The main job of the inspection division is, “to ensure that the safety of the general public is maintained”, and extraditing him to the US is the only way to guarantee him from not escaping and the safety of the US. Even with these high security prisons, El Chapo has found ways to work around them and bribe police officers and officials. In a recent study, “Of the more than 1,000 Mexicans who responded to a 2013 survey from Transparency International, 90% said police were corrupt or extremely corrupt, and 80% felt the same way about the country 's judiciary.” This shows that the officials in Mexico are easily swayed and we cannot trust those overseeing El Chapo’s sentence. His cartel is the biggest supplier of heroin and cocaine in the US, and is convicted of federal trafficking and organized crime; therefore he can be legally tried and imprisoned in the United States. A Mexican official court said that if he were caught again, he would be extradited to the US.
Although slavery had come to an end, they were still racially victimized during the Great Depression. “The lynching of blacks by white mobs increased, primarily in the South. In the United States overall there were eight lynchings in 1932, twenty-eight in 1933, fifteen in 1934, and twenty in 1935.” The fight to get occupations increased amongst the whites towards the black populations when economy debilitated. However, the whites always won that fight since most people saw blacks as inferior. Blacks tried to get out of the South where violence was at its peak, and tried to go North where they anticipated they could find some assistance.
Our economy during the 1930s was struggling trying to recover from the Great Depression, and this brought out the worst in Americans. The stock crash during the 1930s, left banks uninsured and the government with no compensation for the unemployed. This left hundreds of families begging for food on the streets. During this decade, the Zoot Suit Riots was a primarily example of a hate crime against Mexican American in Los Angeles. This awful event is controversial to this day when discussing who 's to blame for this crime.
Furthermore, Palmer claimed that these raids were a success, but the American public saw the brutality of these raids and questioned it. The largest Palmer Raid took place on January 2 1920, where 3,000 to 10,000 people were arrested in 30 or more cities, and some of those were only guilty of having a foreign accent. The irrational fear of communism is shown through these raids, for authorities arrested anyone that seemed like a threat such as having a foreign
In the midst of the 1850s, California society was under a strong effect of hostile to outsider’s act. It was known as the Foreign Miners Tax and the showing viably forced overpowering expense accumulation on the migrant workers. The act also demanded every foreign miner to pay $20 U.S. dollars each month. Due to the heavy amount of taxation, many Chinese miners refused to pay the $20 tax and left the States. The increasing number of Chinese miners leaving the country due to the Foreign Miner’s Tax, the act was then repealed in 1851 (Natasha Rivero, 2010).
The Mexican revolution that started around 1910 was a cornerstone that changed the history of Mexico. The dictatorship of Diaz who was the president of Mexico fro over 35 years was one of the many reasons that people decided to rebel against his regime. The economic situation in Mexico at that time was not encouraging and discrimination between rich and poor was practiced heavily on the people. Many people were left unemployed, which drove most of them to become outlaws and criminals. Another reason that might have contributed to the revolution to ignite was the exploitation of peasants and other workers.
Prohibition wasn’t the only source of social tension in the 1920’s. The Great migration of African Americans from the south countryside to the north cities, and the increase of black culture had embarrassed the white’s and it made them feel very uncomfortable about themselves. Because of this, millions of white people in different places like Indiana, and Illinois joined the KKK in the 1920’s. To them, they felt like this Klan helped them by killing the black people and going back to their own culture.
Jury Systems and Racial Injustice Juries are the way we make sure trials are fair, but when your jury is biased the result of the trial are often inequitable. Today we do our best to make sure trials have impartial jurors, but this was not always the case. In the 1930’s, and a lot of other decades too, the right for African Americans to have an unbiased jury was not fulfilled. This caused many African Americans to be sentenced to death when they otherwise would not have been. Over the years the death penalty has been used way more than it should, especially with African Americans.
In 1943 the suit zoot riots occurred, this is the event where “a mob of U.S. servicemen took to the streets in taxicabs and began attacking Latinos and stripping them of their suits”. In the local papers it was made seem like the racial attacks were a vigilante respond to an immigrant crime wave and police would mostly only arrest the Latinos who fought back. These riots demonstrates how unfair the law enforcement was to the Latinos being attacked and how badly Latinos were treated by their peers. This type of mistreatment and discrimination towards them was not uncommon In the 1900s, in fact latinos were heavily discriminated against in the 1900s. Schools were segregated and many public establishments would have signs that read “we serve whites only, no spanish or mexicans.” Not only that but they were often punished for speaking their native language in school and they were not given the same learning opportunities as their caucasian classmates.
Many African Americans experienced violence and were even murdered to prevent them from voting. One notable case was in 1873 a gang of whites in Louisiana murdered more than 100 blacks who were assembled to defend Republicans who had stood for the voters’ rights of all citizens. In 1890, southern states began to adopt illiteracy tests to disenfranchise voters. Forty to Sixty percent of blacks were illiterate compared to 8 to 18 percent of whites. Ballots had to be place in
From the time Richard was born to the present day, there have been many advances in black equality, but racism and discrimination are still very apparent in our society today. There has been an increase in black pride and the encouragement for blacks to advance in social status, but a majority of blacks still remain in the bottom sector of the economic and social class. Richard Wright was born after the Civil War, but before the Civil Rights Movement. If he were writing an autobiography today about a black boy growing up in the United States, he would write about the positive increase of African American pride and empowerment, but also the unjust and sanctioned police brutality, and the growing poverty among most blacks. Blacks had begun to
Americans, whether they like it or not, share their living spaces with individuals from a multitude of different backgrounds, such as Hispanics and Latinos and African Americans and so on and so forth. This living situation, however, has been set in place since before the 1960s, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his letter “Letter From a Birmingham Jail.” Back in the 1960s, a large number of white people did not want to and would not live within the same community as black American citizens, and this racism towards the black population spanned further than just neighborhoods. Racism was rampant throughout the streets of America, and for the longest time, being an American meant living in a nation that was divided by color and, ultimately, status; those who were white were superior and those who were not were lower. America now, while integrated and preaching equality, still contains racism on mass levels, and to be an American now means having to face the reality that equality has still not been reached in society. Dr. King’s “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” goes in to detail about the injustice that existed on the streets of America in the 1960s, and it can still be used now to discuss the injustice on the streets today.
Those people moved to the city, where yet again they found themselves out of employment due to the Industrial Revolution making things more efficient. With no other method to support themselves, the farmers turned to crime to make a living. Although there were over 200 crimes that were punishable by death, including impersonating an Egyptian (Convict Creations N.A, N.D), many of those were not carried out, instead the criminals being banished to America. As a result of this, when the British lost the U.S. as a dumping ground for malefactors, the prisons began overflowing, and eventually even the hulks, a decommissioned war ship began running out of space. When the British were in desperate need of a colony where it could send its prisoners, Captain Cook found fertile land and foreign plants on the east coast of Terra Australis Incognito in 1770 (ADB N.A, 1966).
Aaleyah Patterson Tom Scales U.S. Public Policy & Democracy 10 March 2016 The “War On Drugs” Is A Public Policy Failure Here we are, four decades after Richard Nixon declared the war on drugs in 1971 and $1 trillion spent since then. What do we have to show for it? Externalities that were unforeseen. It has led to mass incarceration in the U.S., corruption, political destabilization and violence in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. It negatively affected the lives of millions of people all of this while America wastes billions of dollars every year only to create and fuel powerful drug cartels while the goal of the war on drugs seems less achievable than ever.