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Analysis Of Alvin Ailey 's House Of Flowers

- ... n.d). The use of African-American gospel and spiritual songs helps to portray these feelings. The decision by Ailey to use this type of music shows the influence that the African culture had upon his upbringing as this piece is said to be a tribute to his childhood in Texas and the Baptist Church (Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre Inc. n.d). In particular, “Wade In the Water”, part of the second instalment in Revelations, could be interpreted as someone being baptized as the dancers are dressed in all white and the music is quite spiritual....   [tags: Modern dance, Alvin Ailey, Dance, Performance]

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Modern Dance : Alvin Ailey And Katherine Dunham

- ... We can see these religious beliefs being used as key themes during section one of Revelations – “I Been Buked”. All nine dancers raise their hands in a cup-shaped gesture and bring them down with flexed palms using slow heavy and tense dynamics. This is reminiscent of asking for help or pouring forth a blessing. During this section, the theme oppression is also relevant as we see all nine dancers perform a deep plié in second position with their torsos straining sideways, palms splayed and one arm sliding up the wrist....   [tags: Modern dance, Alvin Ailey, Lester Horton, Ballet]

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Review Of ' Revelations ' By Alvin Ailey

- Revelations is a contemporary style dance that tells the story of African-American faith and tenacity from slavery to freedom through a suite of dances set to spirituals and blues music.This choreographic work was first performed in New York City on January 31,1960 at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and later recognized to be a signature piece for the theater. Alvin Ailey is the original choreographer of the masterpiece titled “Revelations” and also the founder of the dance theater where the piece Revelations is mainly showcased, Ailey was an African-American born January 5,1931 in Rogers, TX , only 29 when he decided to develop this dance piece....   [tags: Dance, Choreography, Slavery in the United States]

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Biography of Alvin Ailey

- Although blackness influenced much of Alvin Ailey’s work, he ultimately felt that the importance lay in the dancer rather than the race. Ailey told the New York Times, "I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work." Alvin Ailey, an iconic American choreographer, was born on January 5, 1931, in Rogers, Texas. Being an African-American born in the South influenced much of Ailey’s later work. He grew up in the height of racial segregations, lynching, and violence....   [tags: racial segregation, african-american, music]

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Alvin Ailey

- Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey was born on January 5, 1931, in Rogers Texas. His family was a very religious family. He attended Sunday school and church at the Baptist Young Peoples Union. When he was in junior high school, his class went on a trip to the ballet, and that's what inspired him to dance. Seeing the ballet and having his dance teacher, Lester Horton, he was off to a good start. Watching and meeting dancers and actors like Martha Grahm, Doris Humphrey, Charles -Weidman, and Hanya Holm motivated him to pursue a career in dancing....   [tags: Biography Biographies]

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Sergeant York: An American Hero

- Sergeant York An American Hero Struggling with the woes of poverty and added responsibilities, Alvin York, discovers himself fleeing from religion with Satan dangling securely to his shirttail. York is a round character that is a rabble-rouser in the beginning, yet evolves into an extraordinary spiritual man. “Sergeant York” is a 1941 film portraying the trials and triumphs of Sergeant Alvin York. Based on real situations, the aforementioned flick depicts the life of a boy who grew up in the Tennessee Hills, then went off to fight in a war that would mold him into an American Hero....   [tags: Wold War II fighters]

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Resilience : The Story And Lessons Of Alvin Ailey

- Resilience: The Story and Lessons of Alvin Ailey As the first African-American to create a multicultural, international concert dance company, Alvin Ailey’s dance company has been dubbed the “cultural ambassador of the world” (Gorman 36). Through his Alvin Ailey Dance Company, he addressed the racism and injustice faced by ethnic minorities across the globe. Ailey clearly revolutionized African American participation in 20th century concert dance as well as revived interest in modern dance. As an extremely talented dancer and choreographer, Ailey’s success is attributed to his dedication and passion for expression through dance, but what is often overlooked is his resilience to the hardship...   [tags: Modern dance, Alvin Ailey, Ballet, Dance]

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The Battle Of New York Harbor

- Governor’s Island is located at the southern tip of Manhattan, at the meeting of the Hudson and East Rivers in New York Harbor. The island is significant for its role as a main factor in the defense system of New York Harbor. The island contains fortifications from an important period of American military construction such as the Caste Williams and Fort Jay. These fortifications were among the best examples of defensive structures. The island also served as a major military post and a costal guard station....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, New Jersey, New York]

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America 's New York City

- ... Which would be a mob driven place with Italians everywhere, it just wasn’t what I had pictured and I wish that it would have been bigger, but I still loved it. When you would look down the side streets you could see China town and most of the stores that had Asians working in them, which isn’t bad I just thought that there would only be Italians. Our waiter was the third Italian generation of that restaurant and has been there every day since he could remember. His great grandmother opened up the place when she first came over and now his father runs it, he will eventually take over, but they have been living on that street generation after generation and he said that he would never want...   [tags: New York City, Statue of Liberty, New York]

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The Poverty Of New York City

- There are so many people suffering in New York City and around the world because they are unable to afford basic necessities for themselves and their families; many are living well below the poverty level. This is because New York City has a major income gap, the biggest gap in any county in the United States (Roberts, 2014). Over the past twenty years, the income gap has just gone up and will continue to rise if we do not find out why it is happening and how to stop it. According to Roberts (2014), “The top 5 percent of households earned 864,394, or 88 times as much as the poorest 20 percent…” (pg.1)....   [tags: Poverty, United States, New York City]

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The Little Mermaid By John Alvin

- In 1989, John Alvin created a stunning movie poster for the soon-to-be iconic movie, The Little Mermaid. His visual contains movement and depth that creates a sense of wonder when the viewer looks at the poster. At first the viewer might look at John Alvin’s The Little Mermaid and see a story about a forbidden romance between the two main characters that are artfully rendered in the middle of the poster. However, when looking closer at the visual, the viewer can begin to gather all sorts of messages from John Alvin’s use of symbolic colors to project certain meanings and his placement of specific images to portray sexual attraction....   [tags: Green, Color, The Little Mermaid, Red]

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The City Of New York City

- The city was blinding me with shining lights that you could see from space. It was glistening in the night and dull by day. There were cars parked all alongside the streets and traffic jams every corner. The place that I visited was New York City over the summer about three years ago. My mom and I stayed with my aunt who lives in Poughkeepsie, which is about thirty minutes outside of New York City. Poughkeepsie is a small town that you find outside of a big city, it was a small family owned shops that consisted of knick knacks and second-hand stores....   [tags: New York City, Empire State Building, Manhattan]

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Pitching For The New York Yankees

- When people think of baseball, pitchers normally come to mind: starters, relief pitchers and then there are the closers. The closer is a crucial asset for a baseball team, without an outstanding closer a team could fold in the last inning of the game. To be a great closer, one must have excellent control, the ability to outwit a batter, and movement on their pitches. In order to be remembered as one of the all-time greatest closers, they must have the statistics as well as effective pitches. Mariano Rivera, the most well-known closer for the New York Yankees, was able to use his background to further his love for baseball by accomplishing many goals set during his career while also setting...   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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The Celebration Of New York City

- ... It is three steps down from the sidewalk and when you walked in you noticed how low the tin-type ceiling was and that there was a phone booth by the entrance straight out of a nineteen-forty film noir. There was a mirror that ran the length of the bar and our doppelgangers marched along side of us as we headed to the back of the room. We quickly filled the place. Shortly after our entrance pitchers of beers and trays of shots covered our tables. The 'Roots had a great jukebox and within seconds everyone was dancing....   [tags: New York City, Rockefeller Center, Piano]

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The Colossus Of New York

- Colson Whitehead ponders the essence of New York in his collection of essays titled, The Colossus of New York. Throughout the entire collection of essaysWhitehead inquires about what New York stands for based on the journey’s of its inhabitants and visitors. By establishing a sense of authenticity and creating an intimate relationship between him and the reader, Whitehead effectively provides his readers with a genuine account of New York. This genuineness found in Whitehad’s writing has not been met without criticism....   [tags: New York City, Writing, Trinity School, Mind]

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The New York City Hall

- ... As we walked upstairs we noticed that all the chairs and tables placed in the rooms were all historic furniture and portraits. It was amazing just walking around the building, all that crosses my mind was just thinking about the great historic figures that walked the hallways I was standing in. After we left city hall we had an amazing view of the Municipal Building, which is another governmental building in Lower Manhattan. This building holds 13 municipal agencies and is the largest governmental building in the world....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, World Trade Center]

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The New York Stock Exchange

- According to Investopedia (2003), the New York Stock Exchange, otherwise known as NYSE, is a stock exchange based in New York City. It is considered the largest equities-based exchange in the world based on total market capitalization of its listed securities. Additionally, it stated that NYSE was founded in 1972 but became a public entity in 2005 after the acquisition of electronic trading exchange Archipelago. The NYSE Euronext is the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. This came into play when the company merged with the European exchange in 2007....   [tags: Stock exchange, Stock, New York Stock Exchange]

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The New York Marriot Marquis

- It was July 2, 2015, and it was a warm evening and my parents, brother, and I were just landing in New York City. The look of happiness rose upon my face. I could feel my cheeks starting to fall off. This would be my first time being in one of the northern states. We begin to exit off of the airplane and enter the JFK airport. I was already stunned at how amazing and beautiful the airport was. I could not imagine how amazing NYC was going to look. We start to get our luggage out of the baggage claim and head out of the airport and make our way to our hotel room....   [tags: New York City, Statue of Liberty, Homelessness]

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Hotel Options For New York City

- Dive Into the Excitement and Diversity of New York City, NY New York City sees more than 56 million visitors a year. Packed with museums, theaters, restaurants, and other world-class attractions, the city is well-equipped to welcome travelers both local and international. The brilliant diversity of NYC spills over into every aspect of the locale, giving you hotel options for any taste, budget, and style. Whether you’re looking for a spacious suite or a compact pod, you can find the perfect place to stay....   [tags: New York City, New York, Hotel, Times Square]

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Analysis Of Peter Miller 's ' Before New York '

- ... This allows the audience to relate by using their own imaginations. Miller uses phenomenal imagery to compliment his writing. A photo of a beaver and elk naturally spending their time beside a creek, long before the same spot transformed into Times Square, shocks the audience into realizing that this chaotic metropolitan was once a peaceful home to wildlife. Peter Miller’s writing simply presents information and experiences gathered by Eric Sanderson. Miller becomes credible on the subject of discussion by using Sanderson as an expert....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, The Bronx, New York]

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New York State

- There is over 62 counties in New York State, through this study we will look through the four of New York counties and analyze the population growth and the growth or decline of each counties. The four counties that selected were Albany, New York, Kings, and Erie County. Each county has it unique aspects, from analyzing the CTPP data we can look closely at the growth. This exercise we would be using the CTPP websites and download profile spreadsheets for four New York State counties using the interface tool....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, New York, Hudson River]

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Congestion and Traffic Pollution in New York City

- Congestion and traffic pollution has been a major problem in New York City for years. There have been many laws, tolls, and fines implemented over the past few decades to try and fix the problem. Yet, congestion still exists. Congestion occurs when there is overcrowding on roadways that’s causes traffic jams. There are several reasons for the severity of this issue. Congestion causes a lot of delays in the city. It is unlikely that people are on time for anything, even if they planned ahead. With traffic in the city the way it is, you can’t blame them....   [tags: Traffic, New York City, ]

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The History of Pollution in New York City

- ... Once the Clean Water Act was passed, is when these standards became common throughout the nation. This law adopted the provisions that were focused on by the Metropolitan Sewage Commission. Most notably: all lakes, rivers, streams and ponds must be fishable. This ensured improved standards for monitoring and increasing the quality of water inside New York City. (Waldman, 2013) (Jarvey, 2006) During the 1890s, air pollution also became a major issue from rapid industrialization. The result is that the government began to enact various air quality laws dating back to the early 20th century....   [tags: transit system, environmental footprint, new york]

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New York : City Of The United States

- New York is most famous and highly crowded city of the United States. New York has so many men made creatures which you will not able to see anywhere else in the United States. It starts with 102 story Empire State building, 24 hrs open Time Square, Number of museums, amazing Brooklyn bridge which connects Manhattan and Brooklyn and can 't complete without magnificent sculpture of the US is the Statue of Liberty. How to get there By flight There are three airports near by city. John F Kennedy International airport and Newark Liberty International airport and all are offering both domestic and international flights....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Empire State Building]

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Gangs Of New York And The Conflict Theory

- Gangs of New York takes place in 1863 in New York City. This movie shows how conflict can make or break a whole entire city. It is a story of a vendetta as a family legacy set against the historical background of the ethnic feuds in New York City. The three major perspectives can are shown a considerable in Gangs of New York. The conflict theory is shown between the conflict with all of the gangs and, main characters. The symbolic interactionist theory, can be shown through all of the symbols depicted in the movies, especially those related to “Priest” Vallon....   [tags: Sociology, New York City, Irish American]

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Tony Cano And The New York Yankees

- It has been almost two years since second baseman Robinson Cano and the New York Yankees decided to part ways and end their relationship. Cano bolted to the west coast to play with the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. The Yankees have had a series of second basemen since the departure of Cano. Two years later, it’s hard to really signify who profited from the split. Cano bolted for more money in Seattle. That evidence is staring right in the face of the Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees and the 28 other Major League teams....   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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The New York Yankees Baseball Team

- Story: Born in Upstate New York and raised by two Yankee fans, I grew up liking the New York Yankees baseball team. As a child, I always wanted to see the Yankee Stadium in the heart of New York City. However, at the age of five, my family and I moved from Rouses Point, New York to San Juan, Puerto Rico. My family and I lived on the island for the next three years before we were able to return to the United States. My family moved to Richmond, Virginia in 2008. The summer of 2008, my family and I went on a road-trip back to see our relatives in Upstate New York, however, along the way we stopped to tour New York City....   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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The Political System Of New York City

- ... In addition to better organization, political machines had the capacity to more efficiently satisfy the three broad themes of democratic accountability, delivery of goods and services as well as maintaining civil harmony, in successful governance. Political machines relied heavily on the increased representation of every constituent. The political machine fulfilled “the important social function of humanizing and personalizing all manner of assistance to those in need” and did not “regard the electorate as a vague, undifferentiated mass of voters” (Merton 103)....   [tags: New York City, Chicago, Public administration]

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New Stadium And New York Yankees

- ... The Coney Island Stadium As owner of the New York Yankees, I 'd like to build my stadium in Coney Island located in the boroughs of Brooklyn. Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach, and more excitingly a leisure and entertainment center that has attracted many people over the years with its unique wooden roller coaster, friendly people, and euphoric atmosphere. I 'd build the new facility here because it 's a hotspot for New Yorkers and an attraction which has brought joy to many....   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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The New York City Subway System

- ... GlaxoSmithKline had a hill to climb to change the experience of depression in Japan due to the stark differences in the experience of depression. But, the mega marketing efforts in Japan by GlaxoSmithKline were successful. Particularly, it was successful by using tools that were actually discussed in Gladwell’s work like the Stickiness Factor and The Law of a Few to advance its agenda. The stickiness factor came into play with the terminology of depression. The accepted term in Japan for depression was Ustbuyo which basically translates into an “incurable and inborn depression of psychotic proportions” (524)....   [tags: Suicide, New York City, Human behavior, Crime]

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Gangs Of New York Is A War Packed Film Directed By Martin Scorsese

- Gangs of New York is a war-packed film directed by Martin Scorsese that takes place in New York during the Civil War. This 2002 film is about a young Irish immigrant, named Amsterdam, who returns to the Five Points to get revenge on William Cutting, a powerful gang leader who murdered his father. One scene that really sticks out within the film occurs during the draft riots that took place in New York. Although this particular scene is historically accurate, there are some parts of the scene itself that seem to have a bigger impact overall....   [tags: New York Draft Riots, New York City]

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The New York Times And The Guardian Covered This Harrowing Event

- On the January 8th of this year, terrorists attacked Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine, and killed 17 people and left few injured. Charlie Hebdo magazine is known for its strong opinion about all aspect of culture in Modern world. The magazine had a history of publishing controversial cartoons illustrating Prophet Muhammad that angered Muslim leaders in France, and Muslims around the world. The magazine received threats over the years from social media users because portray of the prophet are prohibited in Islam religion....   [tags: Newspaper, The New York Times, Broadsheet, Islam]

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Crime Reduction Plan For New York City

- ... refers to this problem as Lack of Communication. The communication between commanders in different precincts needed to increase. Another problem was that superiors and police officers had different priorities. The Superiors in the department was more focused on avoiding major corruption scandals than on policing the streets and enforcing the law. They had a fear of corruption within the department while Police Officers were more focused on reducing crime, disorder and fear. Berman E. refers to this problem as Mission is not being pursued....   [tags: Police, Crime, New York City, Constable]

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Health Assessment Of Nassau County, New York

- Health Assessment of Nassau County, New York Raymonde Plantin Chamberlain School of Nursing NR-443 Community Health Nursing Professor Yacinth Carreon November 2014 Introduction In the essence of formulating community health assessment tool it helps in managing and preventing illness within the population of a specific area. It helps to address in a constructive manner to gather data in return will help health care professionals to provide and to have awareness of the health care needs that is relevant to the community health....   [tags: Queens, New York City, Obesity, Health care]

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of New York City

- The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire not only affected the city of New York, but also the rest of the country. It forever changed the way our country would look at safety regulations in factories and buildings. The fire proved to America what can and will happen if we over-look safety regulations and over-crowd buildings. Unfortunately, 146 lives are taken before we fully understand this concept. On July 13, 1900 Joseph Aschs’ new building plans in New York City are approved and by January 5, 1901 the building is complete....   [tags: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, fire, New York,]

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Is Justice Fairly Served in New York City?

- Is justice fairly served in New York City. Everyday some one is arrested for something they did not do. The New York City officers abuse their power as a public servant, while leaving citizens vulnerable in situations. They fear the police of what the could do to their reputations if they go against their authority. In the Adventures of a Novelist, Crane had to make a decision on weather he should testify or not for the prostitute that was accused for soliciting two men. Crane knew what the right thing was to do, but was apprehensive of what may turn out for him....   [tags: justice, New York City, criminal justice,]

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An Alien's Experience in New York City in December

- In the month of December, New York City is such a crazy place. I walked down the street and was awestruck when I saw the most realized natural vision in the middle of New York City. It was a large hardwood plantation covered in these reflective beacons that hovered over an elliptical gathering spot. Here people were taking pictures and gliding across a frozen bond while wearing covers for their feet with small blades attached at the bottom for a more controllable slide. There seemed to be humans, both big and small, all with smiles, observing and enjoying each other's presence....   [tags: New York City, aliens, science fiction, narrative ]

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New York City : The City Of Dreams And High Expenses

- New York City, the city of dreams and high expenses. That’s one of the things I have taken away from reading the census data and Florida’s Cities and the Creative Class. What is humorous to me is that the idea of how much residential places cost and how much space you get for the price leaves me wondering why New York City has the majority of the highest percentage of people living in the city with creative careers. However, I shouldn’t be the one questioning anything because here I am in New York City paying so much more for an education here than I would have paid at the other schools I got into....   [tags: New York City, Global city, United States, Toronto]

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Stop And Frisk During New York City

- Stop and frisk has encountered many opponents who think this tool is discriminatory and often targets minorities, specifically black and Hispanic people. For that reason, a federal judge ruled to use this practice more judicious after hundreds of complains against the police department. However, the community is calling back for stop and frisk since they have noticed that it is a necessary practice to keep a safe city. Thus, the problem regarding is the increase of violence in New York City due to the restriction and less use of stop and frisk....   [tags: Crime, New York City, Police, Terry v. Ohio]

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Analysis Of Alvin Adonis 's ' The Eyes Of An African American '

- ... Being an extremely dark completed African American, Alvin feels he is at a disadvantage as far as getting to stages in his life that he wants to achieve. Nonetheless, his opinion was that society favored the white man, that these people have the advantage in many aspects within the populace. He feels that because of this disadvantage, he has worked harder to achieve what he has accomplished thus far. “All I can do is give it my all and do my best. By putting my best foot forward, hopefully people can see me for my work and not the color of my skin.” Sadly, for his first job, Alvin experienced extreme racial injustice....   [tags: Race, Black people, Racism, African American]

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The New York Yankees Is The Most Storied And Well Recognized Sports Organization

- ... However, many different factors affect the trends in MLB team ticket sales and revenue. For one, when a team fails to field a winning team, they will see a corresponding decline in attendance and television ratings, etc. This obviously means less ticket sales, less people spending money at the game, less sponsorships, and ultimately a decline in revenue. The rise in ticket prices along with the increasing simplicity of watching the game in the comfort of your own home is also resulting in a decline of attendance at the ballparks....   [tags: Major League Baseball, New York Yankees]

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New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio 's New Program

- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s video announcement that city schools were starting a new program that will bring computer science education to all students is late. America is dragging where it should be exceling. Less than 10 percent of the city’s schools offer computer science education and only one percent receive that education. New Yorkers should still applaud their mayor for taking on this monumental task that states should have addressed years before this announcement because New York City isn’t alone in this failure, only one in four U.S....   [tags: Computer science, Computer, New York City]

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Brooklyn, New York And The City That Never Sleeps Could Be A Dream

- As a young child growing up in the city that never sleeps could be a dream, that was reality for her. Jayla’s hometown was Brooklyn, New York. She loved being around all her family and friends. Jayla would often run the streets with her cousins getting into all kinds of trouble. Growing up with only one parent she wasn’t apart of the wealthiest family. The school system Jayla was enrolled in wasn’t very good either. It didn’t keep the student grounded, the teachers didn’t expect high standards and they didn’t uphold values in the students either....   [tags: High school, Family, New York City]

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The Roosevelt Island 's New York City Transportation System

- ... Instead of the ordinary MTA bus’ gloomy colors of white and blue, the Red Bus’ alluring glare of red immediately caught my attention. Its dazzling color already pulled me in. I felt a strong urge to ride the Red Bus.Surprisingly, the MTA cards were unneeded to ride the bus. Passengers freely hop into and out of the bus without having to receive the driver’s frown. The bus endowed a sense of freedom to Roosevelt Island visitors to tour the island. The bus exposed us to Roosevelt Island residents and secrets, and the bus continues to take visitors places....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Franklin D. Roosevelt]

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Contemporary Ballet Of American Ballet And New York City Ballet

- ... It is true that the Contemporary Ballet is most famously known as an Americanized dance style; however, the practice, instead of confining itself to American territory, arises from cross-cultural elements born in different continents. “Contemporary ballet evolved in Russia in the early to mid 1900s due mainly to the work of a choreographer named Michel Fokine” (Nora Ambrosio 51). Despite that it roots in a distant country other than America, its components are not faithful to America as well....   [tags: Ballet, Classical ballet, New York City Ballet]

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The City University Of New York

- The City University of New York System was founded in 1847 as a way to provide an affordable education to student throughout the city 's five boroughs, and eventually resulted in the formation of 24 separate institutions of higher education. Among those 24 institutions are community colleges, graduate institutes, traditional universities, and undergraduate colleges. The City College of New York is considered the "senior college" of the City University of New York university system. This allows CCNY to issue traditional B.S....   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education]

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Whitehead's "The Colossus of New York"

- New York City’s population is a little over 8.3 million people. 8.3 million people are spread out among five boroughs and each have their own set routine. Each one of those 8.3 million see New York in a different way becuase “You start building your private New York the first time you lay eyes on it” (“City Limits” 4). Some people are like Colson Whitehead who “was born here and thus ruined for anywhere else” (“City Limits” 3). Others may have “moved here a couple years ago for a job. Maybe [they] came here for school” (“City Limits” 3)....   [tags: Social/Cultural Issues]

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Cultural Diversity in New York

- ... On nearly every block in New York a pedestrian will walk past at least one Cultural establishment, whether is be a restaurant, clothing store, or foundation for the betterment of a certain culture. Although many of these organizations are found throughout the country they are most prevalent and recognized in New York. On any given street you are likely to find a Chinese restaurant or maybe even a halal cart, as a New Yorker, these things are expected, and even taken for granted. New York's culture in one of its own because it is based on that of nearly every heritage and culture world wide....   [tags: immigration patterns]

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Mirgration to New York City

- In this essay I am going to discuss the issue of migration in New York from different points of view. New York City’s foreign-born population is very high. Between 1970 and 2008, the number of non-native New Yorkers doubled to 3 million while the native-born population declined by more than 1 million (“New York City's Immigrant Population Soars”) YOU NEED TO EXPLAIN WHY THIS IS HAPPENING The role of immigrants in the New York City’ economy It is well-known fact that in New York City people are able to find job....   [tags: immigrants, job, attractive, time]

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Women Of The New York Office

- ... He was quite handsome and a ladies man. Cindy father was short and round and often was picked on during school. Mr. Thornton protected Cindy father from a neighborhood bully and they became fast friend ever since. After high school Mr. Thornton joined the army and Cindy father went to school for journalism at Wolf University. While studying at Wolf University he met Cindy mother, which she too was also studying journalism and they fell in love. They knew they were meant to be so they got married right after college....   [tags: High school, Friendship, Marriage, Mother]

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The Shack, A New York Times

- ... The man that had been across nine states and was responsible for abducting and killing at least four little girls under the age of ten (Young 52). The great sadness finally consumed him when they found Missy’s blood stained dress in the old shack, the shack that changed Mack’s life forever. Mack completely lost his faith in God, like many of us would because his little Missy was killed by a hurendous murdurer. Mack had no hope that God was on his side or if he even existed. Mack, being so lost in the “great sadness” received a letter that was the catalyst to rebuilding a relationship with God....   [tags: God, Love, Holy Spirit, Theology]

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Diverse Population of New York

- New York City, The city that never sleeps is the largest city in the word. It’s ethnically diverse population is made up of immigrants from all over the world. People come here in pursuit of better job, education and life. Today, New York is all that and more, thanks to the discovery of law, order and technology. Everything about New York is grand it is a fast developing society. Few years ago, New York was nothing like what it is today. It was a discovery in a process of development. During the development process the city had to tolerate diverse types of unstable situation that are unknown to many Americans....   [tags: immigrants, society, community]

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Eros Live in New York

- ... One reason was due to the inadequate jobs and lack of a viable source of income for women laborers. Many women who worked as either domestic house servants, handmaids or factory workers did not earn enough money to live. In fact, prostitutes were said to have earned three to five times more weekly than “virtuous” women did on average. Another reason was the concept of innocence; during this time, purity was emphasized as what gave women worth. Once a girl lost her virginity, whether it be through prostitution, rape or consensual, her options became slim....   [tags: prostitution, sex industry]

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The New York Draft Riots

- During the nineteenth century, the nativists and many of the native inhabitants of New York looked down upon the Irish immigrants because of their poverty and large numbers. The Irish symbolized destitution and desperation and stereotyped them as criminals. Their poverty-stricken appearance caused many people especially those who agreed with the nativist ideology to look at them with distaste. Furthermore, the New York Draft riots in 1863 did little to help with the public’s opinion of the Irish....   [tags: immigrants, dangerous, harm]

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My Trip At New York

- ... A mixed sound of various music styles all band together to form one wild tune. During the visit to the Brooklyn museumThe dinner party exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of art is a very historical important piece. Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party is a defining work of feminist and contemporary art that brought women’s history to light on the national stage when it was completed in 1979. The Dinner Party, a monumental triangular table, and the Heritage Floor on which the table rests representing 1,038 women in history 39 by unique large ceramic plates and runners with another 999 names inscribed on the floor’s ceramic tiles....   [tags: United Nations, United Nations Security Council]

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The New York Times Website

- ... Internet bullies, also known as cyberbullies, usually do not think twice about what they do to their victims because as easy as it is to construct a phony identity, it is even easier to send a malicious message, start a rumor, or even upload an embarrassing photo online. Cyberbullying is typically triggered by anger, revenge, jealousy, or even for their own entertainment. In an article published on Today.com, Matt Lauer highlights a book written by Jay McGraw, and in this book, “Life Strategies for Dealing With Bullies,” McGraw indicates that, “As more kids spend time in chat rooms and on message boards and other places on the Web, some of them take their conflicts with other children on...   [tags: Bullying, Sociology, Social network aggregation]

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Dangerous Classes of New York

- ... The origin of juvenile delinquency in America is not a particularly vast or convoluted tale, but the history is in constant conversation with the events of The Wire and American current events. Yet, since its formal inception at the end of the nineteenth century, the measures for legitimate sanctions of juvenile delinquency have shifted. Where for a time sanctions delinquency relied solely upon a formal pronouncement from the juvenile court system, society has witnesses an increase in informal sanctions of delinquency which take place outside of the juvenile courts, as well as a dangerous rise in sanctions that result from false perceptions of juvenile delinquency....   [tags: undisciplined, delinquent youth]

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New York City Broadway

- Broadway in New York City is not just the name of a street; it is the theatrical arts itself. Humble beginnings initiated by hopeful immigrants evolved into the thriving art that it is today. It overcame fires, natural disasters, and economic hardships, refusing to go out with a whimper. There are happenings ranging from horrific to positively scandalous, and rules that are just strange. New York City Broadway is an American tradition that has held on for centuries, but these years have a story behind them....   [tags: American History]

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Gitlow vs New York

- In the twenty century, the U.S society was in the period of tending to be a human base society. The laws in America were introduced to create a fair and regulated society for its citizens. The First and Fourteenth Amendment of Constitution granted that the U.S citizens have the freedom of speech. And the New York State had its law of Criminal Anarchy Act since 1902 for “organized government should be overthrown by force or violence, or by assassination of the executive head or of any of the executive officials of government, or by any unlawful means (n.p).” The citizen in the any state of the U.S should always both obey the state law and follow the national constitution....   [tags: communism, freedom of speech, criminal anarchy]

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LGBTQI in New York

- Homosexual culture has become increasingly more accepted over the past century. The United States has just begun to legalize gay marriage in many states however some areas of the U.S still do not accept homosexual culture. Many cultures around the world still do not accept homosexual culture. Some cultures accept homosexuality, some see the practice as a sin, some create laws forbidding same sex relationships and marriage, and some punish homosexuality with the death penalty. Homosexual culture is referred to as LGBTQI culture and is shared by any person who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning or intersex....   [tags: Homosexual Culture, Legalization Gay Marriage]

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Humans Of New York

- “We were both members of the Civil Rights Movement, We met 47 years ago on a picket line” [Stanton, 2013]. This is a typical representation of what this photo book offers in terms of interactions with the subjects of the photographs. The title of this photo book is aptly named Humans Of New York, it is the first thing that sprung out to the editor after compiling his images together for the first time [Stanton, 2013: p2] which is often referred too as the acronym HONY. This body of work was all photographed by just one man named Brandon Stanton who has walked hundreds of miles around New York every single day to stumble across all these people to photograph and to ask them questions such as...   [tags: photo book analysis]

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The New York Times

- The New York Times is one of America’s largest newspaper publishers, today selling over 900,000 printed copies daily. Their website, NYTimes.com, is the most visited online newspaper website, receiving 32.4 million unique visitors in December 2010. (The NY Times Company, 2010, pp. 2 3) The New York Times employs 3094 workers, 1016 of them members of The Newspaper Guild of New York. (p. 8) In order to remain as America’s premier newspaper, The New York Times not only deals with the changing media market but union negotiations for approximately 40% of its staff....   [tags: Media, America's Largest Newspaper]

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Albanian-Americans in New York

- The erupting Balkan Wars in the 1990‘s stumble on Albanians occupying the United States. The Albanian community plays a strong role in the highly concentrated population within the boroughs of New York City and it’s Metropolitan area. Albanian Americans ethnic homes generally consist of Montenegro, Kosovo, and Albania. In previous years, dealing with economic struggles in these poor Balkan countries, and social and ethnic discrimination from Serbia, Albanians made movements away from the home they once resided in....   [tags: Balkan immigration]

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Gangs of New York

- Picture Manhattan in 1860, a time before the city had been dolled up and gotten ready for the silver screen, before the glamour and allure took over. Amsterdam Vallan (DiCaprio) is a young Irish man that migrates to the USA at a young age. Amsterdam’s story takes place in Five Points District of New York, a filthy and dangerous part of the city before it was deleted form history. As a young boy Vallan witnessed his father’s murder at the hand of William Cutting or Bill the Butcher (Day-Lewis) during one of their many gang wars....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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The New York Mets

- ... There is no argument to be made where your best hurler only takes the mound once because you only lasted 5 out of 7 games. deGrom needed to pitch Game 1. If you win (which the NYM didn’t), you come back with Noah Syndergaard because there would be no pressure on the rookie phenom to lose home field advantage. Then you follow up with your “most veteran” starter, Harvey in Game 3 at home in front of a raucous New York crowd. Worst case scenario, deGrom pitches Games 1, 4 and even 7, while Harvey gets Game 3, then possibly bumped up to Game 6 if you need to win to stay alive....   [tags: Baseball, Major League Baseball, World Series]

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The Impact of the New York Road Runners

- The New York Road Runners is a non-profit organization based in New York City. It was originally founded in 1958 in Macombs Dam Park in the Bronx as a running club with about 40 members who were led by African American Olympian Ted Corbitt. This new club opened its ranks to all: men, women, Whites, Blacks, fast and slow. Growth was a gradual process, by 1970 there were about 250 members and that was the first year of the New York City Marathon in Central Park. As time would pass the NYRR would increase in members and always spread its mission statement among new and old members alike....   [tags: marathon, youth, volunteers]

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Hiding the Tilt in the New York Times

- Newspapers intend to report both sides of the story but it is difficult to withdraw bias completely. Reporters are only human and bring about their own opinions into their work. This can even happen without any realization that the reporter is adding bias from their own perspective. It can be seen more in some works and less in others, depending on the topic. A reporter focusing on an account of the presidency is likely to take it on with a one sided judgment. The actions of President Obama are so controversial that it is hard not to express the news without a tilt in one direction or another....   [tags: newspaper, bias, news]

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History Of New York Stock Exchange

- ... Everywhere rapidly built canals and railroads, sent for firewood once proud sailing ships. Due to the positive circumstances, trade has reached a new stage of development. Everything was ready for the creation of the commodity exchanges of the modern type. In the US, forward contracts for the supply of grain began to trade in Buffalo and New York, but futures in the modern sense appeared in Chicago in the middle of the nineteenth century. At the same time in London, and Chicago with increasing trading volumes of brokers, working with one type of goods, still negotiated a standard form contract....   [tags: Stock exchange, Stock market, World War II]

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From New Amsterdam to New York

- ... The last Dutch director-general of New Netherlands, which included New Amsterdam, was Peter Stuyvesant. Stuyvesant arrived in 1647 and immediately informed the colonists of his autocratic intentions (Columbia Electronic). During his introductory tour, Stuyvesant noticed garbage on the streets, poorly built houses, and people working on Sunday (Banks 8). The Dutch West India Company had tasked him with generating revenue in the new colony and he concluded to improve lawfulness and conditions in the new colony, religious uniformity must be established....   [tags: American history, ex-Dutch territories]

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New York Summer

- Cameron didn't want a lot out of life, not really. He wanted to get married before his Momma slapped him for not giving her more grandkids, because apparently five grandkids from his brother and sister, Ethan and Kaitlyn wasn't enough. He also wanted to meet a woman who was just as sarcastic as him and could handle his corky ways. He also wanted to own a million dollar car but then again, he should probably work on the other two first. Cell buzzing with the second text of the morning, Cameron finally pulled himself from his warm bed....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Irving Washington, The History of New York

- Irving Washington was born in 1783 in New York into a large family where he was the youngest of eleven children. He started his career from a law office feeling that it was a job not to his heart content. Being light-hearted and sardonic in his nature he attempted to write for the journal of his brother Peter called “The Morning Chronicle”. Later Irving and Peter thought of creating a high-quality literary mockery. Originally the text intended nothing else but a satire upon the “Picture of New York” by Dr....   [tags: Literary Review ]

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Historic New York and Its Diversity

- New York City has always been an example of how diversity can exist in a successful and peaceful place. Full of action, enthusiasm, and a combination of many cultures, New York is rich in every sense of the word. For example, taking a walk down the busy streets not only opens your eyes to the small but meaningful details of the city and the different people that revive it but also the numerous worlds that are somehow fused in this magical city, like Little Italy, Chinatown, Little Syria, Korea Town, and many others....   [tags: liberty, city, culture, trip]

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The New York Times coverage of the Holocaust

- The New York Times coverage of the Holocaust A lesson in time The years of the Holocaust was an experience people will never forget. Everyone is involved; including those who suffered in Eastern Europe as well as those who were informed and those who were under informed, to the billions of lives living and learning about it today. In the time of the Holocaust (1933-1945) The New York Times under informed the American public and made them blind to the events occurring in Eastern Europe; their negligence impacted the Holocaust because America could have done more to stop the atrocities....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Eastern Europe]

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The New York Times Coverage of the Holocaust

- The New York Times coverage of the Holocaust One paper had more influence on all other newspapers during this time. The New York Times was the primary source wartime newspaper. Their lack of coverage influenced the coverage from other newspapers (Max Frankel).The years of the Holocaust was an experience people will never forget. Everyone is involved including those who suffered in Eastern Europe as well as those who were informed and those who were under informed, to the billions of lives living and learning about it today....   [tags: Eastern Europe's Jews]

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Movie Analysis: The Gangs of New York

- Gangs of New York The movie Gangs of New York takes place in Lower Manhattan’s Five Points’ neighborhood. It begins in 1846. The main protagonist Amsterdam Fallon, Priest Fallon’s son, watches his father who is the leader of the Dead Rabbit gang prepare and die in battle. As his father is on his last breadths of life giving his son counsel, Billy “the Butcher” Cutting snaps the Priest Fallon’s head. Amsterdam runs away from Cuttings henchmen to hide his father’s knife before he is captured by the Natives gang....   [tags: lower Manhanttan, neighborhood, cutting]

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Gangs Of New York, By Max Weber

- ... So, if the gangs were not fighting each other for a higher social position and economic standing, then what were they fighting for. The groups were most likely fighting for power, but not necessarily power centered on their social class. There was no real, tangible evidence of the gangs being able to change class positions, so maybe they were fighting for a different type of power: status, honor, and respect. Status, social status, shows the connection that a person has in a recognized hierarchy or scale of social worth (Sociology.com)....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Max Weber, Social status]

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The Life of Immigrant Children In New York

- The Life of Immigrant Children In New York By the late nineteenth century the economic lines in America between the upper and lower class were quickly widening because of the boom of urban industrial expansion. Moreover, during the 1800s, America witnessed an influx of immigrants coming from many parts of the world, they made tenement houses in New York’s lower East Side a common destination. One person witnessing the living conditions of these tenements was journalist Jacob A. Riis. For several years, Riis, with camera in hand, tooked a multitude of photographs that depicted the atrocious working and living conditions in the New York slums....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Autism on the rise in New York City

- Introduction Statement of the problem Autism treatment plans, treat autism as a psychiatric-behavioral disease, however, the ever-increasing population of children living with the disease require a multitude of supportive services that are not readily available. A multi-level treatment plan that encompasses integrated care of a physician, neurologist, gastroenterologist, nutritionist, psychiatrist, occupational therapist and a special educator is needed to treat the sleep and gastrointestinal disorders, nutritional deficiencies, metabolic and immune problems, seizures, psychiatric problems, and sensory sensitivities that range from mild to severe in children diagnosed with autism....   [tags: Learning Difficulties, Social Interaction]

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A Day Of The Attack On New York City

- There are many days in America, even the world’s that will be remembered by the generations that are and are to come. The Holocaust, the Great Depression, Martin Luther King’s speech, etc. The one day in America’s history that will always be remembered is the day of the attack on New York City. The day of infamy, September 11th was the day that the world flashed in front of everyone’s eyes. The world as everyone knew it was coming to a tragic end and there was nothing we could do about it, maybe....   [tags: September 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaeda]

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Air Pollution Affects The New York

- Air pollution affects both New York’s environment and people. Emissions from industry, power plants, and vehicles are released into the atmosphere, causing smog, photochemical smog, particulate matter, ground level ozone, and acid rain. Air pollutants lead to respiratory problems in humans, and increase the severity in those who already have respiratory system related illnesses. Acid precipitation damages buildings, cars, trees, and crops, which can cause quite a financial burden – this is especially concerning when it comes to preserving New York City’s many historic buildings....   [tags: Air pollution, Smog, Acid rain, Sulfur dioxide]

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