After the marchers left the police department the marchers yet again shut down a intersection then proceeded to city hall, they were met by police and barred from entry. Then the march was led back to the starting location an shut down another intersection at Wisconsin Avenue and water street. Their goal was to let people know that black lives matter and that someone need to stand up to the dirty cops who get away with everything they do. The protest wasn’t a failure nor a big success but they did make people start to understand and see what we go through on an everyday bases and that when we shout “black lives matter”we aren’t just doing this to make us stand out more.
These were supposed to be non-violent protest that show to the nation the inequalities that the blacks faced. Riots broke out and many blacks were arrested and 2 killed. Because of the violence, Martin Luther King Jr. was asked to come to Birmingham. It is here that he created his famous “letter from Birmingham jail”. He brought to light for other clergy men who were opposed to him being there the injustices that Blacks in Birmingham had endured.
On July 10th of 1925, in the heated town of Dayton, Tennessee, a great debate culminated in the greatest joke of the year. At the onset of Dayton’s Scopes Trial, now laughably referred to as the “Monkey Trail” the cause for conflict was quite real. John Scope had been charged with “illegally teaching the theory of evolution” (dd) Prior to this event, Democratic candidate for President Bryan had succeeded in passing legislation in fifteen states, including Tennessee, which banned the teaching of Evolution in public schools. When the scopes trial came to fruition, Bryan himself chose to Prosecute.
Entry 8: Study Guide Domestic Labour Is yard bombing art or vandalism? When I first saw the yard bombing images it reminded me of graffiti. Yard bombing and graffiti also share the similarities in that they both can appear to be vandalism. Last month in the metro there was an article complaining about this large graphic picture of rapper Drake that was on the side of a building he owned. He thought it was art while others thought it was graffiti and an eye sore.
Freddie was a young black male who underwent police brutality. After word got out about his situation, an uproar started around the city. According to Stolberg, a report for the New York Times, she wrote, “[many people] marched through the streets, clogging intersections” (Stolberg). This situation, of course, is much less severe than the issue addressed in the Kerner report.
The New York Draft Riots were one of America 's most decimating mobs. It started as a gentle rally against the national draft, however, turn took a more terrible as it turned out to be all the more a racial battle. In the book, The Gangs of New York, Asbury gives an exceptionally top to the bottom depiction of the New York Draft Riot. As indicated by Asbury, "The battling seethed through the road of New York City from Monday to Saturday, it had started as a dissent against the Conscription
The Black Panther Party was a political party started by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in 1966. This political organization had most of its impact in: San Francisco bay area, Ca; New York, NY; Chicago, IL; and Los Angeles, CA. The Black Panther party began to fall around the end of the 70’s due to an FBI program called COINTELPRO, short for ‘Counter-Intelligence Program.’ The significance of analyzing this party and the effects the FBI had on it is to reveal a side of the civil rights movement that is often shadowed. The U.S. government saw civil rights as a large threat to security and took many initiatives to prevent parties and leaders, such as the Black Panther Party and Martin Luther King Jr., from becoming successful in their movement towards
One of the more charged debates at this time in Minnesota is the actions of Police officers. In the past couple of years, Minnesota police have made headlines in incidents such as the deaths of Jamar Clark, Philando Castile, and most recently, Justine Damond. This has created a distrust of the police force that shouldn’t be there and can be fixed. This past summer, I went on a mission trip to Detroit, where I was blown away by what I saw and heard. I learned about the past in Detroit, which is plagued by racism and police brutality, most notably in the riots of 1967.
The Democratic National Convention of 1968 The events in Chicago of 1968 refined the country 's political and cultural institution not only that it shaped our current political and cultural life. The understanding of Chicago in 1968 will allow people to understand a violent era in the American history, as well as having a better understanding how Americans are politically. Chicago, Illinois held a democratic national convention from August 26 to August 29, 1968, which brought an uprising that impacted Chicago during and after the convention.
Dr. Thomas Stockman IS Right While He does not have to do what he is doing he can leave but he decides not to leave. , Therefore when believing that Thomas Stockman is the right person in the play because he has found out that the drainage system is seriously contaminated. Because The contaminated drainage from the baths could cause a deadly disease. he tries to write an article in the newspaper to inform the community., and Thomas alerts members of the community, and he 's doing investigations on the contaminated drainage from the baths so he can save people from the deadly disease from the baths..
He documents various incidents in which the police rob the citizens. For instance, where a police gang in which Officer Terry was involved, rob a CHA home. He himself was a victim of this violent crime when he was with JT. The head of the neighboring Girls and Boys club is also used to show the real image of the Chicago police. Autry convinces Sudhir not to write about the police although it is a gang just as Black Kings, the one led by JT, as the police had power and could put anyone in jail.
Rahm Emanuel Fires Fall Guy in the Laquan McDonald Shooting The American people have expressed their outrage over the shooting of unarmed black teen Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer. The outrage was not just that Officer Van Dyke shot McDonald 16 times as the teen was calmly walking down the street, but that the police department and city officials tried to cover the incident up. There was a police car dash cam that caught the whole incident on film, but the recording was hidden away for over a year. The nearby Burger King had its footage erased by fellow officers.
MLK being jailed sparked the stagnating movement into motion. James Bevel got a bunch children demonstrators together to protest and the actions in the first week of May. It is here when the movement gets national attention again because of the actions of “Bull” Connor. Pictures of children being sprayed with firehoses sweeped the nation and made the United States look bad during the Cold War. These actions got notice from the government.
The choice to use military force against its citizens was in retrospect an over reaction. The United States needed to mess up to realize how far from the ideals of the constitution the people had strayed. Changes were needed to secure many and reinforce the US Citizen 's basic first amendment rights to assemble, their right to speak, their right to protest, their right to have an opinion, and the citizen 's right to be apart of what the government is doing. The massacre at Kent State University started off as a peaceful weekend protest. It began on May first, 1970; five hundred students gathered on the grassy commons of the university.
Despite their differences and detestations against each other, Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay were both political leaders who possessed similar characteristics and philosophies. In the book Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay , the author Harry L. Watson described the two leaders’ loathing for each other, but he also wrote about the likenesses and related circumstances that Jackson and Clay underwent in Antebellum America. Both men’s beliefs and philosophies played a major role in the formations of the two-party system. With their dedication of preserving the federal Union, both Jackson and Clay devoted themselves to the government and also influenced politics in American public life. One concept that is most notorious about them, however, is the fact that they wholeheartedly despised each other.