The school bus was occupied when it was hit which injured the two adults and two children who were inside the bus. After hitting the bus, the suspect left the truck with what looked like handguns. The New York Police Department soon shot and detained the suspect and a note was soon found declaring the attack an action for ISIS. The suspected terrorist is Sayfullo Saipov who had been living in the United States since 2010 after initially living in Uzbekistan. He is now out of surgery
Many of you may know the sad story of Trayvon Martin, but for those who do not please listen carefully. Trayvon Marin was a seventeen-year-old boy that was killed by the neighborhood watch leader. Martin was staying at his father’s home that was located in a predominately white neighborhood. On February 26,2012, Martin took a walk to the gas station and purchased a pack of skittles and ice tea and unfortunately on this very same night Trayvon did not return home. Has anyone taken the time to sit back and watch how America’s judicial system tries to slip the racial injustice towards African Americans under the rug.
The two men then beat him nearly to death, gouged out his eye, shot him in the head, and then threw his body, tied to the cotton-gin fan with barbed wire, into the River.” ( website history). I remember Emmett’s mother reaction as if it was yesterday. “In Chicago, Mamie Till arrives at the Illinois Central Terminal to receive Emmett 's casket. She is surrounded by family and photographers who snap her photo collapsing in grief at the sight of the casket.” (PBS) That was one of the most depressed days in my life. Emmett’s mother had an open casket for everyone to see what they did to her son.
A 62-year-old veteran fatally beaten after saving two teenagers from a bloody attack, and now he 's being hailed as a hero. James Farmer Jr. was sleeping in his car in downtown Denver on June 16 when he woke up to a man assaulting a pair of teens. He intervened to protect them. Police say the suspect, 28-year-old DeJuan Stamps, then left the teenagers and beat Farmer to death. Farmer tended to find work and send money to his grandchildren and family in Seattle.
Emmett Till was born July 25, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois and was killed August 28, 1955 in Money, Mississippi at the age of 14. He suffered serious consequences for telling a white woman, Carolyn Bryant, “Bye Baby” leaving out of a local corner store. Several days later Emmett was taken from his home by Bryant’s husband Roy and his half-brother J. W. Milam, they beat and mutilated him before shooting him and sinking his body in the Tallahatchie River. Till’s body was
On July 28, 1999, a 12-year-old Lionel Tate murdered a 6-year-old Tiffany Eunick when he was left alone while his mother was babysitting her. Tate’s mother had gone to the second floor to sleep leaving Lionel and his victim alone watching TV . According to Tate, he accidentally killed her by showing her some wrestling movements he had learned watching TV which lead to injuries such as “a fractured skull, fractured rib and swollen brain.” Two years later, Tate was sentenced to life imprisonment for first degree murder. This behavior may seem odd because it is not expected from a child; however, this is only one of many cases of aggressive behavior inspired by violent media. We are exposed to violence on TV, the internet and many other sources of information more than we think, “Globally, more than 1.4 billion households now own at least one TV set, representing 79 percent of total households” therefore it is not surprising that a report made by the DOJ (Department of Justice) of the United States stated that “By age 18 an American child will have seen 16,000 simulated murders and 200,000 acts of violence” , still there is evidence that may say otherwise, according to a study titled “Violent Video Games and Real-World Violence: Rhetoric Versus Data” there is not a significant correlation between violence on media and aggressive behavior .
All of that changed when the siblings went to live with their mother in St. Louis. There, they meet dozens of crime figures, including Mr. Freeman, their mother’s boyfriend. At only eight years old, Maya does not understand the idea of rape until she ends up in the hospital. Mr. Freeman is later shot and killed. When they return to Stamps, Bailey is heartbroken, for he
Cupcake 's mother died when she was 11.After that she got taken away from the family she knew. Cupcake found out that the man she has been calling daddy, wasn’t really her father. After a custody battle, the court gave her biological father full custody of her and her brother. But her biological father only wanted custody so that he could receive social security checks. He didn’t want them so we placed them in an abusive stranger 's foster home, along with several other children.
The best example is the death of an international student Sai Kiran Goud .On June 15, 2015 this 21 year male, doing his masters at the university in Miami was apparently waylaid by a group of black Americans. On his way to his home black Americans attacked him. The killers asked Goud to handover the money and phone. As he refused to give his iPhone he was killed badly. In this incident the innocence Goud was murdered and his family is having a great shock when they came to know that his only son was murdered at Florida.
Emmett Till Murder Emmett Till was a 14 year old boy who was visiting family in Money, Mississippi, when he was brutally murdered for reportedly flirting with a white woman working at a grocery store. Four days later, Till was kidnapped and