Does Black Lives Matter Exist

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Why are people proving the world right by displaying how history repeats itself? It is 2016 and African Americans are still getting treated like they do not belong and have plenty to show for that. The world continues to demonstrate how African Americans, whether a teenager or an adult, are still getting killed. It seems to be hard to admit or say it out loud, but the white murderers are still getting away with it. White people have always put shame to Negros and it still continues, 500 years later. The reason being is because some people felt superior, more deserving of any good than others who were a different color then them. It seems like no matter how hard they try, African Americans don’t receive freedom and justice.
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As a people, they have created something called Black Lives Matter. Which is quoted as “An international activist movement, originating in the African-American community, that campaigns against violence toward black people” in Wikipedia. There has always been a fight against the white people for the way they treat them. As they marched and marched they never gave up. Although they were tired, they never gave up. Now, being about 50 years later, they will not give up when marching in Ferguson, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York and many other places, until they win what’s theirs. Which is respect whether it’s from white people or not, they need respect! Explained in the article from The Atlantic, “Black Lives Matter, the civil-rights protest movement that rose to prominence after Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, expanded its reach onto the campaign trail and college campuses” tells us how wherever the problem is, the Black Lives Matter campaign follows. Whether it’s a college campus or a random sidewalk in Ferguson, Missouri.
No justice seems to be served for African Americans. There are many events where Negros were killed for minor reasons. The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, an 18-year-old black man, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, 28, a white Ferguson police officer. The disputed circumstances of the shooting of the unarmed man sparked existing tensions in the predominantly black city. On July 17, 2014, Eric Garner died in Staten Island, New York City, after a New York Police officer put him in a so called, chokehold, for about 15 to 19 seconds while arresting

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