Hannah Pirrello & Brad Slobodnik
CIVIL RIGHTS ERA
This quote shows that if a man does't have a goal or dream to work for, what's the point of living. People who live with no money and poor living conditions find it hard to dream of happiness and they find themselves giving up on life in general. Like in Raisin in the sun, the Younger family doesn't have much hope for living a better life with out any money to get them there.
Most of latino and black, people who are struggling to get food, clothes and shelter in the hood are so concerned with that, that philosophizing about freedom in socialist democracy is usually, unfortunately, beyond their rationale.
A speech from Amy Collins, a high school student that is writing about poverty. She says,
Congress for Racial Equality (CORE)
The Invisible Poverty "The other America" of 1960's is far more visible today
- Glory (1989): Considered one of the best civil war movies ever made, Glory is the true story of how Colonel Robert Shaw leads the first all-black volunteer company in the United States Civil War. Shaw and his company not only battle the enemy, but also struggle to fight the racism and prejudices within their own Union army.
- To Kill a Mockingbird (1962): Based on the award winning novel by Harper Lee, this movie follows the lives of a young white family in Alabama as Atticus Finch, the father, represents a wrongly accused black man in court. The story explores justice, innocence, race relations, and ethics as Atticus' children are forced to see the horrendous prejudice within the small town they call home.
Short Story by Al From
Conservatives have never liked the War on Poverty, which began 50 years ago this week when President Lyndon Johnson declared, in his 1964 State of the Union Address, an “unconditional war on poverty in America” and urged Congress and all Americans to join with him in that effort.
“It will not be a short or easy struggle. No single weapon or strategy will suffice, but we shall not rest until that war is won,” Johnson said. “The richest nation on earth can afford to win it. We cannot afford to lose it.”
Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/01/the-war-on-poverty-was-not-about-welfare-101898.html#ixzz2vfmvrreH
The Curse of Poverty
The curse of poverty
Poverty is a curse for human society
Poverty prevails there where the injustice is
Poverty exclaims there where the illiteracy is
Poverty is purely man made
So it has to be eradicated from its root
The society afflicted with poverty
Is reprehension of entire human society
Corruption is the source of poverty
Only a fearless society can be said
Free from all poverty
Where the people are dumb and discounted
Poverty exists there
Poverty shows, how many immature person
Rule the country
Poverty is the reason for all philosophical end.
Video Clips- Documentaries
Poverty in America —
It's not what you think.
The Line documents the stories of people across the country living at or below the poverty line. They have goals. They have children. They work hard. They are people like you and me. Across America, millions are struggling every day to make it above The Line.
Justin Bieber: Pray
Oh, oh, oh .. and I pray
I just cant sleep tonight,
Knowing that things ain't right.
Its in the papers, its on the tv, its everywhere that I go,
Children are crying,
Soldiers are dying,
Some people don't have a home.
But I know there's...
Poverty in the 21st Century
Poverty In The 21st Century
It’s the 21st century
The media displays it day and night,
Poverty across the globe lies
Poverty cries out from the belly of little boys
Little girls, parents too
Desperately searching for food,
Shelter, clothing, for love,
Companion, for attention
Those with plenty, refuse
To amend, a world haunted by