• Alice Walker Zora Neale
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    Alice Walker Alice Walker is an African-American novelist and poet; born in Eatonton, Ga. Her parents, Minnie Lou Grant and Willie Lee Walker, were both sharecroppers. She was raised in a shack minutes from Flannery O'Conner's house, "Andalusia." Blinded in one eye from an accidental gunshot wound at the young age of eight, Walker fell into somewhat of a depression. She secluded herself from the other children, and as she explains, "I no longer felt like the little girl I was. I felt old, and be...
  • Adolescent Depression The Under Acknowledged Disease
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    Depression is a disease that afflicts the human psyche in such a way that the afflicted tends to act and react abnormally toward others and themselves. Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group is and leads to serious difficulties in...
  • Attitudes And Experiences Respondents Method Interview
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    Methods As we were interested in attitudes and experiences of our subjects we decided to use a qualitative approach to conduct our study. We wished our respondents to define their attitudes and experiences using their own words and meanings therefore it was considered that quantitative data was not appropriate for such a study. Qualitative study is more in-depth and much less structured than a quantitative approach, generating a greater depth of information (Mason 1996) A semi-structured intervi...
  • Aids Us Made Virus Hiv Segals
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    AIDS: US Made? In an article in the Summer-Autumn 1990 issue of 'Top Secret', Prof. J. Segal and Dr. L. Segal illustrate their theory that AIDS is a man-made disease, originating at Pentagon bacteriological warfare labs at Fort Detrick, Maryland.' Top Secret' is the international edition of the German magazine Geheimb and is a sister publication to the American Covert Action Information Bulletin (CAIB). Top Secret carries the Naming Names column, which CAIB is prevented from doing by the Americ...
  • Association Of Kenyan Women Writers
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    The Association of Media Women in Kenya, AMWIK, is a national media association whose overall concern is to promote and represent interests of women in the media and women in general, particularly in as far as the media portrays them and in their efforts to participate equally in national development. The association was started in 1983 with the prime desire to promote the interests and advancement of women in the media. The organization is apolitical and is run on a voluntary basis by members w...
  • Andrew Jacksons Presidency And
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    Andrew Jackson's Presidency and Policies In American history many acts of cruelty and or unjustified beliefs were acted upon. Some of these events were led by citizens and in some cases, such as the case of Andrew Jackson, led by presidents. Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States of America from 1829-1837. 1 His presidency and policies, such as the Indian Removal Act, and his part in The Second Bank of the U. S and South Carolina's Tariff, will be remembered for years. Th...
  • A Black Cloud Groups Of People
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    A Black Cloud The heart is an organ of fire, filled with intense love and intense hatred. Yet it is the hatred which entwines the lives of people causing them to display acts of violence and cruelty. Hatred is displayed through forms which include: prejudices towards large groups of people, crimes of hatred being committed, and indirect hatred which involves hurting others as an act of rebellion against someone or something. Throughout history, the world has been afflicted by the prejudices of p...
  • An Ecosystems Disturbance By A Pollutant
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    'An Ecosystem's Disturbance by a Pollutant Paul Cordova L. Lehr December 11, 1995 Freedman defines a pollutant as 'the occurrence of toxic substances or energy ina larger quality then the ecological communities or particular species can tolerate without suffering measurable detriment' (Freeman, 562). Although the effects of a pollutant on an organism vary depending on the dose and duration (how long administered). The impact can be one of sub lethality to lethality, all dependent upon the factor...
  • Antigone View Of Women
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    When Ismene says to Antigone, in Sophocles Antigone, Remember we are women. We re not born to contend with men, she is reflecting the mainstream view of women in early Greece, one that was shared by many and opposed by few. Women were treated as possessions, and thought to be greatly inferior than their male counterparts. Within such early Greek works as Pericles Funeral Oration, Oedipus the King, Antigone, and The Last Days of Socrates: the Apology, this popular opinion is displayed. Among thos...
  • Aids 2 Hiv Infected Blood
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    AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS, is disease entity that has been recognized since 1981. It is caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, which attacks selected cells in the immune system and produces defects in function. This leaves the body open to an invasion by various infections, which are therefore called opportunistic diseases, an dto the development of unusual cancers. The virus also tends to reach certain brain cells. Since the first AIDS cases were repo...
  • Adolescents Peers Violence Bullying
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    Today many adolescents are influenced to cause acts of violence because of their peers. Peers play A strong role in the development of the adolescent to becoming A social or anti-social individual. Many factors cause the acts of violence between adolescents bullying, non-conformity and jealousy. For the longest of time children and adolescents are judged through different characteristics making them popular or outcasts in society. A adolescent is seen by their peers as being most likely being be...
  • Authors Who Wrote First Five Books Of The Bible
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    Documentary hypothesis says that there were several authors who wrote first five books of the Bible. In my essay I will try to discuss J, P, and E - authors of Genesis, Exodus and Numbers. I must admit that all these authors had lived after the division of the kingdom. AUTHOR This author was identified as J for using word Yahweh or Jehovah for the name of God. Also there is an interesting theory that author J was a woman. Of course, there are statements that prove it. First of all I want pay yo...
  • Asian American Stereotypes Lai Asians Cultures
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    Pertaining to Tracy Lai's article titled, "Asian American Women", Lai discusses how stereotypes dehumanize people while turning them into objects to be manipulated. Lai touches on the topic of how Asian people and cultures are stereotyped as being inferior and exotic. The problem that Lai brings to our attention is that it is a struggle to be an Asian in America due to the fact that Asians have been denied political, economic and social equality in America. Lai also brings to our attention the d...
  • Acid Base Extraction Melting Point
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    Acid Base Extraction The purpose of this laboratory assignment was two-fold, first, we were to demonstrate the extraction of acids and bases, finally, determining what unknowns were present. Second, we were to extract caffeine from tea. These two assignment will be documented in two separate entities. Introduction: Acid / base extraction involves carrying out simple acid / base reactions in order to separate strong organic acids, weak organic acids neutral organic compounds and basic organic sub...
  • Allen Ginsberg Kerouac One Whitman
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    ALLEN GINSBERG Allen Ginsberg was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1926, to a Jewish Russian immigrant family. His father, Louis, was a published poet, a high school teacher and a moderate Jewish Socialist. His mother, Naomi, was a radical Communist who went insane and got institutionalized in early adulthood. While dealing with his mother's problems, he was struggling with his own budding homosexuality. In the 1940's, Ginsberg entered Columbia University as a pre-law student, but late changed to ...
  • Alfred Stieglitz And Photography
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    Alfred Stieglitz was an influential photographer who spent his life fighting for the recognition of photography as a valid art form. He was a pioneering photographer, editor and gallery owner who played pivotal role in defining and shaping modernism in the United States. (Lowe 23). He took pictures in a time when photography was considered as only a scientific curiosity and not an art. As the controversy over the art value of photography became widespread, Stieglitz began to fight for the recogn...
  • Alzheimers Disease Alzheimer Brain Loss
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    Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer! |s disease is a slow, progressive, and degenerative disease of the brain. This disease is marked by a gradual loss of memory and other cognitive functions. 'Alzheimer's Disease is also known as the most common cause of dementia -- a general term referring to the loss of memory and the ability to think, reason, function, and behave properly' (Medina, 1999). It primarily affects adults in their 60's or older and eventually destroys a person's ability to perform simpl...
  • Al Capone Day Massacre
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    ... vito difficult to trace. Whilst the investigations were getting underway, Capone escaped from the Chicago winter and left for Miami, where he had tactically used a middleman to buy his Palm Island estate. The following summer, he moved his official headquarters to the Lexington Hotel and began to diversify his business dealings. Yet again he ran into trouble with the North Siders gang, but this time he was not alone. Capone's close friend and associate Jack McGurn had two attempts made on h...
  • Alexander Graham Bell Deaf Speech Time
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    Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell is a name of great significance in American history today. A skillful inventor and generous philanthropist, he astounded the world with his intuitive ideas that proved to be both innovative and extremely practical in the latter half of the 19 th century. Most notable, of course, are Bell's work in developing the telephone and his venerable life-long endeavor to educate the deaf. Originally, his only wish was to help deaf people overcome their difficult...
  • Alcoholism At Home Alcoholic Families
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    Children who grow up In families In which parents abuse alcohol live in fear, suffer and 'learn'; behavior that inhibit their future lives. Many parents are worried of what is happening with children, who face the fact of excessive drinking of alcohol. Parents from alcoholic families, but those who don't drink are afraid that their children will inherit the addiction. Some parents are fearful of the destructive possibility and braking up of the family; others think that children don't see anythi...