born in Cuba, she immigrated to the US at the age of 12 and her family settled in Miami, Florida.
Mary Godfrey was born on July 3, 1913 . While her obituary states that she was born in the small southern town, Charlotte Court House, Virginia, in a personal interview, Godfrey’s states she was born in New York, but people would like to think she is from Virginia (Hollingsworth, 1998, p. 200). At some point, Godfrey’s family migrated from Charlotte Court House, Virginia to New York City. Godfrey was one of eight children of Henry B. Godfrey and Louise Read. Her older sister, Cleveland Community Activist and journalist, Stella Godfrey White Bigham was the first African American woman to sit on the Cleveland Transit System board whose work promoted interracial understanding.
Joyner went on to open her own beauty salon, and later became friends with Madame C.J. Walker, a well-known Black businesswoman, specializing in black hair services and products. Walker during this time was working with prominent figures by supplying them with hair care and products. After Madame C.J. Walker’s death, Joyner
Michelle’s historical context derives from numerous ideals. One of which she had been unaware of until the year of 2008, when she found out her direct relation to a slave on Friendfield plantation in Georgetown, South Carolina. Her great- great grandfather, Jim Robinson, was one of over 200 slaves on this plantation in the early 1800s (Bond, 2012). “Michelle has said that knowing the truth about her family history has helped her understand her upbringing, and in a larger sense how the legacy of slavery continues to impact the lives of African Americans to this day” (Bond, 2012, p.2). Michelle herself recognizes the importance of the historical context to her own life and the lives of other African Americans.
Michelle is a graduate of Hope High School here in Providence and serves the state of Rhode Island, primarily its urban sectors, as an agent of empowerment cultivating healthy homeownership since 2001. In 2014, she was appointed Sales
The third source is an invitiation to the annual meeting of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society for Maria Weston Chapman. Francis Jackson and William Lloyd Garrison signed the invitation, which was dated in Boston on April 9th, 1840. Francis Jackson was the President and William Lloyd Garrison was the Secritary of the Anti-Slavery Society. The meeting was set to take place in New York on May 12th to discuss the integrity of the Anti-Slavery cause. This source is of importance because it is hand signed from a famous abolitionist and the leader of an Anti-Slavery Society.
Linda Viera Caballero, better known as La India, is a one of the best singer-songwriters in the latin music industry. Born on March 9, 1969, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, La India was raised in the South Bronx area of New York City. Her parents left Puerto Rico soon after she was born and they moved in with her grandmother.
I am writing this letter to express my interest in your illustrious organization, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. I am currently a senior majoring in Criminal Justice, minoring in African American Studies with aspirations of becoming a Social Justice Attorney. Born in the inner city of New York and being raised in the suburbs of Atlanta, I am not your typical Southern Belle or City girl. I like to think of myself as being a fine mix of the two. At a young age my mother groomed me into what she believed a well-rounded lady should be.
Martin Luther King then lead his followers to a peaceful march, a protest for equal rights, that landed them on a historical bridge. This march helped encourage the voting rights act, and to help the civil rights keep moving forward. Thesis: In his speech, Obama establishes a rhetorical situation with his of exigence, audience, purpose, and different rhetorical appeals and devices.
Nakul Sridhar | 1313016, II JPEnglish I HAVE A DREAM WHAT? I Have a Dream is a speech given by African-American Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. WHEN? The speech was delivered on 28 August 1963 during the March on Washington, and became a defining moment of the American Civil Rights Movement.
Dr. Jane C. Wright Dr. Jane C. Wright was born on November 30, 1919 in Manhattan to parents Corrine, a public-school teacher and Louis T. Wright, a graduate of Meharry Medical College and one of the first African American graduates from Harvard Medical School. She attended the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, from which she graduated in 1938. Wright went on to graduate with an art degree from Smith College in 1942 and then graduated with honors, with a medical degree from New York Medical College 1945. After medical school, she did residencies at Bellevue Hospital (1945-46) and Harlem Hospital (1947-1948), completing her tenure at Harlem Hospital as chief resident.
The Jr. Biography highlights the accomplishments of Harriet Tubman, one of the most influential American’s in our nation’s young history. The adventure begins with Araminta Ross a slave born in Maryland, in 1822. When Araminta was 11 years old she changed her name to Harriet. Harriet later married a free man named John Tubman. After the death of her owner, Edward Brodess, Harriet Tubman decided to escape to Philadelphia.
While substitute teaching at a school in New York, Gertrude began working on her advanced degree at New York University graduating in 1941 and then took night classes at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. Unfortunately Gertrude was unable to complete her PhD as a part-time student and made and critical decision to quit school never finishing her PhD. In the biochemist later years, she was awarded an honorary PhD from Polytechnic University from New York in 1989 and an honorary SD degree from Harvard in 1999. Gertrude was an American biochemist and pharmacologist who wanted to make a difference in the world; the only way
What does it mean to be an American activist in modern day society? In the Netflix original documentary, “American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs,” a ninety-eight year-old Chinese American woman living in Detroit shows what it’s like being a true devoted revolutionist. This film really grasps Boggs’s attitude and character and viewers are able to see that through her passionate teachings of her ideals and beliefs. Director Grace Lee, who isn’t related to Grace Lee Boggs, chose to make a documentary that captures a social activist and philosopher with a radical Marxist past that has been through decades of struggle. The purpose of this film was clear from the start: to dig deep into Boggs’s day-to-day life by directly watching
In Stephanie Coontz article title "What We Really Miss About The 1950s" Sourced by the book "Rereading America" she seeks to provide insight and critical analysis into why the 1950s are so highly esteemed today and why they are so missed. Coontz sees herself as being well equipped as well as suitably verse in the elements that configure the 1900s. She even goes as far as to use a personal experience from her life during that time to give the reader a deeper understanding into the societal norms that made up the 1950s. It is quickly made evident that Coontz takes her work serious and personal. In Coontz's analysis she used a multitude of factors surrounding the struggles as well as the triumphs experienced in the 50s and in doing so she gives a wide range