Hurricane Sandy Nearly 300 lives were taken when Hurricane Sandy hit the Caribbean and the East Coast of the United States. It lasted around 2 weeks wiping out houses, businesses, and much more. The hurricane happened in 2012. It started on October 22nd and ended November 1st. Hurricane Sandy was so destructive, it caused 75 billion dollars in damage.
According to Warren Meyer, there are different models which can be used to facilitate the operations of public parks. The most suitable model for Northern Carolina would be partnership between agencies and private firms. Agencies can enter into contracts with public-private entities. This can be applicable in Northern Carolina. Partnerships brings about improvements in capital which is Beneficial to both parties.
A stone throwing fight ensued. The black youths managed to push all but one white youth off the train. The white men went to the next city and reported an “assault by a gang of blacks.” When the train stopped at Paint Rock the nine black youths were arrested in Alabama and sent to jail to await their trials (Linder). The creator of the website”The trials of the Scottsboro Boys” said that there were two girls on the train near the boys these two white girls named Victoria Prince and Ruby Bates falsely accused the nine boys of rape. The girls said the boys had pistols and knives and chased them through different carts of the train and raped them(Linder).
Furthermore, another mayor event that happened in in the capital building was the attack of the abolitionist Charles Sumner after denounced the “slave power” of committing “the rape of a virgin Territory” (94). In respond congressman Preston Brooks confronted Sumner in the floor of the senate claiming his speech was a defamation and then he beat him so hard that Sumner was absent from the senate for three years. Additionally, in retaliation, on May 24 a small Free-State force under John Brown attacked three cabins along Pottawatomie creek, killing five men with swords and triggered a summer of guerrilla
HOOK. The Tulsa race riot was a night of rioting caused by the controversy of a possible rape in Tulsa. Many of the facts of the situation and following riots are unknown, which makes it an interesting and debatable topic. In 1921, a white, female elevator operator accused a black man of sexual assault: the event caused a large riot in Tulsa; the newspaper that released the information may have over exaggerated the facts; and the amount of casualties is still unknown. To begin, the riot and what caused it will be discussed.
This morning, 58 people were killed and 515 people were injured in a shooting for a music festival on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. It is considered the deadliest shooting in American history. There was said to be a combination of rifles and handguns at the crime scene, and more than 19 weapons in the room. In the wake of the shooting, the Las Vegas Police Department said authorities responded to a room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel, where police said the suspected gunman, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, was dead. Police said they believe Paddock killed himself prior to police entry.
‘I can’t breathe.’ Eric Garner utters pleas for desistance eleven times before succumbing to strangulation. White police officers sustained him in a violent chokehold for fifteen seconds on the sidewalk of a New York City street, ultimately inhumanely butchering the life of the forty-three-year-old. Garner was an unarmed African American and was only confronted by police for a misdemeanor of peddling untaxed, loose cigarettes. The African American community has been suffocated from their inalienable rights as a result of the unjust racial profiling by white police officers. The abrupt increase in unarmed African American police brutality is cause for concern.
The Cincinnati Race Riots has been starting in the late 1800’s which the author believes it is still occurring in today’s world. Police Brutality is one of the main reasons for rioting and fighting. As they say, ‘’Between 1995 and April 2001, fifteen black males suspected of crimes had been killed by Cincinnati police during confrontation or while in custody, including four since November 2000, while no white suspects were killed in that period’’ (Wikipedia Cincinnati Riots 2001 np) In 2001, the deaf of Timothy Thomas, an African American male had started a riot. He was shot by the Cincinnati Police Department.Another African American named Roger Owensby Jr. died from being put in a police chokehold for resisting arrest, which killed him. The next day, Jeffrey Irons was killed for getting into a little fight with the police.
Basically this piece of article talked about how there were riot in Los Angeles because of the beating of felon Rodney King whom was chased by four police men and nearly beaten to death. While beaten by four police men by their batons and being kicked someone filmed the whole thing and the news quickly played the video for the country and all African Americans start to block roads and streets. After that they hold the trial with only twelve people in the court and no blacks are allowed in the court and the four police men get minor charges and all the African Americans start rioting again. At the time there was a lot of racist individuals and when four police men were filmed beating Rodney King all hell broke loose. This was months before the
We have some blacks who are killed by white police officer for reasons people shouldn’t be killed for. Such as the black man that was selling cigarettes on the corner in New York and the white police men killed him. After he repeated said he couldn’t breathe and yelled for them to stop. When the Confederate flag was taken down many whites didn’t approve and rioted. There is still a fear that blacks will possibly improve in jobs, class and social status.
There are about 5,000 to 8,000 members in the U.S. today. Trial of Josephus Anderson was when an African American was charged with murder of a white police officer. The local KKK was upset because they didn’t reach a verdict, they believed that they couldn’t because some of the jury members were African American On May 17th, 2000, the FBI announced the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing was done by the KKK splinter group (Cahaba Boys). There were 4 men involved Robert Chambliss, Herman Cash, Thomas Blanton and Bobby Cherry. Cash was dead, Blanton and Cherry were arrested.