Racism : Racism And Racism

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Racism has been an issue that has caused controversial debates for years. It is a topic that stirs up lots of emotions within people and continues to be an argument for all. When there has been a shooting between a white and a colored or a cop and a colored person, people blame it on racism. They state that since the white cop shot the black man it simply means the cop was racist. Then the people want to speak that justice needs to be served and the cop needs to be put in prison or released from his duty as a cop. I believe that whenever there is an issue between people of color and non color the first thing that is brought up is racism. On the news there are riots and protesting that are happening in the streets because they believe that justice needs to be served for these racist acts that have occurred. However, I get frustrated when people want to blame the issue on racism. However, most of these incidents that have occurred where not stratd with the intentions of any racist acts. That is where I believe that racism is being over discussed in the media, because so many people want to see these issues and point the finger right at racism without even knowing the full story. A reason why people may fear discussing the issues of race is because when people approach this issue they do it from a political standpoint rather than a neutral standpoint.
Media plays a huge role in the issues of poverty, racism and justice. Without media people would not be informed about these

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