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Topic: Tell us about a book that has had a personal impact on your life.
I plan to impact society by developing my own character and being a leader in the community by example.
I plan to use my social skills and my musical talents to be a positive role model for my fellow Afro-Americans.
In beholding the immense sea of problems which are present in the black community, one would have a proclivity toward placing blame on the predominantly white government and other outside forces.
Though the government is not void of responsibility, now is a time for collective introspection and self-examination.We are happy to announce the Friends of La Jolla/Riford Library Student Essay Contest is now open. Please feel free to share with 4th grade teachers and families. Student Essay Contest is open to students in 4th grade. Instead of relying on the government’s version of Affirmative Action, the Afro-American must act affirmatively on his/her own behalf.Blacks must strive for economic, educational and moral goals through cooperating with and respecting each other.He was named the local winner of the “Mc Donald’s Black History Makers of Tomorrow’’ essay competition.His winning essay was published in the Dayton Daily News. “I envision a successful musical career that will allow me to obtain high visibility in the community,” he wrote Legend is set to appear on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” tonight, according to the show and will likely discuss his essay. 12, 1994 in the Dayton Daily News) In an ever-changing society, Black America is in dire need of effective leadership that will be an enabling force in the struggle for advancement.We continue to identify technical compliance solutions that will provide all readers with our award-winning journalism.Legend, who was around 16 when he wrote this, was still John Stephens at the time.Though the Afro-American community is currently suffering through some difficult times, powerful young men and women have the ability to control the destiny of our people and lead us into the future.I plan to be one of these future Black History Makers of Tomorrow.