Freedom Riders Freedom Riders were a group of civil right activists that comprised of college students and leaders of various racial equality organizations. This group included blacks and whites that would ride in buses and test the segregation laws in the south. Segregation was practiced around the country but seemed to be worse down south especially in Birmingham, Alabama. Angry mobs attacked the bus they broke windows, slashed its tires, and threw a firebomb through the window. The mob violently beat the Freedom Riders with iron bars and clubs while the bus burned. The second bus was also attacked. Violence followed both buses to Birmingham where a mob beat the Freedom Riders while the police and the FBI watched and did nothing. It is awful to see that these students, women and men were being attacked while the authorities stood around and did nothing to protect them. We see here in this example where Police Commissioner Bull Connor and Police Sergeant Tom Cook organized a violence towards the freedom riders by assuring an FBI informer that they would have fifteen minutes to attack without any arrests being made. Despite all the violence and attacks towards them they still continued their journey. If they quit now it would be years of setback. People were so set on taking a stand on this that some quit school to become a freedom rider, they signed over their wills knowing that death could be a high possibility for them all. Eventually the Freedom Riders
for equality during the 1960’s was a relentless movement that used change for progress. In essence, the transformation of the Civil Rights Movement throughout the 1960’s forwarded the evolution of America into a nation of civil equality and freedom.…
In Frank Herbert’s novel, Dune, there is a mantra called the Litany Against Fear that says, “I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
Fear is one of the strongest emotions that drive human beings. It has helped to generate some of our…
Miranda (and her sister’s) resent of Amy’s photograph being inconsistent with their elder’s recollection of who Amy was (a central tenet to the novella). He proceeds to argue that Miranda displays cognitive dissonance when she rejects Eva’s later description of Amy as being overhyped and not worthy of extolment. Walsh describes Miranda’s insistence that Amy was not as bad as Eva asserts as being a form of romanticism all its own: “She thinks that the truth about herself lies only in the future when…
tell about joy? How describe the citizens of
They were not simple folk, you see, though they were happy. But we do
not say the words of cheer much any more. All smiles have become
archaic. Given a description such as this one tends to make certain
assumptions. Given a description such as this one tends to look next
for the King, mounted on a splendid stallion and surrounded by his
noble knights, or perhaps in a golden litter borne by great-muscled
slaves. But there was no king. They…
Sunday, January 20
An Unexpected Life
In the novel The Book of Negroes written by Lawrence Hill, there is a lot of detail and description throughout the story; some moments being very graphic while others are peaceful and at ease. Hill gives a lot of detail and understanding to the reader of what is happening through literary techniques such as imagery, symbolism and themes to establish a relationship between the reader and the characters.
Hill brings a…
How is Darkness Expressed in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness?
Heart of Darkness is perhaps the most written-about story in English literature, certainly Joseph Conrad’s most written-about work. Dismissed by some early critics (such as F.R. Leavis) for being vague in language, this short novel certainly makes its impact not primarily through direct statement but through imagery, metaphor and an air of accumulation and imprecision – as his narrator, Marlow, attempts slowly to define and to make sense of…
America and the World
Presentation: The 1980s
We didn't start the fire
America and the World
Presentation: 1990s to
Learning Team (30%)
Weekly LT activity points
This course is an overview of the principal social, political, economic, and global events which have shaped the
American experience since World War II. Understanding modern American history is a necessity in today's
ever-changing world. This course…
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…
Chapter Seven Outline
I. What is an Interest Group?. (What are its basic characteristics?)
A. Formal Membership-They have annual registration. Members pay dues. The group has rules and bylaws to govern the organization.
B. Narrow Policy Focus-Interest groups are based on a narrow agenda. They specialize on a single narrow goal such as civil rights, women's rights, workers (unions), environmentalism, etc.
C. Highly Cohesive Membership-Many interest…
Does true uncensored inspiration come from the subconscious?
List of illustrations 4
CHAPTER 1: Surrealism
The beginning 11
Automatism, Oneirology and Surrealist objects 12
Shared characteristics of different categories of humanity 18
CHAPTER 2: Dyslexia
Investigation into the similarities between dyslexia and Surrealism 22
Right brain drawing 27
CHAPTER 3: The Subconscious…