Persuasive Essay

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Persuasive Essay Raquel Daniel COMM/215 Essentials of College Writing July 7, 2011 Cassundra Flemister-White Persuasive Essay Gangs Gangs are killing our upcoming generations. Gangs have always been around for many years and they are still growing. They are becoming more violent now because they are using more than just their body parts to beat up people. These gangs are killing and raping people. It used to be about colors and different language but now it is about something different. It used to be about just being in the wrong neighborhood and getting jumped in. For some time now, one has to kill someone or rape someone to get in and stay in a gang. Along time ago, each street had a known gang but all a person had to worry…show more content…
They get the sense of identity, status, and boost in self-esteem that human nature craves. In conclusion gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do some kids feel that being in a gang is an acceptable and prestigious way to live? There are many different theories to these questions. On the surface, gangs may appear to be shallow and materialistic; a result of human beings' personal wants, but there are speculations that are more profound. In reference to the way humans are influenced in society, there is valid evidence to distribute blame at negative forces of economic disadvantages, capitalism, and the media. My point on this would be for the gang members that are in jail and have taken someone’s life should have no rights. We give inmates to many privileges in jail this should be a place where no one wants to return but instead that have access to almost everything on the inside as people do on the outside just supervised. I think if a person can take a life they should be willing to give up

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