Pathos And Logos In Alicia Garza's 'All Lives Matter'

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The person who created All Lives Matter wrote an article that explains the reason that they decided to started this organization. Alicia Garza, a young African American female from Los Angeles who started the organization after the death of Trayvon Martin. She claimed, “When we say Black Lives Matter, we are talking about the ways in which Black people are deprived of our basic human rights and dignity. It is an acknowledgement Black poverty and genocide is state violence. It is an acknowledgment that 1 million Black people are locked in cages in this country” (Garza). African Americans have never has the rights that white Americans have. Even though they all live in one country, and they all hold the same exact nationality, which is Americans, the government has always mistreated the African Americans or any other people who have dark skin in discriminated ways; nevertheless, the government has never been equal to the black communities since the first day to the Africans in the United Sated until this the present days. Also, Garza uses pathos to show that she has awareness of contexts, and she is familiar with the …show more content…
Yancy asks Butler, “What has led us to this place? (Yancy). Butler answers, “Racism has complex origins, and it is important that we learn the history of racism to know what has led us to this terrible place. But racism is also reproduced in the present, in the prison system, new forms of population control” (Butler). Racism is a passed down by parents as the author could mean, racism is the biggest issue in the first place. Most of the policemen are white because they are the dominated race, and African Americans are the discriminated race in the United States; however, that gives the power to the law enforcements to kill any black person and not be considered about any

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