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Amalie Emmy Noether

- By the time Amalie Emmy Noether’s life ended, she had become one of the greatest mathematicians of her time. She was born on March 23rd 1882, in Erlangen, Germany and died on April 14, 1935, at the age of 53, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She was the oldest out of the four kids that her mother, Ida Kaufmann, had. Amalie, known as Emmy, to most everybody she knew, was the only female child out of the bunch. Her dad Max Noether was also a famous mathematician. She had an unproblematic time in her early years of school, being smarter than the majority of the kids at an adolescent age gave her an advantage....   [tags: Biography]

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Emmy Winning Shows: The Wire

- When a show is regarded as one of the greatest of all time, doesn't it deserve to get an Emmy award. What about when it's considered the most important show ever produced due to its profound social commentary (Rhetorical Questions). Well, if you think so, then you would cringe when you heard that The Wire went five Emmy award-less seasons even with its critical acclaim. The question is how. The answer lies in the show's frighteningly true subtext: America turned out differently from what the country's founders envisioned....   [tags: television show review]

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Their Eyes Were Watching an Emmy, Not God

- Their Eyes Were Watching An Emmy: Not God Throughout the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, the reader is painted a picture by Ms. Hurston but completely blindsided if they ever sat down to actually watch this horrid slaughter of what was a classic piece of literature. The screen play just another “ pet project “ for Oprah Winfrey, diminishes the light in which Ms. Zara Neal Hurston herself, portrayed is completely altered to fit the television, sex driving industry in which Ms. Winfrey subdues to the viewers....   [tags: Zora Neale Hurston novel vs. Oprah version]

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Book Review of "Detour for Emmy"

- Detour for Emmy- Insperational Marilyn Reynolds is the author of Detour for Emmy. She is an English teacher in Los Angeles County. Marilyn is the author of numerous essays that have been published in many national newspapers, library magazines, professional journals, and autobiographies. Her students help her to keep in touch with the reality of today's teens; she then puts these realities into her writing. Detour for Emmy was inspired by her own experiences and those of her students. (5) Detour for Emmy is a true story based on a young teen age girl, whose life is drastically changed after she becomes pregnant....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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Gender Inequality And The Pay Scale

- In earlier years, women and minorities were barely compensated for their roles in film and there is not much of a difference today. This should not come as a surprise to anyone because of the effects of gender inequality and white supremacy that still exists. While they are idolized and celebrated for their roles the reality is that they are often underpaid in Hollywood. The gap between genders and race on the pay scale exists throughout all businesses in the United States, and Hollywood is no exception....   [tags: Actor, Film, Acting, Emmy Award]

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Understanding Time Is A Whole Norther Matter

- Understanding time is absolute knowledge, but finding how to define time is a whole norther matter. Many people define time by a clock and physical appearance, however there are many cues in the world to help people understand time. Time is interpretations of one’s perception to indefinite and continues progress of existence and unfolding of events in the past, present and future. Humans have created a mathematical system to maintain order and control of events through the using time. Time and the passage of time can be perceived using many techniques, such as bottom-up, top-down, senses, and perception....   [tags: Sense, Taste, Olfaction, Perception]

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Norther Ireland: A Nation Divided

- ... They believe that their way is the path that Northern Ireland should follow, whether that is to unite with Great Britain or to remain an individual country. Because of this fear of losing their identities, violence and for the opposing group has turned the country into an internal battlefield. Another significant patter I discovered was the presence the country’s history. History is undying and the history of Northern Ireland is a vast map of peace, power, struggle and identity. Throughout time, Northern Ireland has been subject to attacks, invasions, and betrayals....   [tags: violence, terror, suffering and death]

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Analysis Of ' Proof ' David Auburn

- Gender Bias in Stem Careers “Sexist discrimination in STEM is such incredibly old news that it is a serious wonder we have not discovered the words “Women cannot be trusted to add” in cave paintings.”(JR Thorpe) In “Proof” David Auburn tells the story of a young woman growing up in a mathematically gifted family. Catherine’s father Robert, was a world renowned mathematician who made major contributions to three fields: game theory, algebraic geometry, and nonlinear operator theory. When Robert reached his mid twenty’s his health began to decline, leaving Catharine the burden of taking care of him during his time of illness....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Sexism, Female]

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Women's Contributions to Mathematics

- Women's Contributions to Mathematics Women in the world of mathematics is a subject that people rarely hear about. The only time people do is if it’s a female math teacher. But what many do not know is that women have made extremely important contributions to the world of mathematics. Women have been documented to be involved in mathematics, since as early as the fifth century A.D. Women such as Hypatia, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Sophie Germain, Emmy Noether, Ruth Moufang and Sun-Yung Alice Chang....   [tags: Papers]

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The High Rate Of Violence

- The high rate of violence in America has reached an epidemic level, unfortunately a major context for violence is within many American families. A child’s wellbeing can be impacted by their family structure, whether negatively or positively. The relationship between the parents, the amount of attention and care given to the children, the presence of substance abuse, and the overall family dynamics are factors consistently linked to a child’s well-being. However, many families have been destroyed, due to family violence and substance abuse....   [tags: Child abuse, Sexual abuse, Domestic violence]

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Victorian Women: A Human Sacrifice

- "In herself the woman is nothing. The woman can only justify her presence on the earth by dedicating herself to others; through deliberate self-effacement, duty and sacrifice she will discover the identity and raison d'être of which, by herself, she is deprived" (Basch 5). Surrounded by such popular belief, the women of the Victorian age had to surrender their valuable possessions simply to avoid the wrath of the male dominated society. The female characters in A Dollhouse, by Henrik Ibsen, project that a woman was merely a self-sacrificing entity of society....   [tags: American Literature]

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Human Trafficking's Relationship with the Media

- Mass Comm. Theory and Research Human Trafficking’s Relationship with the Media Introduction "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness (Declaration of Independence, ).” In the media there have been many movies, documentaries, articles, television broadcasts that centered on raising awareness for human trafficking. It has been going on for far too long and many don’t realize or recognize that is going on strongly in America and to Americans; as well as, surrounding countries....   [tags: news broadcast sources]

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Natural Mothers in Henrik Ibsen's, A Doll House

- Naturally Mothers “It seems most commonly to be the mother's influence, though naturally a bad father's would have the same result.” (A Doll House, 70) In this quotation, Torvald from Henrik Ibsen's, A Doll House talks about Krogstad being a liar and mentions that almost all criminals have had lying mothers. The protagonist, Nora, feels very guilty because she is hiding a secret from her family. In life, women are naturally determine whether if they are good or bad mother. In two different pieces of work these two women chose either one....   [tags: influence, natural, inattentive]

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Television And Film : Deaf Actors And Actresses

- Television and film are things that have been enjoyed by people for decades. A lot of people do not think of deaf people when they think about television and film, but they do not realize how much of an influence Deaf people have had on television and film. Deaf people have been part of television almost since it started. In this Paper I will talk about the history of deaf actors and actresses in Television and film,Marlee Matin,and deaf actors and actresses in television and film now. The first thing I would like to talk about is the history of Deaf actors and actresses in television and film....   [tags: Actor, Acting, Film, Marlee Matlin]

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A Social Responsibility Of The Victorian Era

- In the Victorian Era motherhood was something that was idealized. A social responsibility that was once such a private matter was now something to be learned. Society had their expectations on how your children should be raised and how they should behave. During this era it was the mother’s duty to raise their children and it was the father’s duty to provide for the family. Mothers who had to work for living were labelled as irresponsible and neglectful. Meanwhile the fathers who worked all the time and really had nothing to do with their children were applauded because they were “providing” for their family....   [tags: Mother, Father, Family, Social class]

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Well-known Women From Illinois

- The women from Illinois are different and unique in their own way. Learning about a few of the famous women from Illinois might help to understand the many different people who have lived in Illinois. Even though Betty White was mainly known for her acting she was also a writer. Betty White, Veronica Roth, and Catherine Yates are some of the many interesting and important women from Illinois. Betty White Betty White was the only child of Horance and Tess White; when Betty was two years old her family moved to Los Angeles (“Betty White” Biography para....   [tags: Betty White, Veronica Roth, Catherine Yates]

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Analysis Of ' Homeland ', Where The Lead Role For This Series Is A Female Cia Agent

- In this analysis, we will focus on a new Showtime television series called ‘Homeland’, where the lead role for this series is a female CIA agent, Carrie Mathison. It is very rare for a TV series to have a female to lead the role of a CIA agent, which goes against the norm where normally male are always play the CIA agent role. This particular TV show does not really show sexualize female, but it shows that female should be treated equally as male since she is able to perform task which male usually do....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Television program]

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How Elizabeth Moon 's Challenge The Way People Perceive Disability

- How Elizabeth Moon’s Challenge the Way People Perceive Disability ‘Speed of Dark’ by Elizabeth Moon, is a novel that narrates about the life of Lou, who according to the book is different to “normal” (3) people. That is, Lou interacts to the world in an oddly manner. He can see things which other people cannot see, however, he at times does not see the things other people can see. In other words, Moon describes Lou as autistic (5). One of his most pronounced ability is the way he can locate patterns in data (6), in which according to the author they are stunning, complex and strange, and that even computers cannot comprehend....   [tags: Disability, Person, People, The Speed of Dark]

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Analysis Of Viola Davis 's ' The Hit Drama '

- Viola Davis has established herself on the hit drama, “How to Get Away with Murder” as the leading woman. Her character, Annalise Keating is a top notch Lawyer and professor for a class called How to Get Away with Murder, living a fast paced life as a mentor for five aspiring lawyers along with her personal drama. Keating’s life soon begins to crumble to pieces as she soon realizes her husbands part in the local murder mystery of a student named Leyla, their affair, the girl’s pregnancy, and that the murderer might be her husband....   [tags: African American, White people, Black people]

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Hockey Is The Best Fit For Hockey

- Hockey, a game of “finger skating at war” is exhilarating and pumps a rush of adrenaline throughout your body from, puck drop till the fat lady sings. With the fast paced game and probably that hardest sport to keep up with, especially in a Broadcast perspective, NHL has a gift that no other sport has. Out of all broadcasters in all sports, NHL’s own Mike Emrick, Emmy award winning announcer, is the best fit for hockey. For Emrick it started at a young age, and it wasn 't trying on skates. Mike Emrick growing up, fell in love with hockey as a teenager watching the minor league team in Indiana....   [tags: Olympic Games, Ancient Olympic Games]

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Susan Griffin 's Are You My Mother

- Does one agree, the lifestyle he/she follows and decisions they made as a child affects their future relationship with his/her parents. Feminist author Alison Bechdel indeed does and from her own life experiences she came to a conclusion that the aspect of how close a parent and child are, can change that child’s live. A parent’s role in a child’s life is affective, and a child is affected by the absence or presence of a parent. Emmy award winning playwright and poet, Susan Griffin believes the relationship between parenting correlates to the selves we become....   [tags: Parent, Family, Mother, Childhood]

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The Killer Angels by Michael Sharra

- Based of Michael Sharra’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Killer Angels, Gettysburg is a literary adaptation that popularized the bloodiest battle fought between the North and the South during the Civil War. Initially intended as a TV mini series, Gettysburg was produced as a full-length feature film. The film glorifies Union and Confederate soldiers in the historic bloodbath of Gettysburg. The film enables viewers to experience a first hand account of the spirit and battleground of the four-day battle....   [tags: gettyburg, civil war, horrific battle]

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The Life of Amazing Opera Singers

- The Life of amazing Opera Singers Opera originated in Italy in the early 1500’s. It gained popularity in the Baroque period when people began experimenting new and different sounds with their voices. Opera is very dramatic work and you must have a really great voice to be considered as an Opera singer. Operas are usually performed in Opera houses and are accompanied by different instruments/ orchestra. It started off in Italy and soon became used all over the world. In the 1800s, Italian Opera soon began to take over all of Europe....   [tags: Beverly Sill, Kathleen Battle, Samuel Ramey]

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The Gap Of Gender Pay Gap

- The gender pay gap was a problem in the past and it is now. Hollywood has a gender pay gap and that came to my surprise. I would of never thought the industry that makes billions of dollars through movies and television shows would pay women less than men. Actresses and film executives are paid less than their male colleagues (Khon). It is absurd that women in Hollywood do not have equal pay. It is illegal to pay a woman less than a man that are doing the same work.The Equal Pay Act of 1963 was passed to make it so (Burns)....   [tags: Actor, Acting, Gender, Film]

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Biography of Stevland Hardaway Morris

- Stevie’s World In the world, there are many people who run into obstacles that they say almost stopped them from doing what the wanted. One of these people is Stevland Hardaway Morris, or better known as Stevie Wonder. His story shows that no matter how hard the problem; to do what you believe in to accomplish what you never imagined. Stevie Wonder overcame blindness by teaching himself music, persevering through discrimination, and becoming one of the world’s most celebrated singers. Wonder was born on May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Mississippi....   [tags: music, blindness, instruments]

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Fair Ball

- Fair Ball This book was based off of Bob Costas opinion on baseball. I recommend reading this book because he was full of great ideas for the Major Leagues. Any real baseball fan needs to read a copy of Bob Costas' "Fair Ball." Costas addresses the issues pressing Major League Baseball, its owners, its players, and its fans. Everything that caused the 1994 work stoppage could happen again after next season. However, Costas very thoughtfully lays out a plan primarily for the owners, since they should be able to master what they own....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Taking Stabs at Babs

- Taking Stabs at Babs It is no secret that in the world, the entertainment industry in particular, face value is important. Many people who don’t fit into the societal norms of “beautiful” are discouraged into not following their dreams.It would have made sense for one Barbra Streisand to have given up and hidden her talent in the shadows when others doubted her, but that is not what she chose to do. Instead, Streisand used this as empowerment, and was rewarded greatly for it.Barbra Streisand overcame the status quo of women in the entertainment industry by moving to New York to pursue her career, overcoming stage fright, and going on to have one of the most successful careers of all perfor...   [tags: Barbra Streisand, Singre, Actress, Biography]

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Robert Koch

- Robert Koch was a physician and a scientist. According to Blevins and Bronze (2010), his work “launched the new field of medical bacteriology,” and “ushered in a ‘golden age’ of scientific discovery and a new era of public health” (p. E744). Brock (1999) claimed Robert Koch was “one of the most important figures in medical science and was also the founder of bacteriology” (p. xxi). How did one man accomplish so much and impact the world around him in such a profound way. The three areas that must be examined in order to unveil the magnitude of influence that he possessed are as follows: • The Life of Robert Koch • Microscopes, Research, and Revolutionary Discoveries • Beyond one man These to...   [tags: Biography, Physician, Scientist]

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Dance for Musical Theatre: Robert Louis Fosse

- Dance for Musical Theatre: Robert Louis Fosse *No Works Cited Robert Louis Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. He was the son of a vaudevillian and appropriately enough was born into the theatre. As a child, the art of dance wasn’t only used as a past time by young Fosse, but rather as a way of gaining attention from friends and family. From an early age he had already started studying ballet, tap and acrobatic dance. As Fosse grew up, his talented dancing and signature showmanship had began molding his future career....   [tags: Papers]

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The Simpsons Impact on Family Values

- The Simpsons Impact on Family Values The Simpsons first came to life on April 19th, 1987. It was aired as a ‘filler’ in the commercial breaks of ‘The Tracey Ullman Show’ and was animated in 30 second mini-episodes. Matt Groening, the proud producer and creator of The Simpsons, made these 30 second episodes after being recognized for his ‘life is hell’ comic strip and asked by a fan, Pauly Platt, if he would be interested in coming up with ideas for an animation. Groening ceased the opportunity and now, 18 years on The Simpsons have become a global success and have been honored with: a Peabody award, over 20 Emmy awards, over 50 Emmy nominations, over 20 Annie a...   [tags: Television TV Sitcoms Cartoons]

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Biography of Oprah Winfrey

- Oprah Gail Winfrey, a famous black writer, talk show host, and actress, was born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi .She was born to unwed, teenage parents. Her mother Vernita Lee was eighteen and a housemaid. Her father Vernon Winfrey was twenty and in the armed forces. Winfrey was named Orpah from the Book of Ruth in the Bible, but her name was later changed to Oprah because it was easier to pronounce. As a youth, Winfrey moved to Milwaukee to live with her mother. Her mother's lack of supervision enabled several male relatives and friends to sexually abuse Winfrey....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Fame is a Dangerous Drug and Should be Kept out of Reach of Children

- “Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.” These are the words of Benjamin Haydon, a painter in the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s. Although his ideas could be rendered outdated, it is this quote that stands out even among today’s standards of ethical code and morality. Another quote that stands out is from the book entitled Growing Up On the Set, “fame is a dangerous drug and should be kept out of reach of children.” These words were spoken by former child actor, and current writer, Paul Peterson....   [tags: fame, famous kids, child stars]

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Social Underground Will Go Over The Newest Episode Of The Hit Show Mr. Robot

- Each week, Social Underground will go over the newest episode of the hit show Mr. Robot. There will be a recap of what happened, and then some commentary on what happened and where the show might go next. Trying to figure out where this show goes is pretty difficult since there are many plots that interweave. The good thing about that is having a show that’s unpredictable. No one likes knowing the end of a season at the beginning. Last Week’s Recap: ‘MR. ROBOT’— EPS2.9_PYTH0N-PT1.P7Z— RECAP AND ANALYSIS Last week kicked off a two-part season finale for Mr....   [tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation]

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A Split Personality: The Cause and Effects of Multiple Personality Disorder

- A Split Personality: The Cause and Effects of Multiple Personality Disorder Multiple Personality Disorder, (also called Dissociative Identity Disorder) is an abnormal psychological phenomenon which has baffled psychologists and psychiatrists for years. It is a syndrome marked by the clear existence of two or more “personalities” (or identities) in a single person, each personality having separate memories, behaviors, physical attributes, and even different gender than the patient....   [tags: Mental Health ]

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Old Spice's The Man Your Man Could Smell Like Advertising Campaign

- Winner of the 2010 Grand Prix for film at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial for the Portland ad agency Wieden+Kennedy. Old Spice’s “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” ads advertising campaign took on a life of its own, spilling into social media and becoming the object of debates. Some media outlets, like CBS News, asked, “Is the Old Spice Guy ‘Post-Racial’ or Just Another ‘Mandingo’?” (Edwards, 2010). These surface readings do not impress when the advertisements are critically interrogated though the lens of critical race and gender theories that draw on Marxist and psychoanalytic themes....   [tags: marketing strategies, effective publicity]

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Black Women on T.V.: Still Stereotyped or Ignored in Their Progression?

- Black women in America are unique group of people. Of course no two women are the same and black women in America have not stayed the same. Robin Givhan’s Echoes of T.V.’s First Lady: Michelle Obama’ Last True Cultural Antecedent is “Cosby’s” Clair Huxtable addresses the idea that television has not seen a black women since the great Clair Huxtable that personifies the qualities of Michelle Obama. Maybe TV. has not seen a replica of these two phenomenal women but TV. has seen many other women who maybe even more so represent black women of America today....   [tags: african american females on the tube]

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August Wilson's Award-Winning Play, Fences about an African American Baseball Player

- August Wilson's award winning play, Fences, airs at McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey from January 10th until February 9th. The play revolves mainly around a former African American baseball player, Troy, attempting to keep his family together but leaving his family members incarcerated to his desires rather than their own. Emmy nominee and Tony award winning director, Phylicia Rashad, leaves the audience believing Troy is the protagonist by the end of the first act and they are left questioning who the antagonist is....   [tags: coach, heaven, reconciliation]

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The Purpose Of Harlem Renaissance Literature And Its Affect On Others

- The Purpose of Harlem Renaissance Literature and its Affect on Others For several years after the Civil War, African Americans struggled to receive equality, especially those of the lower class. Many writers saw the art of literature as a way to voice their opinion in society and be heard through their stories and poems. Harlem Renaissance writers of the early 20th century utilized their art as a poetic voice to instill racial pride in others and help strive for equality. They knew equality would take time so they used their writing to go beyond art and create infancy for social change....   [tags: Harlem Renaissance, African American]

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Oprah : The First Name That You Hear The Word Billionaire?

- Who do you think of when you hear the word billionaire. For many people Oprah Winfrey is the first name that pops into their mind. Even though Oprah is one of the richest people in the world, she did not start out that way. Oprah was born on January 29th, 1954, in the town of Kosciusko, Mississippi. Her dad, Vernon Winfrey, lived in Tennessee, far away from where Oprah lived in Mississippi. Oprah lived with her mom, Vernita Lee, and her grandma on a small farm. Her mom did not have a job, leaving Oprah with basically nothing....   [tags: Oprah Winfrey, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Talk show]

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Film Response to ‘Waiting for Superman’ & ‘The Hobart Shakespearians’

- Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” What does it mean to learn. To learn is the activity or process of gaining knowledge or skill by studying, practicing, being taught, or experiencing something; the activity of someone who learns; knowledge or skill gained from learning. Every living, breathing creature on the earth has been blessed with some capability to learn. The opportunity to learn is in everything we do. We learn inside and out of classrooms, and learn in countless kinds of ways....   [tags: learning, first public school, puritans]

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Analysis Of Lucille Clifton 's ' Forgiving My Father '

- "Forgiving My Father", a poem written by Lucille Clifton, is about a relationship between a daughter and her father. Lucille Clifton is a female poet/author for several poems and children 's book. She was born in 1936 "in a small town near Buffalo, New York"; she attended Howard University, and she earned her teaching degree at Fredonia State Teacher 's College. She won numerous awards and recognitions, including an Emmy, for her works. She died in 2010 after a long battle with cancer. "Forgiving My Father" is part of the collection in her 1980 book Two-Headed Woman (Schilb and Clifford 270)....   [tags: Family, Mother, Forgiveness, Poetry]

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Trouble The Water : A Sociological Perspective On Human Behavior

- Nearly 10 years after hurricane Katrina ravaged through the city of New Orleans and surrounding areas in southern Louisiana, the city is still struggling to recover from the $108 billion caused by damage. Nominated for Academy and Emmy awards, the captivating documentary Trouble The Water analyzes the consequences played both during and following the disastrous events during hurricane Katrina. Such events are displayed using the sociological perspective —the perspective on human behavior and how it connects to society— to understand how poverty, social class, and racial issues are valued in different areas of the United States, especially in these troubled areas....   [tags: Sociology, Poverty, Social class, Social status]

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Hillary Clinton 's Election Presidential Nominee For The Ballot Boxes

- Have you ever allowed an E-mail breach exposing government documents to potential hackers. Worse yet, have you ever been partially responsible for the deaths of four in Benghazi. Hillary Clinton, former president Bill Clinton’s wife, is the Democratic presidential nominee for the 2016 election. While I 'm not saying other candidates are better suited for the job, (cough cough* Trump), there are a plethora of reasons why you should steer clear of Hillary Clinton’s name at the ballot box. If Hillary wasn 't good enough for Bill in 1996, what makes you think she 's good enough to run our country in 2017....   [tags: Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton]

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Biography of Michael Crinchton: One of the Greatest Writers

- ... After graduating high school, Crichton would end up going to college at Harvard University. Crichton graduated summa cum laude from Harvard and would receive his MD from Harvard Medical School. While still in medical school Crichton published his first bestseller “The Andromeda Strain”. Crichton would go on to write numerous best sellers including “Jurassic Park” which was adapted into a movie three years after it was published in 1990. In 1994 Crichton created the hit TV show “ER”. Crichton would win an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer’s Guild of America Award for ER....   [tags: writer, thrillers, death, author]

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The World Class Woman: The Life of Angelina Jolie

- Angelina Jolie was born June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California to actor Jon Voight, and actress Bertrand. She has one older brother James Haven. Angelina graduated from high school at age 16. She then attended New York University. Angelina started acting at a young age. She became popular by taking on the title role Lara Croft. Off-screen Angelina has become involved in international charity projects. Especially those involving refugees. She often appears in many Most Beautiful Women lists, and she has a personal life that is avidly covered by the press....   [tags: acting, marriage, cancer]

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Noble Lies in Breaking Bad and The Dark Knight

- ... Knowing that he doesn't have long to live and that his teacher salary won't be enough to financially support his family after his impending death, Walter uses his extensive knowledge of Chemistry to begin producing and selling crystal meth with Jesse. This begins Walter's struggle to keep the unfortunate truth hidden from his family. When Walter starts spending the majority of his time cooking meth with Jesse, he has to lie his wife about where he's going. As Walter and Jesse's business begins to flourish, they make so much money that Walter doesn't know how to handle....   [tags: money, intentions, heroism]

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At the Sands with Count Basie and Frank Sinatra

- At the Sands with Count Basie and Frank Sinatra The year was 1966 Frank Sinatra was at the peak of his career. There he stood on the stage in the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel and Casino in front of Count Basie and his Orchestra recording what is considered the best album of his career. The album “Sinatra at the Sands” would be his first album recorded live to be released and the album would achieve gold in sales. Sinatra was in his environment, a cozy salon style venue with an enthusiastic crowd in Las Vegas....   [tags: career, singer, orchestra]

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Talking The Talk : Policy, Popular And Media Responses

- Slavery always has been, and always will be, a sensitive subject for all races. As our society evolves we try to become more in-tune with other people’s thoughts and emotions on any and all subject matters. The main issues for Americans – to this day – is still slavery. However, the United States is not the only country still struggling with the past captivity of other human beings. In her article, Talking the talk: policy, popular and media responses to the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade using the ‘Abolition Discourse’”, Emma Waterton focuses on the issues of race, guilt, and identity that is an ever-growing theme in today’s cultural politics....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, History of slavery]

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Reality And Perception : An Organized And Effective Society

- Knowing the distinction between reality and perception is critical to an organized and effective society. Since the dawn of societies and civilizations, perception from the ruling elite persuades everyone into believing in one ideology, a worldview that justifies and legitimates the social order and mediates contradictions within it, which leads to inequality, and can be found by two means: domination and hegemony. Domination, exercising power through coercive rule, alone is costly, unstable, and often not effective; people can and often do resist actively under such control....   [tags: Meaning of life, Human, Short story]

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The, Star Wars The Twilight Sega And Harry Potter

- Fandom is a result of a person or a group of people who are a fan of a particular object, person or thing. A fan can be an enthusiastic follower of sport or entertainment or an enthusiastic admirer of a celebrity. There are different types of situations in which people can call themselves a fan. In a small case you can be a fan of a particular person so you might go and watch them in movies or perform on stage. In other cases its when people decide to dress up like their favourite characters or tend to wait in line for hours to get a five second look at them when they come to town....   [tags: Harry Potter]

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The Other Side Is Not Dumb By Sean Blanda

- Sean Blanda’s, “The Other Side Is Not Dumb”, uses cultural examples concerning the younger American generation involving, the medias influence and peer pressure vs the actual facts and proof, involved while forming a personal opinion. The author emphasizes how the effects of pressure from our surroundings, such as: friends, media, and more, adjust our view of political and social subjects. He includes multiple cases of where your own ignorance can hinder your learning and interaction with others....   [tags: Sociology, Mass media, Peer group, Twitter]

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A Society That People Fight For Equality Among Races

- In a society that people fight for equality among races, there is still a problem that people are not fighting for. The equality of genders. Women have always been looked down upon men. They were originally just caregivers who took care of the children, house, and meals while the man was off at work making a money. When women finally showed that they should have equal opportunities as men with education and voting, the face of the world changed. The family orientation changed. Although women are now allowed to vote, go to school, and work, there is still one big difference that still is being addressed....   [tags: United States, Wage, Man, Salary]

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The Representations of Femininity in Pride and Prejudice

- Jane Austen, one of the most well-known 19th century novelists recognized today continues to captivate people with stories of love and romance through the transformation of her novels into film and television. All of her novels are about women dealing with romance, courtship, and marriage during a repressing period. Most of her characters and stories revolve around the lives of the upper class. It centers on the values, rituals, and manners of high society in England during the Regency Era. Her most popular novel, Pride and Prejudice published in 1813 maintains the interest of its audiences as it did almost two centuries earlier as evidenced by its frequent incarnations....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Marshall Islands and US Military Nuclear Testing

- Bikini Atoll is one of 29 atolls and five islands that make up the Marshall Islands (“A Short History”). Located in Micronesia, Bikini Atoll played a major role in World War II. Originally taken by the Japanese and used as a lookout point, it was later captured by U.S. forces in a battle that took place in its neighboring Kwajalein Atoll (“A Short History”). This would crush the Japanese hold on the Marshall Islands. After the war, President Truman recognized the importance of the Marshall Islands and its location in the Pacific....   [tags: bikini atoll, micronesia]

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The Number One Show on Television: The Blacklist

- The Blacklist is a crime drama television program that airs on NBC. It is an American television series that stars Megan Boone, James Spader and Harry Lennix. The idea behind it is that an ingenious, criminal mastermind, for some apparent reason, starts to assist the FBI in catching the world’s most wanted criminals, some of which they did not know existed. Yet, Raymond “Red” Reddington surrenders to the authorities under the condition that he will only cooperate with a rookie FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen....   [tags: tv show, crime drama, nbc, raymond reddington]

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Should Students be Required to Take Drug Tests?

- Alarmingly high levels of illicit drug usage still continue to be a problem among the youth. Drug usage can have vital implications for the future health and happiness of many juveniles as they move forward towards their transition to adulthood. These adolescents who use drugs can have especially high risks of developing mental and physical problems that may interfere with their educational and future occupational pursuits. Therefore, approximately 20 percent of high schools in the United States utilize some form of drug testing as a requirement for students in the very hope of deterring students from using illegal substances (Counsel and Heal)....   [tags: high levels of ilicit drug usage]

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How Much Does Weight Affect a Television Show?

- ... Television shows receive awards based on the quality of the show, not how much their stars do or do not weigh. If the actors are good at acting, it does not matter what they weigh because their talents will become what is seen. In fact, Mike and Molly has already begun winning different awards. Melissa McCarthy who plays the plus-sized star, Molly, won “best leading actress in a comedy” herself. Jacquie Miller writes this in The Ottawa Citizen, “Melissa McCarthy beat some heavyweight comedy royalty Sunday night to pick up an Emmy for best lead actress in a comedy....   [tags: Melissa Macarthy, Mike and Molly]

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Documentary, The Invisible War, Features Heroic War Heros

- Although the documentary The Invisible War is a film that features heroic War Veterans. It displays emotional and sympathetic stories that captures the attention of the viewers. It shamefully uncovers the secrets of sexual assault within the U.S. Military. Created by Academy and Emmy award winners, Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick. In this film Ziering and Dick try to convince their audience of the ongoing rape epidemic surrounding the U.S. Military. A film intended to reach an audience unaware of the issues, Ziering and Dick take their viewers on a mission to seek justice....   [tags: sexual assault, military, punish]

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George Washington's 1776: The Battle of Dorchester Heights

- Opening to the first page, George Washington is quoted, “perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.” setting the stage for David McCullough’s book, “1776”, a historical narrative that avoided academic debates. His thesis being a tight narrative focused around the Continental Army and their leader George Washington. McCullough continued his popular writing techniques of character building by tracing the roads, reading the books, and seeing the houses of his key characters as they would have in their lifetimes....   [tags: military tactics, history]

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The Famous British Broadcaster And Talk Show Host

- The famous British broadcaster and talk show host, David Frost, is considered to be one of the most influential journalists in history. Frost grew up in Tenterden, England where he originally studied to become a preacher. He did not complete his pastoral studies but instead attended Gonville & Caius College at the University of Cambridge. During his time at Cambridge, Frost was the editor of the student newspaper and the literary magazine. He was a member of the Footlights Drama Society and played both football and cricket....   [tags: President of the United States, Richard Nixon]

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The Effects Of Netflix On The 21st Century

- The way that people are watching television in my generation is far different from how television was consumed just ten years ago. Based on personal experience, there’s an interesting find that I have discovered about the way the people around me talk about Netflix; the streaming service that has been providing media to customers around the globe for just under ten years. When someone says that they have been using Netflix, they rarely say “I watched this specific show,” but instead say, “I watched Netflix”....   [tags: Television program, Television]

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The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences

- After the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced an all-white line-up of acting nominees last year, April Reign, managing editor of, started the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite on Twitter in response. Many participants hoped that a social media push might impact the way in which studios and Academy voters treated the nomination process this year, but most were not hopeful. They were right: For the second year in a row, the entire slate of Oscar nominees in the acting categories is white....   [tags: White people, Colored, Academy Award, Race]

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The Effective Video Marketing Of Procter And Gamble

- Procter and Gamble has produced one of the most successful and award winning advertising campaigns in history. The effective video marketing of “Thank You Mom” created powerful emotions in viewers, which resulted in increased market share for the organization. Procter and Gamble research revealed that women, once become mothers, had increased appreciation for their own mothers, specifically 48% with appreciation for empathy and 52% with appreciation for her emotional strength (Procter and Gamble 2016 Fiscal Highlights)....   [tags: Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games, Marketing]

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Comparison Of Henrik Ibsen 's A Doll House

- Gender roles in the 19th century between men and women were based on their specific traits given by the time period. Men are independent as women are dependent on them. Men are brave as women are timed. Men are powerful as women are seen to be weaker. “Marriage-laws have changed more drastically than human nature. There are still, even today, frustrated women who pine in domestic prisons where they can never really realize themselves... there are still--and long will be--wives kept as pets” (Lucas 130)....   [tags: Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House, Gender role, Norway]

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Rod Sterling's Imagination: Clearly From theTwilight Zone

- “There is a fifth dimension beyond that known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, science and superstition and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is a dimension of imagination. It is an area we call The Twilight Zone!” (The Twilight Zone, 4)Those are the words of Rod Serling, an American screenwriter that developed abstract visions and conveyed them to millions. Serling was one of the most influential and creative people of his time....   [tags: Biography]

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Imagery from Bill Clinton’s 1992 Presidential Campaign

- In 1992, President Bill Clinton was a little known former governor from the poor state of Arkansas who thwarted President George H.W. Bush’s effort to be reelected and became the 42nd president of the United States. During the primary and general election, President Clinton’s campaign made extensive use of television to introduce himself and his ideas to the general public. Three examples were chosen as representative of the type of imagery seen during campaign. The first is a TV ad called “Hope”, the next is a picture from President’s appearance on the Arsenio Hall TV show and the last is a TV ad called “1988.” These examples serve to represent key moments that occurred during the presiden...   [tags: taxes, voters, election, politics]

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Spring Break: Personal Experience During a Trip

- This spring was my first spring break that I actually left Eden Prairie. It was my first time out the state of Minnesota. I went to San Diego, California with my mom. We stayed at the Hilton Resort and Spa in the Mission Bay area of San Diego. My mom and I left for San Diego at 7:15 and we landed in Phoenix for our connecting flight to San Diego. The plan ride from Minnesota to Phoenix was 3 hours. This was the first plane I have ever been on and enjoyed most of the plane ride. I most enjoyed taking off and landing....   [tags: san diego, phoenix, plane]

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Broadcast Journalism is Transforming but not Dying

- ... Although that was 10 years ago, it demonstrates how the Internet has been a prevalent go-to source for news and the statistics are only growing. Paul Grabowiscz (2014) explains, “Especially the young, are turning to the Internet for more and more of their news and developing an effective digital strategy is essential for long-term survival.” Are the younger generations to blame for the growth of online news. Amanda Lenhart (2010) found that 72% of 18-29 year olds that engaged in online activity also involved themselves in social media....   [tags: internet, ipads, news apps, online news]

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Racial Tension, Racism, Disease, And Self Destruction

- As a young African American female growing up in Birmingham, Alabama to a single mother, in a poverty stricken, disease infested community where racial tension, injustice and inequality were still very much an actuality, I witnessed firsthand violence from within my own family and in within my neighborhood. I became a victim of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse from the tender age of five until as long as I can remember at the hands of my three uncles and other strange men my mother dated throughout my adolescent years....   [tags: Sociology, Social work]

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Cheerleading And The Middle School Cheerleading Squad

- From the nerve racking moment of you and two other girls at tryouts getting the most unappealing looks. But no matter how much they give you a blank stare, you have to always smile and never lose eye-contact. We would even put Vaseline on our teeth so we wouldn’t drop our smiles. That is the most awful taste if you closed your mouth. Then one of the veteran cheerleaders, Emmy, would say “Rock with the red and roll with the black.” We all clapped and started the cheer. We all spoke in harmony “Hey, Eagles you know what you got to do, you got to rock with the red and roll with the black.” We repeated this 3 times....   [tags: Cheerleading, Cheering, Dance, High school]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Oranges '

- Among all the LGBT books I have read since the beginning of the semester, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit has left me the most impression, especially with the scene that Jeanette was found to be gay and forced to confess. Jeanette faced the rigid regulations of the church due to her pure love with Melanie. The so called church family cruelly locked her in the parlor for the thirty-six hours and denied her any food. In her confinement, Jeanette becomes delirious and visualized the demon that occupies her....   [tags: Homosexuality, LGBT, Coming out]

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Technology And The Onset Of Social Platforms

- Changes in technology and the onset of social platforms have lead to drastic changes in the way users consume information. Today, the audience has become impatient and wants updates regarding news stories as they happen. They gravitate toward news outlets that are less traditional and have become extremely interactive with social television. With the onset of social media in recent years, there are many new and innovative ways to get the news. Through the use of Twitter and Facebook, users can find out, almost instantaneously, that a large event has taken place....   [tags: Television, Reality television, Twitter, News]

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Family Guy Is An Adult Animated Sitcom

- Family Guy is an adult animated sitcom that revolves around the shenanigans of Peter Griffin and friends. The sitcom draws humor from its caricature of American Society, and when it comes lampooning issues, it leaves no stone unturned: from race and gender to religion and politics -- Family Guy makes for satire writ large. Not surprisingly, Family Guy has been criticized for its political incorrectness. Nevertheless, the unabashed sitcom had been nominated for many awards -- most prominent among them, the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series....   [tags: Black people, White people, United Kingdom, Race]

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A Doll 's House By Henrik Ibsen

- Who’s to Blame. Individuals naturally want to place the blame on others, instead of taking responsibility for their own actions. Individuals that place the blame on others only make them human, but the effect of their action is not fair for others. In the play A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen opens the scene on Christmas Eve in the Helmer’s home, where Nora Helmer is excited about the gifts she is giving and Torvald is unhappy with the amount of money she spends on the gifts. The play ultimately leads to Nora walking out on Torvald and her three children....   [tags: A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen, Norway, Lie]

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A Doll 's House By Henrik Ibsen

- Henrik Ibsen was a nineteenth century play author, treater/organize chief, and artist. He is viewed as the "father of authenticity", he handled on difficult issues that numerous in his era wouldn 't set out to consider introducing inside their work.He would be best associated with his work on "A Dolls House" that issued the sexual orientation disparity rotating between a spouse and his significant other or all the more particularly a man and a lady. Henrik Ibsen 's play "A Doll 's House" makes many comments about the parts both men and ladies are giving by society and how ladies were dealt with at the time....   [tags: A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen, Norway]

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Analysis of Real Housewives of Atlanta

- Since the beginning of time itself, Television has been one the most influential pieces of media that the world has ever encountered. The beginning days of television depicted stereotypical mothers cooking and cleaning their homes for their husbands and children. Yet, as the decades passed, television took a dramatic turn, leaving the days of drama free entertainment as a vast memory. Now a day, however, when one hits the power on button to Bravo, the screen lights expand to ritzy socialites dealing with their everyday lives as “housewives”....   [tags: TV Show, Fake Personalities]

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Netflix and Facebook: A Case Study

- Introduction The ability for marketers to make use of user generated content from social networking sites such as Facebook enhances the chances of developing personalized and targeted advertisements and promotional content to specific customers, thus increasing profitability through acquisition of larger market share and competitive advantage. Targeted, personalized and interactive marketing helps to increase customer retention and enhances customer loyalty making a company’s products and services increasingly irresistible leading to repeat purchases and higher profitability as well as reduced customer servicing costs....   [tags: Netflix, Facebook]

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Why is Breaking Bad so Good

- When it comes to shows on television today, many of the series that air aren't anything to go crazy over. People are used to the repetitive idea of the supernatural. Television has come to a point where it has become so loaded with “vampire-this” and “werewolf-that,” that each show has begun to look like the reruns of another. Luckily, this definitely is not the case for creator Vince Gilligan's, Breaking Bad. There are thousands of reasons that explain why millions of people tune into Breaking Bad....   [tags: television shows, series]

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Kirby Dick's Film The Invisible War

- ... In a short turn of events the film uses disturbing personal experiences to exemplify and expose sexual assault in the military. The film follows Kori Cioca, Jessica Hinves, Ariana Klay, Trina McDonald, Elle Helmer, Hannah Sewell, Myla Haider, and Michael Matthews who all were victims of sexual assault while on active duty. As their stories unfold what is alarmingly present and similar is the militaries lack of acknowledgment and search for justice for these victims. For the most part the film focused on Kori Cioca whose story was, in my opinion, most heart breaking....   [tags: rape of women soldiers in US military]

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Obsessive Branding Disorder by Luis Conley

- It would not have surprised me if Luis Conley had named this book after the CNN show, “American Greed”. Through the course of reading Obsessive Branding Disorder, I have seen many illustrations and stories that made me think that branding was used as a cover up for branding owners rapacious desire for wealth. For instance, when the movie Chronicles of Narnia hit the scene, Disney utilized religion by offering pastors a chance to win a trip to Europe or $1,000 for mentioning the movie title from the pulpit....   [tags: book review]

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