The Importance Of Police Brutality

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Today we live in a society where safety doesn 't come without a cost. We thought the Martin Luther King Jr speeches were over and the changes had been established, but needless to say we as a black society continues to live in fear ,vulnerability and scrutiny just because the of color of our skin and not the content of our character. Why must black boys and men feel apprehensive at the sight of the police? Why should mothers of black boys fear their child 's life could be exterminated anytime they walk out the front door,from those who should be there to protect them. Police Brutality ranges from assault and battery to mayhem, torture, and murder. Police abuse is one of the most significant human rights violations in the United States. Over…show more content…
Those cities are Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Boston, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Portland, Providence, Washington D.C., and San Francisco. So much so that there have been systems designed to stop the brutality in these cities which have unfortunately failed. Where you live matters when it comes to police brutality. Did you know if you are an African-American/ Black individual, that you are 7 times more likely to be killed by a police officer in Oklahoma than you are if you lived in…show more content…
News is only giving a few stories on this brutality subject if there are over 1,000 people who lose their lives each year in the hands of an officer, that 's at least 3 stories a day that should be brought to people 's attention. But instead it is seen as an everyday scene that a white officer kills or murders a black man. But stories of a black officer killing a young Caucasian teen are very rare. In fact, it is said most whites remained unaware of the brutality until about the mid-1960s,in large part because larger city newspapers who readerships were primarily white and did not consider it “newsworthy”. In contrast, incidences of police brutality were covered by black press from the early 20th century, frequently in front page articles. It is in no one 's right mind to say it should have taken 40 years to make the front page of the news of to make it to the

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