The African-American Police Trail

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Three Trails of Officers Acquitted in the fatal shooting of African Americans Shootings of African Americans by police in the USA is inflating. Officers involved in shootings are being discharged from trials. While people who advocate officers seem to be convinced with guiltless conclusions, victims’ families and others who defend them, call the trails as “implicit bias” against minorities. The three trails of the officers Jeronimo Yanez, Ray Tensing and Dominique Heaggan- Brown support such situation. Officer Ray Tensing’s trial ended in a mistrial and other two were found not guilty. Three prominent media channels like Fox News, MSNBC, and CNN presented their standpoint on these trails. All the channels have the same intentions in mind,…show more content…
The channel doesn’t engage readers who expect more information regarding the trails. Rather for those who expect the outline of the chronicles. In Sylville Smith’s episode, the channel goes on detailing the event of chase and shootout without providing any evidence on the source of analysis. This deemed to be unsubstantial. Even so, they have taken two other events relevant to the individuals involved in the case to spawn more interest. One, about the Intel the officer had on drug dealing, which held the victim’s involvement. The other one is of officer’s sexual assault charge in an unrelated lawsuit. In the Philando Castile incident, the channel has a one-sided story to tell. It goes on to explain about the officer Yanez’s events, rather than describing events happened on both sides. In the Sam DuBose episode, the trail scenarios are presented through timelines in local time. This facilitates the audience to know the precise time of the events aiding people with in-depth analysis. However, to sum it up Fox News fails to engage the audiences with their repetitious style of evidence less narration and one-sided story. Leading to give no credence to the…show more content…
Each trail is analyzed and summed up in a manner intelligible to an audience who doesn’t require any complex lexicons. Her way of engaging the audience with interesting questions keeps anyone from skimming through the content. The statement “Regardless of the cause, the result was the same for Samuel DuBose, Sylville Smith, and Philando Castile -- none of them survived” shows that the act of firings is unnecessary. She is anxious about similar incidents which bring disturbance in the order. Her style of word choice is simple and precise to the story. It doesn’t even go out of the subject. Pieces of evidence are used only to justify her points. This shows her excellency in building strong arguments with impeccable
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