Kwanzaa is a holiday during the Christmas season to celebrate the African culture. Although it was created for blacks as an alternative to the Christmas holiday, it is now celebrated by all ethnicities. The creator of Kwanzaa was Ron Everett, better known as Maulana Karenga. Maulana has spent his whole life devoted to the betterment of African Americans. He spent a large amount of time in college.
Negro History Week grew in popularity throughout the following decades, with mayors across the United States endorsing it as a holiday.  In 1976, the federal government acknowledged the expansion of Black History Week to Black History Month by the leaders of the Black United Students at Kent State University in February of 1969. The first celebration of Black History Month occurred at Kent State in February of 1970.  Six years later during the bicentennial, the expansion of Negro History Week to Black History Month was recognized by the U.S. government. Gerald Ford spoke in regards to this, urging Americans to "seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.
In this speech, Martin Luther King Jr. is the speaker. He is significant because he was one of the few to make a stand and a difference for blacks. He addressed his brothers and sisters (other Africans) in his speech to make the greatest demonstration for freedom the world has ever known. Who he is addressing affects the way his speech is written because
AN EXTRAORDINARY WOMAN 3 Footsteps of Coretta Scott King The famous quote, “Behind every good man is a good woman” is attributed in part to the Woman’s Liberation Movement of the sixties. Although the author of this quote is unknown, this quote holds true when speaking of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. Dr. King was a young energetic scholar who dedicated his life to leading the Civil Rights Movement. Focusing on peaceful demonstrations, Dr. King was not afraid to speak his mind. He was a strong African American man who stood firm on his Christian beliefs and equality for all people.
EDA 555 Legal Issues in Education Religious Issues Dr. Geier April 29, 2015 Religion in the same setting as education, has been an ongoing discussion for a period of time. The first amendment of the constitution states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech.” As a result of this amendment, some individuals have the belief that they can pray or practice their religion on the campus of a public school. With the vast amount of religious preferences, displaying one in a public setting could bring about a conflict. To avoid conflicts, administrators, and faculty and staff members must be cautious of religious activities that are
King was then elected the President of MIA which was the Montgomery… Improvement… Association. One thing that he always emphasised was to take a… non-violent… Christian based approach to all campaigns. He also always urged the african-american community to “turn the other cheek, no matter how great the provocation.” Coming from the Mongomery Bus Boycott, King said that “The once dormant and quiescent Negro Community was now fully awake.” This King led Boycott
It touches most aspects of government leading to how much the federal government incorporates religion yet restricts states from doing the same. Our very national anthem involves god with the words “one nation under god” not even mentioning the slogan of “in god we trust” which can be found on American currency. The separation is to protect ever American’s religion allowing them to practice any faith. However it doesn't clarify the standards for practicing in public or even the very acknowledgment of god. Over the past decade many revisions have been made to how people publicly celebrate their faith.
It is essential for a nurse to be open, strong, determined, thoughtful and caring. These qualities would reflect on the nurse and would make caring for the patient easier. When I first gained my dream of being a nurse I was in the fifth grade. I would always hear older people say that nurses and doctors make the most money, and I always wanted to be wealthy and successful so I decided this is what I would do. I believe that I belong to this field because ever since I was a child I always wanted to make a positive influence in other’s lives.
Studies have shown that parents who are active in their child’s education can improve schoolwork, test scores, and behavior. What we do now as parents, significantly impacts who our children become. Our theme for this year is “Let’s Get Involved”. We thank you all for your continued support of our Patrick Henry PTA you are making a
After learning all these facts, I started to respect and understand them. Teaching children well is the most effective thing that families provide to its heir. According to Korean children caring center, children who have taught proper behavior from its parents have more chances to become successful people. Children must be treated with love and fully supported by its parents. Therefore, the whole society will work properly with its best people and they will reproduce their heir to maintain its family line.