Why Do Black Lives Matter

2250 Words Feb 18th, 2015 9 Pages
Kyla Higgins
Feb. 4,2015
English­ 6th “Why Do Black Lives Matter”
Analysis Of Quote

Step 1: According to Anthony Bradley,”In the current crisis, we are left to reduce some of our neighbors to depersonalized nouns: “suspect,” “thug,” “criminal,” “felon,” or “cop.” This type of depersonalization is the gateway to dehumanization because it gives us permission to suspend the requirement to treat people with dignity, even if they have broken the law”(1). Step 2: In this quote, what happening is that Anthony believes that we as american define each other as people who are suspect,thugs,and etc. The cause of this is that, we are so focus on ourselves so much that we make people feel least as a human. In effect of this, we are
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4. In “Black Lives Matter” I believe in Anthony Bradley’s position, on how the black community is selfish and only care about themselves. According to Anthony Bradley,”In the current crisis, we are left to reduce some of our neighbors to depersonalized nouns:
“suspect,” “thug,” “criminal,” “felon,” or “cop.” This type of depersonalization is the gateway to dehumanization because it gives us permission to suspend the requirement to treat people with dignity, even if they have broken the law”(1). We as a society in the black community , has become selfish; And effect of this we have made people feel less as a human. We have dettached our feelings from people because we are so focused on ourselves. According to Anthony Bradley”Not only do they need moral formation; moral norms ought to shape how we structure the elements of justice in politics, jurisprudence, and the marketplace”(1). We as a community need to develop norms for people. If we have norms, we would have a way to treat others as if they were persons. If we do this, we would have a new overlook on how the black community is, when it comes to the treatment of others. 5. Anthony Bradley is a person that is a idealistic person. He make ideals on how the we as a community is so selfish, that we dehumanize people. According to Anthony
Bradley,”In the current crisis, we are left to reduce some of our neighbors to
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