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Ghetto Life Under the Nazis

- The term “ghettos” was first used in relation to Jews in the year 1516 when the Venetian government designated a specified living area for its Jewish population. During World War II, they were established by the Nazis to isolate and control the Jews as a first step in their eventual annihilation ("Ghettos"). Throughout the War, the Nazis established over 400 ghettos in Eastern Europe and Russia for this purpose. The Nazi ghetto overseers appointed Jewish councils, called the Judenrat, to maintain order in the ghettos, distribute food rations and to assist the Nazis with deportations to the concentration and death camps (Glazer)....   [tags: Ghetto During Holocaust]

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The Warsaw Ghetto Resistance

- A. Plan of Investigation The investigation explores why the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the most important ghetto resistance during the Holocaust. In order to analyze why the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was significant, research has to be done to study the elements of the Warsaw ghetto that made it successful. The main sources for this investigation are Ghetto Fights: Warsaw 1941-43 by Marek Edelman because it is a study to examine the political and ideological background of the Warsaw Rising and Daring to Resist: Jewish Defiance in the Holocaust by David Engel because it covers uprisings in other ghettos than in Warsaw....   [tags: Important Ghetto Resistance, Plan of Investigation]

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The Implementation Of The Ghetto System During Poland

- At the start of Adolf Hitler’s reign of terror, no one would have been able to foresee what eventually led to the genocide of approximately six million Jews. However, steps can be traced to see how the Holocaust occurred. One of those steps would be the implementation of the ghetto system in Poland. This system allowed for Jews to be placed in overcrowded areas while Nazi officials figured out what to do with them permanently. The ghettos started out as a temporary solution that eventually became a dehumanizing method that allowed mass relocation into overcrowded areas where starvation and privation thrived....   [tags: The Holocaust, Nazi Germany, Jews, Warsaw Ghetto]

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The Holocaust Of The Ghetto

- The ghetto is a very often commonly misused word. Jews are the only ones who can utilize the word properly. People of Jewish religion are the alone ones who truly recognize what it is like to be in an actual ghetto. This word holds so many stories behind it are nil compared to what its actual significance. At least one thousand ghettos were established by Germans during the Holocaust. Jews were discovered as a minority; hence they were inhabited in small regions which the Nazi SS named ghettos....   [tags: The Holocaust, Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, Jews]

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The Representation Of The Ghetto

- The houses are run down, the windows are not clean. If the storm door is not propped up against the house, the screen is missing and the white frame is varying shades of brown and black. There are no flowers in the yards. The yards don 't even have grass. This is the stereotypical representation of the Ghetto. The image, usually includes half naked dirty faced children, a few stray dogs and a broken down car in the front yard. That is just the environment. The portrayal of the people who live there is even more dismal....   [tags: African American, Race, Black people, Stereotype]

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The Warsaw Ghetto

- Warsaw Ghetto The percussion of Jews started after Hitler came to power in 1933, and continued until the Nazi’s fell in 1945. Hitler wanted to ‘purify the blood’. The resentment of the Jews grew from Germany’s loss in WWI. Hitler blamed the Jews for the economic downfall of Germany. One of the many ways Hitler segregated the Jewish population was by rounding them up from cities across Europe and sending them to concentration camps and by dividing cities into ghettos. My paper is centered on the Warsaw Ghetto....   [tags: World War II, Jews, Nazism]

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Nazi Propaganda And The Ghetto

- The Warsaw Ghetto was a Jewish-populated ghetto in the largest city of Poland, Warsaw. A ghetto can be defined as a part of a city in which large quantities of members of a minority group live, especially because of social, legal, or economic pressure. Ghettos were commonly attributed to a location where there was a large Jewish population. In fact, the word Ghetto originated from the name of the Jewish quarter in Venice, Italy, in 16th century.The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest Ghetto, as a part of the Holocaust, and as an early stage of it, played a very significant role....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Germany, The Holocaust, Antisemitism]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Cash Ghetto '

- The Cash Ghetto is written to inform the reader of the differing cultures created by the economic barrier between that of the middle-class and the poor community. The information provided is well organized, relevant, and well supported although a bit of a hostile tone at times. The author provides history, cultural examples, and shares information that you would not find out by looking from the outside- in. Each topic shows how the cultures have come to be, the benefits of the cash ghetto culture, as well as the downside to this particular culture....   [tags: Bank, Cheque, Money, Middle class]

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The World Of The Ghetto By Elie Wiesel

- Elie’s spent the beginning of his Holocaust experiences in his home town moving into the ghetto. During this time his faith did not change. He was still the young boy with enough faith that he single handedly found himself a master. It was not until he had been separated from his mother and sisters and he and his father were walking towards the crematorium did he get angry at God for the first time. Elie Wiessel wrote, “For the first time, I felt revolt rise up in me. Why should I bless His name?” (P....   [tags: God, Faith, Monotheism, The Holocaust]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Ghetto Clown '

- GHETTO CLOWN 1) (John is remising about his child hood.) In 1960, His mother and father was fighting. Ray Ray was introduced as his best friend that laughed at all his jokes. John gets arrested for kicking in the conductor’s door and talking on the mic; this was probably his first bad review. In 1970, He was known as the class clown in high school. Mr. Zufus (math teacher) gave john an acting coach number. His acting coach got him addicted to read and acting teachers wouldn’t quit on him. Coach got him his first audience with the greatest actor in the world....   [tags: Family, Marriage, John Leguizamo]

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`` Ghetto Side `` By Jill Leovy

- One creates an opinion and it can be very difficult to be open to other opinions once one knows where they stand in a situation and without meaning to, one can be bias. In Jill Leovy’s “Ghetto Side” she uses detective Wally Tennelle’s life to inform us of the various victims that have been killed in South Los Angeles. She uses the detectives Tennelle and Skaggs as ways to introduce many deaths of people of color. But her perspective on these detectives changes the audience’s perspective on the situation....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, Race]

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In Remembrance: The Zamocs Ghetto

- In Remembrance… candle Today, a ghetto is thought of as an urban slum full of crime, noise, and filth. Seventy years ago, a ghetto would have been the imposed home for thousands of Jews uprooted for the Final Solution. Both are dirty, dark places with an abhorrent lifestyle. One of the many Polish ghettos built under the Nazi regime was Zamosc, which has a history of bleak conditions, forced evacuations, and amazing stories of survival. The Zamosc ghetto became a symbol of anti-Semitic hatred and persecution through its harrowing conditions and restrictions....   [tags: Holocaust ]

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The White Ghetto By John Williamson

- THE WHITE GHETTO “In Appalachia the country is beautiful and the society is broken.” Williamson argues many aspects varying from misery to poverty to criminal activity to the “drawing” of welfare checks to survive. Although poverty doesn’t tie into the paper directly it’s the foundation to where the crime starts. Williamson is not from the Appalachia region, but he does a good job delivering the information in way that many can visual what he is talking without feeling he is trying to make you feel one way or another about Appalachian poverty and crime (Williamson, 2014)....   [tags: Illegal drug trade, Heroin, Drug addiction]

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The Ghetto District Of Dayton

- You can see this theory in place throughout the whole movie In Time. Will Salas grew up in the ghetto district of Dayton and according to Marx’s theory could be labeled as part of the proletariat. He works for a factory that makes the devices that are touched to the arms of the people and are used to transfer time to and from individuals. He was exploited for his work and at one point in the movie he goes to get paid and he gets paid less than normal and he asks why and the payer said that the quota was raised for the workers to an unreasonable amount and that he did not meet the quota....   [tags: Sociology, Marxism, Working class, Max Weber]

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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

- One can only imagine the horrors that the Jewish community was forced to endure during the rise in power of Adolf Hitler and his relentless Nazi army. As Hitler’s minions demolished through the Jews, no one would have ever thought that a resistance was even plausible, let alone would actually happen. However, in 28 short days the first ever German opposition took place in the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland, and provided the Jews with a glimpse of light at the end of the long road that was the Holocaust....   [tags: Jewish holocaust, world war II, nazism]

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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

- Like sheep led to the slaughter; this is one of the most famous analogies used to refer to the Jews during the holocaust. The Jews were being systematically murdered, beaten, and abused day after day, and there was almost no refusal on their part. Almost no one fought back. This however was not the case in the Warsaw ghetto. Throughout the summer of 1942, nearly 300,000 Jews were deported from the Warsaw ghetto to the Treblinka death camp. During this summer, a resistance organization known as the Z.O.B....   [tags: nazi, holocaust, jews]

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The Ghettos of World War II

- ... German figures stated that 113,000 Poles and 140,000 Jews were to be relocated. The Jewish people were to bring only very little of their possessions ("Ghettos: History & Overview" jewishvirtuallibary.org). Any possessions left behind were seized. There were three types of ghettos open, closed, and destruction ghettos. Open ghettos were marked by signs that stated it was an area of Jewish habitation these ghettos were more lenient and restricted entering and leaving. Closed ghettos, like the Warsaw Ghetto, had walls or fences with barbed wire....   [tags: jews, Warsaw Ghetto]

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Heart of the Ghetto

- College Admissions Essay - Heart of the Ghetto I hear the heart of the Ghetto beating like the thunder of an army of ancient kettledrums. In it dwells the passion for prosperity, the power of peace, and the promise of pain. All of these components intertwine tightly as if to form a fine cloth; In this case a quality individual. The promise of pain, the pulse of the heart and the element, which is not self-explanatory, Exists because only in enduring suffering does one grow stronger. As the person grows stronger the heartbeat grows stronger....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Ghetto, Gated Neighborhood And Gated Community

- According to Loic Wacquant, Ghetto was a Janus-Faced Institution, that is, an institution that on one hand benefit the people who control the ghetto and on the other hand also protect the people in it from contact with outside. However, it has transformed to hyper ghetto that benefit more for the control party than as a protection for the oppressed. Gated community is another spatial institution in America that makes race, both within and outside. By comparing the characteristic of ghetto and gated community, it’s obvious that these two spatial institutions are in two extreme location of racial domination: gated community is the oppressor and ghetto is the oppressed....   [tags: Sociology, Unemployment, Poverty, Law]

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Life in the Ghetto

- Its hard enough being a teenager but being a teenager in this ghetto slum just depresses me. Every night I am awoken by the sound of gunshots or once in blue moon police sirens. The only way I can describe it is like a food chain the gangs and crews are the sharks and people like myself are the terrified tuna, we play by their rules and no one else's. Most of the kids my age around this area are into drugs, cars and everything bad. I do have one good friend though, he's name is Tony he's a life long friend we've been at school together for eight years and we do everything together or we used to....   [tags: Gang Bangers]

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The Jewish Experience in Venice in the Age of the Ghetto

- . Searching for the word “Ghetto” in Longman’s Dictionary of Contemporary English, it can be read the following definition: “ Part of a city where people of a particular race or class, especially people who are poor, live separately from the rest of the people in the city. […] Sometimes considered offensive. A part of a city where Jews were forced to live in the past ” ( LD 678 ). As a result, the first general definition appears connected with the more specific example of the Jews. It seems to be particularly interesting, because it gives us a perspective of the idea of Ghetto that has been transformed and adapted to different realities, but unexpectedly it demonstrates the opposite of...   [tags: European History, Jews, Christian, Religion]

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The Case Of Warsaw Ghetto During The Holocaust

- Resistance can be defined by, “refusal to accept something new or different; an effort made to stop or to fight against someone or something” according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Using that definition, resistance can basically be anything that isn’t conforming, but many people still think that resistance can only mean physical combat. Despite all of the possible definitions, resistance can only truly be defined by the person performing the resistance. If that person thinks that what they are doing is going against something that is being forced upon them, no one can contradict that....   [tags: Jews, Nazi Germany, Jewish population]

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Resistance in the Holocaust: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

- Holocaust Resistance In 1933 Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany. During the Holocaust Jews were removed from their homes and taken to concentration camps. Hitler’s pathological hatred for Jews lead to his plan to build a pure and advanced German “master race”, called Aryans people with fair skin, blue eyes, and blonde hair. He followed this through by creating many death camps. Some of these death camps were death and labor camps, were some Jews would be kept alive to work as slaves. All items of worth were taken from the prisoners, and their life became only but a waiting game....   [tags: world war II, hitler]

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Ghetto Black America

- First I want to speak in unambiguous and unequivocal terms: I repudiate all the rappers promoting failure through their rhymes about selling drugs, abusing women, and abandoning their responsibilities as men. You are all lost and a shame upon our people. Your values are decrepit; your values are out of sync with the norms of society. It amazes me how you promote a lifestyle that only leads to incarceration, broken families, and mass ignorance yet the youth still gravitates towards your message like it's the blue print to success....   [tags: Culture]

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The Ghetto Of New York City : Harlem

- Precious is an African-American female who is currently impregnated by her biological father for the second time. She is sixteen years of age and can neither read nor write. She constantly suffers pitfalls at her young age. She is heavily obsessed and is subjected to abuse at the hands of her vicious, dysfunctional, abusive, and unemployed mother. With the proper support from an engaged principal, teacher, and social worker, Precious’s life turns into the positive. Family Living in the ghetto of New York City: Harlem, the family relied on public assistance and welfare to survive....   [tags: Family, Father, Child abuse, Abuse]

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The Warsaw Ghetto

- The Warsaw Ghetto The Final Solution was the planned culmination of Hitler's attempts to rid German -occupied Europe of the Jewish peoples during the Second World War- plans that he set in motion back in 1933, when he was appointed chancellor. Hitler began passing laws preventing Jews from gaining employment - Law for the Restoration of the Civil Service, (April) and owning farms - Entailed farm Law (Sept.). There were also a series of attacks and official boycotts on Jewish shops and business, with the Nazis also organizing the burning of books by Jewish authors, and in 1935 the Nuremberg laws stripped the German Jews of their citizenship....   [tags: Papers]

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Facts About The Jews During The Italian Ghetto

- Facts of the Jews in the Italian Ghetto Deuteronomy 28:64-67 records a prophesy of what has been happening to the Jewish people for thousands of years to this day; namely that God cast His people from their promised land because of their rebellion toward Him, and that He scattered them amongst all nations and that they would live in despair until God’s appointed time. Indeed, as history reveals, the Jewish people have experienced much dispersion and hardships amongst the nations; so, in the interest in this paper we are going to view a glimpse of what Jewish life was like in Italy from 1516 to 1797 in the Venice ghetto....   [tags: Judaism, Jews, Ashkenazi Jews]

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Behind the walls of the Ghetto

- Behind the Walls of the Ghetto Commenting on the famed Los Angeles ghetto in which he grew up, gangster rapper Ice Cube asserts, “If you ain’t never been to the ghetto, don’t ever come to the ghetto” (Cube, Ghetto Vet). But why are American ghettos filled with so much violence, drugs, and inopportunity. In John Singleton’s powerful drama Boyz N the Hood the harsh reality of youths growing up in South Central Los Angeles, a place where drive-by shootings and unemployment are rampant, is brought to life....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Theresienstadt: A Model Jewish Ghetto

- Theresienstadt, A gift from Hitler. A place of hope and happiness for Jews and Jewesses alike. Theresienstadt was somewhere they could wait the war out without fear until the shadow of Nazism passed. It was a place filled with the most prosperous artists and musicians, daily shows and operas, lectures and seminars, gardens and coffee shops. A place with grace and character. An entire town that was given to the Jews as a gift from the Fuehrer. A paradise for Jews. That is at least, what the Nazis wanted people to believe....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ghetto Made Me Do It by Francis Flaherty

- ... There is no vision. And there is no sense of who is friend and who is foe.” From what the media tells citizens, the ghetto seems very similar to what my perspective of war is. Gun shots being fired at random times and choosing to either fight or run. Be that as it may, an example as such does not happen every hour of the day, nor does it happen every day. Many times the media hypes up the story to sound like it’s more drastic than it actually is. Having a source that is in the front lines, I have an opportunity to hear the real story from a friend....   [tags: essay analysis]

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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in World War II

- “...No one believed they would be saved. We knew the struggle was doomed, but it showed the world there was resistance against the Nazis, that you could fight the Nazis...” -Marek Edelman. At the height of World War II, the Nazis had taken over quite a few countries including: some of France (the Rhineland), Austria, the Sudetenland, and Poland. By this time, Adolf Hitler had forced many Jews into small areas of a city, called ghettos. There were ghettos in Lodz, Krakow, Lublin, and Warsaw....   [tags: Jewish resistance]

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Gilbert Osofsky’s Harlem: The Making of a Ghetto

- Gilbert Osofsky’s Harlem: The Making of a Ghetto paints a grim picture of inevitability for the once-exclusive neighborhood of Harlem, New York. Ososfky’s timeframe is set in 1890-1930 and his study is split up into three parts. His analysis is convincing in explaining the social and economic reasons why Harlem became the slum that it is widely infamous for today, but he fails to highlight many of the positive aspects of the enduring neighborhood, and the lack of political analysis in the book is troubling....   [tags: Literature Review]

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My Life At The Ghetto, Riding Public Transit

- Growing up in the ghetto, riding public transit to get everywhere, and going to public school forced me to see a great many things my environmental peers will never see first hand. I saw homeless people sleeping on the train, to get out the rain and thunder, as I rode but from my job at a grocery store in a ghetto that was not my own. I would wait until I got home from school to eat anything from kindergarten to eighth grade, and grew up as a fat kid, because the food I had at home from unhealthy....   [tags: United States, Fast food, Nutrition, Black people]

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The Voice from Ghetto: Soundtrack for Our America

- In the book Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago, LeAlan Johns and Lloyd Newman, as two kids grow up in ghetto, document their life from 1993 to 1996 to show the rest of the America the reality of living in a poor black neighborhood. Through vast interviews, diaries and monologues, Johns and Newman provide a new perspective on the ongoing issues in the ignorant black community; they encourage the black residents to express their point of views on gang, drug, crime, and they also address their hope....   [tags: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago]

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Malcolm X's Legacy from the Ghetto to Activist

- Malcolm X, also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz’s legacy is about one’s personal transformation of a self-made man. A man who once associated himself with hustling and crime as a ghetto pup; then to a staunch radical activist, to a political figure, and to becoming one of the most influential African Americans in history. To some he was admired as a courageous human rights activist for blacks, and in some others eyes, he was a man who preached racism and violence towards the whites. Before his last two years of adapting to a peaceful outlook as an activist; before, on one hand, he was undeniably repulsed by the racial discrimination and violence against black Americans, and on the other he...   [tags: black american, civil rights, activist]

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My Life At The Ghetto Junior High School

- tell my mom, call her at work to tell or when I would see her after school but she would tell me to stop whining and causing trouble. I was truly 11 years old and alone in the world. Genital stage by Freud (Puberty and later) and Adolescence stage by Erikson (12-18 years old) This stage is where my life went from being alone to being alone in hell. I moved to Reno, Nevada with my dad, step mom and three step siblings in 6th grade. I was told at around age 12 by my stepmother, who said it came from my dad, that my mom would leave me in the crib all day and only attended to my needs when she was forced....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, High school, Ugly sisters]

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Repression, Isolation, Segregation and the Urban Ghetto

- Repression, Isolation, Segregation and the Urban Ghetto African Americans have systematically been denied equal opportunities and this is particularly true within American inner cities. The social, cultural, and economic isolation of these urban ghettos has profound impacts and affects on its dwellers. This isolation and segregation has led to the evolution of profoundly divergent and dichotomous life chances for black and white Americans. The black urban poor are confronted with a lifestyle that promotes oppositional culture to the norms of society and challenged by an everyday exposure to violence, drugs, and crime....   [tags: Blacks African Americans]

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Living in a Violent Society in Gang for a Day: A Rogue Socialist Takes to the Street by Sadhir Venkatesh

- Like thousands of students, Sudhir entered the University of Chicago graduate school in 1989 and was despatched by his professors to do some research about American urban poor. To that point, he had had little exposure to suburban neighbourhood in Chicago. It happens that he knocked on one of the roughest areas in Chicago on his first visiting where detained and nearly killed him. Fortunately, he didn’t have any injured, and instead, he knocked up an acquaintance with the gang leader J.T. This initiated his odd friend relationship with J.T for the following decade....   [tags: housing project, dentish, ghetto]

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Analysis of Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston´s Farewell to Manzanar

- Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston is a riveting about a women who endured three years of social hardships in camp Manzanar. Jeanne Wakatsuki was born on September 26, 1934, in Inglewood, California, to George Ko Wakatsuki and Riku Sugai Wakatsuki. She spent her early childhood in Ocean Park, California, where her father was a fisherman. On December 7, 1941 Jeanne and her family say good bye to her Papa and her brothers as they take off on their sardine boat. The boat promptly returned and a “Fellow from the cannery came running down to the wharf shouting that the Japanese had just bombed Pearl Harbor” (Wakatsuki, 6)....   [tags: ghetto, hertiage, arrest, public]

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The Uprise of Victory

- ... they would hide in rubble of collapsed buildings and attack Nazi Squads and Generals to show them that they were not going down without a fight, they called this the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. A couple people that were involved with the uprising was David Moryc Apfelbaum - ghetto resistance leader and commander of the ŻZW. Killed in action during the ghetto uprising, and Mordechaj Anielewicz - ghetto resistance leader. Died with many of his comrades at their surrounded command post. The Warsaw ghetto was a devastating tragedy and with every tragedy comes death, and no matter how hard one tries someone will die....   [tags: the Warsaw Ghetto, WWII]

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Horrors of Ghetto Life Exposed in Whoreson and Dopefiend

- Horrors of Ghetto Life Exposed in Whoreson and Dopefiend           Donald Goines's lived the majority of his life either on the streets of the ghetto or in jail-because he was supporting himself and his heroin addiction by taking part in many illegal activities. During the last of his many prison terms, Goines finally found his way out of having to rely on crime for his way of living. He did this by writing about his life on the streets. His first two books, Whoreson and Dopefiend, were actually written during his last prison term....   [tags: Whoreson Dopefiend]

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Resistance In The Holocaust

- When I was younger, I always knew that my mom took her job very seriously, but I was never able to fully comprehend what she did as a teacher. Once I started getting older, I understood that in order to teach certain topics to students, she had to understand a lot about history. One of the topics she studied in order to teach her students was the history of the Holocaust, which indeed is very serious. Then I began hearing that word, “Holocaust,” in school and made the connection. That’s when the seriousness of her job started to resonate with me as a student as well as her daughter....   [tags: Warsaw Ghetto, Symbolic Victory]

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Hip Hop Cinema

- The articles describe the hood cinema genre and how members of society viewed it during the time period. In the article “Producing Ghetto Pictures” by Craig Watkins he explains that “the popular rise of the ghetto … film cycle illuminates the complex relationship between the social transformations that characterize post-1960’s black youth culture and the changing of popular media production” (171). It is suggested that this new wave of films was an attempt to promote the shift in moog change and ideologies created from the civil rights movement of the late 1960s....   [tags: Ghetto Film, Reception]

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Vladek’s Money: Money Helped Vladek Survive the Germans during the Holocaust

- Wealth and ingenious can decide one's destiny during the Holocaust. In the Holocaust, money plays a crucial role in helping Jews survive the Holocaust. When the Germans raid the ghetto, were Vladek and his family were in hiding. Vladek pays for materials to help make bunkers for him and his family. Also, Vladek pays others to stay at their houses after they escaped the ghetto. Without these bunkers Vladek and his family would likely be found by the Germans and taken to a concentration camp. Money was extremely helpful to the Jews....   [tags: wealth, ingenious, survive, ghetto, food]

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Black Women’s Role in Popular Culture: An Analysis of The Venus Hip Hop and the Pink Ghetto

- In modern day society, popular culture has gained equal status to world issues and politics. Music, movies, and literature have started cultural revolutions and challenged the straight-forward thinking many individuals have accepted in the past. But while popular culture can advance new ideas and create movements, it also has the ability to challenge advancements society has made. Imani Perry’s essay, The Venus Hip Hop and the Pink Ghetto, focuses on hip hop and its negative impact on women and body image....   [tags: cultural revolutions, modern day society]

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An Exploration of the Dynamics of Ghetto Masculinity and the Upholding of Negative Representations in Training Day

- An Exploration of the Dynamics of Ghetto Masculinity and the Upholding of Negative Representations in Training Day I am going to look at the ways in which 'Training Day' uses mythic stereotypes of black males and 'ghetto masculinity' to portray negative representations of black society in America, and how hegemonic values of white audiences leaves these representations unquestioned. My main focus will be the representation of the main protagonist, Alonzo, an African America police officer played by Denzel Washington....   [tags: Papers]

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Chicago’s Cabrini-Green Housing Project

- Chicago’s Cabrini-Green public housing project is notorious in the United States for being the most impoverished and crime-ridden public housing development ever established. Originally established as inexpensive housing in the 1940’s, it soon became a vast complex of unsightly concrete low and high-rise apartment structures. Originally touted as a giant step forward in the development of public housing, it quickly changed from a racially and economically diverse housing complex to a predominantly black, extremely poor ghetto....   [tags: Poverty Ghetto Chicago]

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White Rose Essay

- One day a girl named Clara Grossman witnessed her life broken into shambles. She possessed the freedom she wished for, but it was seized out of her hands by Adolf Hitler. She witnessed her own journey first through a ghetto and then the most notorious death camp, Auschwitz. Horrifying scenes and exhausting work left her as a mess. If you were thrown into Clara’s shoes, how would you respond. In 1940, ten years after the Nazis gained authority of Hungary; Hungary established anti-Jewish laws. But four years later, Germany decided to invade Hungary to deplete the last remaining Jewish population in Europe, the Hungarian Jews....   [tags: Clara Grossman, Hitler, ghetto, death camp]

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Physical and Behavioral Responses to Starvation and Famine in Warsaw Ghetto versus the West African Sahel

- Physical and Behavioral Responses to Starvation and Famine in Two Populations Introduction Famine is an event in which food and resources are inaccessible and the majority of a population is endangered (Shipton, 1990). When applied to starvation this definition is accurate with one additional idea: starvation is the result of inaccessibility to resources. Many factors contribute to the progression of famine and the resulting starvation. One of the key factors to consider is the delineation between naturally occurring and man-made starvation and famine....   [tags: Anthropology Famine Regions Comparison]

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The Types Of Memories That Are An Integral Part Of Our Everyday Lives

- Remembrance is an integral part of our everyday lives. Both pleasant and unpleasant memories shape who we are as human beings. The definition of memory is two fold 1. “the faculty by which the mind stores and remembers information” and 2. “Something remembered from the past; a recollection” (Google Definition). The life of memory has three stages in which it is created. An event occurs in ones life it becomes encoded and stored in the brain. Following the encoding, the brain then has full access to retrieve the memory in a response to any current activity or thought....   [tags: World War II, Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, Ghetto]

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The Ghettos of the Holocaust

- As Albert Einstein once said, “The world is too dangerous to live in, not because of the people who do evil, but because of the people who sit and let it happen.” The horrific accounts told of the Holocaust, inside the ghettos, symbolize the negligence shown to others during World War II. World War II started with Germany attacking Poland on September 1, 1939 (World War II in Europe). Many citizens of the surrounding countries were terrified because of the horrendous acts they heard of. Hitler took over and tried to kill as many Jews as he could....   [tags: open, destruction, gas chambers]

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The Ghettos Of The Holocaust

- The Ghettos of the Holocaust Suffering; “To experience severe pain, illness, or injury,” (Merriam Webster). Throughout the holocaust, many definably inhumane atrocities took place. Among the lesser acknowledged are the fates of those in the ghettos. Ranging from a small, restricted street corner, to more than a square mile large, ghettos ‘housed’ thousands upon thousands of people that had committed no crime (USHMM). Ghettos of the holocaust caused great suffering, and were a basis for the deportation and mass murder of millions, for the reason that living life in the ghettos was not only unsanitary but surrounded by anti-semitic violence, adding to the death toll of Jews and other discrimi...   [tags: The Holocaust, World War II, Nazi Germany]

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Life in the Ghettos

- “Bodies of men, women, and children lay strewn in great disarray” (Life in the ghettos 4-5). Others lay mortally wounded, crying out for help, moaning with pain, with head wounds or limbs torn from their bodies. The ghettos started in 1939 . During the holocaust, a ghetto was a special section of a city in which Jewish people were forced to live . They Jews in the ghettos were identified by their yellow badges worn. Within the ghetto the lives of the people oscillated in the desperate struggle between survival and death from disease or starvation....   [tags: germans, food control, smuggling]

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The Conditions of Ghettos During the Holocaust

- Ghettos During the Holocaust In the Holocaust, the Nazis persecuted and murdered over 6 million Jews during a four and a half year period. By the 1930s the Nazis rose in power and all the Jews became victims. One of the ways the Nazis persecuted the Jews, was putting them into tight confined places called ghettos were they suffered for many years. The Nazis established over four hundred ghettos over the course of World War II. The ghettos were used the ghettos to control and segregate the Jews....   [tags: jews, death, education]

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Life in the Ghettos: Controlling and Segret

- “The Jews were convinced that it couldn’t get any worse. The truth is that, to the very end, every stage was more difficult and more terrible. The dynamics of this development are the essence of horror” (Vashem, 2010). A ghetto is a part of a city where Jews were forced to live in horrendous conditions. Even though a ghetto was a transitional stage, it was still an atrocious place to be. The least of importance is what is ghetto and where did it originate. The term “ghetto” originated from the name of the Jewish quarter in Venice, established in 1516, in which the Venetian authorities compelled the city’s Jews to live (United States United Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2013)....   [tags: rations, non-jewish, transitional stage]

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Ghettos in the Holocaust: The Badge of Shame

- "I would sit in our apartment, and I would see the Polish children across the street bringing milk back home. It was like watching people in a storybook-we had no food, no milk..." These words of Nelly Cesana, a survivor of the Warsaw ghetto, are just a slight insight to the torture and neglect that Jews endured while living at the ghettos of the Holocaust. The concept of separation of people by religion actually began in the Middle Ages. By the time the Nazis came to power, the ghettos were no longer in use, but the Nazis revived the idea of separation by religion....   [tags: jewish, nazi, polish, the judenraete]

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Adventure Tourism in Ghettos and Disasters

- Inline Attachment Follows: Adventure Tourism 1 - Adventure Tourism in Ghettos and Disasters.txt Adventure Tourism in Ghettos and Disasters Adventure tourism, as its name implies, is going to places for thrills and surprises. The typical choices are trekking to natural wonders and visiting extreme sports venues. However, now is the time to think out of the box and try some options which are chosen only by a brave few. The following choices can make some people cringe or be left in state in shock....   [tags: Tourism]

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Ghettos Description in Night by Elie Wiesel

- ... Forced into the designated districted, “fifteen to twenty-four people occupied a single room” (Fischthal). Living conditions were overcrowded and food was scarce. In the Dąbrowa Górnicza ghetto, lining up for bread rations was the morning routine, but “for Jews and dogs there is no bread available” (qtd. in Fischthal). Cut off from the rest of civilization, Jews relied on the Nazis for rations leading to the starvation of masses. Nuremburg Laws were established in 1935 and strongly present throughout the ghettoization period....   [tags: nazi, hitler, segregation]

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Ghettos : An Ongoing Problem Throughout History

- Ghettos: An Ongoing Problem Throughout History As Rosa Parks said, “As Americans, we still have many challenges to face and many more problems to overcome,”. One of those problems is segregation, which is the action of setting someone/something apart from others. Ghettos have played a major role in helping achieve segregation by separating the minorities from the majority; thus, making it hard for social mobility and equal opportunities for all. Ghettos first started with Jewish people and now have evolved into urban ghettos housing many minorities....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Jews, The Holocaust, Antisemitism]

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The Role of Ghettos in the Holocaust and German Rule

- The Role of Ghettos in the Holocaust and German Rule A Ghetto is a section of a city were members of a racial group are segregated. Before the period of Nazi rule there were more than half a million Jews living in Germany. After Germany invaded Poland in 1939, more than two million Polish Jews came under German control. After Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, several million more Jews came under Nazi rule. The Germans aimed to control this sizable Jewish population by forcing Jews to reside in segregated sections of towns and cities the Nazis called "ghettos"....   [tags: Papers]

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Jewish Ghettos

- Jewish ghettos: The basic history of the formation of the Jewish ghettos, including the everyday life and economic hardships faced by the communities. By definition, a ghetto is an area, usually characterized by poverty and poor living conditions, which houses many people of a similar religion, race or nationality. They served to confine these groups of people and isolate them from the rest of the community because of political or social differences. However, the Jewish ghettos established throughout Europe were more than just a way for the Germans to isolate the Jewish community....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Holocaust Ghettos

- Holocaust Ghettos Holocaust ghettos; these are the over looked places where the Jews, in Nazi controlled lands, awaited their future. "The Nazis revived the medieval ghetto in creating their compulsory "Jewish Quarter" (Wohnbezirk). The ghetto was a section of a city where all Jews from the surrounding areas were forced to reside. Surrounded by barbed wire or walls, the ghettos were often sealed so that people were prevented from leaving or entering....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Moral Dilemmas Faced by Jewish Leaders

- All around the world, every moment of everyday someone encounters a moral dilemma whether it is minuscule or monumental. Going against ones religious or moral beliefs can be problematic; it may in fact be so moving that it causes one to reexamine their entire thought process. Regardless of ones age during the Holocaust, so many were faced with unbelievable ethical dilemmas. Many Jewish leaders faced moral dilemmas and made heroic decisions; many made life or death decisions to save themselves or others from the horrific plans of the Nazis, , denied Nazi orders in order to protect their loved ones, and several helped others survive....   [tags: WWII, ghettos, the Holocaust]

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Jews were the Enemy of Christians in the Middle Ages

- Middle Ages Research Paper During the Middle Ages, Jews were seen as the enemy by the Christians; they were thought of as the race that killed Christ. The Jewish people were oppressed during the Middle Ages mostly by Christians. Religion was taken very seriously in the past and for what the Christians believed the Jews were responsible for, they did not like them. Furthermore, the Jews were accused for causing the Black Plague by poisoning the wells. The Black Plague nearly whipped out one third of the world population....   [tags: unfair laws, ghettos, marriage]

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The Children of the Holocaust

- The children of the Holocaust had plenty of experiences throughout their lives in the Holocaust. They went through very hard times as children from the time when they lived in the ghettos, living conditions, and there transport to safety. What experiences did children who lived in the Holocaust have. The General way kids lived in the Holocaust was very bad and what they went through. Children would be forced out of their houses with their families. The first group of kids that were transported out of their countries were the ones who lived in Poland....   [tags: ghettos, racial struggle, nazi]

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Nazi Propaganda Reached an Extreme State with the Passing of the Nuremberg Laws

- ... Many Jews successfully fled by the end of 1939. However, many stayed in Germany. The Jews who stayed were forced to emigrate. Hitler thought this was the solution to the quote on quote “Jewish problem.” However, there was so many Jews emigrated that other countries simply didn’t want anymore. Germany’s Foreign Minister claimed: “We all want to get rid of our Jews. The difficulty is that no country wishes to receive them.” This is once again another stride leading up to the Holocaust. At this point, the Nazis desired to rid Germany of the Jews in a much wider scale....   [tags: jewish, ghettos, hitler]

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Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust

- Since World War II the word Holocaust describes the murder and captivity in ghettos, concentration camps and death camps of more than six million Jews by Nazi Germany under the leadership of Adolf Hitler. The Holocaust was the systematic mass murder of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.i The Holocaust destroyed society by killing more than 6 million Jews, leaving thousands with physical and mental pain behind and by affecting our society today in a negative way....   [tags: jews, ghettos, death camps]

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Malcolm X, By Alex Haley

- The book, Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley, tells the story of an African American who lived in America, where the society has been become a supremacy by the white man and shows how that African society has been oppressed like the other races such as the asians, caucasian, mexican but not as prominent like the African Americans population and that there has been movements to change the society as a whole but the movement has not been resolved which leads to civil unrest and systemic oppression until the one man, who brought the truth and sought change for the society in America and led to nationwide concern for them....   [tags: Race, White American, White people, Racism]

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The Diary of Laura’s Twin by Kathy Kacer

- The Diary of Laura's Twin Summery: In the novel “The Diary of Laura’s Twin by Kathy Kacer is about a girl named Laura who is having her bat mitzvah and gets assigned to do a project about a kid from the holocaust who never had got the chance to have a bat mitzvah. Laura gets a diary from an old woman but does not know it’s her diary from when she was a little girl. As she reads it learns that the girl Sara is around her age and is living in the Warsaw ghetto during the holocaust with her bother, sister, mom, dad, grandpa, grandma and her best friend Deena....   [tags: child, holocaust, bat mitzvah]

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Remember How Horrible the Holocaust Was

- "Holocaust" is a word of Greek origin meaning "sacrifice by fire". But in the English language, the Holocaust was the most horrible genocide of approximatley six million Jews by the Nazi regime and it's collaborators. In January 1933, the Nazi's came into power in Germany. They believed that Germans were the superior race, and that the Jews were inferior as well as a threat to the German racial community. It was not only the Jews that were deemed "racial inferior":Gypsies, the disabled, and some Slavic peoples....   [tags: Holocaust, Night, Eliezer Wiesel]

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Warsaw Resistance Attempt During the Holocaust

- Warsaw Resistance Attempt During the Holocaust Throughout the Holocaust, Jews organized resistance movements in ghettos, concentration, and extermination camps. Although they had virtually no weapons and faced one of the largest arsenals in the world, the Jewish people fought for their honor and freedom. Without any hope victory and in the face of death, resistance fighters found the courage to take on evil in its purest form. Their efforts must not go in vein; to them we must accord our respect....   [tags: Papers]

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Biography Amon Goeth

- “Seeing Amon was laying eyes on death itself,” said the Schindler Jew, Poldek Pfefferberg. Throughout the corse of his life, Amon Goeth solidified Pfeffeeberg’s statement through his murderous actions. Goeth was born in Vienna, Austria where he joined a Nazi youth program then transferred to the para-military. He later joined an outlawed Austrian Nazi party in 1930 at the age of twenty two. Soon after, he fled to Germany to avoid arrest from the Austrian authorities for crimes involving explosive materials....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Holocaust, Death]

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The Museum of Tolerance

- The Museum of Tolerance The Museum of Tolerance focuses on two central themes: The history of racism and prejudice in the American experience and the Holocaust- man’s inhumanity to man. The issues of human rights, racism, and responsibility are discussed. The responsibility of each individual person is to speak up in opposition of extermination of another race and stop another Holocaust. World War II and Hitler, the German leader was intent on conquests and war, but he needed a scapegoat to blame and the Jews were headed for genocide....   [tags: Papers]

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Antisemitism in the Middle Ages

- In the year of 1492, most people instantly think of the Columbus’ discovery of the New World. But in the joy of the discovery of the New World also comes the tragedy of the Old World. The Spanish Inquisition was one of the darkest periods of time in Jewish history. Christianity’s view of other religions as inferior is portrayed in many well-known pieces of literature, including one of William Shakespeare’s most famous plays, The Merchant of Venice. Towering over Shakespeare’s romantic comedy The Merchant of Venice is the tragic figure of Shylock, a man who represents the treatment of the Jewish people in his time period....   [tags: Spanish Inquisition]

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White Flight, And The Effects Of It

- There have been many different studies that focus particularly on white flight, and the effects of it. Many studies, particularly focus on reasons why it happened, and rarely on the effects of it. This particular paper will focus on the effects of white flight. It will mainly focus on certain effects such as crime and income levels within urban areas. White flight is the movement of white people, especially middle class white people, from inner city neighborhoods undergoing racial integration to the suburbs (Dictionary.com, 2016)....   [tags: Race, Black people, African American]

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Past, Present, and Future: An Examination of the Hood and Historical Films

- Society has always been influential to fads that are displaced throughout media; the public witnesses a direct mirror of themselves and current culture portrayed on movie screens, musical lyrics, and televisions scripts. During the 1990s, African-American filmmakers depicted stereotypical black youth and culture in films such as Do the Right Thing (1989) and Menace II Society (1993), otherwise known as the “hood” films. However, as much to the popularity and success of the hood films, there was great opposition to it....   [tags: Film Industry, Filmakers]

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Trials And Tribulations During World War II

- Trials and Tribulations, A Pianists life in the Warsaw Ghetto, WWII Mr. Wladyslaw Szpilman trials and tribulations as a young man living in the ghettos of Warsaw, Poland during World War II was nothing short of astounding. This man, without a second thought survived a horrific ordeal, where death was almost certain, the wrath of the German Army, Nazi’s, hatred towards the Jewish Ghetto in general. His stunning accounts of the human endurance that one needed to posses are remarkable, even in todays society to battle the German onslaught, aggression and lack of the humanity the Nazi’s portrayed....   [tags: The Holocaust, World War II, Poland, Nazi Germany]

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The Holocaust: Getthos and Concentration Camps

- During the Holocaust millions of innocent people died in a massive war. The people, who died, were known as slaves. Slavery is the state of a person who is a chattel of another human. The Jews were intelligent, wealthy, and successful; which Hitler turned the Germans against, which led to the Jewish genocide. The Holocaust impacted the social, economic, and environmental history of the World. The history of the Holocaust was caused by multiple factors. For these but not limited to; why was someone has a slave....   [tags: hitler, nazi, slaves, jews]

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Chicago’s Public Housing

- 1. The big picture: What are the broad, general dimensions of this problem or story, here in Chicago as of 2010. As of 2010, “the ghetto” has been defined as the poor areas with dense African American populations. Nowadays the word ghetto not only describes a place, but is also used as an adjective to describe an area, or type of people in general. Chicago’s ghetto is typically referring to the south side of the city. The Chicago Housing Authority which was founded in 1937 was responsible for the majority of housing available for the city’s African American population, which was quite a controversial topic....   [tags: Public Housing]

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Urban Poverty: The Underclass

- In tackling the problem of urban poverty, William Julius Wilson calls for a revitalization of the liberal perspective in the ghetto underclass debate. He claims that liberals dominated the discussions with compelling and intelligent arguments until the advent of the controversial Moynihan report in 1965, which claimed that “at the heart of the deterioration of the Negro society is the deterioration of the Negro family” (Moynihan), After that, liberals avoided any research that might result in stigmatization of particular racial minorities....   [tags: Urban Decay, Urban Poor, 2014]

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