Analysis Of 13th Amendment

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13th Amendment
13TH is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. Centered on race in the United States criminal justice system, the film is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which outlawed slavery the 13th amendment was ratified in 1865. DuVernay's documentary argues that slavery is being effectively perpetuated through mass incarceration.
This movie made me cry because as a person of color I know that I am very unprivileged because of my gender and color of skin. At the end of the movie I saw the multiple videos of black young people being killed and to realize that now with Donald Trump as president we will be having more of the mistreatment. I am very scare for all this young people that have bright futures to think that their lives do not matter. I am very scare because …show more content…

The people work for companies that want cheap labor. The inmates in prisons are mayoralty minorities and even if they are a small percentage overall population in the United States they are a high percentage of the population in prisons. “5 percent of the world’s population but 25 percent of the world’s prisoners” this means that 1 of every 4 people have been in prison or are in prison. The United States is considered a free country but more people are in prison and they are minorities. This documentary of 13th made me see both sides of the story but as Latina and person of color I have a different understanding of why this is happening and how we should stop targeting minorities because they are scare that one day they will be the minority. People who voted for Trump are scare to be targeted in the future because they are white. I feel very sad for this choice to vote for him just because they were scare. The feeling is now in the people I don’t think there is anything positive coming from him for the minorities including

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