The national outrage over Evers 's murder increased support for legislation that would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Immediately after Evers 's death, the NAACP appointed his brother, Charles, to his position. Charles Evers went on to become a major political figure in the state; in 1969, he was elected the mayor of Fayette, Mississippi, becoming the first African-American mayor of a racially mixed Southern town since the Reconstruction. A police and FBI quickly found a suspect, Byron De La Beckwith, a white segregationist and founding member of Mississippi 's White Citizens Council. Evidence was there against him, a rifle was found on the scene was registered to Beckworths and had fingerprints on the the scope.
Four innocent lives taken, twenty-two people injured, causing affliction in the families lives. Because of Birmingham having a big impact United States and the Civil Rights Movement, it changed racial history. The KKK had a momentous role in the Racial equality fight, The Civil Rights Movement. Birmingham 16th Street Church Bombing had a significant impact on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.
Which at first glance looks like a positive thing but once you dive deeper into what his real motives are, it's rather eye opening. Let's start with the war on crime. During this time you had the black panthers who were people fighting for civil rights, people who were fighting for women's rights, and people who were fighting for gay rights. Nixon felt the need to fight against these movements and therefore one was more likely to get arrested for attending these rallies— for committing a crime which really wasn't a crime. He strategically blinded the public to this by calling it "the war on crime".
Nearly three decades after W. E. B. Du Bois’ reported his empirical study called The Philadelphia Negro, (where he analyzed the extreme poverty and crime present in the neighborhoods of black city folk during the 1890s) Marcus Anthony Hunter examined gthe development and reformation of public housing and policies in the black Seventh Ward, during the time periods of 1920-1940s. With the help of archives, interviews, and observations in the historically black neighborhood, Du Bois discovered reasons as to why racial oppression existed towards Blacks. He wrote: “murder sat at our doorsteps, police were our government, and philanthropy dropped in with periodic advice.” his findings did not improve housing reforms or policies to better the living
We learned that over the last 40 years the police department of the City of Miami and Miami- Dade County have experienced their share of civil disturbances. To illustrate, there have four cases of race riots between both police departments which led to innovation to be involved in their pursuits to better their responses. These were the race riots in 1968, the Liberty City Riot, 1980, the McDuffie Riot, 1982 Luis Alvarez Riots, and 1989 Loranzo Riots within the Liberty City over town areas. However, the article stated that these riots were resulted by either police shooting of young black men, or thanks to the federal government the deporting of a young Cuban boy. Thus, it was not until the civil arrest of the 1980’s McDuffie Riot which seemed
The Colfax Massacre, also known as the Colfax Riot, took place in the small town of Colfax, Louisiana, on April 13th, 1873. This occurred during an ongoing feud between opposing political parties, the Democrats and the Republicans. On this day in history, a mob of white Democratic rebels, including Union and ex-Confederate soldiers, launched an attack on the Grant Parish Courthouse. This Courthouse was the center of civilian life within the community.
President Lyndon B. Johnson established the Warren Commission on November 29, 1963 to investigate the assassination of John F. Kennedy that evoked stunned reactions nationwide. More than two thousand books have been written on this topic in which a number of scholars have criticized the investigation of the crime and the Warren Commission Report. The two sources that will be evaluated in this paper are Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK by Gerald Posner (1993) and Breach of Trust: How the Warren Commission Failed the Nation and Why by Gerald McKnight (2005). The origin of Case Closed is 1993 and its author, Gerald Posner, is an American investigative journalist, author of twelve books, and former Wall Street lawyer.
Fruitvale station is movie that tackles the stereotypes of racism, police- brutality and poverty all in the matter of 85 minutes. Based on a true story, the movie follows its protagonist Oscar Grant III in his final hours leading up to his death. Grant was brutally shot by police officers in Hayward California on New Year’s Day 2009. Fruitvale station depict his everyday life and centers around him and his family and the effects situations such as poverty, racism and police brutality can have on certain demographics. It also shows that sometimes all three are intertwined.
Mississippi Burning is an American crime thriller film directed by Alan Parker in 1988. It tells abbout two FBI agents, Rupert Anderson and Alan Ward who are assigned to investigate the disappearance of three civil rights workers in the state of Mississippi in 1964. The investigation is faced with hostility and backlash by the town's residents, local policemen and the KLu Klux Klan. The Klu Klux Klan is the name of three distinct past and present movements in the United States that have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, anti-immigration.(Wikipedia). In the terms of intercultural communication, the film resonates as a genuine reflection of racism as well as ethnocentrism.
The journalists received a settlement of $3.75 million after their unlawful arrest by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on October 18, 2007. They were accused of writing about a secretive grand jury that sought reporter’s notes covering the Sheriff. Michael and Jim are the Co-founders of the online based Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media. Their website continually highlights news about migrants along with local and national policies and laws with repercussions to civil, human and migrant rights in Arizona and throughout the US. In one such report, the laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org reported in late May about smart strategies volunteers, cities, businesses and states can use to resist President Donald Trump’s overreaching Immigration
On August 15, 2014, the Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was indicted by a Travis County grand jury. The first charge of his indictment was for abuse of official capacity, which is a first-degree felony. The second charge, which has since been ruled unconstitutional, was for coercion of a public servant, which is a third-degree felony. Republican, Rick Perry 's two felony counts are based from his threat to veto $7.5 million in funding for the Public Integrity Unit and for seeking the resignation of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg after she was convicted of drunk driving, and imprisoned. Botsford, Perry 's attorney, called the indictment a "political abuse of the court system."
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 60 Minutes put out an interview piece about Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton and attempted to show how eyewitness testimony is flawed. Thompson was the victim and survivor of a rape and Cotton was the accused. Cotton served nearly 11 years before his exoneration, the eyewitness conviction deemed flawed. However, not flawed eyewitness testimony only convicted Cotton but the power of suggestion, finger pointing, and some unconscientious persuasion as well.
With the advent of the ACA (Affordable Care Act) reporting requirements, many companies are unclear as to what forms they need to complete and submit. Form 1095-B is one of the forms causing confusion. However, by understanding how your company handles health insurance coverage for its employees, you can determine if you are responsible for filing Form 1095-B every year. What is Form 1095-B? The ACA requires that all individuals have health insurance or face tax penalties.
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry is about a girl named Kira who has a twisted leg. The people in the community she lived in, was about to kick her out of the community. But because she have special talent, they let her stay in the community. The theme of the book is Don’t judge someone on their appearance and the second theme is Don’t underestimate people. The story shows these themes because kira was judged by her twisted leg, but she had a special talent that the community needed.