Trayvon Martin Persuasive Speech

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Urgent! Our young brothers are dying. It didn’t just begin, but, it has been happening way before our ancestors picked cotton from the plantations. Whether it’s blacks killing blacks, or whites killing blacks, our community needs to fight this atrocity. As a great advocate onced said, “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King Jr. Currently the hottest topic is not the dire killings of young black males, but we are still fighting for justice for the young black males who died at the hands of a white male officer. In 2015, the polls stated that blacks were killed at twice the rate of whites, Hispanics, and Native Americans. Among the African American race about twenty-five percent of African Americans killed were without weapons at the time of their killings. Over 1,134 white male officer related deaths have occurred among African American young males in the year 2015. The most conversed story of an African American young male dying at the hands of a police officer was, Trayvon Martin. Trayvon was born on February 5, 1995, in Florida; he was an average teen who enjoyed athletics and learning. Shortly after Trayvon’s birthday, on the tragic day of February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida, a man by the…show more content…
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