On the night of the shooting incident, Brown was walking home and confronted by Wilson because Wilson thought Brown was suspicious. There was a struggle between Brown and Wilson. According to Brown’s friend, Wilson started the fight. Wilson was violent toward Brown and shot Brown several times even though Brown had already surrendered and put up his hands in the air. People who are on Brown’s side claim that a white police officer abused his power, and a sign of race discrimination among police officers.
Many African Americans are still getting treated equally as of today. In nowadays we do have a program called ‘’BLACK LIVES MATTER ‘’. This program started in 2013 originally goes on in the black neighborhoods.It is based on the racism still going on and speaking aloud about them.They protest in the group speaking against police killings of black people, broader issues such as racial profiling, police brutality, and racial inequality in United States criminal justice system.The author’s point of this paper is to show how racism is still going on in today’s world. There are many more ways and examples the author can explain and show how racism is going on
“Take a Picture (or Video), It Lasts Longer” On August 9th 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson Missouri. On November 24th, the St. Louis grand jury decided there were no probable cause to indict Mr. Wilson. This decision sparked an outrage around the community where building where set on fire and lootings were prevalent around the city. With much of the evidence being he-say-she-say, it is hard for the public to actually know what happened. This led to an increased interest in body cameras.
On April 12, 2015, Freddie Carlos Gray Jr, a 25-year-old African-American man, was arrested by the Baltimore Police Department for an illegal switchblade. While being transported to the local police station, in a police van, Gray fell into a state of "extreme lethargy" and was taken to a trauma center. Gray passed on April 19, 2015; his demise was due to injuries to his spinal rope. On April 21, 2015, pending an examination of the occurrence, six Baltimore cops were incidentally suspended with pay. The six officers accused of Gray 's death are Caesar Goodman, Garret Miller, Edward Nero, William Porter, Lieutenant Brian Rice and Sargent Alicia White.
While investigating, they managed to find a suspect. This suspect was a fourteen year old, Francis Kluxen, who was said to be hunting nearby the area she was killed in. They did not have any evidence to prove that he did it. They had other suspect that they arrested but released because of lack of evidence. A year went by and they rearrested Francis Kluxen for the murder of Janet Lawrence.
African Americans should not have to be scared to go outside any day thinking they might not make it home. African Americans feel targeted in today’s society because so many innocent African Americans are being incarcerated, shot, and killed. Since 2001, it is 6.1 times likelier to be incarcerated as a black man than a white man. This is all because of skin color. Black Lives Matter (BLM) was a group created to raise awareness for the heinous acts the have presented itself to the black community
Dahmer's has states that the compulsions toward necrophilia and murder at the age of fourteen, but it seems that it was the divorce of his parents. Just after high school Jeffery picked up a hitchhiker named Steven hicks. He brought him to his house where he gave him a lot of alcohol. When Steven tried to leave, Jeffery hit him in the head with a barbell. After he was dead he dismembered him and packed the body parts in plastic bags.
Imagine how a court would be run if it was dysfunctional. With many pieces of evidence to solve one problem that can lead to months after months, just to say those words, “guilty or not guilty.” There was one case that caught everybody's attention and became very famous. In 1994, O.J Simpson was accused for brutally murdering his ex-wife Nicole Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. He was sentence to court, and it took about 10 months to come to a conclusion as he walked out of court as a freedman. As it was a nation worldwide news that was all over tv.
The police did not immediately identify the groups as outlaws, but rather, a bunch of wild, alcohol-fueled individuals who were causing trouble in their vicinity. Add to that, Clyde accidentally discharged a Browning Automatic Rifle. It triggered suspicions and the neighbors informed the Joplin Police District. The five-man team of policemen confronted the group on April 13 and Clyde killed Detective McGinnis and wounded the constable. They flew from the scene but left a trail of personal belongings behind them, including rolls of undeveloped films.
He was struck by a club, then shot with a gun. Over 50 people were injured and hospitalized. A couple people died months later because of their injuries. These marchers were not interrupting anybody or bothering anything and the police officers had to take action. They were on the sidewalk of the highway and away from the officers and others.