Straight Outta Sacred Film Analysis

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Throughout history many films and TV shows have had cultural impacts on the society we live in today. Not every show or film has a positive result, but a film I have recently watched that has had a huge cultural impact on our society is the film called “Straight Outta Compton”. “Straight Outta Compton” shed light on the struggles the African American community have been going through since the early 90’s, while helping promote black pride, and opening a new era of music. This movie mainly focuses on what was going on in the 90’s. While, many problems between cops and African Americans were happening, a newly formed music group N.W.A. and their music career had sky rocketed. This group expressed their music based on the struggles they were facing…show more content…
As mentioned before N.W.A’s music album helped spread awareness across the country. As the audience got bigger the more people really understood what these young kids were going through. In fact, it even changed people’s perspectives on other cultures. As more people got into media and spread the word about this music group, a very powerful movement was created called “Black lives matter”. “Black Lives Matter” (BLM) is an international activist movement, originating in the African American community, that campaigns against violence toward black people”(Petersen-Smith,1). Over the years, since the black power struggle “Between 1970 and 2005, the prison population increased by a historically unprecedented 700 percent. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, roughly half of federal prisoners are incarcerated for drug offenses”(Petersen-Smith,3). This was due to inequality and police officers abusing their power. “Black youth are ten times more likely than white youth to be arrested for drug crimes” according to the ISR (International Socialist Review). As you can see African Americans were at a disadvantage, even if they weren’t doing anything wrong, they were more likely to get stopped by a cop over any other race. Even in today’s society, we see a repeated act of unfairness, especially towards ethnic cultures. Though officers no in their mind its not right, they continue to abuse their
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