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Tupac Shakur case study
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His other stage names were Makavali, 2 Pac or simply just Pac. He was a renowned American Rap artist who was also popular for his poetry, movie roles and social activism. He is recognized as the… His works advocated social, economic and racial equality, confrontation with the law and drug and alcohol abuse. Shakur’s debut album titled 2Pacalypse Now gained…
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( Fine & Applied art/art business) Old and modern Poetry
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Poetry dates back to the ancient times of Aristotle where the focus was mainly to distinguish poetry from other forms of writing. It… This research paper primarily looks at old and modern poetry, distinguishes between the two, traces the path poetry has taken to reach were it is today and finally identify the prominent personalities that have shaped poetry.…
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Tupac Shakur
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The life of Tupac Shakur was an integrated mix of contradiction and conformity. His life was his art and was a reflection of the world he lived in and the society that shaped it. In his song "Can't C Me", 2Pac tells of the pressure of the streets that he came to live in, "and I ain't stoppin', till i'm well paid, bails paid, now nigga, look what hell made, visions of cops and sirens, niggas open fire, buncha Thug Life niggas on tha rise, until I die".…
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Asata Shakur
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In the year 1971, she was accused of several crimes ranging from murder to the bank robbery. Even though she was jailed, she managed to escape and has been living in Cuba since… Finally, the article will explain how incarceration shaped her political visions and the differences and similarities of the person today and those experienced by Shakur in 1990’s.…
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Samyika Shakur
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Juveniles at their immature periods can involve in criminal activities because of so many external parameters. The segregation between good and evil is difficult at a… Juvenile court system emphasise on the corrective measures of the juvenile criminals rather than the punishment. The history of Sanaika Shakur is a better example to analyse the effectiveness of…
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Tupac shakur
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Tupac Shakur was a victim of gang wars that saw his assassination on this fateful night. I have chosen to write on Tupac Shakur because of the influence he had on the American population. As a… His influence in the music industry was also very significant as even after his death he was listed as one of the best sellers of all times. Apart from rapping, he was…
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Changes by Tupac Shakur
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Of the variety of factors that affect the social consciousness music is one of the most prominent ones, as the creativity is sometimes the only way to tell the world about the inequality, discrimination and injustice that is happening. Throughout the past decades, rap music had contributed to the social consciousness a lot, as it displayed the problems the Afro-American poor had.…
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Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement in Peruvian History
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Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement in Peruvian History Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement in Peruvian History The “Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement” in Peru is a turning point of Peru in the 20th century. A Marxist group (active from 1980s to 1997) leads the movement in the national conflict in Peru headed by Victor Polay Campos.…
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An analysis of Dear Mama by Tupac Shakur
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Richard Lowy locates the resurgent racist culture of the failure of America to deal with the racism of the 1960s. This led to a new brand of racism in the eighties, “yuppie racism”, which was the racism that was perpetrated by people who were from the upper strata of the society owing to the fact that they were employed in lucrative professions;… Many…
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Compare and Contrast Paper on Langston Hughes vs. Tupac Shakur
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This paper aims to analyse the “Mother to Son” by Hughes and “Dear Mama” by Shakur. The struggle of the Afro Americans even after their Emancipation from slavery has been the theme of many works of literature. The struggles of blacks also affected the family relations. This theme is the main focus of this analysis paper.… Langston Hughes’ poem “Mother to Son”…
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Respone to Assata Shakur, Assata: An Autobiography Book
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Being an African American woman, she was disadvantaged both in terms of race and gender. Hence her social activism served a two-fold purpose. But her association with the militant wings of the… The series of legal trials brought against her including the Bronx bank robbery trial, the charge of attempted murder leveled against her, the kidnapping trial and the…
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Hip-Hop Culture
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The history of hip-hop culture began as early as in 1969 in South Bronx - the black ghetto of New York. The term 'hip-hop,' was coined much later, when the growing culture gained a lot of popularity and needed its own name. Hip-hop was born under the influence of traditional Jamaican street dancing, where the Disco Jockey (DJ) puts on the records with reggae and the poets recite their verses to this music.…
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African American History: ETST 2155-002
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Assata Shakur’s autobiography describes her evolution from Joanne Deborah Byron, a child growing up in the segregated atmospheres of New York City and North Carolina, into a Black Liberation Army leader and political refugee. Themes within her autobiography relate to other… The work first describes Shakur’s upbringing in New York City and North Carolina by her…
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Transformitive learning theory by Mezirow
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Mezirow’s Ten Phases of Transformative Learning is a step by step phase for adults to take control of their life by addressing social, political and economic realities and discounting perceptions and assumptions. Transformative learning is a method by which adults come to… and beliefs, the transformative learner becomes more critical about what others expect…
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Hiphop -- My Music and Identity
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This paper is a personal expression and the passion of the hip-hop culture. The writer says: "Whenever I hear a song and I find myself drawn to the beat and the lyrics, I would figure right away that the song is going to engage me in an addictive thought"… This similarly applies for the other compositions which the artist has been able to deliver with more…
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The Social Impact of Gansta Rap
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The denouncing of gangsta rap has also been common among portions of the African American community. During Benjamin Chavis' tenure as Executive Director of the NAACP, he caused internal conflicts between himself and the Executive Board by attempting to embrace gangsta rap as a Black art form (Brown & Rahoi-Gilchrest, 1999).… Compounding these negative…
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Black Liberation Army
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The Black Liberation Army was an underground Black extremist militant group that sought to liberate the blacks from the dominance and racism of the whites in America (Umoja, 1999). The nature of the extremism of this group forced it to operate from the underground, considering… The history of the Black Liberation Army dates back to the 1960s, when the Black…
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Price Cobb and rage
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Psychiatrist Price Cobb provided a unique perspective on African Americans in a white-dominated American in Black Rage which was co-authored with William Grier in 1968 (Sanders, 2004). In 2005, Cobb published a more personal account of the African American experience in My… Cobb argues that this expression could be creative, political or destructive. If there…
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Compare and Contrast the Struggle of the Afro Americans
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Compare and Contrast The struggles of the Afro Americans even after their Emancipation from slavery have been the theme of many literatures. The struggles of the blacks also affected the family relations. The inequalities faced by them and their survival against odds have also brought them into paths of social evils like drugs.… The paper brings out the…
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Hip hop
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Hip Hop Order No. 511606 Chapter six sheds light on the Hip Hop scene that set the pop culture stage on fire along the West Coast. The era oozes with some of the most colorful personalities like Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Ice –T, Ice –Cube and Dr. Dre most popularly known for their Gangsta Rap, Melody groves and theatrics that shot them to instant fame.…
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Music and social consciousness
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Music cannot be viewed as an isolated identity kept aloof from the social, economical and cultural aspects of the scenario, as it is the key to view the country’s political and social… ntain a balance, these conflicting traditional achievements and the negotiation between the dual pull of past historical significance and present political meaning several new…
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Music And Social Consciousness
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Music and social consciousness are interrelated to one another just like pearls in a string. Music cannot be viewed as an isolated identity kept aloof from the social, economical and cultural aspects of the scenario, as it is the key to view the country's political and social consequences.… They address themselves to the conflict-ridden discursive traditions…
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Critque Essay
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None of them had ever become solutions to plight of the family. It is obvious in the song that the artist disliked how his mother took other… It is not clear in the song if the artist’s father left the family before he died. However, whether he was actually present the whole time until he died, the artist considered him a stranger. This means that he was…
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Personal Development Planning
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Personal Development Planning Name: University: Course: Tutor: Date: Introduction Training to become a doctor requires time and dedication. In the United States, undergraduate educations usually take at least 4 years. To join the undergraduate training, one is required to have performed well in science related subjects (physics, Biology and chemistry) in the high school studies (Heller, 2009).…
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Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party
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The sixties were one of the most turbulent eras is the history of the United States of America. America had been prosperous; however, discontent was growing amongst those sections of the society which felt that they had not been given their share of the pie.… With the assassination of Malcolm X in 1965, there was a vacuum as far as the leadership of the…
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