Sydney McIntire and Chris Woodbury
It’s difficult to escape oppression because there will always be people worried about improving themselves and not the success of others.
Subtitle/How it relates to theme: The song is talking about how oppression causes a lot of trouble in peoples lives and it makes things in their lives hard to do. It relates to the theme because oppression is weight on peoples shoulders and keeps them from succeeding in life.
The Oppressed Song ^^
Subtitle/How it relates to theme: He talks about how a man is oppressed and how he deals with it. Talks about how oppression makes things hard to do in life and how the man copes with being oppressed and how he does things in his life.
On Dark Street^^
Subtitle/How it relates to theme: Talks about how a guy is trying to take care of his family when he has no money. Compares to theme because the man has no money and is trying his best to take care of his family and oppression is hard to escape when you don't have enough money to take care of your family with.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Some of the riots ended with government officials, local or not, beating down the rioters commonly with firehoses.
“A New Front in the War on Poverty”
“27 percent of seniors were living in poverty more than 40 years ago, compared to only 9 percent today. There are 3.7 million seniors living in poverty today as compared to 5.2 million in 1969, while the number of seniors has more than doubled during that time, up to 40.6 million.”
Nearly One-Third of Americans Were in Poverty During Downturn
“More than half of all families headed by single women slipped below the poverty level during this same stretch, and roughly one in 10 were in chronic poverty. In addition, poverty far more heavily affected minorities than whites. Roughly half of all Hispanics, 49.6 percent, and more than 45 percent of blacks experienced episodic poverty, compared to only 25.4 percent of non-Hispanic whites”
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Between Shades of Gray
In the book a little girl is taken away from her family and forced to go work in a working camp far away from her father and forced to follow the orders of Stalin. This relates to the theme because Stalin is forcing people to do work for him for his benefits and he doesn't care if these people are taken away from their family.
Poor Kids (Insert Author Here)
Holiday From Poverty (Author Please)
Black Panthers- Originator: Huey P. Newton
Summary of what the organization does: Used “any means necessary” to obtain equal rights for blacks.
Subtitle/Connection to theme: Connects to the theme because they did anything they could to keep equal rights for the african americans if they were in poverty or not.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Summary of what the organization does: make sure that political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all people and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
Subtitle/Connection to theme: some of the people that get discriminated could be poor and in poverty. that connects to the theme because some people could be more worried about what they do with their money to make themselves happy instead of helping others.