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The Tragedy Of The 911 Memorial

- Our third class was finally approaching, we were not at the class halfway mark yet which I was very happy about. Now I can piece together why everyone who takes this class loves this class, because it is amazing AND you learn so much. The only down factor is having class on a Saturday, but that only makes it better because you do not have to rush at all. On this third day we went to Lower Manhattan. From the website itinerary, the only place I have visited before this class was the 911 memorial....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Ellis Island, New York]

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How Leaders Controlled Events in the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks in New York City

- During times of crisis, it is understood that leaders are expected to control the situation to the best of their ability. This could not be more evident than in the cases of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City. General Frederick Funston controlled the post-earthquake San Francisco with an iron fist while implementing measures intended to control the fire engulfing the city. Almost 100 years later, Mayor Rudy Giuliani provided a calming presence and helped organize emergency response teams in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks....   [tags: troops, Giuliani, General Frederick Funston ]

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Furthur's Two Night Run at Time Square's Nokia Theater in New York City

- "Feels like I've been here before..." Well, one could certainly use that to represent Furthur's two night run at Time Square's Nokia Theater in New York City July 28 and 29th. While not attending the first night of Furthur's eventful two night stay at the small theater, it was apparent that the whole crowd knew what happened the previous, whether being there or not. Bob Weir had lost his stability and overall control onstage for reasons not nescesarilly unknown. However, being the classic showman that Weir is, he did not call for a canceling of the show, nor did they shorten it by any means from what I heard....   [tags: Event Review ]

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Cultural Competency Is Important For Discrimination Cases Among Lgbt Patients Within New York City 's Healthcare System

- The purpose of this report is to explain how Mitchell Rice definition of cultural competency is significant to discrimination cases among LGBT patients within New York City’s healthcare system. In addition to, as a top level administrator of a hospital, this report will discus what actions would be best implemented to improve cultural competency at my hospital. Cultural competency as defined is to enhance the skillset of public administrators and public service systems to deliver values and understanding by increasing an agency’s ability to work efficiently, effectively, and fairly among any type of cultural differences....   [tags: Patient, Hospital, Physician, Sociology]

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Graduation Speech : A Latina Growing Up Into New York City With Parents From The Dominican Republic

- As a Latina growing up in New York City with parents from the Dominican Republic, I knew the difficulties of living in poverty. As a child, financial arguments were a common thing, budgets were strict and extra funds were low. However, when it came to education money was not a factor. Education was the solution to poverty, with a good education you’ll succeed and obtain a great job. I kept this mentality with me throughout my academic career. I completed my undergraduate studies in Rhetoric and Communications in hopes of starting a marketing career....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Education, Psychotherapy]

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Representation of New York in Manhattan and Sex and the City

- Representation of New York in Manhattan and Sex and the City Manhattan, the city of New York, is often depicted in the media by images of skyscraper buildings and yellow taxis. I am going to analyse the representation of New York by looking at and comparing the opening sequences of the series "Sex and the City" with the film "Manhattan". I will be looking specifically at how the directors achieve their interpretations of New York by the images of New York and the cinematic devices that they use....   [tags: Papers]

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Green Is The New Black

- Green Is The New Black The fashion industry is one of the most influential in the world. A global powerhouse made up of factories, skilled laborers, and insanely fast production rates generates approximately $2,560 trillion dollars per year, as of 2010 (Breyer). An industry as dominant as this has many major impacts on society. The bible-like publication of fashion, Vogue, published an article in 1990 titled, “The Green Movement in the Fashion World”, about the then upcoming trend in fashion, sustainability ("Eco-Friendly Concepts and Ethical Movements in the Fashion Industry" 2)....   [tags: Fashion, Fashion week, New York City]

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The Impact of the World Trade Center Attacks on New York City's Economy

- The Impact of the World Trade Center Attacks on New York City's Economy A study by the New York City Partnership and the Chamber of Commerce estimates that New York City's economy will sustain a gross loss of about $83 billion and lose 57,000 jobs over three years as a result of the World Trade Center attacks. The study, which was released Nov. 15, said even after payment of insurance claims and federal reimbursement for rescue, cleanup and infrastructure repair costs, the net damage to the economy is likely to be at least $16 billion in lost economic output....   [tags: Economics]

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Personal Writing: Living In Both Texas And New York City

- Personal Writing: Living In Both Texas and New York City Where a person was born or raised often plays an important role in their lives. There are often comparisons between a urban civilization to rural civilization. Humans adopt to different environments that would be the most suitable for their style of living. Society as a whole didn't tell us where civilization should take place. Choosing the right place for a living depends on the matters of self preference and comfort. Throughout the last decade, I was brought up in two different cities that are thousands of miles apart - - New York City and Houston....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Special Admissions High Schools in New York City: Unequal Opportunites for Everyone

- Special Admissions High Schools in New York City: Unequal Opportunites for Everyone As a teenager growing up in New York City a major part of your life is the high school that you attend. New York City is filled with high schools, public, private, and parochial. Within the public school system in addition to "regular" public schools there are also special admission and magnet schools. Although these schools are all technically part of the same system, there are very great differences and disparities between them....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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A view from the bridge is set in New York City in the 1950s.

- A view from the bridge is set in New York City in the 1950s. Arthur Miller was born October 17th 1915 in New York City. His parents were both immigrants in the United States and were originally from Sicily. Arthur’s father had a successful business but it collapsed, along with the American economy as a whole, Following the Wall Street crash, as a result, Arthur had to work as a warehouseman in order to save his fees before he was able to go to Michigan University in 1934 to study Economics and History....   [tags: English Literature]

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New York City Before, During, and After the Civil War

- New York City Before, During, and After the Civil War In its long and illustrious history, New York City (NYC) has gone through tremendous change. From a small trading post on the tip of Manhattan Island, to the greatest metropolis in the world, NYC has continued to evolve over time. One period in particular that had more degrees of change than many others, was 1860 to 1865. The lives of the residents of the great port city would be completely changed forever. The common life of a NYC merchant in 1860 was that of a well-rounded diplomat....   [tags: History NYC Civil War Essays]

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My Fear of Gamma Ray Bursts in New York City

- Since the day I was born, scary movies, rollercoasters, and haunted houses were not my "thing". I never appreciated scary pranks, darkness, and bloody movie scenes. I never knew, however, that I would get the scare of my life seven years ago. My heart never pounded so hard and I never felt such a trembling sensation throughout my body. August 14, 2003 was one of the worst days of my life, period. That Thursday will never be forgotten. Early in the morning, too early to remember, Mom walked into my tiny bedroom and woke me up....   [tags: gamma ray bursts,]

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The Geography Of Nowhere By James Howard Kunstler

- James Howard Kunstler begins his work, “The Geography of Nowhere,” at a top speed and continues from there. He starts chapter one, Scary Place, by describing the story of Judge Doom from “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”, which is the fictional character that is supposedly responsible for Los Angeles becoming taken over by the freeways. He then continues quoting Lewis Mumford, who was basically the dean of American urban academics in the beginning of the 1900s. He gloomily predicted, would completely demoralize mankind and lead to the nuclear holocaust (p....   [tags: New York, New York City, Long Island, New England]

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Analysis Of Edward Jones ' Young Lions And Its Discussion Of Caesar Matthews

- In 2013, just shy of my 17th birthday, I planned a day trip with two of my friends to see The Phantom of the Opera in New York. At this point in my life, I was entirely unaccustomed to large cities, such as New York City, and felt excited to experience the bustle I expected. While in the city, a woman informed me about methods to avoid the crime so intertwined with life in the city and introduced me to the concept that, just as New York City held many attractions for tourists, it also held some dangers as well....   [tags: New York City, City, English-language films]

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American Cities Of The 1900 ' S

- American cities in the 1900’s were the prime place to be. Cities were clean, industries were booming and education was a priority. “The city, not the farm, had become the locus of national experience” (Chudacoff and Smith 255). Everyone wanted to live their dreams in the city until they shortly realized the cities became overpopulated, hectic, and stressful. Streets became filled with garbage from people littering, traffic is always a problem, and there is no where to relax and enjoy yourself without the stress of work....   [tags: New York City, Chicago, City, Million]

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Basic Physical And Organizational Structures

- 1. A superstructure is an upward extension of an existing structure above a baseline. Superstructure is applied to physical and conceptual structures like buildings, bridges or ships. Infrastructure is the basic physical and organizational structures needed for the process of a society or enterprise, or the services and facilities necessary for an economy to function. Lodgings, restaurants, and recreation facilities are examples of superstructure the complementary one to superstructure is infrastructure, which are the more basic tourism supportive facilities like hospital, pipe line, signal towers....   [tags: New York City, City, Manhattan, Philadelphia]

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The Harlem Renaissance

- Looking back into the last decade was the beginning of what is known as the “Harlem Renaissance”. The start of this new movement began in Harlem, New York City after the Great War. But the Harlem Renaissance was not just in Harlem but found all around prominently urban communities in the Northeast and Midwest of the United States. During this time many people flocked to Harlem to take part in the new growing genre of music that we know as jazz. People from all over New York City would come to these new Jazz nightclubs the most popular being the Cotton Club, Connie's Inn, and Small's Paradise....   [tags: new york city, jazz clubs]

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Adaptation Of The United States

- The United States is a country where everyone dreams of coming. It is the "land of opportunities", as they say. The first time when one leaves the home country, there is a feeling of excitement, hope, and sadness with lots of worries and questions in mind. The thought that life will be a lot better than what was before, is only a hope. Life is only starting from the very beginning with no experience. You will be born again and start to learn how to walk. You will go through tough times at first....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Broadway theatre]

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The Age Of Innocence By Edith Wharton

- The “Gorgeous Incongruities”: Polite Politics and Public Space on the Streets of Nineteenth Century New York, shows the reader the major differences between modern day New York City and Nineteenth Century New York City. In Nineteenth Century New York, the streets were used to parade social class ranking, as well as to in some ways judge those who walk the streets, which is depicted in the first few sentences of the article. However, when one goes into the city today, it couldn’t be any more different....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Social class]

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Improving Drinking Water Act Of Shanghai Huangpu River On Protection Of Upriver Water

- The government must do something to improve the situation, and in the past decade, it did make an effort. There were rules and policies dealing with the environmental problems. For example, in 1984 and 1985, two policies “Provisions on Effluent Charges and Fines of Shanghai” and “Rule of Shanghai Huangpu River on Protection of Upriver Water Resources” were issued (Wang, Da, Song and Li). But producing general regulations is merely the very first step, and there are a lot more to consider. On a spanned period, the authority in New York City implemented different programs to protect the watershed in order to improve drinking water....   [tags: Water, Drinking water, New York City]

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An Analysis Of In Search Of Justice By Velazquez

- Nydia Velazquez is a representative for New York’s Twelfth Congressional District, which includes parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. In her essay “In Search of Justice,” Velazquez describes several unjust situations that happened in her district. She points out that the residents of Greenpoint, which is the heart of her district, are among the poorest in the country. She argues that large corporations carelessly dump their waste next to poor minorities’ living areas and emphasizes the terrible air conditions in her district....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Upper East Side]

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Short Story By Irwin Shaw : The Rocky Relationship Between A Wife And Wife, And Watching A Film

- “Girls in their Summer Dresses” is a short story by Irwin Shaw, describing the rocky relationship between a husband and wife Michael and Frances Loomis. While taking a stroll down fifth avenue Frances can 't help but notice that her husband’s eyes continue to stray to every pretty girl who walks by and when he notices her disdain he simply comes up with random excuses as to why he was staring. to get his mind off the other women Frances plans a day including all of his favorite things such as watching a Giants game, eating a steak dinner, and watching a film....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, New York City, Husband]

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Police Policing Should Reduce Crimes And How The Police Should Improve Community Policing

- Social scientists such as Herman Goldstein, James Wilson, and George Keeling present many points of view on how community policing should reduce crimes and how the police should improve community policing. These social scientists’ theories will be examined to determine the best strategies to keep the public in New York safe. In Herman Goldstein’s essay, he identified five ways of improving community relations: these are refining police functions and public expectations, getting involved in the substance of policing, rethinking the relationship between the police and the criminal justice system, searching for alternatives, and changing the working environment in a police agency....   [tags: Police, Crime, Criminal justice, New York City]

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The Danish Way Of Life By Jamie Gullen

- A Homeland to Return to In the short story “The Danish Way of Life”, author Jamie Gullen, who is a native of New York City spent several months in Copenhagen. She went expecting Copenhagen to be similar culturally to the United States only to find she had a lot to learn about herself and about this new country. In another short story called “Where Are You From?” the author Patricia Park, also a native of New York City, but the daughter of Korean immigrants, also traveled to another country, Korea....   [tags: United States, New York City, Korean language]

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Analysis Of ' Two Year Are Better Than Four By Liz Addison, And Blue Collar Brilliance '

- In the essays, Two Year Are Better than Four by Liz Addison, and Blue Collar Brilliance by Mike Rose respectively, take two different approaches to learning. Addison firmly believes in the traditional method by advocating community college is the better choice for students to experience higher education. Addison also asserts community colleges offer the same level of education compared to four universities. She also emphasized in her writing the value of the experience is much more personal due to the smaller classes in community college....   [tags: College, Higher education, New York City]

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Madonna 's Biography And How Her Creativity, Ambition, And Business Skills Made Her Successful

- The Case describes Madonna’s biography and how her creativity, ambition, and business skills made her successful in the world of entertainment. It indicates that Madonna’s childhood has been the major influence on her success as an adult. According to Music-Mic’s website, Madonna was born in the suburbs of Detroit. Her mom passed away from breast cancer when she was only six years old. When Madonna discussed about her mother to CNN News, Madonna mentioned, “You walk around with a big hole inside you, a feeling of emptiness and longing....   [tags: Music industry, EMI, Madonna, New York City]

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Use Of Evidence Based Practices On The Decision Making Process

- Introduction Research Literature In order to figure out “what works” researchers use evidence based practices to conclude decisions about programs that they should put into action. Evidence based meaning, using and taking data from experience, skills, and research and integrating all of it into the decision making process. There are also principles that are used whether knowing if a program will work or not. Those include: 1. Treatment services should be behavioral in nature, interventions should employ the cognitive behavioral and social learning techniques of modeling, role playing, reinforcement, extinction, and resource provision....   [tags: Prison, Recidivism, Crime, New York City]

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The Tipping Point Is A Biography Of An Idea

- 1. “The tipping point is a biography of an idea. That idea is that ideas spread just like viruses do” Malcolm Gladwell (Tipping Point). The author Malcolm Gladwell wrote this book to explain to the public that the trends we encounter daily are very comparable to communicable diseases. Gladwell supports his thesis by making his research from many industries, fields, and stories. Gladwell explains that in order for a trend or an idea to spread, there are many factors that make it a phenomenon. Factors called the Law of the Few, The Stickiness Factor, and the Power of Context....   [tags: Fixing Broken Windows, New York City]

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The Tragedy Of Triumph By John Tartaglio And Andrew Chapin

- During the last several chapters of the nonfiction novel From Tragedy to Triumph, authors John Tartaglio and Andrew Chapin assert that cowering at the possibility of failure ruins more opportunities than failure itself ever will. While taking readers on Tartaglio’s journey through running the whole 26.2-mile distance of the New York City Marathon, Tartaglio and Chapin want readers to push past their fears and take ownership of their performance. Through the use of rhetorical questions, the authors allow for readers to reflect on the progress they have made on reaching their own goals....   [tags: Emotion, New York City, Novel, Short story]

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Police Brutality And Hierocracy Corruption Of Power

- Imagine its August 1988. It’s a hot summer night, your home, back from a night out and your just about to lay your head on the pillow when all of a sudden you 're woken by the faint echoing sound of screams, cry’s, and fear. That summer the 3rd riot broke out in Tomkins Square Park, in Manhattan 's lower east side. At the start, three hundred Police officers headed into a crowd of homeless people in the center of the park. Commanded by Mayor Ed Cotch and other city officials they were told to evict all the homeless from the park at any means in forcing the city’s new 1 Am curfew placed on the once 24-hour park....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, East Village, Manhattan]

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Community Walk : An Intern At P.s

- Community Walk As an intern at P.S. 137, my outlook of the school and the neighborhood in which it is situated has drastically changed over the past semester. My initial commute to the school did not help me frame the community in a positive light. I found there to be too many potholes, and too much trash scattered across its streets. I was not familiar with this area, and do not recall having any preexisting biases towards the residents. I remember the first time I pulled into the school’s never-ending parking lot, and felt flutters in my stomach as I thought of how small one may feel in such a large institution....   [tags: Education, High school, Community, New York City]

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Summary Of Sal ' The Winter Of 1947 '

- In the winter of 1947, Sal meets Dean in New York City. Dean being just released from jail. Sal has never met him in person ,but has heard of him from Chad,a friend of Sal’s. Sal being depressed finds Dean very intriguing when noticing how carefree he is. When Dean leaves for Denver , Sal suddenly feels that he one day will follow him west , his “dreamland.” Sal joins Dean in Denver and other friends, afterwards he continues west on his own. Their friendship is composed of travel and adventure....   [tags: United States, Cold War, New York City]

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The Empire State Building And The Bank Of China

- The Empire State Building and the Bank of China are both very powerful, iconic structures in their own continents. In the sense of structure, support, and height they are very similar, but in the sense of inspiration and design they are very different. Although the Bank of China is located in Asia and the Empire State Building is located in North America there are plenty of similar ideas thought of while making these two beautiful structures. No matter where these are from they share the same beauty and ideas as each other....   [tags: Empire State Building, New York City]

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The Assessment Of The Development Workshop For The Fall 2015 Semester

- The following needs assessment was undertaken by Hunter graduate students (“We”) Fredrik Weisser, Emmanuel Cabrera, Lysondra Webb, and Izzy Doughty for the Urban Development Workshop for the Fall 2015 semester. Aga Trojniak, Flatbush Tenant Coalition (FTC) coordinator, retained our services to 1) catalog and evaluate the FTC tenant leader’s skills, interests, and needs, 2) identify specific areas of leadership development based on our primary research instruments and secondary data, 3) and analyze the primary and secondary data and make recommendations on best leadership development practices tailored to the FTC leaders and the organization as a whole....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Landlord, New York City]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' August Rush '

- It’s August and as you pass through the busy streets in the city, you will be able to hear the different music and see many people play diverse instruments to make people happy. All of them hope and try to become famous, or simply earn some money for their next meal. That is what I think of when I hear New York. I have never been there, but I’m sure I’m right about the music. Music is a big part of every single person and it changes people. In the story of August Rush we have learned just that. We see the improvement of music industries with the awards that this movie receives and the popularity that comes with it....   [tags: New York City, English-language films, Happiness]

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West Side Story By Robert Wise And Jerome Robbins

- The film West Side Story was released on September 15, 1989. It was directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The lead actors are Natalie Wood as Maria, Richard Beymer as Tony, Russ Tamblynas Riff, Rita Moreno as Anita, and George Chakiris as Bernardo. This film fits under the genres of both romance and drama. The movie starts with a brawl between the Jets, an American gang, and the Sharks, a Puerto Rican gang. After the policeman, Officer Krupke, breaks up the fight, the Jets plan to have a rumble with the Sharks in order to regain dominance over the streets of New York....   [tags: Gang, Los Angeles, New York City, Crime]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Miss Liberty '

- Meta: New York is known as the city that never sleeps, now thanks to Espresso, players can experience a game that carries the very same theme. Miss Liberty is nothing short of all action, but is it worth taking a bite out of the big apple. Miss Liberty Review Miss Liberty is a fun little slot machine from Espresso with a New York theme, which as you can probably guess, is all centred around Lady Liberty herself. Considering that this game is based around the city that never sleeps, you are right to expect it to come packed with great gameplay and big time winning potential....   [tags: New York City, Statue of Liberty, Slot machine]

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Police Brutality And The United States

- LITERATURE ANALYSIS: TOPIC IDENTIFICATION & BIBLIOGRAPHY TEMPLATE Proposed Topic: Police Brutality in the United States Proposed Thesis Statement: In the United States, citizens are constantly speaking out to legislators and government officials against police brutality in their community. A series of prescription for controlling police brutality has forced the reconstruction of behaviors that have reinforced positive interaction between the community and local law officials. Over the past twenty-five years, society has given a considerable amount of attention to some of the forms of police behavior and have made some changes that have enhanced the outlook of the procedures that have disco...   [tags: Police, Crime, New York City, Human rights]

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The Jazz Age Of African Americans

- The Jazz Age For many years, African Americans were a part of the American culture. African Americans were not free until the end of the Civil war. The abolishment of slavery was settled in the United States after the north won the war. Therefore, African Americans dispersed all over the United States; however, many of them dispersed to New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz. Jazz is American music developed from ragtime and blues, created by rhythms and ensembles; followed by African traditions. Jazz not only gave its name to an era, but also it was a unifying social force and a powerful movement in the cultural identity of blacks and whites....   [tags: Jazz, African American, New York City]

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Chef Geoffrey Zakarian at Pebble Beach Food and Wine

- We all look up to someone. Some people look up to famous people, politicians, and people close to the heart. But, a person can’t just wake up one morning feeling inspired. To be inspired by someone he or she must grab our attention and have valuable qualities. Geoffrey Zakarian is the person I wish to emulate. [Zakarian] can please people with simple tastes; [and] he is at his best when the cooking becomes more complicated (Reichl). Geoffrey Zakarian is successful because he is well-educated and passionate which is what makes him one of the best chefs in New York City....   [tags: ironk chef america, cooking, new york city]

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The Life And Beloved By Nikita Daniel

- Nikita Daniel, 86, died on Wednesday, September 29th, 2083 in her Upper East Side penthouse in New York City. She was found to have peacefully passed in her sleep by her oldest daughter, Vivienne Daniel. Mrs. Daniel lived a long healthy life and beloved by those around her. She lost her husband of 57 years, Klaus, 3 years ago and is survived by her 3 children, Vivienne, Alexander and George, her 6 grandchildren, and her many family and friends. She continued to be a positive influence for those around her throughout her lifetime....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Columbia University]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott

- The electricity, which surges through the glowing lights of New York City, serves as the primary power source of emotion, inspiration and motivation, for each of the beloved characters in F. Scott Fitzerald 's classic novel, The Great Gatsby. It 's within the city 's walls, where all the characters are united in their times of darkness, yet tension also arises in the novel, as each of the characters uses the city to escape from reality and fulfill his or hers deepest desires. As a result of the city’s power our narrator, Nick Caraway finds himself lost in the drama of others and ultimately ends up alone struggling to find his own place in the world....   [tags: The Great Gatsby, Satyricon, New York City]

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Automobile

- Advantages and disadvantages of the automobile in the United States, Do you believe or disbelieve that Americans can shift back to public transportation. By Vincent S. Irizarry The car has been a symbol of the American mainstream culture since it’s prominent introduction to our society by Henry Ford with his mass-produced Model T, a car built for the masses. From the numerous countertops, hotels, and souvenir stands that dot the scenic landscape of Route 66 to cars speeding their way down the elevated West Side Highway the effects of the car culture although initially meant to be positive have come with more than monetary costs to our planet, and the United States with externalized costs fro...   [tags: United States, New York City, Automobile]

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Freshman Students At American Heritage High School

- Freshman social life My freshman experience was by far the longest and most difficult time in the four years I spent at American Heritage High School. I did not know one person in my entire high school when I got there so it was a difficult task to make friends. The first few weeks in high school I was so miserable. The hardest time of freshman year was probably overhearing other students I went to school with talking about an amazing party they went too on the first weekend of high school. This was extremely tough for me considering that I was not invited to this party and that weekend, I had just stayed home and watched a movie....   [tags: High school, Middle school, New York City]

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The American Dream By Thomas Wolfe

- Thomas Wolfe said, "...to every man, regardless of his birth, his shining, golden opportunity ... the right to live, to work, to be himself, and to become whatever thing his manhood and his vision can combine to make him" (“The American Dream”). On June 16, 2015 Donald Trump introduced his shining, golden opportunity. The real estate industry tycoon, billionaire, and TV celebrity officially kicked off his presidential campaign in his New York City landmark building, Trump Tower (DelReal). "Make America Great Again!" is the official campaign slogan....   [tags: Empire State Building, New York City]

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Watching Television And Playing Video Games

- Growing up, I was always told to “cherish the moments” I had with loved ones, but I never quite understood what it meant. I thought that people just said it to get me to stop watching television and playing video games constantly. However, once I turned 10 in the August of 2010, I soon learned the meaning behind the famous phrase. With all the baby photos I had with my grandmother, it would be safe to say that she has been with me my whole life. My family and I would visit her when we weren’t busy, but it was usually for one day....   [tags: Family, Sibling, New York City, Parent]

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Justice Trial of Students for Peace

- Many of you are probably wondering, “will Students for Peace end up in jail or will they be freed from blame?” We heard arguments from both sides of this important case that show if they are found guilty or not. After much careful consideration, the side that was more persuasive in their arguments was New York City. New York City did a great job at presenting their different arguments that show that Students for Peace was disturbing peace. They declared that Student for Peace was using violent fighting words that disturbed the young kids around them....   [tags: constitution, freedom of speech, new york city]

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Crime Is Contagious By Malcolm Gladwell

- Tipping Point I. “Crime is contagious, it can start with a broken window and spread to an entire community.” Crime is most definitely contagious, just like someone’s personal attitude. If a person has a negative attitude, other people around can reflect off of it and it can bring down their attitude. This relates closely to crime. If someone commits a crime and doesn’t get caught, others think they can do it also with the same outcome. It could be as little as jumping over turnstiles without paying, or something much bigger such as graffiti....   [tags: Fixing Broken Windows, New York City, Police]

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The Methods Of The System Theory

- The best way to prevent crimes in the community is to have all agencies affected by crime, working together to minimize the influence of crime. I call this theory, ONE SYSTEM. The numerous theories I studied have one common goal, to understand. The question we must ask ourselves is have we mastered the evolution needed to bring change on a social or individual level. I will assess some of the different criminology theories, the pros and cons of the one system theory, in order to adequately understand if one system theory will truly be effective....   [tags: Sociology, Criminology, New York City, Crime]

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The Myth Of The Ant Queen

- The basic rights of citizens are challenged in order for officials to protect and maintain the safety of the city. Law enforcement reform is an ongoing, popular and controversial topic in modern day politics and communities. Societal changes result from outcomes of solving and preventing crimes. Malcolm Gladwell introduces us to the Broken Windows Theory in the story “The Power of Context” as a resolution to prevent major crimes from being committed in urban cities. The Broken Windows Theory can be corroborated to different situations and scenarios....   [tags: Fixing Broken Windows, New York City, Police]

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The Myth Of The Ant Queen

- The basic rights of citizens in cities are challenged in order for officials to protect and maintain safety of the city. Law enforcement reform is an ongoing, popular, controversial topic in modern day politics and communities. Societal changes result from outcomes of solving and preventing crimes. Malcolm Gladwell introduces us to the Broken Windows Theory in the story “The Power of Context” as a resolution to prevent major crimes from being committed in urban cities. The Broken Windows Theory can be corroborated to different situations and scenarios....   [tags: Fixing Broken Windows, New York City, Police]

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An Introduction To An Inspector Calls

- This story is about experiences of an health inspector who spent his entire life helping people. From Marry, who was spreading typhoid and her refusal to listen to the narrator which led to her life sentence. Teenagers ' health issues and contagious diseases in school, and babies dying from a poor hygiene. To creation of an organization that focuses on prevention of diseases and untimely death. A narrator tells a story of a past typhoid outbreak in ninetieth century, when several cases occurred....   [tags: Epidemiology, Infectious disease, New York City]

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Obesity And Its Effects On America

- Every second we lose someone to a one of the most dangerous killers in America; obesity. To tackle our obsession with food, it has been proposed that our government should start to regulate the type and amount of food we eat. This has received shock waves of controversy from our US citizens to whether or not it 's even constitutional to set regulations on such items. Sadly, this unnatural obsession with sugar, salt, and fat has landed us on the list of one of the fattest countries in the world. These bands and regulations might cause us to lose a very small bit of our constitutional freedom but based on the proposals, the health of our country is well worth it....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, New York City, Michael Bloomberg]

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The Harlem Community Justice Center

- The Harlem Community Justice Center is an organization that offers stabilization and legal advice to former inmates in the East and Central Harlem communities. This organization maintains a blog, Re-Thinking Reentry, which aims to diminish recidivism and improve public safety in Upper Manhattan. The Harlem Community Justice Center collaborates with many local service providers that help disadvantaged people and former prisoners to change behavior and attitudes, to improve their lives, to learn new skills, and gain the ability to overcome rejection from society....   [tags: Prison, Criminal justice, New York City, Harlem]

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Savage Inequalities By Jonathan Kozol

- Savage Inequalities is a book written by Jonathan Kozol in 1991 that documents the injustices in educational systems of mainly inner-city schools within the United States. He traveled to different cities such as East St. Louis, New York, Chicago, and Camden. A common trend throughout Kozol’s visits is the overcrowded, unhygienic, and understaffed conditions of the schools. Many of the inner-city schools lacked basic materials, textbooks, science lab tools, and even classrooms. Some of the people he conversed with are those who the schools were composed of: principals, teachers, and above all, children....   [tags: New York City, Poverty, Infant mortality]

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A Day For My Last

- I woke in morning feeling a bit sad and heartbroken that today would be the day for my last NY Gotham course. I loved waking up every Friday wondering what my next journey or adventure would be, but I knew this day would come just like all great things have an end. During our last class we would be visiting Midtown, which is also seen to many New Yorkers as the heart of city. South of 59th Street to the north of 31st Street is what a local would consider to be Midtown. The area is known for its nightlife, shopping, and other forms of entertainment....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Grand Central Terminal]

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Personal Statement : Ndue Ukaj

- Ndue Ukaj was born in Puke, Albania on June 23, 1984. He comes from a loving, caring, united, Catholic family. Ndue is the fourth child out of eight brothers and sisters. His father is a coal miner and his mother is a housewife. Aside from being a housewife, Ndue’s mother is also the first women in her family to obtain a medical degree. Due to Nude’s early exposure to the curities of communism, poverty, and war at an early age, he was forced to sacrifice his childhood and start thinking about the future well-being of his family....   [tags: United States, New York City, Family, The Age]

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The Empire State Of Mind

- The Empire State of Mind Thinking of jet setting to New York City and seeing what the big Apple has to offer. With so many options, The Empire State Building should be the first place you check off on your list. Getting there is the easy part. You can simply hop into one of the seemingly endless amounts of bright yellow taxi cabs and make your way down Midtown Manhattan to come across a building you can’t miss. The hard part is choosing what to do first. With a tall flashy light show that will surely capture your attention, or what about the Empire State Building run up where you dash up eighty-six floors to test your agility and finally a color scheme that will have your eyes dancing fro...   [tags: New York City, Empire State Building, Manhattan]

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Brooklyn Tropics And Jose Marti

- Coney Island a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York City that is well known for the beach amusement park component attached to the moniker. Coney Island is also the setting in two works of literature such as Guillermo Cotto-Thorner’s novel Manhattan Tropics and José Martí’s newspaper article “Coney Island”. Although these two pieces were written in different times, Cotto-Thorner in and Martí in. They have distinctive similarities and difference. As a setting Coney Island is known for its loud bolstering atmosphere filled with various people....   [tags: New York City, United States, Puerto Rico]

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So I Could Go Home

- “So I Could Go Home” On April 19th, 1989, Trisha Meili was the victim of violent assault, rape, and sodomy. The vicious attack left her in a coma for 12 days and The New York Times described it as “one of the most widely publicized crimes of the 1980’s.” The documentary, The Central Park Five, reveals the truth about what happened the night of April 19th, and how the subordinate group of young black boys were wrongly convicted. Analyzing the conflict theory of crime in association to the case of the central park five, understanding the way they were treated based on setting, why it was so easy for the law enforcement to pin the crime on the young black boys, and how wrongly convicting some...   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Sociology, New York City]

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Eating Out : The Success Of Mexican, Italian And Chinese Food

- Eating Out: The success of Mexican, Italian and Chinese food in America. The success of a particular ethnic food in the US is part of the very important identity of the multi-national population, and is closely connected to the idea of the melting pot. This success can be attributed to many aspects, from the ingredients in which the cuisine rely on to the presence of people native to the particular culture in an area. Further, the success of an ethic food can be due to the quantity of immigrants in the country, on how diverse and adaptable the particular cuisine is....   [tags: United States, New York City]

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Amazing Grace, By Johnathan Kozol

- Amazing Grace is a story that addresses the poverty and poor conditions in the South Bronx, which has been left out in the cold and subjected to poverty and a lack of proper accommodations for its residents. The city became a refuge for the homeless that have been relocated from Manhattan in an effort to give the downtown area a more desirable appearance. With the residents of the Bronx struggling to survive in the environment they were born into, Johnathan Kozol gives us a glimpse into what life in the Bronx is like....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Heroin, New York City]

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A Study On Los Angeles

- I 've moved a few times; from Brazil to Connecticut, from Connecticut to NYC, to a million different residence halls, but one thing I 've never done is pack my crap up and move across the country carrying only things that could fit in a medium-sized carry on. It 's been six months since the cross-country move, and I find myself combing through the jumbled cultures of different areas and groups of people; this place is pretty extreme. Either extremely beautiful or hideous, Los Angeles is known for it 's glitz and glam, its beautiful people, and being the home to milliards of production lots....   [tags: New York City, Los Angeles, Entrepreneurship]

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Brain Processes and Perceptions

- Do you remember the last time you went to New York City. If you do, you probably recall all the life it has, the constant movement, the various smells, the different yet harmonious sounds, and the lights that illuminate the night making it seem as in nobody ever sleeps. You can probably remember all the different people from different cultures, speaking different languages and eating different types of food; the diversity is one of the most distinctive characteristics of this amazing city. But somehow, even though everything around it is so diverse, you can still feel the unity in that chaos....   [tags: illusions, New York City, dreams, interactions]

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The Empire State Building

- The Empire State Building is perhaps the iconic skyscraper. It has stood the test of time as a classic piece of art deco architecture, and has continued to dominate the city's skyline ever since its completion. Recently, the Empire State Building has gotten an update. There has been a new antenna put on and most notably are the new LED lights that illuminate the New York Skyline every night. So it got me thinking, what is something most people don't know about the Empire State Building. I could talk about the Astoria Hotel, which once stood where the Empire State Building sits now, the beautiful five story lobby, how a B-25 crashed into the building in 1945, that the building has been visite...   [tags: iconic skyscrapers, New York City landmarks]

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Dusk On Lower Broadway

- Images that have the ability to induce physical sensations are often the most sought after. A painter that has the ability to induce these sensations is Jonas Lie, with his painting Dusk on Lower Broadway. The painting Dusk on Lower Broadway is a timely piece that exhibits a diverse mixture of artistic concepts and techniques, using quick short brushstrokes with dark cold colors to create an atmosphere of Dusk on lower Broadway. In Dusk on Lower Broadway, Lie depicts the average life of a New Yorker bustling down lower Broadway on a winter’s afternoon....   [tags: Impressionism, Claude Monet, New York City]

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What Were the Critical Changes as Americas Cities Transitioned From the 18th to the 19th Centuries?

- “When the US constitution was ratified in 1789, the cities of the new nation were perched on edge of a ragged coastline of a vast, mostly unexplored continent. Only five of these cities- Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Charleston had reached a population of 10,000 people. In the decades to follow, the social and economic development of the nation depended heavily upon the growth of its cities.” (Swanstrom and Judd, 14). Many cities foresaw this dependency on population in order to grow economically and as a whole....   [tags: industrial revolution, city politics, new york]

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A Political System

- Similar to a well oiled machine, a political system is concerned with processing the demands of a society to then provide the goods and services demanded while ensuring its own establishment (Berg 1). However, considering that the idea of a political system is a social construct, its form is subject to a myriad of complex and conflicting forces. The most palpable force is that of a city’s financial needs. Any locale has the burden of satisfying the demands of its constituents with limited resources....   [tags: New York City, Chicago, Political corruption]

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Analysis Of Daniel Makagon 's ' Where The Ball Drops '

- Can merely reading a book offer the truth about Times Square, to someone whose never actually been there. The book by Daniel Makagon, Where The Ball Drops: Days and Nights in Times Square, includes personal research and experiences on the reality of what goes on in Times Square. My thoughts and perceptions on the borough of Times Square have changed dramatically more than any other topic I’ve ever viewed. The history of Times Square very strongly is linked to why the city that never sleeps is one of the most successful tourist attractions in the world....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Times Square, Broadway]

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The Industrial Revolution Of The 19th Century

- The American landscape has always played a crucial part in American art. The industrial revolution of the late 19th Century expanded the urbanization of the City, creating the City Landscape as its own art form. But what ideas of the City do these images create. Both Riis’ and Strand’s photos show very different ideas of the City. Riis’ image taken at the height of the European - American migration, with the city transforming into the ones of the 20th century. and in the midst of American Cities taking shape to the modern cities of the 20th century....   [tags: New York City, City, Photography, Lower East Side]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Crossing Brooklyn Ferry '

- It has been said many a times how New York is a magical, wondrous, fantastical land of dreams. Many believe this statement and it is one of the main reasons why New York City is one of the most visited places in America. Countless events have happened in New York that aided its reputation as a great place to be. And New York is a great place to be, come and visit the sights and feel the pullulating streets, however, it does not seem to be a great place to stay. According to Walt Whitman’s “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry,” New York is a wonderful place to be, and according to Joan Didion’s “Goodbye To All That” New York is a bad place to stay....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Brooklyn, Walt Whitman]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Crossing Brooklyn Ferry '

- Walt Whitman’s poem “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” gives a light euphonious feel and reveals all the passion Whitman receives from being in such a grand city overflowing with expectations. The third part of the poem talks about the unity of the people of New York, how they all experience the same experiences. The piece is filled with a lot of positive words that impact the view of the person reading the poem. The start of the excerpt from the poem, “It avails not, time nor place” speaks of how neither time nor place can aid in the separation of New Yorkers....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Brooklyn, United States]

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My Life - Original Writing

- Throughout my life I have been traveling to and from New York and it has pretty much became a regular part of my life. I have left and came back multiple times over the years, from going on vacations to moving for good, but the most significant time was when I was moving out of New York when I was a kid. My parents had a reason to move down to Philadelphia so they decided that’s what we were going to do. Since I was born here and spent most of my early childhood here, the thought of living somewhere else was strange to me, as it would for almost any kid at that age, and I didn’t really know how life would be like outside of the neighborhood where I’m from....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, High school, Queens]

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Hip-Hop Culture

- ... His following album, The Marshall Mother LP, has a great success worldwide and breaks the fastest-selling record. Eminem won 13 Grammys in total in his hip-hop career and brought the hip-hop music to a new height. The song “My Name Is” is included in his second studio album “The Slim Shady LP”. “My Name Is” uses a sample of Labi Siffre’s “ I Got The…” for the rhythm track. Beginning at 0:09 in “My Name is”, Eminem uses sample appeared at 2:31 in “I Got the…” as a major rhythm for the whole song....   [tags: bronx, new york city, rapping]

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The Indians Who Were Ironworkers Were Called Sky Walkers

- Mohican Indians who were ironworkers were called sky walkers. They built large steel structures such as buildings and bridges. The reason they were called sky walkers is because they would balance on steel beams in order to lay the foundation of buildings (mostly skyscrapers) which were high up in the air. While later on they worked in large cities like New York the ironworkers are from the Caughnawaga tribe. The Mohican ironworkers have been around for a very long time and ironworking has had a large impact on their community that lasts today....   [tags: Urban area, City, Western culture, New York City]

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My Favorite Athlete Will Forever

- 1. I LOVE to cook: grill, roast, bake, smoke, you name it, I want to do more of it. 2. I enjoy the outdoors — hiking, camping and building fires— all stemming from my days and nights in the Boy Scouts. 3. Two years ago, I hit 2 hole in ones in the same round of golf. It was incredible and it will probably never happen again (I really hope it does though). 4. My favorite athlete will forever and always be Derek Jeter: class, grace under pressure, a through and through winner. GO YANKEES. 5. I was the last among my group of friends to get high-speed internet....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Green Bay Packers]

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Jeremy Mccarter And Lin Manuel Miranda Co Authored Hamilton : The Revolution Without Any Prior Experience

- A book such as this may seem a bit random and out of place in world obsessed with futuristic novels and fast paced entertainment. Yet, no one can deny its popularity. In its first week of sale, the book was sold out on major websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. It has reached out and grabbed ahold of its readers in a way that only its two authors’ could have imagined. Jeremy McCarter and Lin-Manuel Miranda co-authored Hamilton: The Revolution without any prior experience in the business. McCarter’s background is full of many different jobs including work on the artistic staff at the Public Theatre in New York for 5 years and the direction of radio plays....   [tags: Broadway theatre, Musical theatre, New York City]

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I 'm A Positive Go Getter

- I 'm a positive go-getter. At a young age I was surrounded by inspiring leaders in my family, diverse cultures, and a firm spiritual background. These three elements mixed together made me the person I am today. My mother is one of my biggest supporters and critics. As a single mother, she raised me in the West Indian community in Bronx, New York; Kingston, Jamaica; and finally Bergen County, New Jersey. She is strict and loving all in one. I watched her gracefully manage a successful career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York before resigning to complete her college education....   [tags: New York City, Family, Culture, High school]

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The Proposal For The Building Project

- The Dutchess County Legislature recently voted to approve the building of a new county jail, or Justice and Transition Center as it is being named. The proposal for the building project has been under much scrooteney from the public as well as some of the legislators that represent them. Of course, there are many citizens as well as government officials who believe that a new facility is necessary for an efficient and effective justice system and therefore showed their support when the time came to make a decision....   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, County, New York City]

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