Essays Tagged: "white girls"

To kill a mockingbird.

hown when Atticus Finch decides to stand up and stick with a black man's case that is accused for a white girls rape. It is also shown when Mrs. Dubose attempts to quit her morphine addiction and also ... to stand up and stick to Tom Robinson's case, the Negro who is convicted of raping Mayella Ewell a white girl. On P; 75 while talking to scout he says that he's simply defending a Negro, further ahea ...

(2 pages) 52 1 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Scottsboro Boys Trial.

rial. The irony of it is... the crime never occurred.The case was about an alleged gang rape of two white girls by nine black teenagers on a Railroad freight on March 25,1931.On March 24, 1931, two mi ... ed. They jumped onto the first freight train heading toward Huntsville and noticed there were seven white, male teenagers also on the train. So they started conversing with them. Later on twelve black ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" By Maya Angelo

elo is a caged bird because she is a black woman growing up in a world dominated by the suppressing whites.The fact that Maya is black is the greatest aspect in telling why she is a caged bird. From t ... aspect in telling why she is a caged bird. From the beginning when Maya encounters the nasty, poor white girls, anyone can tell that Maya fears the white race. Another example is when Bailey comes ho ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Once a Dream, Always a Dream - Is Martin Luther King's dream still alive today?

spoke of an America where "little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls and walk together as sisters and brothers." Sadly, King was killed before ...

(3 pages) 105 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Imaginative journeys: Relating Colerdige's "Frost at Midnight" to Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. (Australian HSC essay - recieved 98%)

heir character" and "where little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls and walk together as sisters and brothers". This journey takes the respon ... ath, declaring "we cannot walk alone" to illustrate the necessity of campaigning with, not against, white people to achieve his aim.King's techniques that are unique to speech delivery include metapho ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Critical" essay on racism in The Color Purple by Alice Walker. Includes other various examples in relation.

1931 in Scottsboro, Alabama, nine AfricanAmerican boys were arrested and charged for gang-raping twowhite girls on a train. Even though they were innocent, andone of the girls admitted that the convic ... someone who represented strength in thecommunity. However, when she refuses to work as a maid fora white woman, one being the mayor's wife, the mayorhimself slaps Sofia. Being rebellious in nature, S ...

(3 pages) 72 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Eating Disorders

ne refuses to eat, causing psychological and endocrine problems. It almost always affects adolecent white girls, with symptoms involving a refusal to eat, large weight loss, a preoccupation with food, ... osing at least half of their normal body weight. Anorexia nervosa patients usually come from white, middle to upper middle class families that care a lot about high achievement, perfection, eat ...

(2 pages) 13 0 1.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Grandmothers victory

" are: Grandmother Henderson, Maya Angelou, Miz Helen, Miz Ruth, and Miz Eloise who are known as "powhitetrash". The main characters in "To Kill A Mockingbird" are: Atticus Finch, Jem Finch, Scout Fin ... ast) for black folks. Grandmother Henderson and Maya are experiencing racism from three lower class white girls. "If they come in the store, you go in the bedroom and let me wait on them. They only fr ...

(3 pages) 8151 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Sociology

eart, Lung and Blood Institute, conducted a ten year study that trailed 1,213 black girls and 1,166 white girls, ages of 9 and 10, from the Washington, D.C., Cincinnati and San Francisco areas. The st ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jul/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays