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...BARAKA Amiri Baraka hails from New Jersey, United s. He was born in 1934 and has written over 40 books on various genres ranging from essays, poems, drama, music history and criticism. He has been considered by many as a revolutionary figure in the world of politics and a poet icon of his own right. He has written poetry and conducted lectures on different cultural and political issues in States, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. The themes of Baraka’s work have varied immensely. They have ranged from musical orishas to his insights on the revolutionary movements that have taken place all over the world. (Sollors) In the musical orishas, some of his most famous works include... d: 1st March AMIRI BARAKA ...
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Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones)
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...Baraka (LeRoi Jones) affiliation Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) Biography Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) was born in the year 1934 in the city of Newark, New Jersey. After attending Howard University he served in the United States Air Force. In the late 1950s, he settled at Greenwich Village where he became the central figure of the bohemian scene. In the year 1964, he became prominent with the New York production of the award winning play called Dutchman. In the 1970s he was the Third World Marxist-Leninist (Baraka, 1997). In the year 1999, he retired after teaching in the Department of Africana Studies at SUNY-Stony Brook for...
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Essay about baraka movie
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...Baraka, the movie A thought that is ‘seeded’ or impregnated into a film maker’s mind is outputted in his or hers work or films. That impregnation of thought could be initiated or influenced by the environment in which the filmmaker lives. So, most times a Filmmaker writes, directs and films what he/she sees, feels and lives. The filmmaker’s mind is like a visual interpreter, which translates and interprets the ideas, incidents, happenings, environment, culture etc into cinematic form with the aid of ‘aides’. When the filmmaker mind does this, he/she will be able to bring to reel life the real life happenings and environment. And there are film makers who bring these real... s the assignment was due...
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Dutchman and The Slave by Leroi Jones, Also known as Amiri Baraka
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...Inter-racial Relationships in ‘Dutchman’ & ‘The Slave’ Throughout the history of mankind, men and women have gravitated towards one another, with one of the intents being the initiation of a romantic relationship. The desire to obtain companionship and the formation of a bond between the two of them that ideally would be able to last forever, despite whatever outside influences may exist around them. While the act of forming human relationships would be seen as common for most, in the instances where those relationships are formed between members of two different nationalities, such actions would cause greater discussion for some, as history would show. As both plays are told within... Relationships ...
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Humans, Technology, Nature and Spirituality
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...Baraka technology appears to destroy nature instead of connecting individuals to it. I, therefore, concur with the movie Baraka, as it shows the unique relationship that individuals share with nature. For instance, the film shows scenes whereby individuals are connecting with nature through worshipping, and this shows a special relationship between humans, nature... Humans, Technology, Nature and Spirituality s al Affiliation Humans, Technology, Nature and Spirituality Spirituality mainly fortifies the link between nature and individuals; hence, someone can interact with nature through religion. Nonetheless, technology appears to destroy the bond between persons and nature. According to the film, Baraka...
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Arguments Participation Paper (Compare/ Constrast)
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...Baraka is one such writer who has created works influenced and based on the ‘system’ that prevailed in his time, particularly the Harlem society and the Harlem renaissance. In a compare... Harlem inspiring Arts and Literature A thought that is ‘seeded’ into an mind is outputted in his or hers work. That ‘seeding’ of thought could be initiated or influenced by the ‘system’, in which the author lived. That is, the author observing the culture, society, etc, which existed in his/her life time or before his/her life time, will ‘interpret’ it in a written form. So, written works including fictions are constructed by the authors using the society and culture of his/her times, as the subject matter. Amiri...
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A Raisin in the Sun
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...Baraka, 61) is attempting to show how the minority blacks are socially conditioned to follow the Caucasian standards of beauty. Beneatha has straightened her hair in order to get rid of her African black image but The Nigerian student Asagai who tells her that what she did was nothing but “mutilated” her hair (Hansberry, Nemiroff, and Baraka, 61). Here, the contrast in the characters of the two is evident. Asagai is confident in his African identity but Beneatha looks like she is confused and has self-doubt. This incident depicts her vulnerability as she again starts to hesitate whether she did the right thing... by altering her hair, once Asagai calls it mutilation. It can also be inferred...
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...Baraka also talk about racisms and how dangerous they are for the growth of a healthy society. One poem says that “if capitalism won’t kill me, racism will” while the other stresses on “Let it be!” These poems are just more decent and more spiritual form of repelling racism. What the rap music have portrayed in the 90s in a very raw and unedited format, these poems by Baraka do the same only in a very gentle yet powerful way with subtle but meaningful choice of words. Dear John, Dear Coltrane by Michael... L.A Songs My L.A song is ‘Straight Outta Compton’ by N.W.A. The reason for liking this song so much is that it really speaks to me. Rap music isvery bold and it comes straight from the heart in a raw...
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Book report on Blues People-Negor Music in White America by LeRoi Jones
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...Baraka as LeRoi Jones, Blues People is a seminal study of Afro-American music and culture and it considers the possibility that the history of black American can be traced through the evolution of their music. Black music had a profound impact on the American music (Floyd, 1996). LeRoi argues that“Negro music and melody” appealed to and greatly influenced the new America by bridging the gap between American culture and African-American culture while helping to spread values and culture. Chapter 4, The Afro-Christian Music and Religion, highlights that the Negro people adopted Christianity before... Book report on Blues People-Negor Music in White America by LeRoi Jones Published in 1963 by Amiri Baraka ...
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Amiri Barakas Dutchman
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...Baraka’s “Dutchman” The Dutchman and the Slave are two participates by Leroi Jones (Amiri Baraka) from 1964. In cooperation plays contract with black/white kindred, purposely slave inheritance and tormenter legacy correspondingly (Freeman 44). Also, mutually make the summit that sexual relationships across racial lines do not increase understanding, nor should it put in to any sense of ability about the life of the other. In the Dutchman, we bystander a subway ride with Clay, early-20s middle class black chap, and Lula, a closer to 30, stimulating white women (Freeman 45). All through the engage in hobby Lula taunts Clay, hints in the path of the apparition of sex, claims to recognize about... Amiri...
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Sonia Sanchez
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...Baraka cited in AALBC.com, 2011). She was admired for her special contribution in the Black Arts movement. In 1955, she graduated from the Hunter College and started working for Congress of Racial Equality. Inspired by a 1960 speech by Malcolm X, Sonia Sanchez surfaced as a great African American poet. She started with Homecoming in 1969 and with the passage of time, created a wonderful collection of child books, dramas and essays. In her sixties... ?Sonia Sanchez: Sonia Sanchez was an African American poet born in Birmingham in 1934 (poets.org, . “Sonia Sanchez remains one of the most read,respected, and visible figures of the Black Arts Movement, as well as its most significant female figure” (Baraka...
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Sonia Sanchez
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...Baraka cited in AALBC.com, 2011). She was admired for her special contribution in the Black Arts movement. In 1955, she graduated from the Hunter College and started working for Congress of Racial Equality. Inspired by a 1960 speech by Malcolm X, Sonia Sanchez surfaced as a great African American poet. She started with Homecoming in 1969 and with the passage of time, created a wonderful collection of child books, dramas and essays. In her sixties, Sanchez... Sonia Sanchez: Sonia Sanchez was an African American poet born in Birmingham in 1934 (poets.org, . “Sonia Sanchez remains one of the most read,respected, and visible figures of the Black Arts Movement, as well as its most significant female figure”...
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EGL 2140 Afric-Amer-Lit.1920
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...Baraka argues that he and others find the play as focused on the middle class while overlooking plights of most of African American struggling to make ends meet. I do not agree with his argument. The Youngers represents a group of blacks who stand firm to fight against discrimination and segregation. They refuse the Clybourne Park Improvement Association money in return of staying away. Mr. Lindner tries to convince them to accept the offer, but Walter tells him “…We dont want your money” (Hansberry 575). The paly, therefore, represent a transforming family. The Youngers family is moving out of the ghetto... A Raisin in the Sun In his previous critique of Hansberry’s play, A Raisin in the Sun, Amiri...
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Humans, Technology, Nature, and Spirituality
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...BARAKA has also compounded its theme in numerous cultures that are tied to one specific thing, nature. Nature provides humanity to the full understanding and acknowledgement of their mighty creator. Through spiritual belief of different religions, different people connect to their creator by appreciating nature. The same is not true with technology that often tends to provide explanation and pieces evidences on why certain things are usually... Humans, Technology, Nature, and Religion/Spirituality Human, nature, and spirituality are aspects that correlated far much earlierbefore the advent of any form of technology. From creation, there was nature that connected human to the spirituality. Notably, a...
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Critical Analysis, Compare and Contrast Characters
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...Baraka, formerly known as, LeRoi Jones’ Dutchman and The Slave have often been regarded as the widely acclaimed plays in the modern world that unveiled the real status of blacks in America. The plays paved the way for various discussions after their first performance and many regard them as a political allegory depicting black/white relations during the African-American playwright, Baraka’s time. The play Dutchman proposes the concept of Black Nationalism through the character of Clay, a young black man who rides the subway in New York City. The central character of the play, Clay has been presented as a twenty-year-old... Walker Vessels and Clay from ‘Dutchman’ and ‘The Slave Critical Analysis Amiri...
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Black Art Movement and the Harlem Renaissance
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...Baraka, helped to build Black Dialogue, a publication facility that supported black arts. In his poetry, which was considered very risqué during the Harlem Renaissance, he spoke of “fists beating niggers out of jocks or setting fire and death to whities ass” as a means to show African-American defiance against racial intolerance (Judge, D6). It is poetry like this that often caused social uprising... HERE HERE YOUR HERE HERE Black Art Movement and the Harlem Renaissance The Black Arts movement is characterized by not only writing, but different paintings and other artistic representations from notable black artists. The foundation of the black arts movement can be traced all the way back to the days of...
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Critical Analysis, Compare and Contrast Characters
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...Baraka, formerly known as, LeRoi Jones’ Dutchman and The Slave haveoften been regarded as the widely acclaimed plays in the modern world that unveiled the real status of blacks in America. The plays paved the way for various discussions after their first performance and many regard them as a political allegory depicting black/white relations during the African-American playwright, Baraka’s time. The play Dutchman proposes the concept of Black Nationalism through the character of Clay, a young black man who rides the subway in New York City. The central character of the play, Clay has been presented as a twenty-year-old... ?Walker Vessels and Clay from ‘Dutchman’ and ‘The Slave Critical Analysis Amiri...
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A Raisin in the Sun
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...Baraka 15). Despite his mother warning him of indulging in a liquor business, he does not pay any attention. He seems too overwhelmed by the idea, intoxicated by the thoughts of success that he disregards even his own wife’s advice of not trusting his “buddy”, Willy Harris. “This little liquor store we got in mind cost seventy-five thousand and we figured the initial investment the place be 'bout thirty thousand, see”, he tells his wife Ruth, as he shares his dr4eams with his... Walter Lee Character In order to convey their message and communicate intended themes in any form of narratives, authors use different characters. Defining a character in most cases depends on the situation-taking place in the...
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Ntozake Shange
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...Baraka, and Ntozake Shange. USA: University Press of America. Gates, H. & McKay, N. (2004). Norton Anthology of African-American Literature (2nd ed.) UK: W. W. Norton & Co. Ray, M., Kundu, R., & Dey, P. (2005) Widening horizons: Essays in honour of Professor Mohit K. Ray. New Delhi: Sarup & Sons.... Ntozake Shange Shange’s work is inspired by the racist circumstances she had to bear with throughout her life as a Black woman. She first encounteredracism while studying in an American-German school and it forced her to change her name to an African name. This gave her an emotional and mental emancipation from the shackles of the oppressive patriarchal society she lived in. “... Shange’s previously written...
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Jazz age
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...Baraka, 25). The jazz music culture was soon taken over by the white middle class Americans and cities like Chicago and New York became canters for jazz music and culture. The growth and development of the radio industry was further instrumental in encouraging the growth of this culture. The numerous radio stations that sprang up around 1920 made it possible for many Americans to experience many kinds of music without the need to visit clubs... The Jazz Age The Jazz Age was one of the most prominent features in the 1920s and was indeed characterized by several happenings. Jazz music became very popular during this time and many people joined the bandwagon in the jazz culture. Without doubt, the Jazz Age ...
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Account for the changing attitude of Federral Government to the issue of African-American Civil Rights in the period 1863-1965
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...Baraka, originally known as Leroi Jones is an iconic and enigmatic figure in American history. His prose in both his plays and poetry have garnered both the acclaim and scrutiny of Western culture making him a national treasure and internationally relevant in literary circles throughout the globe. His works have sparked both accolades and controversy. Originally born Everett LeRoi Jones, he would eventually be given the name Amiri Baraka by the nation of Islam upon initiating the transition from the bohemian lifestyle to his now world renowned Black Nationalist position. The Movement In his work, Judgment Days, Nick... Account for the changing attitude of Federral Government to the issue of...
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The art of the body adornment
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...Baraka”, which can be translated as the power of the saints. This belief in Baraka is an ancient and important belief within Moroccan culture and history and makes the art of henna design integral to their society and culture. Works Cited: Abiff, I.C., 2001, The History and Uses of Henna, retrieved from website at: http://www.islamonline.net/servlet/Satellite?c=Article_C&cid=1157962522243&pagename=Zone-English-HealthScience%2FHSELayout Islamicworld.net, 2006, Henna, Retrieved from website at: http://islamic-world.net/sister/henna.htm... Body Adornment For thousands of years, people from many cultures have used the art of body adornment to display religious,...
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...Baraka, traces the evolution of Blues and Jazz through the conditions and lives of the slave citizens of the United States. His work generally highlights the connection between blues and African slave culture. Specifically, Jones shows how these musical forms became a cultural conduit by which African-American culture affected and changed White America. In the chapters under review, Jones chronicles the historical, political and social conditions currently facing recently facing emancipated slaves, and how this affected the mentality of blacks living in the United States at the time. He suggests that this particularly... Jones, LeRoi, Blues People. Chapter V, 1963. LeRoi Jones, later called Amiri Baraka, ...
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Blues and African-American Culture
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...Baraka, traces the evolution of Blues and Jazz through the conditions and lives of the slave citizens of the United States. His work generally highlights the connection between blues and African slave culture. Specifically, Jones shows how these musical forms became a cultural conduit by which African-American culture affected and changed White America. In the chapters under review, Jones chronicles the historical, political and social conditions currently facing recently facing emancipated slaves, and how this affected the mentality of blacks living in the United States at the time. He suggests that this particularly... Jones, LeRoi, Blues People. Chapter V, 1963. LeRoi Jones, later called Amiri Baraka, ...
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Critical Analysis
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...Baraka). He called the white people hypocrites since they were so keen n instilling Christian values onto African who they considered savages yet they went against the teaching of slavery. On the other hand, Fredrick Douglass took a persuasive strategy approach where he based his writing on sermons that insisted on teachings from the bible. He used imagery and rhythm to rally for the abolition of slavery. Fredric was one the writers that abolitionist used to spread propaganda to rally for the abolition of slave trade. Harriet Ann Jacobs is considered by most scholars as taking a feminist... Slavery in the USA The industrial revolution in both Europe and the United s of America resulted in slavery in...
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Islamic Financial Instruments on stock markets in GCC
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...Baraka (Malaysia) Holding Sdn Bhd, Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank), Kuala Lumpur, Islamic banking & Takaful Dept, Bank Negara Malaysia, United Malayan Banking Corp. Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA) and Lembaga Urusan Dan Tabung Haji (Fund), Kuala Lumpur are the few most important financial institutions of the country. (Syyed, 98) The financial institutions that that deal with the instruments can be enumerated as International Islamic Financial Markets, Mudaraba Companies, Takaful Companies... Islamic Financial Instruments on stock markets in GCC The concept of Islamic banking system is developing over a period of couple of decades now. It could be mentioned ...
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Parallels Between Spartacus (1960) and American Life in 1960
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...Baraka.” (Katrina’s Legacy: White Racism and Black Reconstruction- Section 1 History Can Guide Us). Thus the theory that the movie... Parallel between Spartacus and American Life in 1960s Art, especially literature and movies, always attempt to reflect contemporary social life to send messages to the audience. This definitely impacts the society in a significant manner and reforms become possible because people readily understand and accept the theories when they are presented through dramatization of life where ideas can be communicated through the emotions of characters rather than through the presentation of hard to understand philosophical recitations. Spartacus (1960), directed by Stanley Kubrick,...
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Op-Ed Assignment
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...Baraka Obama the magnitude of immigration problems has escalated. The increase in number of alien is especially high in unaccompanied migrant children, arriving at the United States’ Southwest border and the various facets of U.S. labor migration policy. This has heightened the issue of immigration that has faced the Americans for a long time, for instance current statistics estimates that 11.7 million unauthorized immigrants... Illegal immigration in the United s Illegal immigration in the United s Introduction Illegal immigration is a threat to America’s economy because of rampant lawlessness that plagues our corrupt politician. Since taking over of office by the current US president, His excellent...
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Toni Morrisons Recitatif
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...Baraka). Her audiences are prone to phrases and sentences that, though being grammatically incorrect or lacking... Lecturer: Toni Morrison’s Recitatif Race is a factual theme in the contemporary society where a person’s pigmentation/ color arerepresentative of his/ her identity. The different pigmentations represent the differences not only in physique but also in terms of culture, roots, traditions, religions; ways of life and even languages/ dialects. Recitatif, a short story by Toni Morrison (19 pages long) was first published in 1983. It was in the “Confirmation: An Anthology of African American Women.” The term is representative of a style of musical toning; between ordinary speech and song and is...
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What are the significance of African American theater and culture from both a national and global perspective
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...Baraka 1968) a symbolic slave ship was created in the center of the large playing area, with close seating, on all sides. The grasp of the ship, where slave bodies were piled in overcrowded quarters, was eye point with the audience portraying the merciless situation on board. During a created slave auction, female slaves were undressed topless and pushed at American men in the audience... ? Significance of African American theater and culture from both a national and global perspective The African American theater in New York City was the first drama arts to relate the African American cultures sphere headed by the founders W.H.Brown and J.Hemlett who sailed throughout the Caribbean, and they were...
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To be Determined
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...Baraka Blessings 26 M Darweshi Holy one 27 M Elimu Knowledge 28 M Erevu Clever, talented 29 M Faraji Consolation 30 M Haki Right, justice 31 M Jaha Dignified 32 M KafIl Protector 33 M Kitwana Pledged to live 34 M Kwanza Beginning 35 M Mhina Delightful 36 M Najub Noble 37 M Safi Pure 38 M Salehe Good 39 M Sahalani Ease 40 M Zuberi Strong... African Personal s Belonging to the Swahili Group and Their Naming Ceremony Introduction African s tend to be structured in an elaborate way,are associated with the individual’s family, location and occupation, or chosen to commemorate a significant tradition or event, and may have multiple possible meanings. Thus, an understanding of African names can often also yield ...
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Response Paper #3
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...Baraka (ed), New York: Morrow, 1983, pp. 243-261... paper – racial relations Racial conflict has marked the social history of America since long. Even after the Civil War and the formal destruction of slavery, a certain undertone of racism still exists in the social relations. It is about the way the blacks and the whites perceive each other’s culture and feel towards one another. The social relations, when studied, bring out the disadvantageous position of the racial minority and the system, which fails to provide equal opportunity to people of all colors. (Blauner, 4) The short stories ‘Recitatif’ by Toni Morrison and ‘Marie’ by Edward Jones bring out these stark issues under the veil of their...
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From black power to Barack Obama by Peniel E. Joseph
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...Baraka, Stokely Carmichael (Kwame... From Black Power to Barack Obama In the book, From Black Power to Barack Obama by Peniel E. Joseph gives a new perspective of the president Obama’s relationship to black power and civil rights movements. He manages to show readers that the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was not the end of antiracism activism but only a beginning to the actual activism. The author suggests that the Election of 2008 is the first time Americans had an honest conversation about race since the Kerner Commission Report in 1968. This paper aims at discussing the book, From Black Power to Barack Obama by Peniel E. Joseph. Joseph attributes president Obama’s presidency to activities from the black ...
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Narrative of a Pilgrimage By Abdellah Hammoudi
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...baraka (grace) of the moment.... Season in Mecca: Narrative of a Pilgrimage By Abdellah Hammoudi The pilgrimage to Mecca is the fifth pillar of Islam, and it has been performed byMuslims every year for the past fourteen centuries. According to Abdellah Hammoudi, "I am a Muslim", he writes, "Who continually questions the religion's fundamentals but fiercely maintains its ethos". In his own words, "I was leaving my home to go to my mythological home, the only one I could inhabit, and the one that accepted me as a being adrift in the world: a home of eternity where I have always been, there with the ancient". In Islam, the pilgrimage (hajj) is binding on every Muslim of sound mind who is able to perform ...
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The Development in Saudi Arabia
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...Baraka... ? The Development in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia is the largest country in west Asia mainly comprising of Arabian Peninsula. It is thesecond largest in the Arab world from Algeria. The country’s Gross Domestic Product per capita stood at 9425 US dollars in December 2010 as per the World Bank. Previously in 2009, the Gross Domestic Product per capita stood at 9300 US dollars. This indicated an upward growth of 145 US dollars (Trading economics, 2012). In 2011, the country’s gross domestic product grew further by 6.7% in comparison to 2010. Saudi Arabia economy is largely dependent on oil. It also experience major government controls over various economical activities. The growth rate of the...
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The impact of October Crisis of Canada
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...Baraka Books.  Canadian Human Rights History. (2009). The October Crisis. Retrieved from: < http://www.historyofrights.com/events/flq.html> Clément, D. (2008). The October Crisis of 1970:Human Rights Abuses Under the War Measures Act. Retrieved from: http://www.historyofrights.com/PDF/article_JCS.pdf English, J. (2009). Just Watch Me... The impact of October crises in Canada The impact of October crises in Canada The October crisis in Canada in 1970 is a historical event that is viewed as one of the most violent incidents in the history of Canada. It started with the kidnapping and killing of two top government officials by the Front du Liberation de Quebec (FLQ) revolutionary movement of Quebec. In...
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The influence of Hip Hop culture on middle eastern youth
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...Baraka, Muhammad Ali, Elijah Muhammad, Talib Kweli, Oshea Jackson aka Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg Brad Terrence Jordan aka Scarface, Mos Def, Q-Tip aka Fareed Kamal, Akhenaton, Busta Rhymes, Nas ne Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones and Queen Latifah are a few widely known names. "The best place for a young Black male or female is in the Nation of Islam. (As) soon as we... ?Order 523305  The Influence of Hip Hop Culture on Middle East Youth        The Arabic MTV station airs a program "Hip Hoppna" (Our Hip Hop) so that the Muslim young can track their latest hip hop artistes' songs and lifestyles. "The globalization of U.S. popular culture and the diffusion of hip hop into the Arab world have been accompanied by the...
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Feminism and Antigone by Sophocles
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...Baraka. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997. Print. Vogelmann, Jo?rg. Elements of Comedy in Luis Valdez's Acto Los Vendidos As Techniques for Communication and Mobilization. Mu?nchen: GRIN Verlag GmbH, 2008. Print.... Feminism and Antigone by Sophocles (Question 3) Feminism is founded on the idea that women have been oppressed and that they should be elevated out of this oppression. Ancient Greece society was patriarchal with women being little more than possessions and of economic value. The play Antigone presents a woman who is not afraid to defy the will of the males who have dominion over her. The character Creon speaks in what would appear to be a hatred of women, but when examined in...
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The Idea of Black Female Identity in the Harlem Renaissance
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...Baraka, Sterling Brown, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, Toni Morrison, Sterling Plumpp, Jean Toomer, Alice Walker and Richard Wright. The folk literature of blues expresses a universal and ineffable state of emotional turmoil described by one musician as "a conflict between obligation and temptation." For some, blues mean... from Josephs songs, the music itself is rarely described. Works Cited Angelou, Maya, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings (1970; rpt. New York, 1985), 156. Baldwin, James, Going to the Meet the Man (1948; rpl. New York, 1965), 119. Bentley, Gladys. I Am Woman Again. Ebony (August 1952): 92-98. Carby, Hazel. Policing...
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Counter Terrorism Operations in Somalia
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...Baraka Market where General Aidid supporters had camped. The assault team was ferried into the area in helicopters. The assault team successfully captured the two lieutenants it had targeted but before they could make a clean exit, one of the MH-60 BlackHawk chopper was brought down by the resistant group. The assault team on the ground shifted their focus on rescuing the team... ?Running head: Counter Terrorism Operations in Somalia Counter Terrorism Operations in Somalia Introduction The US Military has engaged in very many missions to defend the America’s interests as well as to safeguard the interests of its ally nation’s interests. Most of the missions that the military has engaged in are aimed at...
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Black literature in the USA
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...Baraka favoured the inclusion of same themes...  Black Literature in America The influx of African ethnic groups to American lands dates back in seventeenth century when slave were brought to this country. This emergence of a foreign population contributed to the development of new demographic contours in America and also laid the foundation stone for the birth of a new type of literature that beautifully depicted the black dilemma in a white American society. Smith and Jones record a chronological development of themes and techniques of African American literature from colonial period (1746-1800) to modern times in their Anthology which include...
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The Black Arts Movement
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...Baraka’s play “SOS” (1964) is the beautiful expression... The Black Arts Movement Protest literature is usually defined as a literary genre that is produced and created as a reaction to the prevailing cruelties, inequalities and injustices, particularly against some specific community, class, ethnic group, gender or religion. Hence, protest literature serves as a stupendous voice against brutality and malice being exercised by dominant and powerful stratum against the weak and submissive social strata. The poems, novels, essays, plays and stories, indicating the prejudiced behavior and injustices being exercised in society, in a sonorous tone as well as in an angry mood, come under the fold of protest...
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Comparative Race & Ethnicity: Literature, Society, and History- In and Beyond the U.S
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...Baraka Imamu Amiri, Blues People, 1st edition Publisher: Payback Press, 1995. Mosley Walter, Walkin the Dog, Publisher: Little, Brown, 1999.... Comparative Race & Ethni Literature, Society, and History- In and Beyond the U.S Final Assignment Number: Section Number: TA’s Name: Racism and ethnicity is an old topic and has been discussed by many scholars, writers, researchers and experts. It is not the issue of one particular country or nation. But just think that who are being targeted when the discussions are made on this particular issue? Yes it’s the invisible man of Mary, blues people of Leroi Jones or Hosna of the season of migration to North and for me and you its “Black people”. The discussion of po...
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Comparative Race and Ethnicity
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...Baraka Imamu Amiri, Blues People, 1st edition Publisher: Payback Press, 1995. Mosley Walter, Walkin' the Dog, Publisher: Little, Brown, 1999.... Race & Ethni Literature, Society, and History- In and Beyond the U.S Final Assignment Number: SectionNumber: TA's Name: Racism and ethnicity is an old topic and has been discussed by many scholars, writers, researchers and experts. It is not the issue of one particular country or nation. But just think that who are being targeted when the discussions are made on this particular issue Yes it's the invisible man of Mary, blues people of Leroi Jones or Hosna of the season of migration to North and for me and you its "Black people". The discussi...
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Popular Music Since The 1950s As The Exploitation Of Black Music By White Artists And Corporations
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...Baraka A 1999, Blues People, Harper Perennial, NY. Brewster M 2004, Elvis Presley: Birth of the Rock Star, BusinessWeek, Sep 27, 2004. Retrieved January 14, 2006, from http://www.elvis.com.au/presley/printer_elvis_presley_birth_of_a_rock_star.shtml Chiriguayo W, 2002, 'The Rhythmic Cry of the Slave: Black Music and Cultural Identity in America, 1890-1910', The UCI Undergraduate Research Journal, vol. 5, pp. 9-16. Retrived January 14, 2006, from http://www.urop.uci.edu/journal/journal02... Popular music since the 1950s as the exploitation of black music by white artists and corporations A number of scholars propose the idea that African-American culture and music were effective expression forms and ...
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Ismlamic banking theory verses practice. Case study of Iran Pakistan and UK
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...Baraka, 2009). Even in the present world many of the great economists, if not totally against the interest were definitely of the favour that it should be kept to minimum. It would be surprising to note that Adam Smith who is recognised as the father of free market capitalism was strongly in support of controlling usury (Jadlow, pp. 1195-1200, 1977... Running Head: Islamic Banking Theory verses Practice Islamic Banking Theory verses Practice: a Case Study of Pakistan, Iran, and UK Atif Raza Kazmi [Institute’s Name] TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 Introduction 1.1 Foundations of Islamic Finance 1.2 Brief History of Islamic Banking 1.3 Islamic Banking and Conventional Banking 1.4 Nature of Islamic Banking 1.5...
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Damas Jewellery
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...Baraka, Givori, Utopia, Garrard and others. All the above mentioned brands are available in all the 300 stores of Damas Jewellery and it tries to offer them at best prices. Moreover, the organization also tries to design, develop as well... Damas Jewellery Table of Contents Summary 3 Company Origin and Business 3 Mission and Vision 4 Strategy 5 SWOT analysis 5 Strategy Implementation 7 Strategy evaluations 7 Strategy recommendations 8 References 9 Summary This assignment mainly highlights the origin and business description of Damas Jewellery. It also points out the mission and vision of the organization so as to evaluate its future objectives or desires. Moreover, the strategy used by Damas Jewellery...
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A Contrastive Study between English and Arabic Prepositional Phrases
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...Baraka, Hoda. 2004. Machine translation of English noun phrases into Arabic. International Journal of Computer Processing of Oriental Languages, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 1-14. SIL. 2004. What is a propositional phrase? SIL International. Available at http://www.sil.org/linguistics/GlossaryOfLinguisticTerms/WhatIsAPrepositionalPhrase.htm [Accessed 5 February 2011].... Contrastive Study between English and Arabic Prepositional Phrases Prepositional Phrases A Prepositional phrase is a 'non-headed' construction in English since no one constituent functions as the center of the phrase, the center on which the other elements depend. Instead, the structure is divided into two functional components - the preposit...
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The Movement of Spoken Word Poetry vs. Written Traditional Poetry
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...Baraka (also known by his pen name LeRoi Jones) says, “Lately, I've become accustomed to the way/The ground opens up and envelopes me/Each time I go out to walk the dog./Or the broad edged silly music the wind/Makes when I run for a bus.../Things have come to that.”2 One can feel the pain in his writing, as though one were feeling the same pain oneself. This is the purpose of a modern, urban griot—to tell the story of the average Black American as seen through one’s... ? The Movement of Spoken Word Poetry vs. Written Traditional Poetry: The Effect the Black Aesthetic Has on Performance Poetry Word Count: 2500 (10 pages) I. Introduction African oral tradition has consistently been pervasive in the poetry...
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The Idea of Black Female Identity in the Harlem Renaissance
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...Baraka, Sterling Brown, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, Toni Morrison, Sterling Plumpp, Jean Toomer, Alice Walker and Richard Wright. The folk literature of blues expresses a universal and ineffable state of emotional turmoil described by one musician as "a conflict between obligation and temptation." For some, blues mean... The Idea of Black Female Identity in the Harlem Renaissance The working lesbian drops out of literary and cultural histories of the Harlem Renaissance as well, for the same and some additional reasons. Until recently, this period in black cultural production has been characterized as a strictly middle-class phenomenon. According to ...
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