Essays Tagged: "Brent Staples"

Racial Tension Has Decreased in the U.S.?

es and perform physical jobs that were very demanding. Jobs today are mostly equal and fair such as Brent Staples working at the New York Times as a writer and Audre Lorde as a professor of English an ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Black Men and Public Space

rs. Nevertheless, there are still those who simply cannot. In his essay Black Men and Public Space, Brent Staples describes something that most young black men experience on more than one occasion in ...

(2 pages) 230 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Youth violence and community build

lack." A negative surrounding is a main reason that leads youth violence. In " A Brother's Murder," Brent Staples depicts in detail the environment of an " angry, heavily black" (Staples, 518) inner c ... h residents step out their house, semi detach, apartment, town house, and condo.Works Cited· Brent Staples " A Brother's Murder" Evergreen 7th edition Susan Fawcett New York: Houghton Mifflin C ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Better To Be Born Smarter

ze each other based upon looks and the known actions of a few. In Sharon Old's, "On the Subway" and Brent Staples's, "Just Walk On By", the issue of racial stereotyping is addressed. Through the socia ... confined spaces often lead to confrontations with ignorance, born out of fear rather than fact. In Brent Staples's "Just Walk on By", he often time finds that being on a dark street in certain places ...

(6 pages) 75 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Rhetorical uses in "Black Men and Public Space" by Brent Staples

Luther King Jr. (Letter from Birmingham Jail), James Balwin (Stranger in the village) and so forth. Brent Staples was one of them with Growing up in Black and White which won the Anisfield-Wolff Book ...

(4 pages) 86 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brent Staples

Altering Public Space in Ugly Ways In his essay "Black Men and Public Space", Brent Staples attempts to introduce people to something most all are guilty of, but pay little atten ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brent Staples

sex, and creed. In "Just Walk On By: A Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public Space,"� Brent Staples demonstrates how a stereotype on race and sex can intervene with one another. Each poi ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ion, but it is, nonetheless due to stereotypes.In the essay “Black Men and Public Space”, Brent Staples claims that he is black man who whenever in public is meet with fear from his surround ... ethnic groups will continue to suffer.Work Cited 8 Nov 2008Brent Staples. “Black Men and Public Space“. The Bedford Guide for College Writers. 8 Nov ...

(3 pages) 47 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

black men and public

Black Men and Public Spacesby Brent Staples (1986)My first victim was a woman - white, well dressed, probably in her early twentie ...

(7 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays

Black Men and Public Space

Tyler WillisEssay #1In Brent Staples essay, "Black Men and Public Space", we read about a black man that has trouble with t ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing