On June 28, 1969 when a particular police raid at the Stonewall Inn took place, tensions grew and residents erupted into endless protests and riots day after day, week after week. This event is very significant within the history of LGBTQ+ culture within America. The gay community was tired of being mistreated and discriminated against. They figured non-confrontational practices wouldn’t help them and they needed to become confrontational. Gay activist organizations were formed within New York and then spread quickly across the US and the World to promote rights for all gay and lesbian citizens (Frizzell).
“I was offended when I learned that they were real cops,” he said. “It was a terrible time to be a cop. They made us all look bad.” The Miami River Cops case marked the end of the most violent and vicious era in the history of Miami It was an era that began with Colombian cocaine cowboys shooting it out on the streets of Miami in 1979. And then intensified the following year with an inner-city riot and the Mariel boatlift. And saw its peak in 1982 when Miami became the Murder Capital of the World for the second year in a row.
Mainstream News Coverage of Rodney King and The LA Riots Intro In 1991 Rodney King was in a high speed chase with the police and when pulled over he was brutally beaten by four white officers , the four officers were acquitted from all charges. The acquittal of the officers led to the 1992 riots in LA. Mainstream media coverage was key role in how the general public received information and how they got information presented to them shaped how people view the situation. Different news outlets portrayed different situations than others such as the riots, King being victimize or being seen as bad. Portraying of the LA Riots During the time of the LA Riots there were many different angles and perspectives of how the LA Riots were portrayed.
As it was a nation worldwide news that was all over tv. People around the country watching was shock of the decision, an debut that caught everybody eyes, that O.J Simpson should’ve been guilty. Because of how the court system work, it let a dangerous man walk out free. During the next morning of the murder, things went out of control, as police interviewed O.J Simpson. As they ask him numerous question about a deep cut on his right hand (Victor).
The people received justice because the overthrown government had many issues. The government orchestrated evil acts of terror that left many Egyptians living under fear. The occupation of Imbaba serves as the best example because in 1992, government forces occupied the town for six weeks. The soldiers harassed and arrested civilians in the name of rooting out al-game's al-islamiyya followers. The occupation resulted in a war that led to the death of 1106 people.
The Stonewall Rebellion of 1969 was a series of riots counteracting a violent police raid at Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, New York City, New York. Resulting from the years of mistreatment towards members of the LGBT community, the uprising was a work in progress that would heavily affect the way many viewed the community. The rebellion demonstrated the immense conflict became between the LGBT community and the rest of society and set the stage for future compromises to come in the close to fifty years following the uprising. The Stonewall Rebellion of 1969 had a significant effects on the United States socially, politically and religiously and was a catalyst for the future of the United States’ Gay Rights Movements. Background of Mistreatment
His campaign and the resulting complications and harassment within the department bring a negative impact on his mental health. After Serpico meeting with a police inspector, he was transferred to narcotics which he always wanted. However, he discovered that this department is more corrupt. Due to Serpico was appeal with his department superior about the corruption before, it makes him gained many enemies. Eventually, Serpico decided to testify to the
Rioters began violence at the famous corner of Florence and Normandie where they threw beer cans at surrounding cars and attacked any passing people. Around the same time, protesters gathered and rallied around news stations like KTLA. Daryl Gates, the chief of the LAPD, originally claimed the police had the issue under control, but it progressed into the declaration of an official "State of Emergency." Two thousand National Guard troops are deployed to popular spots to prevent violence. Later that day, Gates announced that there were four thousand more National Guard members requested and intended to be deployed the next day.
When we compare all these three movies, Bullet in the Head has more concern about social problems because it indicates Vietnam War and its consequences. For example, it criticizes militarism because in the movie soldiers (especially non-Americans or Vietnamese) kill people without any reason and violate them. The most crucial scene about the corruption in the system is robbery scene because when two friends burgled the jeweler, military forces came and gather gold from jewelry. Then, kill the owner and moved on. Therefore, this scene is a big reflector for the society and corruption.
The most misunderstood debate today and in my opinion a modern-day holocaust is the issue of immigration. It is an argument that labels all immigrants as criminals, drug addicts, rapists, that tears families apart, and one that will destroy many businesses and hurt the economy. Over the past few years people have taken action toward the issue as well as other trying to knock it down. An immigration reform known as DACA was put in place to give people a way to live legally in the united states. However, nothing is perfect and with big desicion comes big consequences and big problems.