Example Of Racism And Ethnicity And Trayvon Martin's Society

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There are many things that our society still haven 't come to accept yet. We are currently living in the 21st century; however, we are as closed-minded as we were in history. People are still being discriminated against for something they are or believe in. Racism and homophobia are two very popular examples of discrimination. There are a couple of cases about "black lives matter" still going on often enough, and words like "gay" and "fag" being used more than ever. I chose these two cases because they 're very common and it 's is something that will most probably always be around in our world. If after everything we have gone through, North America still hasn’t overcome racism and homosexuality, I 'm afraid there is a chance we never will, …show more content…
Trayvon Martin was a 17 year old African American boy who was shot by a community watch man. Trayvon had gone to a store to purchase candy and a drink and on his way back home, the watch man called the police because Trayvon was "acting suspicious". They then started to argue and the man sot Trayvon in the chest. After this event, the man was not charged for Trayvon 's death. Instead, Trayvon was charged for his own death. Black lives matter is trying to make our society understand that black people are deprived of human rights and they should be treated the same way everyone else is …show more content…
They do not agree with how the case was taken care of, and they think this discrimination is a problem. A person should not be allowed to shoot another human being for no reason, and then get away with it. The shooter did not suffer through any consequences and this is not right for anyone. Trayvon was a teenager and he did not deserve what happened to him, and neither did his friends and family. The media did not agree with the results of this event, which is why we now know of the "black lives matter" movement. It is to try to get authorities to understand that what they are doing is wrong and it should be dealt with properly before our world gets

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