Thesis Statement For Police Brutality

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Chris Taylor
Ms.Fletcher
English ll-ll
3 May 2018

Topic: Police Brutality
Thesis Statement: In the book, Dear Martin, one of the main topics in the book is police brutality and here is a little background of what it is and why this issue is so big around the world.
Annotated Bibliography
"Police Brutality Sparks Public Outcry." African American Eras: Contemporary Times, vol. 3: Government and Politics, Health and Medicine, Law and Justice, UXL, 2010, pp. 546-549. Gale Virtual Reference Library, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/CX1838000245/GVRL?u=etiwanda_hsl&sid=GVRL&xid=4a1161fe. Accessed 3 May 2018.
This article made by an anonymous author is about police brutality and mainly focuses on what police brutality is and 2 big examples of this being the Rodney King beating in 1991 of March 3rd. This incident happened in los …show more content…

3: Government and Politics, Health and Medicine, Law and Justice, UXL, 2010, pp. 546-549. Gale Virtual Reference Library, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/CX1838000245/GVRL?u=etiwanda_hsl&sid=GVRL&xid=4a1161fe. Accessed 4 May 2018. Another article by this anonymous author is about a fatal shooting of an african american in Liberia. The author shows that this fatal shooting sparked a political firestorm because these four police officers used such violence to a unarmed african american immigrant. Diallo was an immigrant and he had big dreams but that all ended in 1999 when he was coming home and an unmarked police car pulls up and four officers come out in plain clothes and ask him who he is. When he reaches in his pocket for his wallet one of them yell gun and they all open fire on him hitting him 19 times and killing him instantly. The authors point in this article is that these cops just kill these african americans and most of the time they get little to no punishment at all and this has happen many times all across

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