Annotated Bibliography 9 and 10

Background Ledbetter, Danielle. “Is D.C. Still the Chocolate City?” Truth Be Told, 10 Nov. 2015, http://truthbetold.news/2015/11/is-d-c-still-the-chocolate-city/. In their article Is D.C. Still The Chocolate City authors Danielle Ledbetter and Kaylah Waite give the history of Washington D.C. being one of the “blackest” cities in the United States since the 1970s this reiterating the fact that was is […]

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Annotated Bibliography 7&8

Background  Johnson, Jenna. “Warring Gangs in District’s Shaw Neighborhood Declare Truce.” The Washington Post, 9 June 2007. washingtonpost.com, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/08/AR2007060802613.html. In this article, Johnson’s main argument relates to commenting on the two-infamous gangs in the 5th and O and 7th and O intersection of the Shaw Area. Though they are intersecting the crew’s rivalries have a […]

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Annotated Bibliography 5 & 6

Argument Hermanm, Peter. “D.C. Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Shooting during Dice Game in Shaw.” Washington Post, https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/dc-police-arrest-suspect-in-fatal-shooting-during-dice-game-in-shaw/2016/08/08/4206f302-5dae-11e6-af8e-54aa2e849447_story.html. Accessed 10 Apr. 2017. This article will be the most recent shooting that I will be using within my final paper. The article is about a teenager, Marcus Martin, who was charged for first degree murder. He, […]

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Annotated Bibliography 5&6

5. Background Merry+Valenzula. “Beefsteak,” Behance, 10 Oct. 2015, https://www.behance.net/gallery/30211853/Beefsteak. Portfolio. In this brief portfolio work by the creative agency Merry+Valenzula, we see a brief description of the artistic spirit behind Beefsteak’s unique visual identity, both in its branding and its physical locations. For example, one sees dummy versions of apps, menus, and even stationary, as […]

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Annotated Bibliography 5 & 6

Nordquist, Richard. “The Meanings of Commonplaces in Rhetoric.” ThoughtCo, 24 Dec. 2016,  Accessed 8 Apr. 2017. In his article “Commonplace (Rhetoric): Glossary of Grammatical and Rhetorical Terms,” Richard Nordquist defines rhetorical commonplace in several different ways. First, he provides a list of rhetorical devices that are often associated with a commonplace such as topoi and […]

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Annotated Bibliography 2

Argument“Three Men Shot in Shaw, Police Say.” NBC4 Washington, http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Three-People-Shot-in-Shaw-Police-Say-321506951.html. Accessed 27 Mar. 2017. Although this is a short article, I believe it is important because it outweighs the quantity. For the entire course of the semester, I have been looking at a shooting that occurred many years ago on 7th and O Street in […]

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Annotated Bibliography 3 & 4

“Dupont Circle.” Washington.org, March 18, 2016. In this section for the Washington.org entitled”Dupont Circle,” the website authors argue that the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC has many activities for families and tourists to do. First, the website shows the many different activities there are in Dupont such as shopping, dining, entertainment, and fitness opportunities. […]

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