Argumentative Essay: The Black Lives Matter Protest

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A topic that is particularly interesting to me, and has people in outrage across the country. It is all the controversy over killing of minorities by police officers since 2012 have had people on edge waiting to get back to rioting or voicing their opinions. The black live matter protest/movement in my opinion sparks a racial debate that will never end, but hopefully will end in a positive manner. It is interesting to me because I still cannot understand how the human race a part of the world, and our country can be so volatile, hostel, hateful, and rioting in the streets. But when it comes to a time where people are needed to assist and protect one another, it is for the most part non existent. If people had a common bond and respect for one another to achieve peace and equality amongst each other, and to build a great foundation formed with ethics and positive values. To live one day at a time, we would live in a happier better place, and have a bright…show more content…
People want to segregate and gather in streets, and protest with violence and express their hatred by breaking laws in the streets. It makes me sick and upset that it leads to death of people over a case that could have been handled more appropriately by the officers and the individual that was shot to death. In this month after the killing of another black male the last few days, this country witnessed the recorded murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police, the latest victims in this country’s failed policing system. "The Black Lives Matter Network advocates for Dignity, Justice, and Respect. " Black Lives Matter is a unique contribution that goes beyond extrajudicial killings of Black people by police and vigilantes. It goes beyond the narrow nationalism that can be prevalent within some Black

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