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Analysis Of Alvin Ailey 's House Of Flowers

- Born January 5th, 1931 in Texas, Alvin Ailey was an African-American dancer and choreographer. Leaving Texas to move to Los Angeles, he studied dance under modern choreographer Lester Horton, a teacher and choreographer of a modern dance school and company. He then moved on to pursue broadway, making his debut in Truman Capote’s House of Flowers in 1954, in New York (Alvin Ailey Biography n.d). It was here that he also had to opportunity to study dance with Martha Graham and in 1958 Ailey founded his own dance company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre (Alvin Ailey Biography n.d)....   [tags: Modern dance, Alvin Ailey, Dance, Performance]

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Modern Dance : Alvin Ailey And Katherine Dunham

- Throughout this analytical essay I will discuss, analyse and conclude the work of two contemporary modern dance pioneers, Alvin Ailey and Katherine Dunham. I will pay particular attention to the era 1935-1980 and focus on socio elements of this time period, using relevant literature to support my findings. The twentieth century dramatically changed the way people viewed and perceived dance and gave us contemporary modern dance as we know it. Modern dance allowed movement that was representative of expressive emotion and lifted the restriction identified in dance styles such as: classical ballet....   [tags: Modern dance, Alvin Ailey, Lester Horton, Ballet]

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Alvin Ailey And Cultural Storytelling

- Alvin Ailey played a large role in the diversification and cultural storytelling that can be seen in modern dance today. With the founding of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, his dance company stands strong as one of the most respected and prosperous dance companies because of its artistic representation of the beauty that is otherwise known as the African culture. His work absolutely changed the atmosphere of modern dance because he was able to provide the modern dance community with a wider variety of content that had otherwise not been popularized before....   [tags: Modern dance, Alvin Ailey]

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Review Of ' Revelations ' By Alvin Ailey

- Revelations is a contemporary style dance that tells the story of African-American faith and tenacity from slavery to freedom through a suite of dances set to spirituals and blues music.This choreographic work was first performed in New York City on January 31,1960 at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and later recognized to be a signature piece for the theater. Alvin Ailey is the original choreographer of the masterpiece titled “Revelations” and also the founder of the dance theater where the piece Revelations is mainly showcased, Ailey was an African-American born January 5,1931 in Rogers, TX , only 29 when he decided to develop this dance piece....   [tags: Dance, Choreography, Slavery in the United States]

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Biography of Alvin Ailey

- Although blackness influenced much of Alvin Ailey’s work, he ultimately felt that the importance lay in the dancer rather than the race. Ailey told the New York Times, "I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work." Alvin Ailey, an iconic American choreographer, was born on January 5, 1931, in Rogers, Texas. Being an African-American born in the South influenced much of Ailey’s later work. He grew up in the height of racial segregations, lynching, and violence....   [tags: racial segregation, african-american, music]

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Alvin Ailey

- Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey was born on January 5, 1931, in Rogers Texas. His family was a very religious family. He attended Sunday school and church at the Baptist Young Peoples Union. When he was in junior high school, his class went on a trip to the ballet, and that's what inspired him to dance. Seeing the ballet and having his dance teacher, Lester Horton, he was off to a good start. Watching and meeting dancers and actors like Martha Grahm, Doris Humphrey, Charles -Weidman, and Hanya Holm motivated him to pursue a career in dancing....   [tags: Biography Biographies]

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Sergeant York: An American Hero

- Sergeant York An American Hero Struggling with the woes of poverty and added responsibilities, Alvin York, discovers himself fleeing from religion with Satan dangling securely to his shirttail. York is a round character that is a rabble-rouser in the beginning, yet evolves into an extraordinary spiritual man. “Sergeant York” is a 1941 film portraying the trials and triumphs of Sergeant Alvin York. Based on real situations, the aforementioned flick depicts the life of a boy who grew up in the Tennessee Hills, then went off to fight in a war that would mold him into an American Hero....   [tags: Wold War II fighters]

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Resilience : The Story And Lessons Of Alvin Ailey

- Resilience: The Story and Lessons of Alvin Ailey As the first African-American to create a multicultural, international concert dance company, Alvin Ailey’s dance company has been dubbed the “cultural ambassador of the world” (Gorman 36). Through his Alvin Ailey Dance Company, he addressed the racism and injustice faced by ethnic minorities across the globe. Ailey clearly revolutionized African American participation in 20th century concert dance as well as revived interest in modern dance. As an extremely talented dancer and choreographer, Ailey’s success is attributed to his dedication and passion for expression through dance, but what is often overlooked is his resilience to the hardship...   [tags: Modern dance, Alvin Ailey, Ballet, Dance]

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Los Angeles And New York

- Los Angeles and New York are both great places to live in and to visit on a vacation. This two cities have never really seen each other eye to eye by the people who live there. The cities being on opposite sides of the United States doesn’t help the situation, its west coast and east coast rivalry. These cities have a rivalry that has gone on for so long it astonished me deeply. The history behind both cities are very similar, but very different all at the same time. First thing that L.A. and N.Y....   [tags: New York City, Los Angeles, New York]

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The Battle Of New York Harbor

- Governor’s Island is located at the southern tip of Manhattan, at the meeting of the Hudson and East Rivers in New York Harbor. The island is significant for its role as a main factor in the defense system of New York Harbor. The island contains fortifications from an important period of American military construction such as the Caste Williams and Fort Jay. These fortifications were among the best examples of defensive structures. The island also served as a major military post and a costal guard station....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, New Jersey, New York]

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The New York Crystal Palace

- Karolina’s cousin’s little boy was excited to be able to see the sights in New York City and had convinced his parents to stay for a few days before they returned to Ohio. Karolina and her family were exhausted and famished from their long ocean voyage when they heard their plans and were only too happy to indulge the boy while they gained their strength back resting in the hotel. Karolina, her family, and her cousin’s family toured the city in a carriage rented by their cousin. They also traveled to the grounds of the “Exposition of the Industry of all Nations”, scheduled to open in New York City later that summer of 1853....   [tags: New York City, United States]

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The Little Mermaid By John Alvin

- In 1989, John Alvin created a stunning movie poster for the soon-to-be iconic movie, The Little Mermaid. His visual contains movement and depth that creates a sense of wonder when the viewer looks at the poster. At first the viewer might look at John Alvin’s The Little Mermaid and see a story about a forbidden romance between the two main characters that are artfully rendered in the middle of the poster. However, when looking closer at the visual, the viewer can begin to gather all sorts of messages from John Alvin’s use of symbolic colors to project certain meanings and his placement of specific images to portray sexual attraction....   [tags: Green, Color, The Little Mermaid, Red]

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New York, By Senator John Kasich

- New York, NY. -- Ohio Governor John Kasich drew a stark contrast between himself and his two fellow GOP rivals in an impassioned speech Tuesday morning in Midtown Manhattan." "Two paths," Kasich said, in a prepared speech from the women 's National Republican Club in New York City. "One choice, The path that exploits anger and encourages resentments that turns fear into hatred and divides people. This path solves nothing, demeans our history, weakens our country and cheapens each of us. It has but one beneficiary and that is to the politician who speaks of it." "The other path is the one America has been down before....   [tags: New York City, New York, United States]

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America 's New York City

- It is hard to pin point one important aspect from a diaspora community, but if you look at them individually you can learn so much. These diasporic community and even New York City as a whole have a sense of nationalism, “which are united people of similar language, religion, culture, and history,” (the year of revolution notes) who are proud of where they came from and who they represent now. New York City has always been increasingly growing to become a foreign city, and each year more and more foreigners claim that city to be their home....   [tags: New York City, Statue of Liberty, New York]

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New York City - Original Writing

- Dear cockroaches who attacked me, on the streets of Brooklyn, New York City, I hate you, I hate you in ways you wouldn’t imagine, I’m not sure you have an imagination. But that’s beside the point. Before I get to bashing you I just want to tell you a little about myself, speaking of the circumstances we didn’t get the proper introduction. I’m a Chicago girl, I’ve only come across bugs when every I go into basements and I can tell you I don’t do that much often. I’ve been afraid of butterflies, grass hoppers and other insects since well who knows when....   [tags: New York City, Chicago]

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The Poverty Of New York City

- There are so many people suffering in New York City and around the world because they are unable to afford basic necessities for themselves and their families; many are living well below the poverty level. This is because New York City has a major income gap, the biggest gap in any county in the United States (Roberts, 2014). Over the past twenty years, the income gap has just gone up and will continue to rise if we do not find out why it is happening and how to stop it. According to Roberts (2014), “The top 5 percent of households earned 864,394, or 88 times as much as the poorest 20 percent…” (pg.1)....   [tags: Poverty, United States, New York City]

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A Report On New York City

- Traffic. Hundreds and thousands of people crowding the sidewalk. Diverse food places to get your grub on. All of these elements in my environment sort of work in a harmonious pattern in a place I call home, New York City. When I ask people about New York City they usually associate it with the extraordinary buildings that pierce the sky or the congested sidewalks with people desperate to shop in the famous luxury stores in which celebrities dwell. Even though I grew up here, I somehow manage to get lost within the Big Apple....   [tags: New York City, Madison Square Garden]

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The City Of New York City

- The city was blinding me with shining lights that you could see from space. It was glistening in the night and dull by day. There were cars parked all alongside the streets and traffic jams every corner. The place that I visited was New York City over the summer about three years ago. My mom and I stayed with my aunt who lives in Poughkeepsie, which is about thirty minutes outside of New York City. Poughkeepsie is a small town that you find outside of a big city, it was a small family owned shops that consisted of knick knacks and second-hand stores....   [tags: New York City, Empire State Building, Manhattan]

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Pitching For The New York Yankees

- When people think of baseball, pitchers normally come to mind: starters, relief pitchers and then there are the closers. The closer is a crucial asset for a baseball team, without an outstanding closer a team could fold in the last inning of the game. To be a great closer, one must have excellent control, the ability to outwit a batter, and movement on their pitches. In order to be remembered as one of the all-time greatest closers, they must have the statistics as well as effective pitches. Mariano Rivera, the most well-known closer for the New York Yankees, was able to use his background to further his love for baseball by accomplishing many goals set during his career while also setting...   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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The Celebration Of New York City

- With all the traditions that come with this time of year, there is one in particular that my friends and I have not celebrated since we started having kids and the holidays became all about them (thanks for ruining Christmas, kids). Every year, after the tree in Rockefeller Center went up, we would gather as many of us as we could and we 'd venture into New York City. Some years we had as many as forty people. Friends of friends added to the crowd. Our tradition was to first go down to Greenwich Village for a few drinks then uptown to Rockefeller Center and see the tree, fighting the crowds all the way there....   [tags: New York City, Rockefeller Center, Piano]

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The Colossus Of New York

- Colson Whitehead ponders the essence of New York in his collection of essays titled, The Colossus of New York. Throughout the entire collection of essaysWhitehead inquires about what New York stands for based on the journey’s of its inhabitants and visitors. By establishing a sense of authenticity and creating an intimate relationship between him and the reader, Whitehead effectively provides his readers with a genuine account of New York. This genuineness found in Whitehad’s writing has not been met without criticism....   [tags: New York City, Writing, Trinity School, Mind]

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The New York City Hall

- Journal Entry 3: Lower Manhattan Our third adventure in the course was in Lower Manhattan also known as the Civic Center. Coming from Queens I usually take the N train coming from Astoria to the city so I was running a bit late. I was never great with directions or the subway in general but I impressed myself when I was able to take the train downtown and meet up the rest of the class. I met up with my class in the Civic Center where City Hall stood. I rarely go to lower side of the city mostly because I always found it to be a bit duller compared to the rest of Manhattan....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, World Trade Center]

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The New York Stock Exchange

- According to Investopedia (2003), the New York Stock Exchange, otherwise known as NYSE, is a stock exchange based in New York City. It is considered the largest equities-based exchange in the world based on total market capitalization of its listed securities. Additionally, it stated that NYSE was founded in 1972 but became a public entity in 2005 after the acquisition of electronic trading exchange Archipelago. The NYSE Euronext is the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. This came into play when the company merged with the European exchange in 2007....   [tags: Stock exchange, Stock, New York Stock Exchange]

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The New York Marriot Marquis

- It was July 2, 2015, and it was a warm evening and my parents, brother, and I were just landing in New York City. The look of happiness rose upon my face. I could feel my cheeks starting to fall off. This would be my first time being in one of the northern states. We begin to exit off of the airplane and enter the JFK airport. I was already stunned at how amazing and beautiful the airport was. I could not imagine how amazing NYC was going to look. We start to get our luggage out of the baggage claim and head out of the airport and make our way to our hotel room....   [tags: New York City, Statue of Liberty, Homelessness]

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New York City : The Big Apple

- New York City is called the Big Apple, however there are no correct ideas of how this universal moniker was established. Some says it is because of John J. Fitz Gerald and his column; other says it is named because during the Great Depression, people were force to sell Apples in a suit. I’ve stayed in New York longer than in my birthplace Guangzhou; New York City is my second hometowns. I’ve been in New York for fifteen years. I could go on and on bragging about the breathtaking sceneries of NYC such as the skyscrapers....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, New York, Times Square]

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Hotel Options For New York City

- Dive Into the Excitement and Diversity of New York City, NY New York City sees more than 56 million visitors a year. Packed with museums, theaters, restaurants, and other world-class attractions, the city is well-equipped to welcome travelers both local and international. The brilliant diversity of NYC spills over into every aspect of the locale, giving you hotel options for any taste, budget, and style. Whether you’re looking for a spacious suite or a compact pod, you can find the perfect place to stay....   [tags: New York City, New York, Hotel, Times Square]

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Western New York Vs. The Big Apple

- Western New York vs. The Big Apple When comparing Western New York to New York City there are significant cultural differences that come to mind, but also some similarities. New York City is considered the most populous city in the United States. According to the 2014 census the population of the metropolitan region of the city reached to about twenty three million residents. Because of the rapidly growing population it has been named the cultural and financial capital of the world. The city is known for its big impact on finance, art, fashion, education, and entertainment....   [tags: New York City, New York, Buffalo Bills]

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Analysis Of Peter Miller 's ' Before New York '

- Earth was once a very different place. Before the human population grew to billions and began to travel distances beyond belief, wild animals and ancient forests governed the land. Peter Miller wrote an article, titled “Before New York” for National Geographic, that investigated how Eric Sanderson’s studies uncovered how Manhattan looked and operated as Henry Hudson sailed into New York Harbor for the first time. It may be hard to imagine Manhattan as anything other than a huge, busy, concrete jungle, home of countless skyscrapers, but it used to be diverse in wildlife....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, The Bronx, New York]

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New York State

- There is over 62 counties in New York State, through this study we will look through the four of New York counties and analyze the population growth and the growth or decline of each counties. The four counties that selected were Albany, New York, Kings, and Erie County. Each county has it unique aspects, from analyzing the CTPP data we can look closely at the growth. This exercise we would be using the CTPP websites and download profile spreadsheets for four New York State counties using the interface tool....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, New York, Hudson River]

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Fly Program : Local Attractions And Places At New York

- Fly-In Program: Local attractions and places to visit in New York. New York, the city that never sleeps, offers a million of exciting local attractions to see and thrilling places to visit. The astonishing museums and historic landmarks, and the skyscrapers with breathtaking panoramic views promise a phenomenal New York experience. Along with the complete orthopedic care and treatment, our Fly-in program offers guidelines for a complete and positive visit to the Big Apple. This section of the Fly-In program introduces the most attractive spots in New York City that a person who just underwent an orthopedic treatment can easily enjoy while still in recovery....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan]

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Congestion and Traffic Pollution in New York City

- Congestion and traffic pollution has been a major problem in New York City for years. There have been many laws, tolls, and fines implemented over the past few decades to try and fix the problem. Yet, congestion still exists. Congestion occurs when there is overcrowding on roadways that’s causes traffic jams. There are several reasons for the severity of this issue. Congestion causes a lot of delays in the city. It is unlikely that people are on time for anything, even if they planned ahead. With traffic in the city the way it is, you can’t blame them....   [tags: Traffic, New York City, ]

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The History of Pollution in New York City

- ... Once the Clean Water Act was passed, is when these standards became common throughout the nation. This law adopted the provisions that were focused on by the Metropolitan Sewage Commission. Most notably: all lakes, rivers, streams and ponds must be fishable. This ensured improved standards for monitoring and increasing the quality of water inside New York City. (Waldman, 2013) (Jarvey, 2006) During the 1890s, air pollution also became a major issue from rapid industrialization. The result is that the government began to enact various air quality laws dating back to the early 20th century....   [tags: transit system, environmental footprint, new york]

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New York : City Of The United States

- New York is most famous and highly crowded city of the United States. New York has so many men made creatures which you will not able to see anywhere else in the United States. It starts with 102 story Empire State building, 24 hrs open Time Square, Number of museums, amazing Brooklyn bridge which connects Manhattan and Brooklyn and can 't complete without magnificent sculpture of the US is the Statue of Liberty. How to get there By flight There are three airports near by city. John F Kennedy International airport and Newark Liberty International airport and all are offering both domestic and international flights....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Empire State Building]

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Gangs Of New York And The Conflict Theory

- Gangs of New York takes place in 1863 in New York City. This movie shows how conflict can make or break a whole entire city. It is a story of a vendetta as a family legacy set against the historical background of the ethnic feuds in New York City. The three major perspectives can are shown a considerable in Gangs of New York. The conflict theory is shown between the conflict with all of the gangs and, main characters. The symbolic interactionist theory, can be shown through all of the symbols depicted in the movies, especially those related to “Priest” Vallon....   [tags: Sociology, New York City, Irish American]

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Tony Cano And The New York Yankees

- It has been almost two years since second baseman Robinson Cano and the New York Yankees decided to part ways and end their relationship. Cano bolted to the west coast to play with the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. The Yankees have had a series of second basemen since the departure of Cano. Two years later, it’s hard to really signify who profited from the split. Cano bolted for more money in Seattle. That evidence is staring right in the face of the Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees and the 28 other Major League teams....   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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The Real Little Italy Of New York

- I was born in the Belmont neighborhood in the Bronx, and at that time it was mainly only Italians living in this little section. As of today, unlike many New York City neighborhoods, it has thankfully remained true to itself. It still has all of it’s original shops and markets it once had, and one of the few places left in the city you can still see and feel that old town character. Of course, since then it has become more diverse, but it is still the real little Italy of New York. Belmont still represents the old way of life when the first wave of European immigrants came to the city in the early twentieth century....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens]

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The New York Yankees Baseball Team

- Story: Born in Upstate New York and raised by two Yankee fans, I grew up liking the New York Yankees baseball team. As a child, I always wanted to see the Yankee Stadium in the heart of New York City. However, at the age of five, my family and I moved from Rouses Point, New York to San Juan, Puerto Rico. My family and I lived on the island for the next three years before we were able to return to the United States. My family moved to Richmond, Virginia in 2008. The summer of 2008, my family and I went on a road-trip back to see our relatives in Upstate New York, however, along the way we stopped to tour New York City....   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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The Political System Of New York City

- New York City, being a natural port, has drawn to its shore waves of immigration throughout its existence. Largely in part to growing ethnic populations, utilizing ethnic solidarity as a platform to mobilize a political system has been common. This tactic was most prevalent during the late nineteenth century and later on during the 1960s in the form of machine politics. Machine politics as a system relied heavily upon voter loyalty through the distribution of petty material goods and services or patronage (Merton 101)....   [tags: New York City, Chicago, Public administration]

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New Stadium And New York Yankees

- Table of Contents Discussion of new stadium as owner of the New York Yankees and where the building will be, how the facility can increase revenues by installing more seats or having fewer seats to create more demand, and how I 'd make this facility more fan friendly. Discussion of free agents, coach, trades, draft, farm system, and innovative ideas I 'd have as new General Manager for the New York Yankees. in this discussion, a three year plan will be addressed as to how I 'd attempt to elevate the enjoyment of the sport while hopefully implementing a successful program in which could get us to win a championship....   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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The New York City Subway System

- Behavior and experience are both contagious and are contingent upon the surroundings one resides in. This is evident after reading Watter’s essay on The Mega Marketing of Depression in Japan as well as after reading Gladwell’s essay on The Power of Context. Both of these works illustrate how behavior and experience could be amended. Specifically, how behavior and experience are contagious through the use of applying specific methods like the Broken Windows Theory, the Law of a Few, Stickiness Factor, and Mega Marketing in order to alter peoples behaviors and experiences....   [tags: Suicide, New York City, Human behavior, Crime]

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The New York Times And The Civil Rights Movement

- Background In 1960, the New York Times(Defendant) ran a full-page advertisement paid for by civil right activists. The ad openly criticized the police department in the city of Montgomery, Alabama for its treatment of civil rights protestors. The Plaintiff ( Sullivan) was one of three Commissioners of Montgomery, Alabama, who claimed that he was defamed in a full-page ad taken out in the New York Times. The advertisement was entitled, “Heed Their Rising Voices” and it charged in part that an unprecedented wave of terror had been directed against those who participated in the civil rights movement in the South (Jones, 2016)....   [tags: Newspaper, The New York Times, Advertising]

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New York City And Los Angeles

- After completing high school or college, many young adults have to decide where they want to go to begin the next chapter of their lives. Countless people choose to move to a big city, mainly because they display various job opportunities, eventful nightlife and potential new friends. When deciding where to live, one must consider many factors, some that appeal to their wants and some that are necessary for a healthy life. In the United States, Los Angeles and New York City are often the two top choices because they both contain the qualities that young people are looking for....   [tags: New York City, Los Angeles, City, United States]

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Gangs Of New York Is A War Packed Film Directed By Martin Scorsese

- Gangs of New York is a war-packed film directed by Martin Scorsese that takes place in New York during the Civil War. This 2002 film is about a young Irish immigrant, named Amsterdam, who returns to the Five Points to get revenge on William Cutting, a powerful gang leader who murdered his father. One scene that really sticks out within the film occurs during the draft riots that took place in New York. Although this particular scene is historically accurate, there are some parts of the scene itself that seem to have a bigger impact overall....   [tags: New York Draft Riots, New York City]

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Role Of New York As An Economic Global City

- Introduction: Over the 20th century, Mollenkopf and Castell (1992) argued New York City has become a poorer, smaller and in some respects less economically important part of the nation. Simultaneously, the global city has remained dominant in thriving economic activities often associated with the international economy. Ultimately, the city has had a long history of concurrent growth and decay. To provide an in-depth analysis of New York’s economic development path, the essay will focus specifically on the economic developments and challenges between 1940’s and 1990’s....   [tags: Economics, New York City, Economy, Manufacturing]

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The New York Times And The Guardian Covered This Harrowing Event

- On the January 8th of this year, terrorists attacked Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine, and killed 17 people and left few injured. Charlie Hebdo magazine is known for its strong opinion about all aspect of culture in Modern world. The magazine had a history of publishing controversial cartoons illustrating Prophet Muhammad that angered Muslim leaders in France, and Muslims around the world. The magazine received threats over the years from social media users because portray of the prophet are prohibited in Islam religion....   [tags: Newspaper, The New York Times, Broadsheet, Islam]

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Crime Reduction Plan For New York City

- In the early 1990’s the crime rate in New York City was astronomical. Every category including the eight nature index crimes were all on the rise if not extremely high already. Mayor Giuliani a former federal United States prosecutor was elected into office and brought with him a reputation of viciousness against crime. His campaigns lead to the appointment of Commissioner William Joseph Bratton to hold the position of police commissioner of New York City. Giuliani learnt of Bratton’s amazing crime reduction plan that helped reduce crime in two other cities....   [tags: Police, Crime, New York City, Constable]

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Health Assessment Of Nassau County, New York

- Health Assessment of Nassau County, New York Raymonde Plantin Chamberlain School of Nursing NR-443 Community Health Nursing Professor Yacinth Carreon November 2014 Introduction In the essence of formulating community health assessment tool it helps in managing and preventing illness within the population of a specific area. It helps to address in a constructive manner to gather data in return will help health care professionals to provide and to have awareness of the health care needs that is relevant to the community health....   [tags: Queens, New York City, Obesity, Health care]

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of New York City

- The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire not only affected the city of New York, but also the rest of the country. It forever changed the way our country would look at safety regulations in factories and buildings. The fire proved to America what can and will happen if we over-look safety regulations and over-crowd buildings. Unfortunately, 146 lives are taken before we fully understand this concept. On July 13, 1900 Joseph Aschs’ new building plans in New York City are approved and by January 5, 1901 the building is complete....   [tags: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, fire, New York,]

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New York City 's Coordinated Anti Graffiti

- Active A writer who currently paints. Aerosol paint Aerosol paint is a type of paint that comes in a sealed pressurized container and is released in an aerosol spray when depressing a valve button. Graffiti artists use aerosol for its speed, portability, and permanence. Artists usually have a broad array of paint, including assorted brands, which they collect and stockpile. There are hard-core artists who hunt and collect paint for years, seeking uncommon and discontinued colors to set their work apart....   [tags: Fixing Broken Windows, New York City, Graffiti]

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Is Justice Fairly Served in New York City?

- Is justice fairly served in New York City. Everyday some one is arrested for something they did not do. The New York City officers abuse their power as a public servant, while leaving citizens vulnerable in situations. They fear the police of what the could do to their reputations if they go against their authority. In the Adventures of a Novelist, Crane had to make a decision on weather he should testify or not for the prostitute that was accused for soliciting two men. Crane knew what the right thing was to do, but was apprehensive of what may turn out for him....   [tags: justice, New York City, criminal justice,]

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An Alien's Experience in New York City in December

- In the month of December, New York City is such a crazy place. I walked down the street and was awestruck when I saw the most realized natural vision in the middle of New York City. It was a large hardwood plantation covered in these reflective beacons that hovered over an elliptical gathering spot. Here people were taking pictures and gliding across a frozen bond while wearing covers for their feet with small blades attached at the bottom for a more controllable slide. There seemed to be humans, both big and small, all with smiles, observing and enjoying each other's presence....   [tags: New York City, aliens, science fiction, narrative ]

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New York City : The City Of Dreams And High Expenses

- New York City, the city of dreams and high expenses. That’s one of the things I have taken away from reading the census data and Florida’s Cities and the Creative Class. What is humorous to me is that the idea of how much residential places cost and how much space you get for the price leaves me wondering why New York City has the majority of the highest percentage of people living in the city with creative careers. However, I shouldn’t be the one questioning anything because here I am in New York City paying so much more for an education here than I would have paid at the other schools I got into....   [tags: New York City, Global city, United States, Toronto]

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Stop And Frisk During New York City

- Stop and frisk has encountered many opponents who think this tool is discriminatory and often targets minorities, specifically black and Hispanic people. For that reason, a federal judge ruled to use this practice more judicious after hundreds of complains against the police department. However, the community is calling back for stop and frisk since they have noticed that it is a necessary practice to keep a safe city. Thus, the problem regarding is the increase of violence in New York City due to the restriction and less use of stop and frisk....   [tags: Crime, New York City, Police, Terry v. Ohio]

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Analysis Of Alvin Adonis 's ' The Eyes Of An African American '

- How many times have you stopped and asked yourself, “Did I earn this based on my merit or my skin color?” Or asking the reverse, “Was there someone more qualified or was I looked over because of my ethnicity?” From a personal stand point I have never had to ask these questions; they never even crossed my mind. After immersing myself within this class, I have an even firmer grasp of how often this must cross people of any ethnicity, other than Caucasian. I had a vague understanding of these concepts, however after learning more about the cultural values of various ethnizes, not only does it affect them personally, but often it effects their whole belief system....   [tags: Race, Black people, Racism, African American]

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The New York Yankees Is The Most Storied And Well Recognized Sports Organization

- Introduction The New York Yankees are arguably the most storied and well-recognized sports organization in the world. “...they are perhaps the epitome of a large market baseball team (Emanuele, 2010). Not only do they have the most national championships in the history of North American sports, but they are valued as the highest sports franchise in the United States; being worth $2.3 billion according to Forbes.com. Their tremendous wealth, power, and influence is reflected by a fan base and awe that stretches world-wide....   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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The New York City Of Saint Patrick 's Cathedral On The Avenue

- In 1858 New York City laid down the first cornerstone of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral on 5th Avenue. Opening its doors after only a short 21 years in 1879 Saint Patrick’s Cathedral drew visitors from all over. Paid for by poor immigrants in the city, this cathedral stands towering, proud, and beautiful nearly 158 years later. The foremost theme of this basilica is of the Gothic style. Attention to this specific place of worship is due to the majesty of the building. Choosing this church was not challenging due to the fact that there are of 5 Patrick’s, an Erin, and an Irelyn within my family....   [tags: Gothic architecture, Stained glass, New York City]

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Summary : ' The ' Cockroach Who Attacked Me ' On The Streets Of Brooklyn York City

- Dear cockroach who attacked me, on the streets of Brooklyn, New York City, I hate you. I hate you in ways in which you couldn’t imagine. Your tiny little cockroach brain would struggle to hold such creativity. Let’s just agree to disagree. Imagination ends and begin with human life in which, you are not. There shouldn’t be any ambiguity surrounding this fact. This is beside the point. This letter isn’t to make amends, isn’t to bash your very existence. It is simply to inform you of your wrongdoings....   [tags: New York City, Chicago, English-language films]

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New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio 's New Program

- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s video announcement that city schools were starting a new program that will bring computer science education to all students is late. America is dragging where it should be exceling. Less than 10 percent of the city’s schools offer computer science education and only one percent receive that education. New Yorkers should still applaud their mayor for taking on this monumental task that states should have addressed years before this announcement because New York City isn’t alone in this failure, only one in four U.S....   [tags: Computer science, Computer, New York City]

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Brooklyn, New York And The City That Never Sleeps Could Be A Dream

- As a young child growing up in the city that never sleeps could be a dream, that was reality for her. Jayla’s hometown was Brooklyn, New York. She loved being around all her family and friends. Jayla would often run the streets with her cousins getting into all kinds of trouble. Growing up with only one parent she wasn’t apart of the wealthiest family. The school system Jayla was enrolled in wasn’t very good either. It didn’t keep the student grounded, the teachers didn’t expect high standards and they didn’t uphold values in the students either....   [tags: High school, Family, New York City]

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The Roosevelt Island 's New York City Transportation System

- ,Our Journey began when we were riding the Roosevelt Island Tramway together. The Roosevelt Island Tramway spans over the East River and connects Roosevelt Island to the Upper East Side of Manhattan located on East 60th Street on 2nd Avenue. The tram ride is about five minutes maximum, as we were riding the tram under the East River. A fantastic view of the clouds was seen from the large glass windows, using that as our advantage, we snapped some aesthetic pictures together. If you 're afraid of heights you’ll probably be distracted with the spectacular view of Manhattan 's East Side view....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Franklin D. Roosevelt]

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Contemporary Ballet Of American Ballet And New York City Ballet

- Even though people always tend to attribute “authentic” knowledge of a practice or product by tracing its culture, in the currently globalizing world where the cultures are overlapped and intertwine with one another, the criteria is ineffective due to the difficulty of ascribing the practice to a specific culture; hence, the notion of cultural authenticity is no longer legitimate. The cross-cultural origins and further developments of the Contemporary Ballet illustrate that to simply consider this dance form authentically American is inappropriate, whereby demonstrates the high degree of illegitimacy in the pursuit of cultural authenticity....   [tags: Ballet, Classical ballet, New York City Ballet]

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The City University Of New York

- The City University of New York System was founded in 1847 as a way to provide an affordable education to student throughout the city 's five boroughs, and eventually resulted in the formation of 24 separate institutions of higher education. Among those 24 institutions are community colleges, graduate institutes, traditional universities, and undergraduate colleges. The City College of New York is considered the "senior college" of the City University of New York university system. This allows CCNY to issue traditional B.S....   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education]

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Whitehead's "The Colossus of New York"

- New York City’s population is a little over 8.3 million people. 8.3 million people are spread out among five boroughs and each have their own set routine. Each one of those 8.3 million see New York in a different way becuase “You start building your private New York the first time you lay eyes on it” (“City Limits” 4). Some people are like Colson Whitehead who “was born here and thus ruined for anywhere else” (“City Limits” 3). Others may have “moved here a couple years ago for a job. Maybe [they] came here for school” (“City Limits” 3)....   [tags: Social/Cultural Issues]

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The Food Of The New York City

- In the New York City, one of the wealthiest cities in the world approximately 1.4 million people go hungry everyday (“Food poverty in NYC”). Many neighborhoods in the New York city do not have an opportunity to make healthy food choices due to the fact that communities of lower-income and racial or ethnic minorities suffer from the death of private investment and the inequitable distribution of public resources. Numerous studies have shown that lack of healthy food options is linked to obesity, heart disease, and a wide variety of other chronic health diseases (“A Look Inside Food Deserts,” 2012)....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Obesity, Eating]

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Walt Whitman And The New York

- May 31, 1819, Walt Whitman was born to Walter Whitman and Louisa Van Velsor. Walt was the second son of nine children who lived in New York in the 1820’s and 1830’s. Between 1825 and 1830 Walt attended public school in Brooklyn while his family moved often within the city. At twelve Walt began to learn the trade of printing to then begin loving the written word. Whitman worked as a printer until the age of seventeen when a fire destroyed where he worked. In 1836 he began working as a school teacher in Long Island until 1841 when he became a full-time journalist....   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, United States]

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Cultural Diversity in New York

- ... On nearly every block in New York a pedestrian will walk past at least one Cultural establishment, whether is be a restaurant, clothing store, or foundation for the betterment of a certain culture. Although many of these organizations are found throughout the country they are most prevalent and recognized in New York. On any given street you are likely to find a Chinese restaurant or maybe even a halal cart, as a New Yorker, these things are expected, and even taken for granted. New York's culture in one of its own because it is based on that of nearly every heritage and culture world wide....   [tags: immigration patterns]

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Mirgration to New York City

- In this essay I am going to discuss the issue of migration in New York from different points of view. New York City’s foreign-born population is very high. Between 1970 and 2008, the number of non-native New Yorkers doubled to 3 million while the native-born population declined by more than 1 million (“New York City's Immigrant Population Soars”) YOU NEED TO EXPLAIN WHY THIS IS HAPPENING The role of immigrants in the New York City’ economy It is well-known fact that in New York City people are able to find job....   [tags: immigrants, job, attractive, time]

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Old York And North Montana

- I. Introduction This case involves a dispute over whether the laws of North Montana, South Montana, or Old York should be applied. Old York and North Montana have laws that prevent insurance companies from putting provisions in their insurance contracts that prohibited the stacking of multiple insurance policies. In contrast, South Montana specifically allows such provisions. This Court ultimately concludes that Old York’s law should apply in this because this dispute is one over a contract and the place of contracting is Old York....   [tags: Contract, Common law, Insurance, Law]

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Women Of The New York Office

- As Cindy looks out of the window of the New York office she couldn’t help but reminisce how things were before. She could remember the photo-shoots in Paris with the hottest models on the runway and the clothes that were shipped all over the world from the hottest up and coming fashion designers. She remembered trying the latest fashions and sneaking them to school to show her friends. I wish I could go back Cindy thought to herself. Cindy, Cindy she heard her name called, did you go get our coffee....   [tags: High school, Friendship, Marriage, Mother]

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The Shack, A New York Times

- Share a Life with Him The Shack, a New York Times number one bestseller, written by WM. Paul Young published in 2007 is the redemptive story of a man named Mack who was driven away from his relationship with God and pushed into a “Great Sadness through an unexpected loss in his family. When invited to reopen a deep wound and revisit the fateful events that severed his ties with God, Mack rediscovers who God is and his place in his life. He lets go of grief and restores his broken heart. Through this story of Mack’s devastating loss and his restitution, Young illustrates that times of pain, suffering, and confusion result in hope, forgiveness, and self renewal through a relationship with God...   [tags: God, Love, Holy Spirit, Theology]

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The, New York, By Milton Friedman

- Nobel Peace Prize winner and famous economist Milton Friedman, started his life in Brooklyn, New York, on July 31 1912. The youngest in his Jewish household, he was already known for his interest in reading and mathematics. His early schooling was held at the public schools of Rahway, New Jersey. In time he was awarded a state scholarship to attend Rutgers University. In his original intent, he was going to go to school for mathematics and eventually have an actuary career; however, he was influenced by a number professors and in time made the transition from mathematics to economics....   [tags: Keynesian economics, Economics, Milton Friedman]

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Diverse Population of New York

- New York City, The city that never sleeps is the largest city in the word. It’s ethnically diverse population is made up of immigrants from all over the world. People come here in pursuit of better job, education and life. Today, New York is all that and more, thanks to the discovery of law, order and technology. Everything about New York is grand it is a fast developing society. Few years ago, New York was nothing like what it is today. It was a discovery in a process of development. During the development process the city had to tolerate diverse types of unstable situation that are unknown to many Americans....   [tags: immigrants, society, community]

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Eros Live in New York

- ... One reason was due to the inadequate jobs and lack of a viable source of income for women laborers. Many women who worked as either domestic house servants, handmaids or factory workers did not earn enough money to live. In fact, prostitutes were said to have earned three to five times more weekly than “virtuous” women did on average. Another reason was the concept of innocence; during this time, purity was emphasized as what gave women worth. Once a girl lost her virginity, whether it be through prostitution, rape or consensual, her options became slim....   [tags: prostitution, sex industry]

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The New York Draft Riots

- During the nineteenth century, the nativists and many of the native inhabitants of New York looked down upon the Irish immigrants because of their poverty and large numbers. The Irish symbolized destitution and desperation and stereotyped them as criminals. Their poverty-stricken appearance caused many people especially those who agreed with the nativist ideology to look at them with distaste. Furthermore, the New York Draft riots in 1863 did little to help with the public’s opinion of the Irish....   [tags: immigrants, dangerous, harm]

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My Trip At New York

- Before leaving for New York I was nervous I had never been on field course with a class before or visit to the United Nations headquarters, I have been to New York City numerous times but this trip, in particular, was a memorable one and I am glad I went on it with an amazing group of people, I know now call friends. When you associate anything with New York City it is usually the extraordinary buildings that pierce the sky or the congested sidewalks with people desperate to shop in the famous stores in which celebrities dwell....   [tags: United Nations, United Nations Security Council]

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The New York Police Department

- On February 2016, Demonstrators and protestors gathered together outside the courthouse in downtown Brooklyn, New York. A bustling street separated them into two spark groups. Each group was fenced in by stone-faced police officers and steel barricades. On one side, Chinese American demonstrators held posters with slogans like “Racial Prosecution” and “Peter Liang Deserves Justice Too.” On the other side, a group of African Americans lifted “Black Lives Better” signs. However, both of them were waiting for the court’s sentencing of 28-year-old Peter Liang, a Chinese American who served for the New York Police Department (NYPD)....   [tags: United States, Police, Racism, Race]

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The New York Times Website

- Earlier this month, I ran across an article on the New York Times website. The article, titled, “Concerns Over Social Media Link to Virginia Girl’s Killing”, regards the abduction and murder of a young girl who regularly posted in a Facebook group chat called Teen Dating and Flirting. The girl’s communications through social media has stirred many concerns throughout the community, especially with the neighbors—who gave the law enforcement authorities information that could have possibly led to the arrests....   [tags: Bullying, Sociology, Social network aggregation]

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The New York Stock Exchange

- The two things that could make a human gullible is either not being prepared or being over prepared. This is because listening to someone who is rich and powerful makes you believe that you are also something great, but not everyone is truthful of what they say and instead they act for their own self-interest. This story is directly related to lies, deception and karma. It all begins in 2007, I was just admitted at the New York Stock Exchange for a position of a stock broker. I graduated with a 4.5 GPA and I got offers from many companies from all around the world but I decided to follow my father’s advice and he always use to say to me: “Son…Go for your dreams, but never lie to yourself and...   [tags: Stock market, Stock, Stock exchange]

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Dangerous Classes of New York

- ... The origin of juvenile delinquency in America is not a particularly vast or convoluted tale, but the history is in constant conversation with the events of The Wire and American current events. Yet, since its formal inception at the end of the nineteenth century, the measures for legitimate sanctions of juvenile delinquency have shifted. Where for a time sanctions delinquency relied solely upon a formal pronouncement from the juvenile court system, society has witnesses an increase in informal sanctions of delinquency which take place outside of the juvenile courts, as well as a dangerous rise in sanctions that result from false perceptions of juvenile delinquency....   [tags: undisciplined, delinquent youth]

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The New York Police Department

- It has come to wonder why is there always an issue for any police department to make a critical error when it coms to detaining, arresting and searching a so-called suspect. There is an issue with the New York Police Department because “there haven been over 180 occasions, between 2010 and October 2015, in which many police investigators have mistakenly breach into the wrong house for an arrest (Baker, 2016).” In one case, there was a wrong entry into a man’s house, in which he denied entry to the police....   [tags: Police, Constable]

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