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    Therefore is this an accurate thesis statement? Toni Cade Bambara, otherwise known as Miltonia Mirkin Cade, was born on March 25, 1939. When she was five years old, she told her mother that she wanted to be called “Toni,” and by the time she finished college, all of her professors called her Toni Cade. She changed her name legally to Toni Cade Bambara in 1970 (Stone, Jennifer). She was born shortly after the Harlem Renaissance, a huge cultural movement that took place in the New York neighborhood of

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    Walker & Everyday Use

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    blinding her in her right eye. Although that didn't stop Alice, she went on achieving excellent grades and going on to college. She first attended Spelman College (an African-American institution) on a handicap scholarship she'd been granted. Unhappy with the way Spelman's treated her for her involvement of activism and civil rights, she accepted a scholarship from Saint Lawrence College in New York. Alice was faced with great difficulties such as abortion and suicide, but she pulled through and graduated

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    Alice Walker

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    thought of herself bringing her to have thoughts of suicide. Walker was able to remove the scar tissue six years after the accident, and her partial blindness allowed her a scholarship to Spelman College (1+2). After two years of Spelman College and many hours of civil rights activism, she left to Sarah Lawrence College and graduated in 1965 (1). She continued to be an activist for civil rights, while working, writing, and having a family of her own. In 1983, Alice won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel

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    that I have always to do. I attended Central Piedmont Community College back in 2011 for about a year, and that did not work out too well because of transportation reasons. My mom and I were sharing her car and she works third shift so that didn’t work being that my classes were in the morning and some at night. So, I stopped going to school for a few years and worked and got a car and finally in January of 2015, I returned to college to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Finance to increase my chances for

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    Alice Walker

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    a “rehabilitation scholarship” to attend Spelman. Spelman College was a college for black women in Atlanta, Georgia, not far from Walker’s home. While at Spelman, Walker became involved in civil rights demonstrations where she spoke out against the silence of the institution’s curriculum when it came to African-American culture and history. Her involvement in such activities led to her dismissal from the college. So she transferred to Sarah Lawrence College in New York and had the opportunity to travel

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    Alice walker

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    was ugly and unpleasant to look at so she retreated into solitude, reading poems and stories then writing. Walker graduated from high school as valedictorian and prom queen, attended Spelman College after receiving a disability scholarship from the state of Georgia, then in 1963 transferred to Sarah Lawrence College where she graduated in 1965 with a B.A. She was involved with civil rights movement in Mississippi where she lived for seven years. During that time she also got married to a lawyer

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    My Portfolio Analysis

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    Brezana Cross, a graduating senior, Biology major at Spelman College. This SpEL.folio portfolio, my portfolio, demonstrates having successfully completed my Spelman College Core Curriculum Outcomes within the past four years of my education. I have submitted five artifacts ranging from short opinion essays, poems and even my research paper from my study abroad experience. I have chosen each of these unique documents to be a total reflection of my Spelman experience and to show how I have grown as a scholar

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    Short Term Goals

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    and it challenges them to think globally. The education that is being described is one that I wish to acquire. Spelman College is an elite institution that provides students with all of the attributes described. Since attending Spelman, I have thoroughly grasped the importance of a liberal arts education. Thus, I am unable to imagine myself not attending a liberal arts college. At Spelman, I desire to pursue various short-term and long-term goals. Some of my short-term goals include finishing my freshman

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    It is no secret how different college is compared to high school, but my personal high school experience taught me valuable lessons and ultimately prepared me for the challenges I might face in college. I attended a charter school. It was a very small, uniform dress code, same routine every day type of high school. You go to the same classes, rotating the same teachers throughout the year, and learn with the same people. My high school experience was pretty basic. My only priority was getting good

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    and Morehouse College differ greatly in regards to their visitation policies. Although both of these institutions of higher learning are components of the Atlanta University Center, they both have their separate set of policies that each school chooses to enforce. The freshman classes at both schools are allowed to have visitors until certain hours; these policies are enforced to create structure and boundaries for first year students as they begin their matriculation through college. I propose the

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