Trayvon Martin Case Summary
In 2015, TIME Magazine released their monthly issue with an unusual image: a black and white picture of a Black man running from a group of law enforcement officers dressed in war attire. Why …show more content…
It created the notion that policemen were not here to protect and serve but instead cause fear. Protests broke out all over the nation; some peaceful, others violent and destructive. Black people decided to stop being victims and start standing up for what is right: their rights. Thus, the “Black Lives Matter” movement was formed.
In 2014, ABC network announced a new prime-time show to their Wednesday line-up called Black-ish, an American television show about “a family man who struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood” . While this show is regularly a comical one for viewers to enjoy, the writers decided to take on a worldlier approach in an episode called