Essays Tagged: "The Bronx"

Gangs

GANGSGangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. Whathas made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both anacceptable and prestigious ... come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both anacceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions canonly be speculated upon, but in the short term the answe ...

(6 pages) 152 0 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Gangs

GANGSGangs are a violent reality that people have to deal within today's cities. What has made these groups come about?Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable andprestigious w ... come about?Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable andprestigious way to live? The long range answer to thesequestions can only be speculated upon, but in the short termthe answer ...

(6 pages) 107 0 4.0 Sep/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Gangs

rfectGANGSGangs are a violent reality that people have to deal within today's cities. What has made these groups come about?Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable andprestigious w ... come about?Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable andprestigious way to live? The long range answer to thesequestions can only be speculated upon, but in the short termthe answer ...

(6 pages) 141 0 4.3 Dec/1992

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Gangs

sightGangsGangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. What hasmade these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptableand prestigious ... come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptableand prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculatedupon, but in the short term the answe ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The broken windows theory and community policing and how they relate to each other.

Community Policing and the Broken Windows TheoryThe idea of community based policing and the broken windows theory gohand i ... nd in hand in this new era of policing. Robert C. Trojanowicz, an early visionary who helped define the community policing movement, described community policing as "... a philosophy of full-service, ... ent, described community policing as "... a philosophy of full-service, personalized policing where the same officer patrols and works in the same area on a permanent basis, from a decentralized place ...

(12 pages) 394 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Its preety much bout tupacs life

The Man, The Myth, The Icon.. Just the few words to describe The Legend. Born in a jail cell, no one ... in a jail cell, no one knew what great expectations and influence this incredible man would have on the blacks. Diagnosing "Thug Life" to his followers, this New York MC would create a rap revolution, ... Kean and fellow students, Tupac Amaru Shakur deserves to be heard, and I'm here to tell my side of the story. Shakur was born in Brooklyn, NY 1971. While still a small child, his mother chang ...

(3 pages) 36 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Bronx Mascuarade Book Report

A Contemporary Summery onBronx MasqueradeBy Nikki GrimesWinner of theCoretta Scot King AwardReport By: Seth LoveGrade: 7thTeacher: Language Arts Teacher UnknownDate: ... nknownDate: Sunday August 03, 2003Time: 11:04Bronx Masquerade's setting varies from place to place. There are three main settings. A High School, the ghettos of the Bronx, and many mental settings tha ... High School, the ghettos of the Bronx, and many mental settings that occur inside students' heads. The setting usually occurs in the in the high school. More pacifically, Mr. Ward's classroom. The re ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

America's Response to Obesity

In recent years, America has experienced a dramatic rise in the obesity level among people. These "fat" people are making demands that many people consider absu ... cluded General Motors building a car that would hold an obese person, but retain a stylish look and the luxuries cars can have. These luxuries may include: cup-holders, consoles, built-in DVD players, ... ing obesity was never considered, but now she calls it 'a very real situation'" (qtd. in Pressler). The dramatic rise in number of obese people and their constant demands on major corporations to acco ...

(8 pages) 126 0 3.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The feud between East and West Coast Hip Hop Culture.

RivalryHip-hop is a term recognized by many, but understood by few. To mainstream audiences today, the term has become a synonym for rap music; however, hip-hop in actuality is a relatively new cultu ... n (primarily, but not entirely, African American) youth in New York [City]" ("Hip-Hop"). Soon after the birth of hip-hop in the mid 1970s, the cultural movement quickly spread throughout the United St ...

(12 pages) 59 2 4.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Book Review of "Random Family: Love, drugs, trouble and coming of age in the Bronx" by LeBlane, A. N.

This book tells the story of a family with a tough life, and shows the difficulties the adolescents have to go throu ... ife, and shows the difficulties the adolescents have to go through while trying to grow up. Some of their problems are self-inflicted, some are due to their upbringing, and some of them are due to the ... elf-inflicted, some are due to their upbringing, and some of them are due to the way society treats them. Mother Lourdes starts her children's lives on the wrong foot. She baby-sits for money to buy d ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Identifying Communication Disorders in Students.

This assignment will target an audience of professionals in the field of Childhood Education such as teachers, administrators and aides, as well as those in the ... tors and aides, as well as those in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders. In addition, the audience includes scholars and readers of the journal Intervention in School & Clinic: an "I ... Intervention in School & Clinic: an "Interdisciplinary journal directed to those who deal with the day-to-day aspects of special and remedial education" (Intervention).As the prevalence of studen ...

(4 pages) 89 2 3.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

"Amazing Grace" by Johnathan Kuzal

ing Grace" by Jonathan Kozal focuses on race and poverty by exploring lives of inner-city people in the Bronx. Author Jonathan Kozal focuses on the troubles of everyday life for children who live in t ... han Kozal focuses on the troubles of everyday life for children who live in the poorest district of the United States, Mott Haven, in New York City's Bronx. These black and Hispanic children strive fo ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Colin Luther Powell

Colin Luther Powell was born on April 5, 1937, in The Bronx, N.Y. His parents were immigrants from Jamaica. ... s born on April 5, 1937, in The Bronx, N.Y. His parents were immigrants from Jamaica. Colin went to the City College of New York and earned a degree in geology. Later after college he joined the Persh ... gree in geology. Later after college he joined the Pershing Rifles. This drill team was named after the General of the Army John Pershing. He soon became a four star general. For 35 years he was a pro ...

(1 pages) 24 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Leisure in the female working-class during Industrialization VS Jimmy Carter surrounding the Depression

Leisure at the turn of the century faced a social battle between a Victorian "cult of domesticity" and a fierce ... battle between a Victorian "cult of domesticity" and a fierce passion for sexual endeavors. This is the clash illustrated by Kathy Peiss in "Cheap Amusements", as well as in "An Hour before Daylight" ... s well as in "An Hour before Daylight" captured by Jimmy Carter. Politics, society, and economy set the mood for interests in leisure, the nature of leisure, and therefore the leisure activities thems ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compare and Contrast Spider man and Xena

Super heroes have many things in common, to protect and serve is one of their many favorite lines. Although both characters involve imaginary worlds and the fear of evil th ... differ from principles and morals.Both characters are living in periodic fantasy times dealing with the everyday scandals of evil threats. Spiderman dwells among the hard streets of the Bronx as where ... hreats. Spiderman dwells among the hard streets of the Bronx as where Xena seems to find trouble in the past renaissance period of time. On an everyday basis crime threatens the streets of the Bronx, ...

(2 pages) 30 2 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Drug Dealers

result and homes are destroyed.2. Washington Heights, Dyckman and connecting areas are infested.3. They are moving up to nice neighborhoods, making it unsafe and destroying what was once beautiful. M ... ears old) was sexually harassed in a (Seaman Co.) taxi. She is afraid and ashamed to come forward. Other taxis companies to watch out for are Kiss, Highclass, First Class, Diplo, Professional, Bailey, ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Alice Tully Hall

On Thursday the 8 my girlfriend and I boarded the 6:00 5 train from Pelham parkway station in the Bronx. From th ... boarded the 6:00 5 train from Pelham parkway station in the Bronx. From there we had to get off at the 180th street stop to transfer for the 2 train. The token clerk said that the two train would sto ... he two train would stop at 69Th street, a few blocks from Lincoln Center, but of course it did not. The train made a stop at 72nd and 42nd street, bypassing the 69th street stop. This delay cost us ab ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fighting for an Innocent Death

Fighting for an Innocent Death The four police officers acquitted of killing Amadou Diallo on the streets of the Bronx in New York ... ond-degree murder. Edward McMellon, Sean Carroll, Kenneth Boss, and Richard Murphy are each part of the elite Street Crime Unit of the New York City Police Department. McMellon, Boss, and Carroll each ... City Police Department. McMellon, Boss, and Carroll each have had previous investigations for using their weapons while on duty. Amadou Diallo was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Forty-one ...

(4 pages) 1437 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Jehovah's Witnesses: Alternative Medicine in our community

Many people are unfamiliar with Jehovah’s Witnesses and if people are familiar with them, they think very negatively of them. Jehovah’s Witnesses have been called Christian propag ... aism, or fanatics who reject medical treatment. But in reality Jehovah’s Witnesses are none of these things. People think such things about them mostly because those people have been given wrong ... things about them mostly because those people have been given wrong information and have not taken the time to know what the Witnesses are about. Jehovah’s Witnesses are Witnesses for Jehovah. W ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hip hop history

IntroductionWe have all heard of "hip Hop" but,.. do we know what it is ?Now days hip hop is one of the biggest and most heard genresworld wide. Many people have heard of it but not many knowwhere it ... y knowwhere it came from and what influenced this type of music.For this assignment I will research the origins of hip hop cultureits history and it's roots. I will also look at how it has been influe ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.3 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies