The Rights Of African Americans Essay

1055 Words Dec 4th, 2015 null Page
The recent events below have led to a series of protests over the past year but recently in the media the public has been advocating for the rights of African Americans in America based off of the neglect of the justice system for these young black men. These situations were all against young black males that had absolutely no reason to be murdered as a means to a solution. As these three situations only stand as representations of the many black male to be victimized by the police system in America it also shows us that although we have made strides in race relations and equality we still have a very long and tiring journey to go to be fully accepted by our fellow counterpart. Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer on Oct. 20, 2014 the shooting was caught on the dash cam and is now being discussed thoroughly. “Michael Brown, who was an 18-year-old black male, who was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, 28, a white Ferguson Missouri police officer on August 9, 2014. “ “On July 17, 2014, Eric Garner, an African American, died in Tompkinsville a neighbourhood of Staten Island, New York, after a police officer put him in a chokehold, which was a tactic that had been banned by the New York City Police Department (NYPD). “ Racial discrimination and racial tension in America has always been an issue but recently it is becoming much more frequent, seemingly there is absolutely no justice for the lives of blacks in America and…

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