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    Protest In Society

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    hurting our message? The first amendment is often taken as the ultimate freedom to say and protest what we want. Due to the first amendment we are allowed to have protest like the walk out a few days ago that allowed use to protest how the second amendment is affecting our society today. Manys means of protest is to rant and persuade others while I dont think this is very effective. With the freedom to protest and speak out on subjects it has brought out some distasteful hate in the world. In the

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    DON 'T GIVE IN, RESIST! The protest of reformation was very strong going through the streets. The movement was a very big resistance. Reform is important because it is from the 16th century. it 's a movement, created the protestant and reformed churches, it 's from the roman catholics and it was against King Gustav. Reformation is from the 16th century. This is where it was first spoken of for the first time. Reformation is a 16th-century movement for the reform of abuses in the Roman Catholic Church

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    Are protest really peaceful or are they really both? How can protesters decide that the protest will be peaceful before they start? Civil disobedience is when someone breaks the law publicly by a nonviolent means (Nathanson.) Protesters committed a crime of civil disobedience; however, They were justified because the Bakken Pipeline construction has been stopped Are all protesters non violent or are they really violent protesting to happen. An example of violent protesters is when protesters dismantled

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    Essay On NFL Protest

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    Essay: NFL Protests Latent and constructive political life in the United States are agreements on basic political principles but disagreements over the obstacles and objectives of government. Most Americans assert the principles of liberty, equality and democracy. Ethics mold citizens of the world and define their sense of what it right & wrong, foundation of their character, and individuality. If all individuals within American society were to never find contentment within one another’s values

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    fans can call Colin Kaepernicks’ protest treacherous, heroic, or oxymoronic. What really matter is the massage that Colin Kaepernick set behind his protest. Kaepernicks’ protest may have offended many, but it was the right thing to do. Whether Kaepernick protest is loved or hated, the one thing that is true is that it brought more attention on the issue of police brutality. Kaepernicks’ form of protest was not a protest against our American Soldiers, but a protest that stressed on our countries internal

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    Mauna Kea Protest

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    against the Government, who is building telescopes on top of Mauna Kea. 4 months ago protesters were arrested for protesting on Mauna Kea. 5 months ago people on the islands got together to protest about Mauna Kea. 27 were arrested for protesting about telescopes on Mauna Kea. Our opinion, is that they should protest because the land on Mauna Kea is Hawaii 's land and I think it 's wrong to do that to the land of Hawaii. Protesters were arrested on Mauna Kea. As always, there are two sides to the story

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    come out onto the field during the anthem. These protests were started and lead by former pro quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The players are protesting mostly because of social and racial issues, they aren’t proud of a country that doesn’t treat people of color fairly. President Donald Trump is definitely not very happy about these protests, saying that the players are disrespecting our flag and should be suspended or fired. People against these protests also believe that by taking a knee during the

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    Colin Kaepernick 's right to protest is not being used in the most effective manner it could be. He is kneeling during the National Anthem, which is highly disrespectful to the men and women who risk their lives to give him his right to protest. He is protesting minorities are under siege in the United States and are not granted the same opportunities as non-minority groups. The recent police shootings on African Americans specifically is Kaepernick 's main protest against. All U.S. citizens are

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    Steven Sternberg Mrs. Burns English 1 CP 1 March, 2018 The Flag Protest “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color” (Kaepernick, Colin). The flag protest has been a protest existing for a long time but, recently sparked lots of controversy. Although kneeling during the national anthem may seem disrespectful are often seen as a disrespect to the flag and troops, a inefficient way to promote a cause, and anger many people

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    descriptive language, and it can be interpreted in a countless amount of ways. The poem Protest Song by Timothy Liu is a great portrayal of the three points written above. Timothy Liu was inspired by the events and protests happening at Standing Rock Reservation and wrote a poem to spread awareness for the events. When comparing Protest Song to a news article about the events at

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    Mrs.Foreman and classmates. Lately, many people have been asking, “Why do people protest? “ and “Why is protesting important?”. The most important reason that people protest is to fight for what they believe in. There are people out there that say protesting is purposeless or pointless. Those people are wrong. Protesting is the last resort when there is nothing else left that we can do. As I’m watching the protests on the news, I know those concerned Americans are showing rectitude for others who

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    Peaceful Protesting is a brilliant means of safeguarding the longevity of a democratic government and for minority voices to unanimously participate in the government. When 2 unites all, whether leaders or followers, to join the cause for greater justice, they become the leader. That is the difference between a democracy and republic History recognizes change from within, as it has provided justice, peace, remembrance, and unity. Remember the government but also the people; a reciprocal relationship

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    Professional athletes around the nation are using their status to protest against racial inequality. People say that athletes should be allowed to protest the way they are for events taking place today. Professional athletes should not be able to use their status to protest the events happening in the world. Professional athletes sometimes take the protesting way to far. For example, protesting during a country's national anthem is not directed just at the people it is directed at that country.

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    People protest every day. They protest about work, sports, gender, race. This happens all around the world. That doesn’t mean that everyone that protest is a hater of their country. To me, it just means that they have a different opinion than the ones presently represented. In the case of the Vietnam war, they weren’t hating America for fighting with the Vietnamese, they just disagreed with the choice of America. They were trying to protect their family members and their friends. People had brothers

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    addition, the current situations around the country have revealed an increase in disapproval regarding civil rights and the Vietnam War. A crisis of serious proportions has descended upon our cities, creating for our society a tremendous challenge. Protest on college campuses have also been growing against racial inequality and the Vietnam War since the death of Martin Luther King Jr. On April 23rd, white and black student radicals have started occupying buildings on campus including the president’s

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    How People Effectively Protest Injustice There is a few ways that people effectively protest injustice. All three of these authors were protesting for their rights against opposition. Josephine Baker and Martin Luther KIng Jr. were both fighting segregation, while Ghonim was fighting Egypt's corrupt government. Another example of protesting was seen in Animal Farm when the hens protested giving up their eggs. This proved to be an ineffective way since the hens were killed by Napoleon after.The

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    Bob Dylan Protest Songs

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    United States, artist have expressed themselves through song. Slave spirituals is just one example. The 1960’s in particular was a decade where protest songs were abundant. Vietnam, the Civil Rights Movement, police brutality, gay rights struggle where all occurring in the 1960’s and were themes in songs for several music artists. There are also protest songs that exist today. Even though times have changed since the 1960’s, artist still have current issues of today that they personally feel, or

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    “friction and unrest” from these protests proving that these protests are stirring up trouble (Wood 174). In King’s letter, the supports that he uses throughout his letter are references from people back in history such as Socrates, biblical references, and personal anecdotes about how he has to explain to his children when they ask him “Why do white people treat colored people so mean?” (Wood 179). Furthermore, the warrant in the clergymen letter is that protests and violence are not the way to figure

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    the Civil Rights Movement as well as peer pressure by their classification: although it was clear that the initial protest was unsuccessful, it was only fully considered a failure after King classified it that way publically (Formwalt). According to a peer- reviewed journal article discussing the psychology of protests, “classical theories proposed that people participate in protests to express

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    According to Doc. A, "Not standing for the National Anthem is legal to form a protest, which is a first amendment right." This shows that what may be believed as disrespectful is actually legal by all terms of the constitution. Just another way of getting a message through, a message against social injustice. Another example is from

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