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    Justin Choe ENG 380 Dr. Holmes May 27, 2014 Sidney Poitier & In the Heat of the Night In the Heat of the Night is a film starring Sidney Poitier as an African-American homicide expert, who assists white southern lawman, Chief Gillespie in Sparta, Mississippi on investigating a murder of a white businessman. Along the ways, Poitier’s character is met with racism and bigotry left and right in which he endures with his economic and social intelligence. His role in this movie as well as several others

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    Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking play A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Daniel Petrie, the filmmakers use these techniques in creative ways to communica... ... middle of paper ... ...stival) starring one of America's most acclaimed actors, Sidney Poitier. Despite the necessity of the brilliant and groundbreaking writing of Hansberry, credit must be given to the filmmakers for translating the stirring emotion of the play into something visually moving. A theater production lacks the creative license

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    Dramatic Structure To Sir, with Love embodies a conventional three-act structure. However, the protagonist, Mark Thackeray, is faced with multiple active antagonists. The first act introduces Mark Thackeray (Sidney Poitier) as a Communications engineer who, after many unsuccessful attempts to find employment in his field, takes a teaching position at the North Quay Secondary School. Once he has arrived, Thackeray is informed of the rebellious nature of his assigned students, who mostly come from

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    In the play, Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare, a young black man named Paul convinces wealthy New York families that he is the son of a famous black actor named Sidney Poitier. He also tells them that he goes to Harvard with their children so they would fully accept him and provide the shelter he needs, instead of stereotyping him as a black American who would called a criminal or drug addict. Behind his false identity Paul is a con man who has learned the ways to con wealthy New York families

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    Lavender

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    disappointment that the characters aren’t actually real. Easy somewhat reminds me of Walter from “A Raisin in the Sun”: He’s an intelligent black man living in a big city, he has problems with his marriage and he works a blue collar job (also, I could see Sidney Poitier or Danny Glover, both of whom have played Walter, playing him in a film version instead of Denzel Washington, who took on the part of Easy in the film adaptation of “Devil in a Blue Dress”). Many of the characters in “Lavender” appear in other

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    Artie West, whom they looked up to and feared. Mr. Dadier was faced with a bunch of rough juvenile delinquents, fellow staff members who were unresponsive and indifferent, and a principal who refused to admit the school had discipline problems. Sidney Portier, for example, played a student who found no one really cared--students and teachers alike--so he just took up space until he could drop out of school. Mr. Dadier, however, was determined to turn these students around: "Yeah, I've been beaten

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    Five Hole for Food Introduction Five Hole for Food (FHFF) is a Canadian-based, volunteer-compelled, charity entity which engages in a daring, innovative, and risk-taking practice to create awareness and raise food across the nation. Principally, the organization is out to attest that hunger and food shortage can only be eliminated through the action of a willing business society, a caring community together with a supportive government (Mills, 2013, p. 4). In the last three years, the organization

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    Elite Engineering Unable to Achieve Change

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    Elite Engineering Unable to Achieve Change Elite Engineering has been unable to successfully implement change because they haven’t been able to get the employees to see the need for the change and to believe in the change. “It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things.” (Kotter & Schlesinger, 2008) Change is often met with resistance. When it comes down to it many people

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    A Student's Comments on Habitat for Humanity Websites While sitting in my dorm room watching a DVD, I looked around and suddenly realized how lucky I was. I lived in a decent sized room with lighting and air conditioning that I could adjust to make myself comfortable. Then I thought how even more lucky I was to be able to go home too yet a nicer living facility at my own house that I have to share with nobody but my immediate family. It made me begin to wonder how many people there are that

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    As a leader, it is important to create a positive work environment that is based on honesty, trust, and values. The return from creating an environment that is based on these traits will lead to increased employee motivation, communication, productivity, cohesiveness, collaboration, and commitment that will move the organization forward to achieve great things. It is important as a leader to bring your employees together to work as part of a team and create a positive, healthy work environment

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