These are all characteristics one can find in his poem “Hysteria.” In “Hysteria,” Martinez criticizes Americans for their superficiality while also rebelling and showing his confusion toward the culture. The primary critique Martinez makes in “Hysteria” is how Americans’ superficiality blinds them from what is important. He is able to make this criticism by juxtaposing different images to reveal his criticism indirectly. The first images that the reader is exposed to is of a reporter and poet from Chicago who focused much of his attention reporting on the serious and local issues of Chicago. This reporter and poet is Carl Sandburg.
Even though there were negative effects, his assassination also led to positive immediate effects such as the Poor People’s Campaign, and the improvement of the Civil Rights Act 1968. The long term impacts of his death were the social improvement of the Civil Rights Act 1968, the African-Americans are now being respected, and the effect of Martin Luther King Day. After the assassination Martin Luther King his supporters showed grief and rage towards his death. The outpouring grief and rage led to the 1968 Chicago riot. The riot started in the black ghetto on the west side of Chicago.
Running head: CHICAGO ALTERNATIVE POLICING STRATEGIES Chicago Alternative Policing Strategies Starlith M. Adams University of Phoenix October 5, 2009 Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy Community policing is a popular strategy throughout the policing world. There are several takes on community policing and no one way is right. During the early nineties, in Chicago, crime rates were increasing, the public was living in fear, and the cops could not combat crime effectively. Trust and good relationships between the police and the community were slowly diminishing. The police department needed something to create a new partnership between the community and police.
Yufei Hua 1000067205 GGR124 Assignment 1 Professor: Deborah Cowen TA: Madeleine Cahuas TUT 5301 Word Count:393 Engage the City Institutional racism, as one of the causes of urban inequality, is slowing down urban gentrification. Institutional racism is “discrimination based on both formal rules and common practices that are so widespread and so well established that they are taken for granted” as defined in the book “Starting Points: A Sociological Journey” (Tepperman, 2011, p.266). Thus, people sometimes are being racist without realizing it. Similarly, collateral damage might be already happening in the city before people’s awareness, urban inequality, for example. In Professor Hulchanski ’s work “Three cities within Toronto”, the existence of urban inequality and a trend of polarization are apparently admitted as
“ I knowed he was white inside (40). Huck states that though Jim is African American, he has intellectual thoughts and a lack of education does not change the way Jim thinks and cares. “Jim was most ruined, for a servant because he got stuck up on account of having seen the devil and been rode by witches.” (9).Most people judged Jim, not only because of the color of his skin, but the fact that he spoke differently then white folk. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Jim continues to make intelligent thoughts and problems to the pairs sticky situations and proves to the reader that the southern stereotypes in the 1800’s were racist and
Blacky learns that it’s not just about him, he’s got teammates to help him. Another example is when Blacky felt guilty and uncomfortable when he saw the graffiti on the jetty. Then he gets rid of it later in the story. Racism is the belief that one race is superior to another. Many examples of racism can be seen throughout the story such as the comment from the character Mad Dog.
Overall satire is a key defining feature of Huckleberry Finn and Twain makes good use of it to poke fun at American and especially midwestern society. At times he is overloads the storyline, and at others, such as the description of Huck's escape from the log cabin, it is unnoticeable, but throughout the story satire keeps coming back to laugh at the characters and their settings and tell us how Twain really
Baldwin shows his knowledge of the streets history as he describes how Harlem began and gradually became the ghetto that it is today. Throughout his essay, Baldwin displays his superior knowledge of Harlem as a whole. Baldwin comes right out with syntax by stating that “The projects in Harlem are hated.” He swiftly establishes his point of view and how he feels about his hometown. He emphasizes that they will remain hated no matter what attempt is made on paper by repeating the phrase “no matter how many times” on several occasions in his opening paragraph. As he begins to go into detail on the appearance of Harlem, Baldwin paints a portrait of the housing being that of a prison and the churches having slits in them like those of a castle prepared to ward off wave after wave of enemy soldiers.
Other significant sociological concepts can be identified as the main character behaviors tend to be politically motivated to stay in power. The simplest concepts observed while watching Boss lies in the show's depiction of the midwest culture of the windy city Chicago. The introduction of the show features a clips of people of different races, statues, and monuments located in Chicago all being covered by the shows themes song playing “Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down” which may or may not depict a religious reference of some sort in relationship to the show. However it does give evidence of possibility of a Christian background. The introduction also show the use of the cities technology showing the cities metro railing in use.
Analysis of James Baldwin’s “Harlem” Cameron Wong James Baldwin knows the Harlem ghettos in New York City are grim and unforgiving. His familiarity with the neighborhood is showcased in his essay, “Harlem”. In it, Baldwin utilizes imagery, syntax, and detailed language to achieve his goal of evoking a little sympathy for his hometown and perhaps encouraging others to take action against the discreet injustice that takes place there. Baldwin strives to open the eyes of the rest of the world to how miserable life is for a Harlem resident. Baldwin’s essay begins with short, repetitious sentences stating the main idea of his paper: how Harlem and all its inhabitants are hated by white people.