Americans and Middle Easterners, aged 25 and younger, can participate and enter the contest.
They need to answer one of the questions on the contest website which pertain to civil rights in the Middle East.
As children we grow up having our ideal life set in our minds.
We know what we would like to become and what we want to do when we grow up.
In 1951 Langston Hughes asks us "What happens to a dream deferred"?
or to put a whole new spin on things what happens to a "Dream Deferred" when your in "Harlem"?With the title "Harlem" the first line, "What happens to a dream deferred?" Has so much more meaning you can interpret dream to be the dream of the African Americans in general, a personal dream, the ...Topics of winning essays have ranged from dreams of a brighter future, analytic essays, a case study in Kuwait, and testimonies of overcoming struggle and oppression.Dalia Ziada, 2006 honorable mention, went on to open the North Africa Bureau of the American Islamic Congress in Cairo, Egypt.” We mature and recognize that things are not easy.Dreams are something that we all possess but the question, “What happens to deferred dreams,” comes into play when our dreams are not fulfilled.Langston Hughes wrote one poem and it was titled two different titles throughout his life, each title gives the poem a profoundly different reading.Reading this poem with the title "Dream Deferred" makes it universal, anyone can relate to it.Our dreams begin very simple and as time goes on, they converge and grow complex.Everyone, African-American or other-wise, strive to achieve their “American Dream.