Dissertation First Chapter Draft: Violence between BP and different groups (US and Blackstone Rangers) and my argument that it revealed a lack of structure of control in the federal government and a disregard for federal and constitutional law by the FBI: On September 9, 1968, Director Hoover wrote in the pages of the New York Times, that the Panther’s are regarded as “the greatest [single] threat to the internal security of the country”, Hoover’s intention in this was to increase the tension and instability that had been sown in the ranks of the Black Panther’s even since the initiation of COINTELPRO-Black Hate in 1967. Hoover, and in effect the FBI, wished to create social unrest, part of this unrest was the incitement of violence between
Should the Confederate flag be banned on public property? The Confederate flag is one of the greatest controversial, provocative icons of American culture, and even has a significant presence out of the country. There is proof to suggest that just observing the Confederate flag makes a person act fairly more racist. Some people believe that the Confederate flag is racist. Are these believe true?
One recent example of racism based on religion is the attack that occurred against the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Insulting publications made by Charlie Hebdo are believed to be the motive behind the attack. This newspaper is known for publishing articles that mock Catholicism, Judaism and Islam to name a few. Although, freedom of speech protects the newspaper from publishing anything it wants. It comes to show that the publications by this newspaper are offensive to various religions that find such publications unpleasant.
The actions and words of Andrew Johnson were very contradictory. The cartoon states: "Treason is a crime and must be made odious, and traitors must be punished". He told the people of a reconstruction plan that was supposed to punish the confederate rebels. Johnson did the opposite by ordering many pardons The Northern Republicans in Congress were ostracized because he continually vetoed their attempts at reconstruction. In the center of the cartoon, Johnson is holding the African American in a slavery auction.
But not only due to racism, as one would guess, or the Southern Redemption, but due to the red scare, an effective bulwark employed by political pundits within the South to curb the political integration of Black people into the Southern legislative franchise. The Cold War, a war ideologies, theories, and economies, birthed a tool for terror and discrimination that would go on to impede activism and progress in the black community
The American colonists responded critically to this, taking it as a deep offense. John Adams went so far as to claim their exclusion likened Americans to slaves.  The Stamp Act only served to further push the Americans to feel as though they were losing their freedom and truly were second class citizens. The colonists viewed the Stamp Act as a deliberate insult. Americans struggled to find their identity in the face of this rejection.
Because media is full of racist propaganda, racism is a relevant problem in today’s society. Media does not represent race in a proper way; it is based on opinions, it negatively influences our society in regards to the outlook on race, and it groups races into unfair categories. Until the media discontinues the inaccurate portrayal of race, society will continue to have an uninformed view of race that ultimately leads to racism. ‘What we know- what we have seen- is that America can change…what we have already achieved, gives us hope.. for what we can and must achieve tomorrow” (Obama). It is true that society has come a long way in regards to racism, but it has not yet come far enough.
C: The atmosphere in America about hate speech has become a spotlight topic and there 's a discussion if free speech should protect it. E: The main argument against hate speech being allowed as free speech is the fact that it provokes people into actions. E: And the projection of hate speech in Charlottesville, Virginia led to a day of riots and a death of 1 person and 19 injured (Heim). A: this shows a direct connection from hate speech to violent actions.E: Another argument against hate speech is that it is cancerous in nature and will spread. E: throughout the internet hate speech is spreading and causing widespread bullying of minorities such as LGBT kids(Horne).
Moore suggests that by only choosing to televise violent stories the media has created a fear driven society. Moore conveys this through the collection of ludicrous media articles creating fear, such as “In an instant an escalator can mangle you or a loved one” Moore employs the sound of a rapid heart beat to metaphorically represent the fear in the american population. Moore undermines the views of the mass media and hyped blame culture through the use of montage displaying numerous media outlets blaming various external influences for the violence in America until they seem to reach the same conclusion; Marilyn Manson. The increasing speed in which the montage cuts between one clip to the next conveys the increasing hysteria of the American