Essays Tagged: "Oakland"

The Black Panther, Huey Newton.

2 Monroe, Louisiana. He was the youngest child of seven. As an infant his family decided to move to Oakland, California. His father named Huey Newton after the famous politician, Huey P. Long, that di ... etimes working three to four jobs to support his family. As an infant his family decided to move to Oakland, California. Huey Newton's father taught Huey Newton important lessons of principle. Huey Ne ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

THE HISTORY AND CONTROVERSY OF EBONICS

en such fuss over verb tense and sentence structure as there was in December 1997. This is when the Oakland, California school board decided it would like to use federal funds to help improve the Engl ... help improve the English test scores of some of its black students. This proposal was made because Oakland has many poor black students that come from homes that speak ebonics. What they were asking ...

(7 pages) 86 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

It's easier to run - a short story about a journalist who has cracked, and maybe a tribute to Oasis (who are nearly as good as The Beatles)

h for me to takeOasis blared out from the tinny speakers and infiltrated the small residence of Tom Oakland."Roll with it. What does that mean anyway?" he asked out loud.Don't ever stand asideDon't ev ... y a picture of Tom was on the front page of the paper. The small article was headed: "Local man Tom Oakland disappears", and went on to explain the circumstances:…Before the young journalist "j ...

(3 pages) 23 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers