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    Josephine Baker is remembered for her jazzy and tribal moves and comedic stage routines. As an African-American women she has open many doors and opportunities for young, inspired women. Known for her banana skirts and nudity, Baker dared women to inhibit their sexuality and embrace their feminine side. She found her greatest success in Paris with her famous revue called Shuffle Along, she was able to obtain and achieve international fame as the first African-American woman entertainer. Baker has

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    Short Paper; Josephine Baker Josephine Baker was a brilliant woman. She was a woman of many talents. She stole the heart of many people with her stage presences, but also fought for what was right with her activism in civil rights and the French resistance. Everyone that met her was touched by her big heart. Baker was born Freda Josephine McDonald on June 3,1906 in St. Louis, Missouri. She was the daughter of Carrie McDonald and Eddie Carson. Her mother was a washerwoman, she was former dancer and

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    Ella Baker

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    Ella Baker Ella Josephine Baker was born in Virginia, and at the age of seven Ella Baker moved with her family to Littleton, South Carolina, where they settled on her grandparent's farmland her grandparents had worked as slaves. Ella Baker's early life was steeped in Southern black culture. Her most vivid childhood memories were of the strong traditions of self-help, mutual cooperation, and sharing of economic resources that encompassed her entire community. Because there was

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    The Guilt

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    Mountains to make the mornings cold and gloomy. In summer the children would use the run about car to drive to the road but in winter the car was almost always frozen over. The school bus was quiet and Meggie took her same seat behind her sisters Josephine and Therese who were both eight. The one thing that Meggie really enjoyed about the winter was the fog that was always low and when the sun managed to shine through the fog, it made for the best scenery Meggie could ever imagine. The normally dry

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    scholar, an amateur connoisseur. c. Brief Summary The Baudelaire Children were orphaned by a fire. They were sent from one place to another, from relative to relative. In this installment, the children are sent to their new guardian, Aunt Josephine. Aunt Josephine lives in this hill above Lake Lachrymose. She is afraid of almost everything, and her only joy in life is grammar. The children thought that she was not going to be a good guardian but they had no other choice. The problem begins when Count

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    with broken sentences, slowly told her that he had died. Mr. m[M]allard's friend Richard was also there at the time to assist Josephine in breaking the bad news. After they had told her, she had looked [?] herself in her room and stared out the window. The second attitude was shocked this was how I felt at the end of the story. [CS - 1] The reason I did is when Josephine finally got Louise to come out of her room and come back downstairs. [Frag -1] On the way downstairs the front door opened and

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    Jimmy Hoffa

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    before. This was very unusual because Josephine, Jimmy's wife, had a heart problem and Hoffa would never leave her alone. By the time the Thursday evening news was over, the rest of the public also knew that Jimmy was no where to be found. Immediate speculations of a gangland killing quickly began to form. And then, like a complex animated puzzle the details of all of Jimmy's last known activities started to fit together to form the whole picture. Josephine was the first piece holder to be questioned

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    MRS. MALLARD’S “BRIEF MOMENT OF ILLUMINATION” Mrs. Mallard’s "brief moment of illumination" is a very deep and touching story about a lady who is forced to be married to a man she did not really know and did not love deeply with all her heart, as if she is bound with unhappiness for life! Now she has been liberated. The narrator portrays that was feeling a kind of freedom that she could not describe, but does not know how to deal with it. In this essay matters such as this freedom she was feeling

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    Looking Fo Alibrandi

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    Growing up is complex, especially in a society with different cultural background. This is the major issue the novel “Looking for Alibrandi” discusses. A realistic view through the eyes of a seventeen-year old Italian girl, Josephine is presented. Josephine’s like many teenagers that have learned from their mistakes. This is the long road that everybody meets while growing up. Learning to become an adult has many different responsibilities and every teenager has to deal with these issues. Once they

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    Josephine Alibrandi, a Catholic girl, narrates the novel in her final year of High school. She attends St Martha's, a wealthy catholic school in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Her academic scholarship ensures her place at the school as she is not as well off as the population of largely wealthy Anglo-Celtic girls that attend the school. Her Italian origin has been the reason for much persecution toward her in her life. Her background against the monied origins of her peers also provides much source of

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