Home 1230 North Burling Street

  Reading Analysis 3: Home 1230 North Burling Street         In Chapter Seven, “Home”, in  City of Rhetoric author David Fleming synthesizes his two previous chapters which discuss blacks’ political participation as subordinate to whites. In history, political initiatives or movements have occurred through political coalitions and for groups of homogeneous intellect or phenotypes to unite […]

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New Yorkers Keep New York Safe

The image above is a post 9/11 campaign in New York City, “If you see something, say something,” was a response to the 2001 World Trade Center attack. The poster above can be found in New York city’s areas of public transportation, like train stations, bus stops, and  airports. “New Yorkers Keep New York Safe” […]

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Until the End

The image above is a photo of former prime minister, Winston Churchill, in the background. While,  in the foreground an excerpt from his “We Shall Fight on the Beaches” speech is superimposed on the photo. In the excerpt shown above, Churchill uses the rhetorical device anaphora, We Shall. The repetition of a word or phrase […]

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Shaw: The Rise of Gentrification

A Rhetorical  Analysis on Shaw’s Rise in Gentrification The latest news in metropolitan cities, like Washington DC, is the concept of gentrification. While most may not understand the phenomenon, journalists have dominated the conversation by addressing its social and economic implications. While this method may seem reasonable, journalists have oversimplified the phenomenon to one term, […]

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Shaw: Rise of Gentrification

  A Rhetorical  Analysis on Shaw’s Rise in Gentrification The latest news in metropolitan cities, like Washington D.C., is the concept of gentrification. While most may not understand the phenomena, journalists have dominated the conversation by addressing its social and economic implications. While this method may seem reasonable, journalists have oversimplified the phenomena to one […]

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After Green Line

The image above depicts the website, Greater Greater Washington, and a animated show of D.C.’s Metro evolution in the last 38 years. The image above represents the D.C. metro system after adding the green line, which provides a  visual representation of incorporating neighborhoods like the Shaw. After May 11, 1991: First Green Line stations open—U StreetCardozo, […]

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Before Green Line

The image above depicts the website, Greater Greater Washington, and a animated show of D.C.’s Metro evolution in the last 38 years. The image above represents the D.C. metro system before adding the green line, which places a visual representation of isolating neighborhoods like Shaw. Before 1991 Shaw residents who relied on public transportation relied heavily […]

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