12 Years a Slave. Solomon Northup

In 1841, criminals seduced a free black New Yorker named Solomon Northup into slave territory by the promise of a job. There, they illegally sold him as a slave. When he protested to the slave dealer that he was free, the dealer beat him. He would learn not to assert his freedom, but over the next twelve

Gender Communication Styles

When we are talking about gender communications is there a difference between both men and women? According to the text men use an instrumental style of communication. Instrumental style of communication for men is to focus on identifying

Black Segregation Movements

Black segregation movements had a positive impact on the world. The black community was forced to suffer through acts of violence and hate due to the belief that race accounts for differences in human character. Restaurants, bus stops, and companies

Philip Larkin: “A Study Of Reading Habits”

Philip Larkin’s “A Study of Reading Habits” follows the life of a young boy who loved reading books. The entire poem is written from a grown mans perspective looking back on his reading habits when he was young. The speaker indirectly talks about reading books during the three different stages of his life.

Short History of Kwanzaa

In this short essay I am going to discuss the history of Kwanzaa. I am going to briefly discuss how Kwanzaa came about, and how it is traditionally practiced.

Kwanzaa is a non-religious African American holiday that emphasizes family, culture, and community. In

History of Slavery

Slavery in the United States began with the African slave trade. At the end of the 14th century, Africans were taken to Europe without consent and used as servants for the rich. The Europeans claimed that the

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

In his book, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Malcolm describes the racist society in the 1930’s. As a young boy the Ku Klux Klan killed Malcolm’s father. When Malcolm grew up he wanted to be a lawyer, but racism stood in his way. Later on, he goes to New York where