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    Tara Swan

    TARAN SWAN Using the terms you have learned (particularly in Module 2) in this course, describe Taran Swan’s personality. Explain your response by referring to the personality trait and attribute frameworks you’ve learned in this course and evidence in the case. Which of her personality traits and attributes might play a role in how she manages Nickelodeon Latin America Leadership is one of the most common practices that is found and applied on the different organizations around the world.

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    Taran Swan at Nickelodean

    antecedents of culture to build and shape the culture at Nickelodean Latin America. Swan and Friedman used the industry and business environment by throwing a brand experience party at Journadas "the largest cable trade show in Latin America." (pg 4). This not only served to build brand awareness but also demonstrated to the executive team and employees how risky ventures can be beneficial. Evidence that this rubbed off on Swan team was displayed when her "big bets" strategy was adapted and "initiatives

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    Black Swans 42

    2007 book The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (1960 - ). It is hardly an obscure tome, having been on the New York Times bestseller list for several weeks. Before I get to the essence of this essay I believe explaining what the term “Black Swan” means and saying a few words about the author would be in order. It was once thought in the Old World that only white swans existed. Then from Australia came the realization that there were black swans. And no, they

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    Black Holes

    According to the article Black holes first, galaxies second it has been found out that each galaxy has a black hole in the center (16). By observing motions of gas it had been suggested that early galaxies were 30 times as huge as central black holes. Therefore, it has been suggested that galaxies are formed around black holes (16). Doppler shifts show the black hole mass. Astronomers believe that both the hole and the galaxies can stop growing (16). As stated in Spinning Hearts of Darkness “Astronomers

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    Eva Ibbotson - a Company of Swans

    A Company of Swans Chapter One There was no lovelier view in England, Harriet knew this. To her right, the soaring towers of King's College Chapel and the immaculate lawns sloping down to the river's edge; to her left, the blue and gold of the scillas and daffodils splashed in rich abundance between the trees of the Fellows' Gardens. Yet as she leaned over the stone parapet of the bridge on which she stood, her face was pensive and her feet— and this was unusual in the daughter of a professor

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    Black Economy

    recommended that government should attempt an estimate of black economy to formulate appropriate policies. The study of unaccounted income thereafter was entrusted to the National Institute Of Public Finance And Policy in July 1982 to: identify sectors generating black money, causes of such, studying the methods employed to generate black money and channels through which concealed income is invested and spent in other ways, methods employed to convert black money into white, broad estimate of money generated

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    White or Black?

    White or Black? A not so silent part of society at the time, racism is the main theme in Toni Morrison’s short story, “Recitatif”. The story is a recollection of the memory of a friendship effected by many factors, but mainly influenced by race. Although the races are ambiguous to the reader, the main characters Twyla and Roberta deal with an increasingly strained friendship until the two eventually reconcile at an older age. Through the use of first person narration, Morrison presents the issue

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    The Black Swan and Human Perfectionism

    what extend the need of being perfect leads man to its own destruction? Perfection seen through the film “The Black Swan”. Claudia Patricia Villacís Galarza IB Code: 001421-054 Words: 3980 Abstract The research question of this extended essay is: To what extend the need of being perfect leads man to its own destruction? It is an analysis of perfection through the film The Black Swan. In the film the main character, Nina, is an obsessed ballerina who at the end destroyed her own life. I began

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    Review of the Movie Black Swan

    as her dark side begins to reveal, she gradually comes to the realization of her mother’s creepy possessiveness and begins to defy his mother. Their conflict is at its greatest when Lina discovers her mom’s attempt to stop her from playing the black swan and that’s when she verbally attacks even physically injures her mom. Personally, I think her mother’s over-protectiveness stems from the early setbacks in her career. She holds high expectation for her daughter who is subjected to a very strict

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    Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican-born black nationalist who created a 'Back to Africa' movement in the United States. He became an inspirational figure for later civil rights activists. Marcus Garvey encouraged African people around the world to be proud of their race and to see beauty in their own kind. A central idea to Garveyism was that African people in every part of the world were one people and they would never advance if they did not put aside their cultural and ethnic differences and contrast

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    Black Sabbath

    Black Sabbath 1968 - 1979: A Lyrical Reassessment Anthropologist and part-time rock critic George Starostin has suggested that for some people “heavy metal” is a label that they apply to heavy music that they don’t like. Definitions of the styles vary, but the close connection and yet occasional antagonism between hard rock and metal has lead to a game of tug of war whereby fans on either side of the fence each attempt to drag bands on the borderline like Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple into their

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    Black Friday

    2011 Black Friday The Friday after Thanksgiving is known as “Black Friday,” a marketing and media phrase used to describe the shopping frenzy that occurs on that one day. Black Friday traditionally has signaled the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. In examining the origin of the term “Black Friday,” the earliest known published newsletters which made reference to the term was in 1961. Rick Romell, a reporter with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, wrote that the term “Black Friday”

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    Black America

    topic. Questions such as: Why are African-Americans so much less prosperous than whites? Why do so many black children flounder in school? I will start to talk about how it is in America today and the conditions of the African-Americans of today. I explain why their situation is, as it is and talk about family background, education, the labor market, suggests how to narrow the gap between black and white Americans in future and finally I will discuss the importance of role models. My story I had

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    Black Swan Review

    El propósito del presente trabajo es analizar uno de los personajes que aparece en la película “El cisne negro”. El trabajo se encuentra dividido en tres partes. Primero, se presentará los postulados básicos del modelo elegido. Segundo, se darán a conocer las características del personaje escogido para su análisis y que se pueden apreciar en el largometraje. Tercero, se verán dichas características bajo el punto de vista del modelo psicológico planteado. Finalmente se presenta una pequeña conclusión

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    Swans Ice Arena

    pastime. The owner, David Swan, has a successful business strictly renting the rink to hockey leagues and charging admissions to games along with concession sales. David wants to expand his business and include skating for the public as he sees a very high profit potential with that. He has made investments in making his rink more into a skating environment and the results are dismal, so he is questioning his choices and wants to know is options going forward. One thing Mr. Swan can look at is how he

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    Black Swan Events

    Black Swann events are rare events, highly impactful and unpredictable but can be prepared for. A true Black Swan event have three features, first it must surprise the viewer, second must have an extreme impact and lastly the nature of the event is predictable after it has already happened. Black Swan events implicate a major loss or damage to an asset, they progress rapidly and for a period of time, the astonishing fact is that after the event has occurred then the antecedent evidence is noted

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    Black History

    2008 SPCH 1315- M. Lewis Topic: Do we still need Black History Month General Purpose: To Persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to view black history month as more than just a small lesson. That black history is not just for blacks, that it’s more than a month, and how it’s everyone’s history. Central Idea: Black history has been single out to one month as a way to make sure that blacks are remembered in history. Blacks has always been apart of history. Therefore is it reasonable

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    Black Swan/ Yellow Wallpaper

    “Black Swan” - “Yellow Wallpaper” Why can one only lose their self entirely or free oneself by creating an alternate reality in their own mind? If we compare the “Black Swan to the “Yellow Wallpaper,” maybe then we can begin to answer this question. “In the film 'Black Swan', Nina, always a white swan, begins to explore her Shadow (her black swan) for her lead role in 'Swan Lake'. I'm struck by the factors and presences pushing and pulling Nina into

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    David Swan

    DAVID SWAN by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) ________________________________________ We can be but partially acquainted even with the events which actually influence our course through life, and our final destiny. There are innumerable other events--if such they may be called--which come close upon us, yet pass away without actual results, or even betraying their near approach, by the reflection of any light or shadow across our minds. Could we know all the vicissitudes of our fortunes, life

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    Black Women Relationships with Black Men

    Dear Ms. Educated Black Woman                             Dexter R. Conner Upon realizing that my baby daughter would one day read this, I re-examined every word. To the most beautiful girl on earth – Daddy loves you. 1|Dear Ms Educated Black Woman Preface I began having serious thoughts pertaining to the dynamics of Black romantic relationships in college upon traveling to Atlanta and conversing for hours with Spelman College’s exceptional Black women. It was like the television show

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    Wild Swans

    Wild Swans Book Review The book, Wild Swans, is a biography of the author Jung Chang’s family history. The setting of the book is during the period of Mao Zedong’s Communist takeover in China that occurred in the 1900’s. The book is called the “Three Daughters of China” because it tells how things were in China during her mother’s, grandmother’s, and her own period of living there. The book discuses in detail all the pain and suffering theses three women endured during their life. Even

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    Black Space and Black Places

    Jasmine Jones SOC 431-01 11/29/2014 “Black Spaces, Black Places” Summary Things evolve and recurring in history which is very amazing how those things happen. People have been involved in interracial relationships far back as history have been recorded. Just like has research has claimed how the world was one big continent at one point then there was a continental drift. People were then mixed into different cultures and “races”. Even dated back to slavery times, Slave masters were sleeping

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    Taran Swan

    Situation: Taran Swan, an M.B.A from Harvard Business School was visionary executive of Nickelodeon channel. In 1995, she salvaged the launch operation in Germany from its initial failure and while doing so she learned some of the important lesson related to the complexity of the international operation. Earlier, as the Director of Business Development of Nickelodeon international, Swan wanted to explore the opportunity in the Latin American market. But due to volatile economy of the Latin American

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    Organizational Behaviour - Taran Swan Case

    1. Latar Belakang Taran Swan adalah seorang General Manager di Nickelodeon Latin Amercia dan saat ini Swan sedang memegang banyak proyek besar dan penting. Nickelodeon adalah sebuah saluran tayangan untuk anak-anak berusia 2-11 tahun yang pertama kali ditayangkan di United States di tahun 1979 dan kemudian diakuisisi oleh Entertainment Powerhouse Viacom di tahun 1986. Swan sudah bergabung dengan business development di Nickelodeon International selama 3 tahun dan telah mempelajari strategi entry

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    Swan- Davis, Inc. Case

    Swan-Davis, Inc. Executive Summary We were assigned the task of analyzing Swan Davis’ capital value based on their current market performance. Currently, Swan Davis’ capital is comprised of bonds and equity. They have two types of bonds. Bond A is a highly liquid bond last priced at $1092 but has a fair market value of $813 due to the fact that the ratings of Swan Davis’ bonds decreased from A to BB. Bond B is an illiquid bond that was last priced at $850 but again due to the ratings of their

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    Taran Swan at Nickelodeon

    Taran swan at nickelodeon latin america | Organizational BehaviorDosen : Ely Susanto, MBA, PhDKelas : Eksekutif B 29 C.Kelompok 6 1. Carolina Ayu 2. Putri Perdana Sari 3. Hendrik Frederick Sapulete 4. Nyaryanti 5. Rizky Rizaldi Indrawan | | | Taran swan at nickelodeon latin america | Organizational BehaviorDosen : Ely Susanto, MBA, PhDKelas : Eksekutif B 29 C.Kelompok 6 6. Carolina Ayu 7. Putri Perdana Sari 8. Hendrik Frederick Sapulete 9. Nyaryanti

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    My Swan Song

    My Swan Song By Forrest Winkler “….The ‘swan song’ has become an idiom referring to a final theatrical or dramatic appearance, or any final work or accomplishment. It generally carries the connotation that the performer (in this case me) is aware that this is the last performance of his lifetime, and is expending everything in one magnificent final effort….” The above sentence describes my very life circumstances as it is today. For you see, I am no longer the younger man of times past. No, I

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    Yet, the term that Ghettopoly game uses are offensive and looks it pointing to the black people. For example, they use like, playas, pimps, Marijuana, hos, crack addicts refers to Americans imagined in black experience; Those terms and images are spread throughout our young society. but it is a stereotype to just point it toward black people because not all black people use those kind of terms, and it makes black people look bad and irresponsible. The game could reinforce negative perceptions in

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    Black Death

    Ashleigh Hamilton The Black Death A catastrophic event that changed the way medical science would function thereafter was the Black Death or the Bubonic Plague that hit Asia and Europe back in the 14th Century. At the Sicilian Port of Messina, back in 1350, a ship arrived after going through a tedious journey in the Black Sea. The ship brought with it some dead and some ailing sailors, inflicted by a strange disease that had caused black boils on their skins which were pus filled and oozed

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    Movie Critique - Black Swan

    Movie Critique The focus of this critique is on the film Black Swan, directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, and Vincent Cassel. A movie about a young woman’s consuming desire for perfection as a ballerina in the role of a lifetime. Throughout this film the mise-en-scene was raw and grainy with diverse camera angles that gave an out of control feel that added to the instability within the scenes. As the film progresses the viewer becomes increasingly unsure

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    Black on Black Racism

    Black on Black racism : The Dominican republic ethnic cleansing What is the difference between an Haitian and a Dominican? People usually respond to race-related discussion in various emotional ways that range from deep culpability and embarrassment to extreme pride and hatred toward another group. Recently several stories reported in national or international news seem to add more focus to the ongoing debate about racial discrimination between black and white. But my concern is how to deal

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    Black Population

    Black Population Rene Madore State University of New York at Utica/Rome Black Population Spector’s discussion of the Black population begins with four pictures of significance that preserve, defend, and reestablish health within their community. Figure 11-1(Spector, 2013, p. 265) shows a picture of a classic Haitian meal, which has all the necessary components of a healthy meal for maintaining health. Figure 11-2 (Spector, 2013, p. 265) shows a beaded necklace that is worn for health protection

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    Comet C/2006 M4 Swan

    Term Paper “Comet C/2006 M4 SWAN”. GEOL 208/2- “The Earth, Moon and Planets” Fall 2006 - Lec AA Xxxxxx Xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx ID# xxxxxxxx Due Date: December 5th, 2006 Page 1 Comets are beautiful. When in close proximity to heat, comet like objects become enveloped in gases that glow in light, they become even more magnificent when approaching close proximity to the sun. The tails of comets extend greater distances due to increased amount of sublimed gases as the intensity of light and heat

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    Black Swan

    What is a Black Swan? My first thought when it was mentioned in class during the semester was the film Black Swan that hit theatres in 2011. I, of course, was completely wrong. A Black Swan in the business world, or as Taleb explains, anywhere in the world is an event that comes as surprise effects things drastically and is often looked upon as something that should have been seen coming in hindsight. The Black Swan theory was popularized by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, and is defined as an event that

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    overt-the-counter options (tailor made options). Due to various choices of options, different option pricing models such as Put-Call Parity, Black-Scholes, Cox-Rubenstein Binominal, Risk-Neutral valuation, the Greeks and others has been developed and applied in current financial market. Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model (BS) BS is designed and introduced by Fisher Black and Myron Scholes in 1973 with the assumptions of the market is efficient, returns are lognormal distributed, no commission or transaction

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    Flaws with Black Scholes and Exotic Greeks

    Flaws with Black Scholes & Exotic Greeks Treasury Perspectives Flaws with Black Scholes & Exotic Greeks 1 Flaws with Black Scholes & Exotic Greeks 2 Flaws with Black Scholes & Exotic Greeks Dear Readers:It’s been a difficult and volatile year for companies across the Globe. We have seen numerous risk management policies failures. To name a few... UBS, JPM Morgan, Libor manipulations by European, US and Japanese banks and prominent accounting scandals like Lehman… As rightly

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    Black Research

    behind stage production. During the start up of American Theater, it reflected the lives of namely white, property-owning, Christian men”(Kertin p5). As time pasted, the popular dramas came from Europe. In the 1820's Black artists were creating, staging and performing for both black and white audiences, performing both existing and original work. “The first theater company to attempt the performing arts production from an African American perspective was, The African Grove Theater in New York”(Abel

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    Black Rights

    American. However, contrary to the popular tactic of most protestors, Baldwin did not label white people as the enemy for victimizing African Americans. Instead, he considered the white people to be the victims and deemed it a responsibility of the black community to accept their white countrymen for this crutch. In the heart of his letter, Baldwin wanted to convey to his nephew that he should never give into the standards of the white folk; instead, he should help the whites come into the acknowledgment

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    Critics of Black Swan

    reality of today’s society of a double personality disorder, it does not necessarily have to be an exorcism where some demonic, evil creature takes completely over your body, but a regular everyday average person that suffer from this disorder. The Black Swan displays hidden realities of the world of entertainment and its high stakes. The rigorous, extraordinary amount of time of that profession. The discipline, the aching bodies, joints, bruises, injuries. A continuous struggle for the unattainable

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    Black Swan

    A Black Swan is a sudden, and an unexpected event with a major impact and consequences. There are negative black swans such as wars, natural disasters, and pandemic, and there are positive black swans such as the internet, Harry Potter books, and scientific discoveries. All those phenomena have deeply impacted the world, and transformed lives. Nassin Nicholas Taleb was forced out of Lebanon because of a civil war that was thought unimaginable due to the secular characteristic of its society The

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    Black Aesthetics

    “…Although the play takes place within the Black community, the themes of alcoholism, parental abuse, and self abuse are universal themes and that is the author’s intent— to show universality. -Dael Orlandersmith, Playwright of “Yellowman” In Mikell Pinkney’s On the Historical Development of African American Dramatic Theory; or, The Roots of Black Theatre Aesthetics, the reader is introduced to the dramaturgical criteria for “serious” African American theatre which is that it is: about us, by

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    Black Power

    What short-term impact did black power and black radicalism have on the black civil rights movement in the period 1965-69? Black power can be seen as having a big short-term impact as it changed the civil rights movement pushing it away from integration, to separation with a more superior black race. The main positive accomplishment for the movement was that it “raised morale of many black Americans” by giving a new found pride and improvement of black “Self image.” However, the movement was

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    The Black Plague

    The Black Plague “The Renaissance Death of England” Jayne Ritzinger GS102 – Introduction of Life Science September 2, 2009 The Black Plague in a Medieval Perspective “The Renaissance Death of England” The Sixteenth Century and Bubonic Plague The year is 1350 and death has travelled Western Asia and Europe for a decade. The death rate has exceeded 10 million due to the Black Plague, which is the curse of Europe (Bollinger, 1983). Travelling by boat and carriage, the Black Death has infected

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    Black Fem

    Black feminism is a school of feminism that was founded on the belief that factors such as racism, sexism, and class discrimination are all interwoven factors that lead to oppression, as these factors cannot be separated, but must be tackled together as a unit. Black feminists strive to liberate black women from oppression as they believe this will lead to freedom for all, as factors such as racism, sexism and class oppression will then be eliminated, freeing all people from the boundaries and constraints

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    Black and Decker

    Black and Decker Corporation Progress Report Finance Group Project Focus G.T. Link The corporate image of Black and Decker has gone through many corporate changes to keep a competitive advantage and ultimately see larger increases in the share price. Black and Decker is concentrated as a global manufacturer and marketer of power tools and accessories, hardware and home improvement products, and technology-based fastening systems. Due to the maturity of the market, it is essential

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    Black Muslims

    INTRODUCTION In this work I will explain about the Muslims that are black. This topic is very important to talk about this kind of culture because we are in a world which is assorted of many cultures, also is important to talk about this topic because we have to know that the black people are humans too and they have the same rights like everybody. The phrase Black Muslims may describe any black people who are Muslim, but historically it has been specifically used to refer to African-American

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    Auteur Theory : Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan)

    visuals. Moving on to the discussion of the topic at hand, can the director of Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky be considered as an auteur? Black Swan is his fifth film as a director. All of his films share a similar theme. They all deal with an addiction in some form, the protagonist is always the one addicted. The movie shows the protagonist realizing his/her addiction, and there by degrading their personal life. ‘Black Swan’ and ‘The Wrestler’, share a single minded professionalism in the pursuit of

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    The Black Swan Event

    The theory of black swan events was developed by Nassim Taleb to explain the unpredictability of very rare high impact events that are normally beyond normal human expectations. The theory of black swan events has become a metaphor for unexpected events that cause shock and awe to victims and/or observers, and that these victims/observers who after experiencing the shock and awe of the unexpected event, tend to rationalize or find explanations that fit the ocurrence of the mishap among normal events

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    Black in America

    African American Struggle for Equality 1865 Black in America HIS204: American History Since 1865 (BUH1131B) African American Struggle for Equality 1865 Black in America Even though he African American from 1865 to today there will still be some out there that will say that there have been advances in a positive way for African Americans but there is still more to be done. Some will say that there are more African Americans in jail, poverty, and low wage jobs than any other American

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    Black Swan

    For the past two weeks I’ve been reading a book entitled Tyrell. The author of the novel is Coe Booth. This was an extremely interesting book in my opinion. Genres included in the text were realistic fiction and fantasy. The two complimented the story really well. It’s a story about a teen that’s homeless, and feels money is the only way out. He plans to have a party, but it seemed he would end up like his father in jail. Though the odds are against him, Tyrell makes it out with more money than

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