Music is a fantastic way for individuals to express their opinions on controversial topics such as racism and poverty. One of the most famous artists Tupac Shakur helped bring to the light issues such as racism even after the era of Martin Luther king. Tupac’s song “Changes ? can relate to similar examples of the stories we read in class like “When I was a Child ?, “Homeless on Campus ?, and “Singer solution to solve poverty ?. The song relates about the calamity of African Americans, especially the extreme cruelty and torture they encountered.
Tupac says that things will constantly stay the same until the person makes a difference, rather than delaying for the society to intercede. “It’s time for us as a people to make a change. Let’s change the way we eat, change the way we live, and change the way we treat each other. ? “Tupac. All three of these writings have related context that match to the song “Changes ? by Tupac. The writing “When I was a child ? by Lillian Smith, shows us an example of what kind of hardships African Americans went through in their life.
The young girl, who enjoyed staying at the Smith’s family, was kicked out, because she was no longer good enough to be recognized as a person. At the end of her writing it says, “I had not said a word, I did not say one, but she knew, and tears slowly rolled down her little white face. ? This shows us how backwards everything seemed in the midst of segregation. Once they realized that she wasn’t a white girl, her appearance no longer mattered to them. In the song “Changes ? by Tupac, he says, “I see no changes. All I see is racist faces. Misplaced hate makes disgrace to races we under. I wonder hat it takes to make this one better place… let’s erase the wasted. ?
He describes the feelings African Americans had when they were not treated equal, just like how the young girl was treated in “When I was a Child ?. Author Eleanor J. Bader, who wrote “Homeless on Campus ? begins by telling the stories of four college students who are homeless. She also informs us that some students suffered from abuse, some were single parents, and some lost their jobs. She believes that service should be available to those who need it, but she realizes that the government and many universities are lacking that point.
Eleanor J. Bader wishes to clear up the problem and provide help for college students who need it. In the song “Changes ? Tupac says, “It’s time for us as a people to start makin’ some changes. Let’s change the way we eat, let’s change the way we live and let’s change the way we treat each other. ? I felt like Eleanor J. Bader was trying to prove the same point like Tupac meant in his song. She wanted to make a difference to help people, and to make changes to the laws. In Peter Singer’s proposal “Singer solution to solve poverty ?, he argues that the justly correct action is to donate any additional income that you gain, to children dying of poverty.
He helps us comprehend our acknowledgment for the deaths of children in needy families by asking the reader to consider these situations and put these issues into real life. He gives examples of people doing harm to children, and how making money is their priority. When Peter Singer says “Now you, too, have the information to save a child’s life. How should you judge yourself if you don’t do it? ? he is pleading and wants to make the readers understand his feelings for the poor children. He explains how money can be used in bad ways, but can also be for good use, like to help stop poverty.
In Tupac’s song “Changes ?, he explains that the world is becoming an unacceptable place to live in, and that we need to make changes on how we treat and show respect to other people. In conclusion, these stories have a very strong meaning and connection about racism and poverty. They show and describe how people suffered, and how they should’ve gotten help. In the song “Changes ? Tupac says, “It’s time for us as a people to start makin’ some changes. Let’s change the way we eat, let’s change the way we live and let’s change the way we treat each other, ? and I truly agree with that. Eleanor J. Bader was trying to do that, but she needed the support and approval from the university and the government. In the writing “When I was a child ? explains some of the hardships African Americans went through in their life, and how terrible segregation was. In the proposal “Singer solution to solve poverty ?, Singer argues that people should donate any additional money that they gain, to children dying of poverty. All three of these writings have similar meanings that match to the song “Changes ? by Tupac. We should apply these good changes to our lives, so we can become better people. itiesow terrible segregration poverty. e good to