My name is Elliot Roosevelt, the third born son of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt and I’d like to thank everyone for coming today to show their respect for my mother. Today, November 7th, 1962 we are here to bid farewell to a strong, kindhearted, compassionate woman, wife, and mother. She has passed away from bone marrow cancer but that never stopped her heart from touching so many lives. Eleanor was a woman with great sensitivity to the civil rights of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lives has made her one of the most loved, and one of the most revered women of her generation.
She was a pioneer not only for women, but for all people. She inspired not only black woman, but she inspired businessmen, all women, and America people in general. Being born in Richmond, Virginia as a black woman not only was a blessing but it inspired her to become more than just a black woman, it inspired her to become a teacher, an editor, an entrepreneur and a community activist. But
Eleanor Roosevelt’s role as the First Lady gave a new definition to Americanism. Americanism is spreading generosity and aid to one’s fellow American citizens. Eleanor was referred to as “the most important First Lady” because of her outstanding efforts towards women, African Americans, workers, and many more. Eleanor undertook a newspaper column, numerous amounts of essays, and radio broadcasts. All the income that derived from these projects all went to charity.
T’yanna has received various awards for her contribution to the team! T’yanna was named an All American at the 2009 and 2010 UCA cheer camp @ Texas A&M University and 2010-2011 UCA All American Cheer @ Texas A&M She has also completed in 4 successful cheer completions! Cheerleading is T’yanna’s passion. T’yanna is punctual, prompt and dedicated in regards to completing any task. Her attitude towards her fellow students and adults is cooperative and congenial.
These are the people that leave lasting marks on our world and make it a better place for the rest of us to live out our lives in a positive and meaningful manner. One of these people that felt so strongly for a cause is a woman by the name of Lilly Ledbetter and because she was strong enough to take a stand and never back down there is now a bill written in the books bearing her name, “The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.” Lilly Ledbetter lived her life as many Americans do. She was a proud mother of two and a loving wife. She worked tirelessly at a local Goodyear Tire and Rubber factory for 19 years on an overnight shift from 7p.m. to 7a.m.
Sisters of St Joseph today are a robust group of women working in Australia, New Zealand, East Timor, Ireland, Peru and Brazil and follow in Mary’s footsteps doing a wide variety of works, revealing to all the hospitable heart of God. The Mission of the Sisters of St Joseph The Sisters of St Joseph in Australia believe in Mary MacKillop’s legacy. The Sisters continue spreading her values which including caring for the poor, the dignity of every person and that everyone deserves an education. The Sisters try to target the most underprivileged areas of Australia’s communities. Mary Mackillop death Mary Mackillop was kind to all people, even if they did not agree with her.
Being brought up in a black situation with a steady mother gave a feeling of self which enabled her with the bravery to withstand the prejudice later experienced in her life. Zora concentrated on with the famous black scholarly and her first story was distributed in the magazine. Her position as individual secretary to the politically dynamic and early women's activist gave the chance to enter and graduate from Barnard College. Zora was loaded with mind and charm. Zora effectively drew in individuals with her enthusiasm forever.
Addams also wrote a few books that described her life and the most well-known books could list out such as Newer Ideals of Peace in 1907, the Spirit of Youth in 1909 and especially the Twenty Years at Hull House in 1910 (Brown 402). Jane Addams, as a reformer who’s always aiming to establish the freedom and the rights for labor and social worker classes, spent whole life to work for people. As a woman always put her efforts to work for peace and bring peace to others, she awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 as a reward that her efforts had been recognized and demonstrating by others. The influence that Jane Addams had made to society was unforgettable. The impacts that she made had changed the minds and the direction of society towards women and African-American.
She has gone through a harrowing childhood, from the sexual abuse to the experimentation with drugs. She has fought and persevered through all the troubles and succeeded through life, becoming a universal hero. Her unique style of being emotionally attached to her guests and her own confessionals intrigue her audiences and gives her a unique personality. Her help around the world caused her to be national icon. Her social betterment to the world caused everyone else to make the best of our lives and help other people.
Abi is very passionate about her job and she was very knowledgeable. I would recommend this place to anyone that needs help with domestic violence. Reference: Movement, F. (n.d.). Retrieved October 22, 2012, from Family Justice Center Alliance: http://familyjusticecenter.com rights, C. ©.-2. (n.d.).