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Albert Barnes Story about change!

Mr. Albert Barnes a 68 year old New Orleans native born and raised discusses his life. In the film, he discusses his life starting off with discussing his family and him being the youngest of 4 older siblings. He discusses growing up in a modest household with both of his parents and how him being the youngest allowed him to be able to receive special treatment over his older brother and sisiters. He also talks about growing up in a time where things were a lot different then what they are now. In the film he discusses the military and how social issues in the past help shaped him into the man that he is today. Dealing with segregation and integration has affected him and his life. Mr. Barnes was raised by both of his parents in a modest neighborhood with 3 other siblings allowed him a chance over other blacks in his neighborhood at the time. During that time, it was very important for a young black male to be able to grow up with both of his parents in the household. Mr. Barnes was 19 at the time he decided to join the air force. At the time, he joined he had been living in the south his whole life and never experienced visiting outside of the south. He joined the military to have a chance to travel the world and be able to have stories to tell his family and see things he had never seen before. He joined the military as a personal specialist office clerk.  As a personal clerk, he was responsible for making sure that soldiers were where they were suppose to be and following directions as they were told. He was also was responsible for a lot of paper work and documents regarding other air force men. He loved what he did and cherished every moment he spent in the air force. In this incredible short film, you will hear Mr. Barnes discuss his early childhood and how it was growing in time with segregation and how it affected him and his upbringing. In this film, you will also see Mr. Barnes mention a lot about change. Referring to how social issues in America at the time he was coming up has affected him and how he looks at today’s social issues regarding politics, and race relations. He influences change and how change as impacted everyone today including himself and other people around him . In the film he is so humble and discusses his life in a way that is very captivating and energetic for his age. He shows and proves that what he has done and been through in his life has helped shaped him into the God fearing, loving husband and parent that he is today. After watching this film I hope it introduce you guys and tell you guys the story of how one young man made it in life during a time that was very hard for black people.

 

What I have learned this term

This semester I have learned about myself and my ability to write. In writing and life there is always room to grow.  In writing it is a process and as you become better at writing you start to notice a difference in how you use to write. This semester I have became aware on how to write for the web and how important the steps are for writing for the web.This semester was not easy with writing but it gave me the chance to be able to improve and get a lot of practice in writing. I have became aware of my mistakes in grammar and how important it is to correct your mistakes. Every one struggles in writing but I have learned that it is normal . In order to get better in writing I learned that I had to be bad before it became better.

25 insights about writing

Struggles with writing.

 

 

 

Struggles in college

College can get very stressful and depressing. Trying to get caught up on assignments and be able to manage everyday life along with other things is a lot of work and desires patience and courage. College is time to find yourself and be able to deal with real life situations. Between test and exams it is stressful each time you receive grades. Professors are human but they have important jobs to. Professors jobs are to teach us and help us find our way as well. Even though school and life gets hard only the strong survives. In college you also have to learn how to manage money and be able to take care of yourself. Taking care of yourself in college helps make bring you up to be a great adult and leader in life. It helps build character and the ability to do things that will help in the future.

20 mostly known struggles n college

Dealing with college

Being a black girl

Being a black girl in America is a hard challenge. Being a girl is hard but being a black girl is even harder. Everyone say race does not matter and we are all human but you have to be that human being or be that person in their skin in order to understand how they are feeling and why they feel how they feel about everyday life situations. Race is just our skin color but it is indeed something that makes groups of people different. everyone is important regardless of their race, or gender but most black girls feel they are not because of what we see on the television. On the television we are always met with straight hair and blue eyes.Or certain figures that are seen as beautiful. Everyone is indeed beautiful but being a black girl it feels as if our beauty is not being projected on the television as much as other races.

13 struggles of being a black girl.

Struggles in school with being a black girl

Everyone is outraged about Kendall Jenner and the new Pepsi commercial

Kendall Jenner, one of the famous Kardashian sisters have recently sparked convroversy with her new role in the new Pepsi commercial. In the Commercial  she is seen coming through a crowd. Most people believe and  seen it as the black lives matter movement against police brutality in the black community. She then makes her way through the crowd and is met with a group of police on standby in front of the crowd. She then smiles  and hand one of the officers a Pepsi and greets him with a smile. The officer takes the drink and proceeds to drink it and stare into the camera. Pepsi at first felt that the commercial was sending a positive vibe but was later informed that the video was indeed disrespectful to the black lives matter movement and to kids regardless of their age or race  that have lost their lives to police brutality. Kendal Jenner then starts to feel bad and see the commercial as a big mistake.

Kendall jenner on how she feels about the commercial

CNN opinion on the Kendall Jenner

The film Get Out hits $156 million dollars in sales

Today on April 3, 2017 the film Get Out has hit another major milestone at the box office. The film only cost 4.5 million to make and has made millions of  dollars more than what it took to make the film. Get Out is a 2017 American comedy horror film written, produced and directed by Jordan Peele, in his directorial debut. The film stars Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, Lakeith Stanfield and Catherine Keener, and follows a young interracial couple who visit the mysterious estate of the woman’s parents. The film shares light on the issue of race in families and the justice system.The film is a horror that has ups and downs along with comedy. The main character that is played by Daniel Kalyuuna struggles with the past of losing his mother to a horrible accident. In the film the young lady that he is dating mother uses that incident to haunt him and bring him into a sunken place that has him unable to control his body or his thoughts. In the film he ends up fighting for his life and his body.

Get Out

Get out summary

Today April 1st makes 33years since Marvin Gaye’s death

Marvin Gaye was the face of music in the late 60s and early 70s. he is known for is perfect pitched voice and his legendary music that has touched everyone that has ever came across his music.He was fatally shot by his father, Marvin Gay, Sr. on April 1, 1984 at their house in the West Adams district of Los Angeles.Gaye was shot twice following an altercation with his father after he intervened in an argument between his parents. The wounds were fatal and he was pronounced dead on arrival at the California Hospital Medical Center. Gaye’s death inspired several musical tributes over the years including recollections of the incidents leading to his death. Gaye was given a burial plot at Forest Lawn Cemetery and was later cremated and his ashes spread around the Pacific Ocean. He is and will forever be the face of music to all generations of listeners to come.

Marvin Gaye death info

Marvin gaye