The Mfecane was a group project and presentation for an African Civ class in college. The presentation briefly describes what the Mfecane was and its effects on Bantu societies.
This is a brief paper talking about the ball game played all throughout the south-western US and Mesoamerica. The paper discusses the origins and how it is still played today in some areas. Included are pictures and diagrams of the courts. I would eventually like to research this topic further for a deeper understanding of […]
What is A Piece of Strange? was a fan-made companion website for the CunninLynguists album A Piece of Strange. If you’re unfamiliar with the album, it was a concept album that started an intricate story with track one and ended it with the final track on the album. The website featured lyrics, including fan analyzation of […]
This presentation summarized the book Ain’t No Makin’ It by Jay MacLeod. It looks at two groups of teens in a low income neighborhood and what becomes of their aspirations. This was created for an education class I was taking for my BSEd in History.
Midwest Mixtapes was the premiere place to find mixtapes from underground hip hop artists in the Midwest. The site featured music from such artists as Twista, Ali of the St. Lunatics, DJ Trackstar, and more. Due to time constraints, I had to shut down the site before eventually selling it off. The site is still […]
This is a Webquest for students to investigate the history of propaganda. Students follow the directions, learning how to research and determine what is and what isn’t propaganda. They will hopefully come away with the knowledge of how propaganda was used, and how it is still used today.
This paper, titled “Tryin’ to Make a Dollar out of Fifteen Cent: The Emergence of Hip Hop as an Industry” was written for a Business History class. It focuses on the creation of an industry of the hip hop culture. It uses the legendary Def Jam Records as a case study.
This paper was written for a historical writing class in college. I am a huge fan of baseball so I figured why not write it on the biggest scandal in baseball history (and no, I’m not talking about the size of Barry Bonds’ head). I am of course talking about the Black Sox Scandal where […]
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