Black Lives Matter Research Paper

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This is not a regular day for jharel.He is going downtown to protest on black lives matter.He believes all lives matter but african american lives are being targeted the most.He feels like they don 't care about african american lives and were taken for granted.This is something that have been going on for a while now.We believe black lives matter and something should be done for all the people we lives have been taken away. One reason african american are protesting on black lives matter is because they feel we are not getting treated equally. "I couldn 't even go to the county public library and check a book out,"(Kellaher 1) We can 't even sometimes do the same stuff white people do without getting told we 're doing it wrong.An african american can walk in the store and buy something and still be accused of stealing.On the other hand white people can walk in the store and buy something and not be accused of stealing.We believe all lives matter but african american lives are being targeted the most.Some people say racism is coming back.That 's one of the main reason why african americans and many others are protesting on black lives…show more content…
A second reason why african americans are protesting on black lives matter is because african americans are being killed by the police officers and nothing 's being done.”Nearly 1 in 3 black people killed by police in 2015 were identified as unarmed, though the actual number is likely higher due to underreporting”(Mapping 1).We feel as if we are being lynched.People feel as if nothing 's changed since slavery.African americans can 't even trust going to the cops nomore.Its to the point where we can 't even drive or walk down the street without getting stopped by a police officer.For example there was an african american that was walking down the street with a arizona and a pack of skittles he was then stopped by a police officer killed.Justice was not served for the

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