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Othello Recording

What play did you choose? What act, scene and line numbers did you choose? I chose Othello. I chose to recite Act 5, scene 2, lines 397-406 Which character did you play? I played Othello in this play What did you learn about the impact of tone, inflection, volume and pacing in your own rehearsal and oral performance? I learned […]

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Othello Close Reading

  Desdemona 4.3.27-35 My mother had a maid call’d Barbara: She was in love, and he she loved proved mad And did forsake her: she had a song of ‘willow;’ An old thing ’twas, but it express’d her fortune, And she died singing it: that song to-night Will not go from my mind; I have much to do, But to […]

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How Racism and Segregation has affected the United States.

Racism and segregation has changed the way people of different races interact with one another. It has affected the way that people interact and how they view certain situations. Racists ideas have been passed down for many generations and have influenced the way that both white and minority children and adults act. In a article by Times named, Racism Is […]

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Police Brutality Within the United States

In the recent years we have seen a sharp rise in complications between police and the African American community. According to a Huffington Post article“U.S. police killed at least 258 black people in 2016, according to a project by The Guardian that tracks police killings in America.” Many of these victims were unarmed and fatally shot by a police officer. […]

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Improving America’s Inner Cities

  The inner cities of the United States are filled with violence, gangs, drugs, and lack of education. These inner cities are predominantly made up of African American people and other minorities. Many of these inner cities are filled with poverty which leads to a lack of education, increased violence, and increase seperation of classes. The American communities are separated […]

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Different forms of Racism

Racism is a very prevalent within our community today. Many people are blind to it because their is more than one form of racism. There is reverse racism, subtle racism, colorism, and internalized racism all of these forms of racism differ from each other. Reverse racism is the most prevalent form of racism today. The definition of reverse racism, according […]

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Healthcare in America?

In the United States of America our citizens do not have the right to health care it is considered a privilege. We have to pay around $200 a month for healthcare deterring many people away from the idea of buying insurance. This leaves many people vulnerable to not receiving medical care when it is needed and if they do receive it […]

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My Favorite Word.

My favorite word is empowering. The word empowering is such an positive word that brings joy to many people if used to describe them. A person that is empowering has a certain moral to them. They are able to enlighten people around them by providing confidence to them. An empowering person is often held to a high standard of acting […]

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The solution to global warming.

  Global warming has been an issue that has faced the world today. The Earth we live on is being destroyed due to our use of fossil fuels, great amount ofemissions that we put into the air, and overuse of electricity in our everyday life. The carbon dioxide that has been trapped in our atmosphere due to the pollution and emissions […]

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