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The Cone-Gatherers by Robin Jenkins

- The Cone-Gatherers by Robin Jenkins The Cone Gatherers written by Robin Jenkins covers many topics. The two topics I shall mainly focus on are the eventual insanity of Duror the gamekeeper and also his evil towards Calum and Neil, the two cone gatherers. As I read the book, I discovered that Duror was an evil and disturbed human being who was driven to insanity by his hate towards the cone-gatherers. The evil inside Duror is the book’s focus, although other themes appear throughout the book. Evil is described in Chapter 8 as “a presence like air, infecting everyone”....   [tags: The Cone-Gatherers Essays]

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Hip Hop Culture By Tobey S. Jenkins

- Originating in the urban Bronx area of New York hip-hop culture emerged in the 1970’s as a way for minorities to form identifies and social status. Contemporarily, hip-hop has evolved to contain numerous activities such as, “spoken word poetry, theater, clothing styles, language, and some forms of activism,” (Petchauer). Also, in his Journal of Black Studies, author Tobey S. Jenkins states that the core framework of hip-hop culture consists of five elements, and those elements are, “the B-boy/B-girl (dance or break dance), the emcee (voice), the DJ (music), graffiti (art), and knowledge (the consciousness),”(Jenkins,2011)....   [tags: Sociology, African American, Hip hop music, Racism]

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Two Successful People: George W. Jenkins and Brandi Callum

- Two Successful People The word success has different meanings to people. Some people see success as wealth or perhaps an entrepreneur who turned his or her vision into a successful reality. Creating and building a successful company from the ground up. According to Maxwell (2002), “Success is a journey. …success is knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” Respectively, this paper will examine the journey of the late George W....   [tags: Success, Business]

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Two Successful People: Brandi Callum and George W. Jenkins

- Two Successful People The word success has varying meaning to people. Some people see success as wealth or perhaps an entrepreneur who turned his or her vision into a successful reality. A reality of actually creating and building a successful company from the ground up. According to Maxwell (2002), “Success is a journey. …success is knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” Respectively, this paper will examine the journey of my friend, Brandi Callum, an entrepreneur, also a real estate broker, and the late George W....   [tags: entrepreneurs, Publix supermarkets]

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Tribulation Force by Tim Lahye and Jerry B. Jenkins

- Tribulation Force, the second novel of the Left Behind Series, is written by Tim Lahye and Jerry B. Jenkins. It is a fiction book with 452 pages. The Left Behind series takes place in the near future, and is based on a small branch of the Christian faith. The story is based on an event called the Rapture which came from an interpretation of the Book of Revelation. The Rapture is basically God taking all the true believers, the true Christians away from the Earth. After they are gone, the people who are left behind will face a lot of suffering on Earth....   [tags: Religion Christianity Tribulation ]

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Learning From Mistakes: The Pact and The Gridiron Gang

- It is human nature for everybody to make mistakes. Some mistakes are as little as a typo that can simply be whited out and corrected. Some as big as infidelity in a relationship. Some mistakes are easily forgiven and others not so much. But there is one thing for sure, if mistakes are never made, a person will never know their true purpose in life. Now of course most mistakes you will have to pay for but, every great person has made some sort of mistake to get them where they are now. Every mistake in life is a lesson that contributes to making people successful....   [tags: Sampson Davis, George Jenkins ]

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Comparing and Contrasting Jenkins' Poem "He Loved Light, Freedom and Animals" and Bush's Poem "Pneumoconiosis"

- Both poems have been written about death dying and the loss of loved ones, in a once thriving Welsh mining community. The first poem by Mike Jenkins is a reflection and remembrance by a Father who tragically and suddenly lost his son in a horrific and unfortunate disaster that happened in Aberfan in 1966, where many young lives were lost. The second poem by Duncan Bush in 1995 was written when he was riddled with the disease Pneumoconiosis hence the title of his poem. Pneumoconiosis is a disease contracted by miners who worked underground toiling unaware of the affect the dust was having upon their lungs....   [tags: Literary Comparison, Poetry, Poem Analysis]

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Corporate Social Responsibility

- In this article, I will be summarising and reviewing Jenkins’s (2006) article on small business champions for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sweeney’s (2007) article on the barriers and opportunities experienced by Small Medium Enterprise (SME) when undertaking CSR. The articles described the role of CSR in SMEs and filled the gap on CSR in SME; some of the arguments presented by the authors are questionable. The main arguments will be developed by critically analysing similarities and differences in the articles and a thorough analysis of the findings....   [tags: Article Review, Jenkins, Informative]

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Global Christianity

- After reading The Next Christendom by Philip Jenkins I found that this book reminded me of a memorable passage from the movie Apollo Thirteen: a military man in the tense Houston control shares with a political figure his forewarning that the tragedy before will be the catastrophic moment for the space program Mission control flight chief Gene Kranz overhears their conversation and addresses it: 'With all due respect, gentleman, I believe this will be our finest hour.' This summarizes the book quiet well as the apparent demise of the western church (when the day comes) is forecasting on its fate over against the perceived adversaries of secularism and post-modernism....   [tags: Philip Jenkins, The Next Christendom, church]

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The New York Times By Morgan Jerkins

- Everyday people are born, and once this bundle of joy enters our world their parents provide them with a name that means something special to them, and their job is to uphold themselves neatly and carefully because this name is something no one can take away. Names have a powerful meaning to them. Yet, the power and elegance of a name doesn’t matter to everybody because for those who have names that are represented from African descent will soon be labeled as people with a “black name”. As seen in a recent debate article posted in The New York Times by author Morgan Jerkins offers a debate about Racism, based on a name and questions the proposal “ How can employers confront the bias those wi...   [tags: African American, Black people, Employment, Race]

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