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Ralph Bunche Sydnee

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Melissa Valdivia

on 12 March 2015

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Ralph Bunche
Childhood and Early Life
One of Ralph Bunche’s most awarded accomplishments was when he won the Nobel Peace prize
He also took part in the formation and administration of the United Nations, and for that work he was awarded the medal of freedom in 1963 by the current president of their time, John F. Kennedy
Ralph Bunche also wrote the book A World View of Race (1936)

After that he helped in the studies of the book An American Dilemma


-"There are no warlike people, there are only warlike leaders."

Ralph Bunche did a lot of things and that comes with a lot of challenges, here are some of them:
His parents were very poor and his grandmother was born into slavery
His dad being white had a clientele of Caucasian people, and so the rest of his family got teased about their color

When Ralph got into college, he had more than 3 jobs going on, and he was the valedictorian of his class ( he was also an athlete)

Later Ralph helped stand up to racism, he declined a job as an accountant in the White House because of the way the president treated people at that time
Later Bunche had a job in Palestine, his captain, Bernadette was assassinated and he became the captain of trying to get the Arabian states back together

By: Sydnee Pullman
Ralph Bunche was born on August 16, 1903, Detroit Michigan
His parents died 2 years later

Ralph tried to help the families hard press while succeeding in school
In High School he was a great debater, and was the valedictorian of the graduating class
He went to Harvard with a scholarship, and later received a degree in science

Even though Ralph Bunche is not celebrated, he still did a lot of things for the world:
He died on December 9, 1971, in New York City
He negotiated the first peace agreement between Israel and the Arab States
He and his deputy negotiated on the ceasefire agreements between Israel, Egypt, and Jordan, and Lebanon and Syria in 1949

Was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950
-"To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.”

"If you want to get cross an idea, than wrap it in a person."

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