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Why is there such wide spread hatred towards police in the world right now? Especially in the United States? Some may say that is was sparked by the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson Missouri in 2014. Michael Brown was an 18 year old who was fatally shot by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. Mr. Brown before the shooting was strong arm robbing a local convenience store. Officer Wilson was dispatched to the call. Wilson approached him and started to back up towards his car. They then attacked Officer Wilson in his car trying to grab his gun. One a round went off they left, after Wilson is prepared he takes them at gunpoint and Brown turnings around to go after him again and then Officer Wilson shoots him seven more times which then killed …show more content…
It started with the African American community. The campaigns message is the end violence towards black people. They are the leading protesting group that protests anytime a White police officer shoots or causes a black man or women to die. The group also protests for Racial Profiling, Police Brutality, and racial inequality within the criminal justice system. The Black Lives Matter campaign began with the hash tag #BlackLivesMatter on social media. It was sparked by the shooting death of an African American teen named Trayvon Martin. He was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in Georgia. Black Lives Matter started to be well known for their large street demonstrations after the shooting of Michael Brown and the death of Eric Garner by chokehold. Since the Ferguson protest the members of the Black Lives Matter group started the protest and demonstrate for the death of many other African American Deaths by police actions or while in police custody. Some of the deaths would be Tamir Rice, Eric Harris, Walter Scott, Jonathan Ferrel, Sandra Bland, Samuel Dubose, and Freddie Gray. In the summer of 2015 the group publicly challenged politicians and continued to highly influence candidates in the 2016 presidential election race. There biggest supporter is Bernie …show more content…
This item is a cell phone. 90% of American adults own a cell phone. Why can this be an issue? Well it all boils down to people labeling everything a police officer does as police brutality. Why are these related? Well we all have been in high school and seen quite a few fights. If you were to stop and take a moment and look around and not at the fight you will relies that there are at least 3 people recording of a group of fifteen. Same thing goes with the police. People always record police anytime they see anything that could be bad or where there is an issue that they are trying to resolve. Some start recording before the conflict even starts, but others come to the party late and start recording after the conflict started. Now for an example you see a video on Facebook of a police officer grabbing a kid who is sitting down and refusing to get up. The officer takes out his baton and strikes the kid. He then jump on him and arrests the kid for resisting arrest. Now if you had been there or if the recorder were to start before the officer gets there you would see that the officer came up to the kid for jay walking and was only going to talk to the kid. The kid was very big compared to the responding officer. He asked the kid to stand up so the two of them could talk. The kid still refused so the officer asked for an I.D. and the kid refused to give it up so

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