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American Community
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As our American history text-books have long taught us, America is a melting-pot,' a land of opportunity,' and a country founded upon immigration and whose culture is, accordingly, a multicultural composite. These myths' have lent to the greatest one of all: America is a land of equality wherein race, religion and ethnicity do not distinguish one citizen from the other and most certainly do not expand the socio-economic opportunities of the one, and constrain those of the other.
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Discrimination in the American Community
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This paper critically analyzes the American community and the ever-growing discrimination upon the basis of gender, cast, creed, and color. During the 9/11 attacks many Muslims were discriminated on the basis of religion, even though they were not an accomplice in the attacks. … Under the Jim Crow laws, the blacks had separate schools and lodgings, and…
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The American Community and Family
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Everything is connected to everything else", according to the principle of Ecology. The connection between the organism and its community is a part of it. This essay will go round the American community and the people in it. The interaction between the two is well illustrated by the stories of Washington Irving, "Rip Van Winkle", Maxine Hong Kingston, "No Name Woman", Alice Walker, "Everyday Use" and others.…
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Race and the White American Community
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Race and the White American Community School Race and the White American Community Members of my community are similar in their looks. White Americans have the same culture as that of the minorities in the USA. The only thing that obviously makes them different from the other communities is their white color.… One factor that is common amongst all people of my…
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Gender differences in the African American community
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Going through various articles and books that have researched on the difference in the African American society, it was identified that the African American society were at par on issues… However despite all the efforts and achievement by the women, they still face some challenges when it comes to employment. Even though some parts of the world and community…
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Diabetes in the African-American Community
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The researcher of this essay aims to pay special attention to the issue of diabetes in the African-American Community. People often think of diabetes as a problem that affects the obese or overweight. It is also considered that diabetes is a hereditary disease. … The focus in this paper is on diabetes which is caused by high levels of glucose in the blood…
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Obesity in the African American Community
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For many first time visitors in the US, the culture and lifestyle are often very strange and even shocking, but few things are more surprising than the fact that meat tends to be considerably cheaper than vegetables. In much of the rest of the world, the opposite is true with… However, over the last decade, statistics have shown that obesity is gradually…
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Hurricane Katrina's Effect on African American Community
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Hurricane Katrina’s Effect on African American Community Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of United States in August 2005. Its devastating effects were felt along the hundreds of thousands of families between the major cities of New Orleans, from Louisiana to Mississippi up to Alabama.… Unfortunately, as CRS reports, one-fifth of those displaced victims…
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Information on the Indian American community in new york
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Poverty: Number of Individuals Living in Poverty 35,666.Percentage of Total Population Living in Poverty 18% Number of Children (Under 18) Living in Poverty 11,749.Percentage of Children Living in Poverty 23% .Number of Elderly (65 and Older) Living in Poverty 1,518.Percentage… They had larger households. 4 percent of the Indian population was senior citizens,…
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The Great Depression and the African American Community
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Many organizational groups such as the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the NAACP and the National Urban League tried very hard to put an end to segregation of the Black Americans and the discrimination shown to them, but all the efforts undertaken were slow and laborious.… This is how Robin D.G Kelly Professor of Anthropology and African-American Studies…
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How did the war on drugs affect the African American Community
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Drug addiction is one of the most important problems faced by human race which curbs human health and drags to the depths of illness and insanity. One can easily identify that drug addicts are considered as nuisance in their private and public domains.… Thesis statement: The war on drugs initiated by the US government affect the African American Community…
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Social Tensions within the African American Community in Sula and Everyday Use
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Name Instructor Class 29 May 2012 Social Tensions within the African American Community in Sula and “Everyday Use” African American communities experienced continuous struggles with freedom and autonomy, even after the Declaration of Independence, because many white people in power tried to preserve the status quo.… Sula and Nel became best friends, but their…
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The Impact of the Great Depression on the African American Community
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How did the Great Depression affect African Americans in the South, North, and West, in the countryside and in the city, and how did African Americans respond to these challenges?  The Great Depression was a calamity that affected the entire population of the United States of America.… The civil war which gave people of black origin relatively equal rights had…
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How did the struggle to resist segregation create a sense of African American community, what purely African American institutions, cultural expressions, and po
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Resistance to ‘racism’ and segregation with movements such as civil disobedience, peaceful demonstrations, conflicts, refutations, “liberty rides”, and… Myriads of blacks heroically resisted ‘white domination’, often jeopardizing their own lives. It is not possible to know the numbers of the African-Americans segregated by Whites were men and women who had…
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How did the struggle to resist segregation create a sense of African American community, what purely African American institutions, cultural expressions, and po
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The struggle for 'black freedom' has always been at the top list of democratic actions in the history of America. Resistance to 'racism' and segregation with movements such as civil disobedience, peaceful demonstrations, conflicts, refutations, "liberty rides", and public meetings received nationwide awareness as newspaper, and TV reporters documented such resistance to bring segregation to an end and creating a sense of Afro-American community (Robin & Earl 2005).…
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This is a Problem-Solution Essay. I wouldl like the topic to be HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean or Diabetes in the African American Community (negotiable)
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It is also considered that diabetes is a hereditary disease, with greater possibility of children contracting the disease from their parents, especially if both parents have been affected with the… We should be careful, because once contracted, the effects cannot be reversed. However, one can also be born with it. They have to live with this malady and manage…
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In what ways does the conflicts between Troy and his son reflect conflicts within the African-American community Does the play
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Fences This paper studies the conflicts between the African-American communities. It has laid down an example between Troy, the main protagonist in the play having issues with his son Tory, who wants to play football for his college but is denied permission from his father.… This is where the crux of the play lies. The fact that Troy was a black man, and the…
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Community in American History
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The diversity of the concept "community" in the history of America spans beck to mid 15th century to mid 19th century, when African slave trade was at its peak in Western Europe as well as in the New World. Even though most historians in Europe and the United States tend to… The popularity of slave trade was not only limited to North American colony, but also…
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The Gullah community in American slave history
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The Gullah community in American slave history [Name of student] [Name of course] [Name of tutor] The Gullah community in American slave history Introduction: An anthropological study of the human race has shown that individuals and groups have been displaced from their homeland either out of choice or through force.… it can be said that the US slave trade is…
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History of Community Junior College Movement in American Education
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From the early years of the twentieth century they are continuously in the process of evolution, as per the demands of the time. Cohen et al. make a sterling beginning for issues they deal within the… ; the lengthened period of adolescence, which mandated custodial care of the young for a longer time; and the drive for social equality, which supposedly would…
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The Taboo of Human Sexuality in the African American Christian Community
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Building the confident, self-awareness of the African-American identity is a concept wrought with challenges derived from social expectations both within the black faith community and overall society at large, regardless of race. … The assumption that the African American body is derived of purposed majesty is an argument that has been challenged by years of…
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Response to the following quote: The African American must run his community up, not down
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Nannie Helen Burroughs’s advice to African Americans in the early 1900’s retains its contemporary relevance, regardless of an individual’s ethnicity. The virtues of character, education, cleanliness and self-dependence are equally applicable to every member of our society,… As a High School graduate and Systems Analyst, she has never let our economic…
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Discuss how the American criminal justice system has impacted the Black community, 1880-2011
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Title of Paper: American Criminal Justice System and Its Impact on Black People Writer Name: Date: The present research paper sheds light on American criminal justice system and discusses its impact on people of Black community in America. This paper also describes that how black people have suffered at the hands of different state agencies.… One can find…
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Do you KNOW AU In 75 to 150 words, tell us why you are interested in American University and why you would be a good fit for our community
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I am very passionate to join American University (AU) because there is the academic environment that offers an opportunity to enhance education success. The professors of AU are highly qualified and experienced. They are very helpful, open with students and understanding.… Moreover, having interacted with diverse groups of people of different ethnicity I will…
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Term paper on an aspect of American history from 1607 to 1865 or history of a local community or family
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Name: Course: Date: American history from 1607 to 1865 The history of America cannot be complete, without mention 1607, which is the date when the first colonists permanently settled in Jamestown, establishing the first permanent colony in the land. The settlement established in this town remained the capital of the North America colony for 83 years, from 1616 until 1699 (Lee, 12).…
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