Persuasive Essay About Racism

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Most people have fears of monsters and ghouls. As an African-American the horror is alot more realistic in many cases.No reports have shown anyone being killed by a monster or a ghoul.However,countless black men and women have lost their lives to police officers.A traffic stop shouldn’t be a dangerous event,but to often it has.Their lives have been lost due to racism in our country.Now of course, it isn’t anything like the African-Americans faced in the 1800 and 1900s but it’s still relevant.It is hard for people to be truthful about this topic I have come to find out.I have 18 years of life,and I have experienced a vast amount of racism. The only thing about it is it’s subtle and most people won’t really pick up on it.I am not …show more content…
The report said he robbed a clerk at a store for a cigarette.However, it is very clear that the cop was trigger happy during the altercation.I hate when I hear cops say they fear for their lives.The reason why is because as an officer I would expect for you be trained and ready for anything.An officer is supposed to protect and serve and I couldn 't tell after Michael Brown’s death.The Saint Louis area was a disaster after the Michael Brown death.I couldn’t go anywhere and feel safe. Schools were closed,stores broken into,and buildings set on fire.I remembered seeing multiple white people during this time and I often got dirty …show more content…
He is stating that I 'm not smart enough to get into school. I have to use sports to do it.It angered me to see the way he thinks,but I can’t change that.Honestly I know for myself my worth.That is all it matters.But it is sad when I am seen as just a black guy who lucked out on a

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