A lot of attention and controversy surrounded this trial just because of how it hit America. The trial involved lingering racial tensions in America which seperated many Americans. The trial ultimately led to the riots of L.A. and the total destruction of the city. The riots lasted for days and resulted in thousands of dollars and even lives lost. These riots were so big that the United States National guard had to be called in order to calm down the people of Los Angeles.
Thesis From the mid 1910s to the early 1960s there were many riots that occured, because of racial tensions built up between the the whites and the blacks world wide. Coming from Will Brown being accused of rapping a young white girl, and to Eugene Williams having rocks thrown at him causing him to drown. Segregation at this time was unjustified due to racism still being heavily considered as the right thing to do. These riots caused the United States to be even more segregated, due to unequal rights and no laws being created at the time to help and protect African Americans. During these riots there were cases of police brutality and whites being able to do whatever they choose to do, because they felt as if it was a justified reason to stop the African Americans from rioting.
There have been hundreds of cases of people discriminating against others because of the color of their skin or their religion. Thomas Paine said that America is made up of people from different nations with different modes of worship, yet they were all united. Things have changed for the worst, and because of it, innocent people are getting hurt. For example, unfortunately, there have been many cases of African American men getting shot by racist white police officers. Of course, not every white policeman or policewoman is racist or targeting people of color, but often people overlook the details and start arguments about the little things.
The 1960’s and before was a miserable time for the LGBT+ community, with simply expressing love being illegal. Police stormed into gay clubs to arrest said “criminals,” which is exactly what happened on June 28, 1969. The community was already fed up with the past - this just fueled the fire. Danny Garvin, a Stonewall rioter, said, “Something snapped. It’s like, this is not right.” Indeed this was how all protestors, gay straight or otherwise, felt in this moment.
However, the Fearless Girl Statue has received some mixed responses. Two of the most popular negative responses are from the artists of the bull, Arturo De Modica, and a viral picture of a young man humping the statue at night. Arturo De Modica created the Wall Street Bull to represent Americas resilience. He became increasingly upset over the Fearless Girl because it was “shifting perceptions of the bull- from American hero to villain of sorts” (Donbink). De Modica has even petitioned for the Mayor, Bill de Blasio, to take the statue down after its permit expires (Jenkins).
Racism: Should It Be The Reason To Abandon Students? Freedom Writers written and directed by Richard LaGravenese , based on the book, The Freedom Writers Diary, by The Freedom Writers with Erin Gruwell .“At 16, I’ve probably witnessed more dead bodies than a mortician,” says a Woodrow Wilson High School student, before matter-of-factly describing a life in which gang and domestic violence are everyday occurrences.1 Racism , that is, basing on racial, people are divided into different social classes. Racism not only be the reason to prejudice students, but also be the root of violence. As Eva says: “schools are like the city and the city is just like a person, all of them divided into separate sections, depending on tribes.” 2Shortly after the Rodney King riots in L.A., new school teacher Erin Gruwell (Hilary Swank) wants to experience the difficult freshman class of Wilson High School, made up of some ethnic groups’ kids that the system has given up on. The optimistic young teacher Erin comes up with her confidence to try her best to get the kids to learn more about themselves and the world around them, finding the meaning of their lives in journals, while fighting with fellow teachers and the school principal about her techniques.
White: The Supreme Color of Racism The era of oppression sparked major controversy in the African American community. Being fed up with the segregation of schools, busses, or even drinking fountains, many Civil Rights activists took a stand on racism. Minor protests began to arise as the movement for equal rights became clearer to the public. Rosa Parks and hundreds of other African Americans began boycotting Montgomery busses as a result of the segregation upon seats. Two years after the boycotting of the Montgomery busses, Martin Luther King Jr. began to surface in the public 's eye.
Many people are mistreated but it had happened to Boo and Tom the most no matter what the other people races. Although, it could happen to anyone, black or white but it was more often than not black males that got mistreated and misjudged the most. While racism is an awful thing and continues to exist today, the people of Maycomb could have done many things to stop it but no one stepped up to really put their foot on racism and crush it. From everything that had happened, misjudging people for their skin tone or religion has gone on for too long and has led to many incidents like Holocaust and/or Slavery and needs to get shut down so we don’t have something like this
Although there was an outpouring of adoration for the president there was also a backlash from those who were not as understanding towards the choices that were made. Barton J Bernstein said, “Leahy passionately condemned the bombings as unethical and even barbarous. Yet, the available records, including his own diary, give no indication that he expressed this opinion to Truman or to any other government associate before the bombings”(Bernstein). This simply stated the attacks were an act of barbarism and hatred towards a nation. In no way did this man support the violent attitude and responses to an attack on the United States.
The strength of the evidence throughout the film decreases, which is proven through the fact that many citizens stop believing the news reports the government is putting out. The evidence put forth by the government through the news station applies to everyone in the country watching the show. Huge pieces of evidences are ignored by the government. Larkhill is completely erased as well as the “terrorist” attacks on the people
Ali became one of the most hated people in the United States of America for protesting going to Vietnam. He was called to the courts to have the issue solved. Many people were surprised and upset that he did not want to fight for the country he was born, but the people did not have a real clue of why Ali was protesting the Vietnam War. Colin Kaepernick, with all of the recent killings of African-Americans in the United States, decided to sit during the National Anthem. He did this for the first two preseason games unnoticed.
The main cause of the riots that took place in Ferguson is the fact that Mike Brown was brutally gunned down by a white police office while he was unarmed and hands up. This angered people and was seen as a modern day lynching. His people wanted to be heard, they wanted what happened to be recognized. In order to be known that the situation will not be left
This is what was happening in Arizona. The Governor removed the class’s humanity because they were teaching controversial information in the class. They were trying to save their class by peaceful protests, but the oppressors or government was making their protests seem comparable a revolt against the US Government. This class was growing graduation rates of Mexican-Americans in Tuscan High School, everyone that took the classes graduated and then 85 percent of those who graduated attend college making the class a success. The only way for the oppressed to overcome the oppressors is to not become a subject or object but to join together to end the oppression.
Similar cases such as black on black violence and police on black violence that seem to be never ending spark anger and hate in the hearts of the African American race which has only turned into more crime and more violence. This violence and crime has turned tourist city into a war zone for the past decade and it paints a terrible picture for a city whose main financial income is its tourists. The black on black and police on black violence can be solved over time by a multitude of means one of them being the coming together of the African American community to protect themselves from racism, stereotypes, crime and self-inflicted