On September 18, 1895, Booker T. Washington delivered one of his most famous speeches, "The Atlanta Compromise," during the Atlanta International Cotton Exposition in Piedmont Park, Georgia. While the exposition's goal that year was to begin Southern trade with nations in South American and Europe, Washington's speech was used to represent the Negro enterprise and civilization, as well as to convince both the Southern White and African American races to work alongside each other as equals. In his biography Up from Slavery, Washington explained his major goal before the delivery of his speech: "As I remember it now, the thing that was uppermost in my mind was the desire to say something that would cement friendship of the races and bring about
born to William D Robson, a runaway slave who made it to Pennsylvania. His father, an intellectual man, earned three degrees after escaping slavery. He was an advocate for education who followed the ideology of WEB Dubois rather than that of Booker T Washington. Robeson faced a lot of challenges growing up especially after his mothers’ passing. His father lost his Job as a minster, forcing them to move from Princeton to Westfield New Jersey. Despite his color, the parents of the white children did…
1.What is the occasion?
The occasion in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime, occurs when Harry Houdini ‘s car breaks down in front of the little boy’s home. The little boy appreciates his flexible ability to escape, from deadly situations (except when being buried alive and they had to dig him out). The reason that his arrival precipitates the work, is because there after, the plot starts to branch off into to explaining the lives of several others…
The Path in Igniting Your Potential
In Business and Life
By Melodie Austria
Two most important aspects running in my life right now are: achieving happiness in life, and achieving success in Business. After researching, reading business books, watching thought leadership presentations, being coached by mentors, speaking to people from variety of backgrounds, I wanted to share on what has worked for me in consolidating success and happiness in life and in my professional career.
Lecture agenda Sept. 5, 2013
1. I've been asked to alert you that there's an emergency exit alarm at the door in the far southeast corner of the room. If you activate it, or even open the door, there's an ear-splitting alarm that won't stop until the door is closed again. (Some students thought it was fake and tested it; others just didn't see the exist alarm and opened the door).
2. Reminder: The Socratic Society (undergrad philosophy club) meets every Friday at 7 pm in Memorial…