Around the world there is so racism so going on, people who are different are so getting target by the white man. We believe that racism is completing gone but it's not. Racism is coming back slowly as the years pass us. The only thing that we can do is to keep our bodies safe from all the danger that might happen. Ta-Nehisi Coates has been talking about keeping our bodies safe protected from the danger that happening around the world. People are getting targeted for being different or not being accepted for who they are as humans.
Could it be because police are worrying about the safety of communities or in reality trying to make money out of these black communities? We need to really question our incarceration system clearly. A recent report done by Ta-Nehisi Coates, wrote the “The Ferguson Report- The Atlantic”, reflecting upon the practices of Ferguson’s law enforcement and the biases they have against black communities. Coates concludes, “Ferguson’s law enforcement practices are shaped by the City’s focus on revenue rather than by public safety” (4). The police department and City are highly driven and comprised of contributing to revenue through unconstitutional policing, practices and reflecting racial biases (mainly impacting black communities). The main contribution of these disparities is fueled by the discriminatory intent, primarily saying that racism is used to generate cash (Coates 4). Where police officers see blacks communities more as threat, welfare recipients, lazy, unemployed, and source of revenue instead of people who have right to be protected. It is the police’s duty to protect everyone and not take advantage of minority groups to make money because it is morally wrong.
Racial injustice against people of colour is an immense, ongoing issue that has not only targeted lives but has also taken many innocent lives. In America, these racial divisions date back to the days of slavery, where black people were denied of their basic human rights because of discrimination. In present day, some individuals view America as a post-racial environment, due to such victories as electing a black president; but the brutal, fatal and unjust events in Ferguson, Missouri prove that these divisions are still present. On August 9th, 2014, an unarmed, 18 year old black teen was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer. The events that led to the death of Michael Brown occurred on an early morning where Mr. Wilson stopped Michael Brown and a friend after leaving a convenience store. An altercation occurred which prompted Mr. Brown to flee and officer Wilson to begin shooting. The death of Mr. Brown caused the city to stand up against police brutality through peaceful protest, looting, and even violence, to gain justice for Mr. Brown and his family. As the protests grew, the police used military tactics such as, tear gas, to “maintain order” during the unrest of the city. In recent, news the grand jury decided that Officer Darren Wilson was not responsible for the death of Michael Brown, which led to a larger public outrage not only in America, but also across the
The 2016 Presidential Campaign candidate, Bernie Sanders, believes in creating a better America. In proving to the American people, rich and poor, how great the country can be if all people vote for who is trusted best as future President of the United States. The political figures in government care about money and wealth, not the people. Bernard Sanders would be the best choice for President for the main reason that he is concerned about the issues in America that create inequality for the people. The issues addressed by this candidate will create social and economic equality.
Imagine your son going out to the real world he has a kid and a wife then there's a knock on the door and you look thru the peephole and the cops and their heads are down and you're confused you open the door and they tell you “Ma’am your son has died”,and you say how they say he has been gunned down by an officer and you know your son was unarmed and you're confused because your son has nevered been doing something bad.This and every day thing you see to african american some are innocent and unarmed and they get shot by police because they say they were fighting back or they were about to pull out a gun and this happens everywhere and police brutality happens every state and everywhere and it mostly happens to african american and other races.
Since the 1970s the black population of Ferguson, Missouri has been met with prejudice, racism, and injustice. The area has been defined by zoning that made up ghetto boundaries, segregated public housing, and government subsidized development for whites only. This has been going on for 40 years and the tension between the black population and the law enforcement has never been higher. Nicole Bolden who was arrested for several warrants, however these warrants were nothing significant they were failing to appear in court. Nicole did not show up to court for a speeding ticket because she could not afford to pay it.(Placeholder cite) She is a hard working woman trying to raise her kids, work, and go to school. This is a common issue that has
Over the past few decades, there have been a series of African Americans killed by law enforcement officers. Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, John Crawford III, Eric Garner and countless others. The aftermath: the officers who murdered the unarmed men have either been acquitted or there was no indictment. What happened in Ferguson is years, if not decades in the making. African Americans are simply tired of having to bury friends and family and discovering the officers, meant to protect the law and serve the people, are killing black lives and are almost always found not guilty.
Stokely Carmichael gave his most famous speech on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley in 1966. His speech, “Black Power,” addresses the issue of black racism in America and gives strategies for advancing black civil rights. His use of ethos, logos, and pathos is successful in getting the audience to engage and connect with his speech.
The protest between Ferguson’s residents and the city’s government has really had a great impact on political views regarding whether racism between police officers and high officials still exist and its effects towards african americans.
In the Black communities you hear more of Blacks seeking better treatment for Black criminals than you hear of Blacks patrolling their neighborhoods preventing crimes and tracking down criminals and turning them in to the authorities.; You hear more of Blacks complaining about the high Black unemployment than you hear of Blacks demanding converting the money used to build or maintain Black churches into establishing Black businesses in the Black community to hire and service Blacks.(at the same time many nights & weekends in those same neighborhoods school auditoriums are empty that could be used for church services demonstrating a better use of Black funds, just a managerial thought); In the Black community you hear more about Blacks complaining that white businesses should be doing more to aid Blacks with hiring practices and increase wages than you hear Blacks demanding of Blacks with million dollar incomes to unite their financial resources and popularity together on united projects creating Black businesses of such quality the whites would come into the Black communities to shop because the quality of the stores and safety because of the emphasis placed on law and order in the Black areas by
I hear people who are always talking about wanting to be free, and feel safe in their homes, and community, but yet the people saying this, also say that they are anti-gun control. If you are anti-gun control, you may think, or say to others, “that is what a gun should be used for. It’s used for my protection.” But is it really? You might seem safe with a gun on your hip, or beside your bed, but are you really? When someone comes into your house, ready to shoot, and kill whoever moves an inch, you will probably be trembling with fear. When you aren’t actually in the act of being robbed by a criminal, you might think your first instinction, would be to grab the gun and shoot them first, but would you really? Once you pull the trigger, you won’t ever be able to take it back. Multiple thoughts will be rushing through your brain. What if you don’t get to the gun fast enough? Or what if you don’t even know that they are in your house? You never know who is going to break into your house, neither do you know when. You also might not even be brave enough to even run to your bedside, and grab the gun.
Some folks say and support “Black Lives” and others, “All Lives”. As time go on, things take a turn ‘for the worse’. The ‘turn for the worse’ is due to the mindset of many people and the mass media. With time should come justice, peace and common ground on what is happening, but what if no one is supportive or have no knowledge of what is to come? The saying of “All Lives Matter” is deleterious and ruinous to the “Black Lives Matter” movement and support and to the black community by deteriorating their beliefs, livelihood, and mentality.