As they were walking to the park nearby, they noticed the same car they had seen previously that night when they got caught by a couple of Soc's trying to walk their girls home after they had ditched their boyfriends after they were drinking. As the guys pulled up and got out of their car, Ponyboy noticed that they were drunk. The Soc's kept harassing the boys and they knew a fight was about to happen. So, Jonny reached into back pocket to make sure he still had the switchblade they were lucky he had. Ponyboy clearly said something that the Soc's didn't like and they went after them.
Arch’s mob came to his house with lots of weapons ready to kill Clem. When Arch asked Lonnie where Clem was hiding Lonnie at first tried to not answer, but he was intimidated my Arch and his mob. Lonnie told Arch that Clem was hiding in the woods. Lonnie was so terrified of Arch he would not even lie to him to save a mans life. When he told Arch where Clem was hiding it showed how cowardly Lonnie really is and how he was no spine.
Connor (1989), police officer Connor recognized Graham rushing in and out of the store. Officer Connor became suspicious and followed the car a mile down the road before he pulled him over. After being pulled over, Berry told officer Connor that Graham was sick and needed help. Officer Connor disregarded what Berry was saying. He called for backup and told them to wait until he had more insight on what happened at the convenience store.
The cop got out his car, walked up to Gabe’s car and asked him if he knew why he is being pulled over. Gabe gets an itch on his leg, he reached down to scratch it and the officer thinks he’s reaching for a gun. He instantly pulled out his gun and dragged Gabe out the car, shoved him on the ground and beat him. Stories like this happen every day in America, it needs to stop for three reasons: Racism, innocent children are dying and America looks bad to the rest of the world.
Timothy Masters, a fifteen year old male, was pulled in for questioning when police questioned Masters father, who reported that his son had mentioned seeing a mannequin in the field, 100 feet from their home. Masters told the police that he thought it was a prank. After the
Smith stepped to the side to call her husband about dinner. As she was speaking to him, nobody noticed when a man dressed all in black and wearing sunglasses slipped his gloved hand behind the booth and grabbed the little brown bag holding all the money the booster club had earned that night. As he was walking off, Mrs. Smith returned to the booth to find the bag missing. She asked all the other sponsors if they had moved it, or seen it, but when they hadn’t, she began to panic. Meanwhile, the thief had thrown away the brown bag and his gloves, and started to make his way back to the motel he was staying at.
While Tom was driving, he came to a point on the path that was blocked by a tree. Tom got out of his car to remove the fallen tree from the path. Attempting to pick up the tree, Tom notices something carved into the bark. Hand-carved into the bark of the tree was the name “John”. Tom read the name multiple times in his head before coming to the conclusion that it was his co-worker.
This reveals that Atticus was afraid of the group of men that were going to hang Tom Robinson. After the halloween pageant, Scout and Jem were walking back home when they got attacked by Bob Ewell. “From somewhere near by came scuffling, kicking sounds, sounds of shoes and flesh scraping dirt and roots.” (Lee 351). This scene demonstrates that Bob Ewell attacks Jem and Scout, trying to get revenge. When taking this case Atticus wasn’t aware of the consequences it will bring to him and his family.
In February four New York City police officers were on patrol in the Bronx when they saw a young black man standing on a stoop. They thought he looked suspicious. When they pulled over he retreated into the doorway and began digging in his pocket. He kept digging as the police shouted at him to show his hands; a few seconds later the man Amado Diallo a -year-old immigrant from Guinea was dead hit by of the bullets that the police fired at him. What Diallo was reaching for was his wallet.
Wait, don’t go!” Surprised to see the teen only crossing the street now, the priest tried one last time to corral the fugitive. “Son wait, we need to talk!” Without looking back, the teen hurried his footsteps to a jog. A block further, the penance seeker, disappeared from the priest sight and vanished into the shadows of a Brooklyn park. The priest stood bewildered on the snow covered entrance way to his church, not knowing what to do next. The northern wind of the winter evening awoke the pastor from his stupor.
Trayvon was heading back home to his father’s house that he had been staying with while he was suspended from school. George Zimmerman a 28-year-old Hispanic man called the police that night while driving in his SUV. He called the police and reported seeing “a real suspicious guy”, “a black male” walking around. That was
The officer grabbed James arm with lots of force and yelled “Get out, you’re not allowed on this property”. I told the officer “Hey officer look at how you squeezing his arm”. He gave me a mug and continued to tell my friend to get out. James asked the officer “Am I going to get my money back?” The officer exclaimed “No,”! In my head I was thinking, man this is messed up.
The videos from these sources are not being released, however, as investigators do not want the evidence to be tainted. When asked if the videos show if Clark was handcuffed or not, Department of Public Safety spokesman Bruce Gordon reiterated that the videos did not capture the whole incident. The head of the Minneapolis police union, Bob Kroll, said that he hopes the people saying that Clark was handcuffed “make a statement to the BCA on the matter.” He also believes that if those making these statements are lying, “they should be charged with a crime.” Drew Evans, of the BCA, says that it usually takes two to four months for an investigation, but the Clark case “has been given top priority.” The FBI has also agreed to conduct a civil rights
After finishing him, he left the body at the scene of wrongdoing within hours later and the began. It could have been an issue of many dissidents claim that the protest was out of line, and they trust that Michael Brown was faultless. The"Ferguson Police Department releases the name of the cop and the image showing Brown robbing a convenience store immediately before was shot and killed. “ (Hill, Dean, 2014). The officer did not stop him for the robbery he got stop for blocking traffic and for walk in the middle of the street,hours later after the documents came out claim him as a primary suspect.