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The Arthur Ashe Courage Award

- On July 15, 2015, Caitlyn Jenner received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. The Arthur Ashe Courage Award is presented each year to an individual whose contributions have gone beyond sports. Many people may not recognize the name Caitlyn Jenner since only a few months prior, she was known as Bruce Jenner. In 1976, he was considered the best male athlete in the world. He won the men’s decathlon, which consists of ten events of track and field. Through all this, Bruce struggled with his self identity....   [tags: Sociology, Suicide, Arthur Ashe Courage Award]

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The Propagation Of The Faith Award

- Good morning counsel members of Mary Mother of God Parish, Miss Mattiaci and class. I would like to nominate an outstanding individual that I believe would be worthy of the propagation of the Faith award whom has promulgated his Catholic values. He demonstrated respect for all of God 's creations by creating many aid programs around the world and through his quest for justice. I nominate James Orbinski who has been actively involved in Doctors Without Borders through both providing medical assistance and leading the organization....   [tags: Pope John Paul II, Catholic Church]

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Promotion and Award Ceremonies

- ... Staff Sergeant Clinton Kuhn was promoted while on the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, regardless of what he wanted his formation was in front of the Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 3/2 officers and staff noncommissioned officers, and his warrant was read by the BLT commander. It took our platoon sergeant stepping in to just get our platoon in the formation. The recon tradition of running to the commanding officer instead of marching was also specifically forbidden. “ I just wanted a small formation of our platoon and to be and to be promoted by our platoon commander and platoon sergeant....   [tags: marines, platoon, oath]

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The Vermont Great Pumpkin Book Award

- The Great Pumpkin Book Award The premier of the Vermont Great Pumpkin Book Award (GPBA) of 2016 is a new book award created merely to have fun and to introduce readers to the enjoyment of reading a variety of creative writing styles. The authors themselves must have a Vermont connection, whether this is displayed through authors creative writing or the authors roots are from Vermont. Connection is not the ultimate factor for judging the GPBA as the dark side of the writing is vitally important to the award....   [tags: Writing, Fiction, The Reader, Writing style]

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The Importance of Award-Winning Chef Hats

- The Sydney Morning Herald's Good Food Guide is a critique's manual to the many restaurants that inhibit Sydney and its respected regions throughout New South Wales. It is highly regarded to be listed in the Guide as not all restaurants/cafes make the final cut. The guide itself outlines the details of a restaurant, such as the chef and owners, its website and seating and anything else interesting for the reader to know about. Restaurants are given a rating out of twenty, with a score of fifteen acquiring one hat....   [tags: Restaurant Evaluations]

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Phacil is an Award-Winning Government Contractor

- ... With our customer-centric approach, culture of ferocious execution and results- oriented management; Phacil strives to earn our customers’ business every day. In doing so, we have garnered numerous awards and customer commendations. Phacil His headquartered in Arlington, Va. and offices in 16 states to support over 11 Cabinet level departments and numerous organizations within the departments (Defense and Civilian). Our partners includes best of the IT as well as Integrator communities. Phacil holds certifications under ISO 9001:2008, ISO20000-1 and CMMI Maturity Level 3 assures customers of the highest caliber services and support from Phacil through repeatable and audited standards....   [tags: technology, security, recovery]

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The Peace Prize Award Winner Night

- Throughout the Nobel Peace Prize award winner Night, a common theme is established around dehumanization. Elie Wiesel, the author, writes of his self-account within the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. Being notoriously famed for its unethical methods of punishment, and the concept of laboring Jews in order to follow a regime, was disgusting for the wide public due to the psychotic ideology behind the concept. In the Autobiography we are introduced to Wiesel who is a twelve year old child who formerly lived in the small village of Sighet, Romania....   [tags: Auschwitz concentration camp, Elie Wiesel]

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The Health Crisis Of The Malcom Baldrige Award Program

- Quality Award: In 1894, researchers stated the United States was in a health crisis since we spend more than 30% of its income on health care. The Malcom Baldrige Award program soon became the answer to the health crisis in America. It is a recognized triumph of refining quality. Once some health care industries adapted the Baldrige Award and it made a significant change by providing ever-improving value to the customer and overall operational performance. Baldrige Award’s component of customer focused and satisfaction is one of the most important of the seven groups of the Baldrige Award.7....   [tags: Health care, Health informatics]

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An Introduction to the 3 Idiots, an Award Winning Film

- An Introduction to the 3 Idiots, an Award Winning Film It is from this context that the film 3 Idiots comes. 3 Idiots was a “superhit film” (3 Idiots Triumphs) directed by Rajkumar Hirani and released in 2009. The 3 Idiots is an award winning film with many awards were given specifically for its sound design. 3 Idiots has won more than 20 awards including best sound recording and best sound re-recording from the International Indian Film Academy (3 Idiots Awards) and best sound engineer, best lyricists, best playback singer, most popular song, and best film album at the first Chevrolet Global Indian Music awards (GIMA)(3 Idiots Triumphs)....   [tags: bollywood genre, film academy, awards]

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Antonio P. Meloto Jr's Community Leadership Award

- Bayanihan “Passion driven by love is more powerful than passion driven by anger.” Back at 1957, we had lost our beloved President Ramon Magsaysay to a plane crash and it was a difficult time for the Filipinos. It’s 2014 already and everyone still remembers him. Every year, in history class, I would be sitting on my desk as my teacher discusses about him in awe. It had never dawned on me how, unlike others, I wouldn’t be able to see him walk through the streets of Manila wearing a plain t-shirt and sandals helping a random child or watch him give yet another scholarship to a blessed student....   [tags: bayanihan, Filipinos, character]

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Hip Hop Award For Best Impact Track

- J.Cole, the music producer, songwriter and  rapper has been awarded multiples of  times because the impacts of his raps for example 2015 Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Album and 2013 BET Hip Hop Award for Best Impact Track. He also went platinum with album  2014  Forest Hill Drive which he infact did not have any featurings.As a child, he moved to Fayetteville, North Carolina where he was raised by his mother and stepfather and later on attends and graduate from St. John University. As a young black male, he experienced obstacles of which help him shape his songs with everlasting messages....   [tags: White people, Black people, Racism, Race]

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The Insider, An Award Winning Film Directed By Michael Mann

- The Insider, an award winning film directed by Michael Mann and starring Al Pacino and Russell Crowe, tells a story about a "whistle blower" that works for tobacco giant Brown & Williamson (B&H) teaming up with a CBS 60 Minutes producer/journalist. Working together they bring to light the fraud and health risks that the Tobacco industry knowingly commits on the general public. Based on a true story, Jeffrey Wigand, a senior scientist originally employed at B&H (played by Russell Crowe), and Lowell Bergman, a respected CBS 60 Minutes producer (played by Al Pacino), take on enormous personal and professional risks fighting their respective corporate employers to bring the truth to the world...   [tags: The Insider, 60 Minutes, Tobacco, Lowell Bergman]

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Award-Winning Book Split by Swati Avasthi

- Split is an award-winning, realistic fiction book written by Swati Avasthi. The book has a total number of 280 pages, and it could be found in our school library. The story focuses mainly on two brothers, Jace and Christian Witherspoon. After years of suffering from abuse from his father, Jace eventually runs away from home like his older brother did before. Finding himself, bruised and tattered, at Christian’s doorsteps, Christian decides to take him in because he is family. Along with new identities and new friends, the story centers on the two brothers settling in to a better life while trying to figure a way to rescue someone that has been unable to escape from the wrath of their enemy...   [tags: brothers, mother, blame]

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Adam Sandler's Kids' Choice Award

- Adam Sandler is in control -- really The clout of a child-man Monday, April 14, 2003 Posted: 1:07 PM EDT (1707 GMT) Adam Sandler accepts a Kids' Choice Award for best movie actor. Many adult movie critics would disagree. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Story Tools -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- RELATED • Review: Jack's back in 'Anger Management' • 'Anger' tops box office with $44.5M LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Adam Sandler, who's become one of Hollywood's top box-office draws by playing infantile men prone to fisticuffs and tantrums, displays in real life a shambling politeness...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis of Jim Valvano’s Arthur Ashe Award Acceptance Speech

- Jim Valvano was the head coach for the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). In 1992, he was diagnosed with terminal cancer and as a result he created the V Foundation, whose raises money for cancer research. In 1993, Valvano won the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY’s. In his acceptance speech, Valvano effectively incorporates the three appeals of speech writing, but uses a strong ethos appeal to capture the audience. Through such a strong ethos appeal, Valvano makes himself worthy for the award he is receiving, which is the goal for any acceptance speech....   [tags: Speech Analysis]

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I Am Humbled And Honored For The George E. Potter Outstanding Student Award

- I am humbled and honored to be nominated for the George E. Potter Outstanding Student Award. The journey to obtain my degree has been trying and turbulent, but without a doubt the most academically rewarding experience of my life. There have been late night study sessions and very early study groups, daunting deadlines, tears of stress, exclamations of joy, sighs of relief and many, many words of encouragement. I am blessed to have found a college that has been such a perfect fit. I was a college student in Texas when I discovered I was pregnant with my first child and became a stay-at-home parent after her birth in 1997....   [tags: University, High school, Education, Student]

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Dr. Beverly Wall For The Board Of Regents Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award

- It is my pleasure to nominate Dr. Beverly Wall for the Board of Regents Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award. She is being nominated by the President, her peers, staff and students for her altruistic support of Charter Oak State College. Dr. Wall’s has distinguished herself at Charter Oak State College as an outstanding leader and teacher. Beverly Wall has been a member of Charter Oak’s core faculty, serving on the History and Humanities faculty committee, since 2004. She served as chair of that committee from 2009-2011....   [tags: University, Academia, Faculty, Academic degree]

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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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World's Best Citizen

- Every year, we have gathered to announce World’s Best Citizen. This year our citizen, is America’s top political leader, he is a man who has helped shape America and is one of the most influential people in the world. This man is someone we can learn from who puts in so much effort, has power and talent, and hopes for a better future for us. He is a leader, someone who inspires us to get things done rather than someone who orders us to do things. This man is none other than President Barack Obama whose past has led him to accomplish great things....   [tags: Award Presentation]

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Personal Narrative Inn 's Platinum Hospitality Award Winning Ocean 's Edge Location

- Among a long stretch of hotels bundled along the Atlantic Ocean coast of Belfast, Maine sits a beautiful 78-room hotel on a hill. My first steps on the property were greeted by a spectacular span of the ocean with quiet hills to the left and a gentle sunrise to the right. Fireside Inn’s Platinum Hospitality Award-winning Ocean’s Edge location certainly has a breathtaking view. “The picture-ready view is absolutely priceless,” says Barry Asalone, the general manager and long-time member of the hotel industry....   [tags: Hotel, Hotel chains, Hospitality industry, Hotels]

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The Golden Ball for Portugal´s Golden Boy

- The Golden Ball for Portugal´s Golden Boy Cristiano Ronaldo should win the Ballon D'or. The Ballon D'or (Golden Ball) is the most prestigious individual award a footballer can achieve. The award is given to the best player over the previous calendar year and is voted for by national team managers and captains alike. Cristiano Ronaldo is by far the most complete player to grace the club and international stage over the last year and that is only one of hundreds of reasons as to why deserves the most coveted award in world football....   [tags: award, footballer, player, team]

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Judicial Decisions on Public Policy

- JUDICIAL DECISIONS ON PUBLIC POLICY In the case of Renusagar Power Plant Co. Ltd v. General Electric Co., (Renusagar’s Case), the Supreme Court while construing the term “Public Policy” in Section 7(1)(b)(ii) of Foreign Awards (Recognition and Enforcement) Act, 1961 (Foreign Awards Act), applied the principles of private international law and held that an award would be contrary to public policy if such enforcement would be contrary to (i) fundamental policy of Indian law; or (ii) the interests of India; or (iii) justice or morality and cannot be set aside on merits....   [tags: law, settlement, arbitral award]

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Why We Don´t Ways Act Rationally

- Having studied Economics at A level, I was intrigued to learn that human behaviour does not always follow the logical predictions of neo-classical models. I was perplexed as to why it was such an anomaly and so decided to do some further reading in the hope of gaining a greater understanding as to why people do not always seemingly act rationally and hence why their decisions cannot always be predicted with certainty. ‘Poor Economics’ by Banerjee and Duflo explained to me the reasoning behind many seemingly illogical decisions made by the poor....   [tags: human behavior, predictions, award]

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Inspiration High School Football Team in Remember the Titans

- ... He has been nominated as the Best Supporting Actor in the movie “The Postman” (1998) and came 3th place in Best Supporting Actor in “The Mothman Prophecies” (2003). Even tough he has not won many awards, he was still a really good choice. I couldn’t imagine anyone playing it better.(IMDB, 2000) Ryan Hurst was playing as the team captain who did not like the idea of being mixed with black players but changed his opinion later in the movie, he has only won a Satellite Award in the category of Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for “Sons of Anarchy” (2011) but he stayed in character in a all times and expressed his emotions like we were...   [tags: captain coach, award]

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The Essential Business Sector of the Asian-American Entrepreneurs

- Asian American entrepreneurs are an essential part of the small business sector and to a larger extent, the US economy. Like many small businesses, Asian-American owned businesses contribute to the community and national economy by providing services and products as well as employment to many people. Even the White House acknowledges the benefits of Asian Americans to the US economy and society. They do so by providing support to these businesses and taking them into consideration when it comes to planning the budget....   [tags: economy, award, chinese market]

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From Victimization to Independence in The Color Purple by Alice Walker

- The novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker, won the American Book Award in fiction in 1983 (Slomski). Celie was raped and impregnated by the man she considered to be her father twice at the age of fourteen, and then later married off to a poor black farmer. The man who Celie is sold to treats her as if she is a servant, not as his wife. Mr.___ believes that women are supposed to serve men, while they enjoy life. Mr.__’s other beliefs about women are that they should obey their husbands, work, and not be seen or heard (Averbach)....   [tags: celie, relationship, award]

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Preconceived Notion of Racial Beauty in Hollywood: Lupita Nyongo

- Lupita Nyongo is up for an academy award for her debut performance in the blockbuster 12 Years a Slave (Butler 2). Despite not being known a year ago, these days Lupita commands an audience when she speaks (Butler, 3). She has recently joined a select list of actors having won an Oscar for their first performances in a feature film (Dyer Jr. 2). On February 28th, Lupita delivered an acceptance speech during the Essence Black Women in Hollywood awards. In her speech, Lupita addressed the preconceived notion of racial beauty in Hollywood....   [tags: mexico, kenya, academy award]

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Community College 's Northwest College

- Houston Community College’s Northwest College hosted their annual Student Awards Ceremony on Thursday April 28. I have been an editor for The Egalitarian for a year, and I planned to write about this awards ceremony. This will be an easy piece, I’ll attend, take some pictures and write the article about the speeches, maybe list off the categories, and definitely try to inspire some of our readers to focus on their studies. I had to be there anyways. I was nominated for one of the awards but, never in my wildest dreams did I think I would win....   [tags: University, Student, Award, The Age]

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Clay Animated Biography: Adam Elliot

- ... With a sixty year old career, he managed to earn international recognition, three Academy Award nominations including a win for “Spirited Away”. “Ponyo" (Gake no Ue no Ponyo) is a Japanese animated film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The plot focuses on a five-year old boy who becomes friends with a goldfish princess who wants to become human. “Mary and Max” is a “clayography” created by Adam Elliot. The film is based on true events and characters of the creator’s life. Elliot stated in an interview that the character of Max is based on a pen-friend he had and he described the film as “an almost documentary”....   [tags: career, academy award]

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All The President 's Men

- All the President’s Men (1976), based on Bernstein and Woodward’s examination of Richard Nixon’s White House, specifically the Watergate scandal, is the quintessential film about investigative journalism. In recent years, investigative journalism was reintroduced to the cinema by Spotlight (2015) and The Zodiac (2007). In comparison, Spotlight is a more comprehensive film about investigative journalism than The Zodiac. Spotlight’s storyline impacts the audience by demanding justice for the victims of the criminal activity portrayed....   [tags: Journalism, Newspaper, Academy Award]

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George Boole's Impact on Mathematics

- “He had a better mind and a more rigorous temperament than me; he thought logically, and then acted on the conclusion of logical thought. Whereas most of us, I suspect, do the opposite: we make an instinctive decision, then build up an infrastructure of reasoning to justify it. And call the result common sense.” This quote, by Julian Barnes, embodies the reason George Boole was my choice for my mathematician. I have always been fascinated by logic and reasoning, possibly because I constantly find myself in arguments which I prefer to call friendly debates....   [tags: logic, award, computers]

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Facing Our Modern Day Grendel, a Recommendation of The Emperor of All Maladies: The Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

- In recommending an award winning, non-fiction text for our English class, I decided to base my selections on the following personal criteria: the texts should be appealing, informative, engaging and life transforming to readers. Based on these personal criteria along with those given by our instructor, I came up with the following top three picks; The first text is Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys And The Dawn Of a New America, by Gilbert King. The second text is The Year of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, by Saul Friedländer and my third pick is, The Emperor of All Maladies: The Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee....   [tags: award winning non-fiction texts]

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Food Handling Procedures That The Usa

- Good morning everyone. Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Needa D. Muney and I am the sole heir to the Muccha D. Muney date and olive supply empire. First I would like to thank all of you for taking time out of your day to come here and help make a difference in our company for the better. I will not waste your time or insult you by trying to hide the facts or deny them. Muccha D. Muney understands your concerns about our current business operations. Yes, we have been doing our business in the Arabian Gulf....   [tags: Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award]

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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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Awarding Participation Trophies For Children

- Determining whether to award participation trophies or not is a controversial issue in America today. Surprisingly, most people are in favor of not awarding participation trophies to children because of the negative outcomes. A solution that is suggested to solving the problem is to ensure both the winning and losing team a trophy. Conversely, when both teams receive a trophy this defeats the purpose of even playing the game. Children are smart enough to know if they won or lost a game, and by letting each team receive a trophy it creates confusion for children....   [tags: Play, Developmental psychology, Award, The Child]

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Contriversial, Provocative, and Award Winning Film, "Bowling for Columbine"

- ... Bush will never see a second term." Well, one can only dream. After all, it is just a movie. Micheal Moore When "Bowling for Columbine" was announced as the Oscar winner for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards, the audience rose to its feet. It was a great moment, one that I will always cherish. They were standing and cheering for a film that says we Americans are a uniquely violent people, using our massive stash of guns to kill each other and to use them against many countries around the world....   [tags: documentary, guns, violence]

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Epicurus Deserves a 21st Century Scientific Award

- Epicurus began with no life on the tiny island of Samos in the grand Aegean Sea. He was born on February 341BCE as the second of four brothers to two poor cleruchs, shamed Athenian citizens who settled on Greek territories. Epicurus’ early childhood may have brought him to distraught, but his philosophies made it seem as though he had lived his entire life in the grand palace of Alexander the Great. Epicurus’ main focus was on maximum pleasure, which, according, to him, was only achievable through removal of all pain....   [tags: Philosophy ]

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Tiger Airways Singapore

- Introduction Tiger Airways is an airline company established in Singapore in the year 2004. It is a budget carrier which means the services provided by this airline is affordable and satisfying. This company incorporates three airlines, which are Tiger Airways Singapore, Tiger Airways Australia and Tiger Airways Mandala. Tiger Airways travels to over 50 different places at 14 different countries in the Asia Pacific. Furthermore, Tiger Airways owns a fleet of aircrafts with the age of less than three years....   [tags: airline companies, low cost, award]

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The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences

- Movies have been around for over a 100 years. They have become a pastime in America culture, where people can forget about their lives for 2 hours, and become engulfed in the movie world. Some films are groundbreaking and deserve to be recognized, while others just entertain. In order to credit the films which people believed were the best of the year, an award show was created. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also known as the oscars, has been around for 88 years. The prestigious award show gives trophies out to the movies they deem the best of the year....   [tags: African American, Black people, Academy Award]

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Ghost, Sam Wheat, A Murder Victim

- In Ghost, Sam Wheat, a murder victim, fights desperately to both avenge his murder and to prevent the killing of his love interest, Molly. Sam enlists the aid of Oda Mae Brown, a sassy Black clairvoyant. Oda Mae appears as a con-woman who uses her supposed inherited ability of foresight and spirit channeling as quick earning cash schemes. However, Oda Mae encounters Sam’s ghost who pleads for her assistance. For the duration of the film, Oda Mae serves as Sam’s physical embodiment on the earthly plane....   [tags: Black people, African American, Academy Award]

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Into The Wild By Jon Krauker

- Into the Wild, a 2007 nonfiction film based on New York Times bestseller book written by Jon krauker about a boy who leaves everything behind to live the aesthetic life. The film directed by Sean Penn won ten awards including a Golden Globe award for best original song and was nominated for over twenty awards including two academy awards for best supporting actor and best film editing. The elements in this film such as music, sound, picture, and visual effects create a great overall combination that compliment the beautiful storyline....   [tags: Film, Narrative, Academy Award for Best Picture]

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Analysis Of Alejandro G. Inarritu

- Birdman In the last few months of every year, movies are released in the hope of gaining award recognition. More often than not, the Academy hopefuls that fill out the marquee signs on theaters at the start of winter, are films that have a serious message to portray and are artfully crafted by the best that Hollywood has to offer. All of that is true for Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s, Academy Award nominated and winning, film Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), except for the content of his film was waving a giant middle finger at mainstream Hollywood....   [tags: Actor, Film, Academy Award for Best Picture]

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Art Vs. The Artist

- Art Vs The Artist The room is silent. The only noise that can be heard are the soft inhales and exhales coming from the audience. Dazzling lights illuminate the stage. The spotlight is on Nate Parker. The writer and director of the period drama, The Birth of a Nation. That night, Nate Parker was awarded the grand jury prize and the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival. As a black man in America, he defied the odds by attaining a prestige award that most only dream of. The crowd roared with excitement as Parker stood on stage with his unblemished prize....   [tags: Film, Film director, Woody Allen, Academy Award]

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Controversial Conflicts in Award-Winning Novel The Giver by Lois Lowry

- “The books that the world call immoral are the books that show the world its own shame,” famous author Oscar Wilde once said. In Lois Lowry’s controversial young adult novel The Giver, twelve-year-old protagonist Jonas lives in a dystopian world in which citizens in the Community have their career, spouse, and children picked for them by the Elders. The Community is dominated by the concept of Sameness where individuality, emotion, and color do not exist. In fact, everyone is assigned the same birthday....   [tags: inmoral, shame, oscar wilde]

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Christopher Nolan's Inception

- In 2010 Christopher Nolan wrote and directed a Warner Brothers award-winning film called, “Inception”. One might claim that Christopher Nolan’s directorial style worked with the film “Inception” because of his previous award winning movies. Before Christopher Nolan directed “Inception” he directed films such as, Insomnia in 2002, Batman Begins in 2005, and The Prestige in 2006. Christopher Nolan is definely a director that understand the concept behind a good action mystery thriller. Throughout this paper one will find a dialogue on Christopher Nolan’s directorial style based off “Inception”, and an analysis on the form, content and awards that film recieved....   [tags: Warner Brothers, Award Winning Film, Movie]

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The Influence of Art: Personal Narrative

- My day started kind of rough, because I and my wife couldn’t agree to manage our diverse schedule. I was scheduled to meet with members of my class in downtown San Diego, and she was scheduled for her event at work. Ultimately, after a brief argument, we utilized two different vehicles heading the same direction. A conflict in timing was the cause of our disagreement. As a result, the day for me started chaotic resulting in no inner peace of mind. I didn’t sense no normal pattern of tranquility in my thoughts....   [tags: hasselblad award, the dark room]

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Biography of Madeleine L'Engle

- Two artistic parents raised their child to be one of America’s greatest authors. Madeleine L’Engle was born on November 29, 1918, in Manhattan to Madeleine Barnett and Charles Camp. Her full name was Madeleine L’Engle Camp but she was commonly known as Madeleine L’Engle, after her grandmother(Martin). Her father was involved in World War I, but retreated back to the United States, due to damaged lungs caused by mustard gas. Upon his return he wrote short stories, movies, and plays, as Madeleine Barnett was a pianist....   [tags: lewis carrol award, biography]

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Is Whitewashing Considered A Part Of Cultural Appropriation

- Whitewashing is considered a part of cultural appropriation. The term defined by New Webster’s Dictionary is “a term that now has also come to refer to the entertainment industry 's attempt at making ethnic characters more appealing to the white, money-spending masses by making exotic characters less ethnic and more “white.” It’s been happening for over 77 years and at this pace of major white movies stars taking minority roles, it doesn’t seem it’s going to stop any time soon. In February, the Academy Awards took place where the nominees for Best Male Lead and Best Female Lead are all white, even when the Academy Awards committee promised to be more “open to all races” in the past few year...   [tags: Actor, Film, Academy Award, Acting]

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The National Digital Designing Strategy

- The 1st National Digital Designing™ Contest will be the first-ever such kind of initiative in Bangladesh, where design works will be received through online, shortlisted by Jury Panel, subsequently then placed for online voting and finally monitored by the Jury panel for awarding. Nominated design works will be displayed in a two and a half days long Exhibition followed by the Awarding Ceremony. A day-long workshop will be arranged for the awardees and a souvenir containing of the awarded participants’ shot biographic information with photo will be published....   [tags: Graphic design, Design, Typography, Award]

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Analysis Of Nikki Giovanni 's ' Patience, And I Wrote A Good Omelet '

- Nikki Giovanni is an American writer, commentator, activist, and educator. One of the worlds most well known African American poets during the late 60’s and early 70’s. Still, few readers seem to have realized that two of Giovanni’s poems “Patience,” and “I Wrote a Good Omelet” share the same topic and develop similar themes. In fact, Giovanni illustrates her common topic between the two poems through the two characters that are portrayed as lovers in her poems. Both women are madly in love and enslaved to their companions by the love they feel....   [tags: Poetry, Love, Academy Award for Best Actress]

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The Joy Of Reading And Writing : Superman And Me

- In a world dominated by technology, reading novels has become dull. Instead of immersing into books, we choose to listen to Justin Bieber’s new songs and to scroll through Instagram posts. We have come to completely neglect the simple pleasures of flipping through pages and getting to finally finish a story. Sherman Alexie and Stephan King’s essays attempt to revive this interest in books that has long been lost. They remind us of the important role that reading plays in our daily lives. “The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me,” for instance, demonstrates how being literate saved the narrator from the oppressive nature of society....   [tags: Writing, Reading, Writer, O. Henry Award]

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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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Analysis Of Raymond Carver 's The Bath

- Raymond Carver’s The Bath is a revised version of his early work of A Small, Good Thing. In his two pieces of the short story, the length of the story significantly varied as The Bath is a lot shorter. Moreover, his former work has more detailed emotional expressions while The Bath lacks communications and leaves to the reader a suspenseful ending. The story begins in a third person view with a mother has her son’s birthday cake made to order at a bakery. Then his son is hit by a car when crossing the road....   [tags: Short story, Anton Chekhov, O. Henry Award]

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`` Popular Mechanics `` By Raymond Carver

- The title of the short story I’m reviewing is “Popular Mechanics,” by Raymond Carver. Carver selects wording that is interestingly symbolic to the dark foreshadowing he uses to suck us into a dark world of shattered dreams. He opens the narrative with descriptive words such as “dark,” and “dirty.” This is in fact a story that is devoid of light if in fact that absence signifies a maleficence of state. Sadly it is a familiar story about a young couple that has decided to part ways, but not before bringing a child into the world....   [tags: Anton Chekhov, Short story, O. Henry Award]

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Truth Is All Goodness Guarantees Ya

- You know what your problem is, Jimmy. You 're stuck on the rosy notion that the world operates on goodness, decency. Truth is - all goodness guarantees ya is an early grave. But the biggest joke of all - the thing that 'll sink ya every time is hope. Hope that the world will right itself. That the just will be rewarded and the wicked punished. Oh, once you buy into that horseshit, you 're dead in the water.”(AHS, Quote by Ethel). As the reader read on into Borowski’s Aushwitz, Our Home (A Letter), this verse that she had heard muttered on a television show three days before stuck in her mind....   [tags: Mind, Emotion, Academy Award for Best Actress]

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Pride And Prejudice By William Shakespeare

- By the conclusion of Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth and Lydia are happily married to Darcy and Wickham, respectively. However, the reader finishes the novel with very different perspectives on the two marriages. The union of Elizabeth and Darcy is viewed as the happy ending of the novel. In fact, it is difficult to imagine a positive outcome for the novel where the two do not end up married. In contrast, Lydia’s marriage with Wickham is viewed in a negative light by the reader, and at times could even be seen as an obstacle in the way of the satisfying ending of the novel....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Academy Award for Best Actress]

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`` Chip Off The Old Block `` By Wallace Stegner

- Wallace Stegner produces a positive outlook of adulthood in his coming of age short story “Chip Off the Old Block”. In this story, set during a flu epidemic in 1918, 12 year old Chet is left alone to attend to the family business after his family all contracted the flu. Chet confronts multiple obstacles such as managing the business and having to throw out two thieves by overcoming his childish tendencies. He hosts a party with his many neighbors to celebrate the end of World War I, when suddenly, his family returns....   [tags: Joyce Carol Oates, Short story, O. Henry Award]

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William Sydney Porter 's The Gift Of The Magi

- My author william sydney porter had a astonishing life changing experience while he was in prison. William Sydney Porter, later known as O. Henry wrote in a dry, but yet very humorous style as suggested in “The Gift of the Magi.” He generally used coincidences and many surprise endings. As a child he had a rough time working multiple jobs. He had a life changing experience that lead his work to be well known in american literature. His legacy all began from a crime he committed as a bank teller....   [tags: Short story, Guy de Maupassant, O. Henry Award]

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Hearing The Evidence And Determining The Probative Value Of Each Piece Of Evidence

- trier of fact after hearing the evidence and determining the probative value of each piece of evidence. In re Adoption/Guardianship of Amber R., 417 Md. 701, 720 (2011). In this matter, the trial judge considered Wife’s evidence regarding the parties assets. Indeed, in her opinion, the trial judge identified the “statements from Bon Secours Hospital” as well as the assets Wife claimed. After considering the evidence, the court determined that: With regard to a monetary award, this court lacks sufficient evidence to determine whether there exists marital property, and, if so, the amount of the marital property....   [tags: Jury, Court, Trier of fact, Question of fact]

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The Life of Jennifer Shrader Lawrence

- ... Growing up, she was an assistant nurse at a children’s summer day camp that her mother was in charge of. She was the assistant nurse between her acting jobs. Jennifer graduated two years early with a 3.9 Grade Point Average. That was part of a deal her parents made with Jennifer to let her act at the age of 14 when she decided she wanted to have an acting career. Jennifer persuaded her parents to take her to New York. Jennifer was discovered at 14 while she was on spring break with her family in New York....   [tags: hunger games, katniss everdeen, movies]

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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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Joyce Carol Thomas, an Influential Writer

- ... She is bedridden for months and does not talk until she is attacked by a swarm of wasps (“Marked by Fire”). As Abby recovers from the trials of life, she discovers both the pain and joy with having dignity in her heritage (“Marked By Fire). She graduates high school and decides to stay in Ponca City as an herb doctor and healer. Abby symbolizes the universality of being an African American. Her name comes from the former name of Ethiopia (“Marked by Fire”). Marked by Fire won the National Book Award in 1983 (“Marked by Fire ~ Joyce Carol Thomas.”)....   [tags: African-American, Trials, Novels]

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Appeal the Arbitration Decision

- Appeal the Arbitration Decision Usually the arbitral award is subject to be appealed directly in front of the body that issued or in front of the other. And it is most likely to be opposed in front of the judge. In case this judge is a judge in the state that issued the arbitral award and if the reason of invalidity has decided to annul the decision of the arbitration or cancelled or modified it, so the arbitral award need to be appealed in front of the judge of another state. In this case, if the judge makes sure of the availability of some of the reasons here he need to order not to recognize and reject the implementation of the decision of Arbitral award....   [tags: national laws, judge]

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Accounting: Shared Based Payment

- Background EITF 13-D was initially raised by FASB on May 30, 2013 and discussed the issue of how to account for the terms of a share-based payment award. The issue circled around discussion of how performance targets affect accounting for share-based payments. The EITF debated whether to allow employees to earn their rewards even if the performance target is met after the completion of required service (McArthur). Previously, performance conditions were not reflected in the estimate of the grant-date fair value of the award but other non-vesting conditions were considered in deciding the fair value....   [tags: compensation costs, awards, performance]

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Patricia Benner 's Impact On Nursing

- Patricia Benner was born in 1942 in Hampton, Virginia. However, she received her education in California. Patricia Benner has had a tremendous impact in nursing with her numerous contributions. She is a very successful and accomplished nurse. She has earned several degrees, served as a member on numerous committees, published several works, has been involved in several writings and research projects and has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards. She attended Pasadena College where she majored in nursing and received a Baccalaureate of Arts degree in 1964....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing theory, Theory, Nursing practice]

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American Poet Robert M. Hensel

- BIOGRAPHY- Robert Michael Hensel Born: May 8th 1969 Place of birth: Rota, Spain Parents:Mother-Linda Helen Conzone & Father-Robert John Hensel Hometown: Oswego, New York Robert M. Hensel was born with a birth defect know as Spina bifida. A disability that has not stopped him from achieving success in his life. Robert serves as an advocate for the disabled, an on going effort to better the rights of all Americans with disabilities. He is an International Poet-Writer with well over 900 publications published World wide....   [tags: poets]

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Quality And Safety Standards Of White Plains Hospital

- WPH – Quality Measures & HIPPA White Plains Hospital is committed to providing patients and their families with quality care. It is customary for doctors, nurses and clinical staff to measure and report on a regular basis the performance of White Plains Hospital against national standards for healthcare quality. The entire staff is committed to ensuring current and accurate information is provided in an easily understandable format. White Plains Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)....   [tags: Health care, Hospital, Health insurance]

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The John Newberry Medal: Frederic G. Melcher

- In July of 1987 Frederic G. Melcher would propose an idea to a section of the American Library Association known at that time as the Children’s Librarians Section. The result would be the first children’s book award in the world known as the John Newberry Medal (Newberry Award Manuel). The Newberry Medal was first awarded in 1922 to an author of children’s literature. In 1937 Frederic G. Melcher would suggest that they Illustrators of children’s book should also be recognized. In 1938 the first Randolph Caldecott Medal was awarded to an illustrator of children’s literature (Caldecott Medal Manuel)....   [tags: children's literature, honor]

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Ballon D' Or 2013

- ... 23 players, 23 nominees, 23 warriors, but only 3 titans. This players have showed during the entire year their arguments for being the best player of the whole planet. They've demonstrated their abilities, skills, goals and the magic they can generate with the ball. But now it's time to choose, Messi, Ribery or Ronaldo.They have their merits to win this major title but the results can help us to know who is the best. In my opinion, Messi isn't part of this battle because he has demonstrated he is not in his maximum level by his injuries and disappearances in the game....   [tags: best football-soccer player of the year]

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Stella Liebeck A Woman Of 79 Years Resident Of Santa Fe

- In 1992, Stella Liebeck a woman of 79 years resident of Santa Fe in the state of New Mexico had bought coffee at a McDonald Mc Drive. Wanting to add milk and sugar to her coffee, she tried to remove the coffee cup lid, without success since it got stuck. She then began to make handling with both hands and then tucked the cup between her knees. So she pulled the cover that was cut brutally and threw hot coffee on her lap, seat, thighs and crotch. Burned to the second and third degrees, she was hospitalized and underwent multiple skin grafts....   [tags: Jury, Supreme Court of the United States, Court]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Sandwich Swap '

- A. 1. In today’s classroom, children come from various cultural backgrounds and diverse family structures; which makes having access to diverse books a must. The children need to be able to relate to the characters in the book. As a result, having characters that are prominently white, middle class families no longer fit the norm. Authors of various cultural backgrounds are now creating books that show the diversity in today’s society. Families today come in various forms and children need books that relate to their family structure or to learn about other family structures that may not be like theirs....   [tags: The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen]

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Arthur Asher Miller's Life and Accomplishments

- Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright and essayist. Born on October 17, 1915, in Harlem, Arthur was the second of three children of Isidore and Augusta Miller. He was often in the public eye, during the late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s. During this period he also testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee, received Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and was married to Marilyn Monroe. He was a far-famed and an important figure in the American theatre, writing dramas that include plays such as All my sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953) and A view from the bridge (one-act, 1955; revised two-act, 1956), as well as...   [tags: playwright, essayist, arthur miller]

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

- ... Printz Awards, The Kathleen Mitchell Award, New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, and fro Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year-Children (“Markus Zusak”).And most recently, Markus Zusak was nominated for the 2014 Edwards Award ( Zusak Tweet). He was also named the New York Times Bestselling author and has been in the number one charts for young adults in over thirty-four countries(Grade Saver).Not only has Zusak received all of these awards but his books have also been translated in over thirty-eight countries and sold over eight million copies for each book( The Book Thief: I Am the Messenger)....   [tags: austrian immigrants, the old man]

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Punitive Damages On The United States

- While the purpose of punitive damages awards is to ensure deterrence of bad acts, there are important limits under the due process clause of the United States Constitution. The United State Supreme Court has held that punitive damages do not meet constitutional muster when they are either grossly excessive or are arbitrary punishments. The punitive damage award, in this case, violate the due process clause under both the first and second Gore factors. The third Gore factor on comparable penalties does not appear to apply in this case....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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Best College Scholarships For Hispanics

- 30+ Best College Scholarships for Hispanics Many memorial funds, institutions, and corporations offer scholarship money especially for Hispanic or minority students. Typically, potential recipients must have reasonably good grades (or GPAs), favorable letters of recommendations, compose a personal essay and, perhaps, demonstrate some special circumstance about them that relates to the award. If you are a Hispanic student interested in locating resources to help fund your education, there are numerous options available to you....   [tags: United States, Ethnic group, College, Student]

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Carol Ann Duffy

- Carol Ann Duffy Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow on 23rd. December 1965 .she is widely commended as Britain's leading female poet. She has studied philosophy at Liverpool University. Her mother was Mary Black, an Irish. And her father was called Frank Duffy. She has four younger brothers. She attended St Austin Roman Catholic Primary School, Stafford from 1962 to 1967, after which she attended St Joseph's convent school, Stafford. She was encouraged in poetry by her teacher June Scriven. She decided that she was going to be a poet at the age of 14....   [tags: Carol Ann Duffy Biography Poets Writers Essays]

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Brief Library Summary about Fiction Books for Children

- Brooks, Gwendolyn. (2007). Bronzeville boys and girls. Illus. by Faith Ringgold New York, NY: Amistad/Harper Collins. 41 pages. Gr. 3-5. Summary: In the book Bronzeville Boys and Girls there are many different poems about African-American children and their daily lives. The first poem is called Mexie and Bridie, it is about two young girls having a tea party beneath the trees. The next poems are about a boy named Val who rides off on his bicycle, a boy and girl who have their aunts and uncles visit....   [tags: Children, Imagination]

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Leadership As A Good Role Model

- Leadership has a different meaning for everyone. The ability to motivate, set good examples, and persevere through adversity are all parts of leadership. Some people may think that being a leader is only for a select amount people. I see leadership differently. I think everyone is capable of being a leader. There are also various ways that an individual can practice leadership. Obvious examples are the ability to speak, ability to motivate, and the ability to be a good role model. I see the ability of being a good role model and having good character as the foundation of leadership....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Role model, Want]

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Tim berners lee

- Tim Berners-Lee graduated from the Queen's College at Oxford University, England, 1976. Whilst there he built his first computer with a soldering iron, TTL gates, an M6800 processor and an old television. He spent two years with Plessey Telecommunications Ltd  (Poole, Dorset, UK) a major UK Telecom equipment manufacturer, working on distributed transaction systems, message relays, and bar code technology. In 1978 Tim left Plessey to join D.G Nash Ltd (Ferndown, Dorset, UK), where he wrote among other things typesetting software for intelligent printers, and a multitasking operating system....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Service Quality at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

- Introduction As tourism industry has been increasing dramatically during the last two decades, hotel industry is at war. In global competition, hotel chains are required to offer not only standardized facilities, but also standardized services. To meet the different needs of customers in each individual country while maintaining the same standards of services, global marketing strategy plays a critical role. Being a leader in upscale hotel chain industry, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel took a unique path to compete with its rivals....   [tags: essays research papers]

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