Pros And Cons Of Black Lives Matter

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Black Lives Matter Movement is definitely a topic for discussion, as well as all the backlash that comes along with the movement. I feel this movement has its pros and cons, just like any other movement. People started this movement on the unnecessary killings of unarmed black men. African American people were fighting for justice as well as being treated fairly and not being treated unfairly just by the color of their skin. In today’s society there is a lot of violence and killing amongst our black community or at least that’s all we see on television. I sometimes feel we are living in old days, especially when people are afraid of each other, and the dominant group are the ones our communities are complaining about/ or afraid of the outcome. The Civil Rights movement is similar to Black Lives Matter for the simple reason that, at the end of the day we are all fighting for justice and to be treating equally.
During the 1950’s and 1960’s, there were a lot of things going on like segregation, oppression, violence, which led to the “Jim Crow” laws which kept us from certain bathrooms, trains, and bus rides. In this particular time, they wanted black people separate from all the things they were privilege to. Sometimes just being the right color spared people from killing you and prevented
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There are still a lot of black on black crime, which is why some people do not support the Black Lives Matter movement. The fact that we are protesting whites killing black, but then the next day a black on black crime happens, African American community ignores that, and focus on the white cop or anyone that is white for that matter killing a black male/female person is injustice and wants justice. To tell you the truth, black on black killings has become an epidemic in Atlanta, at least that’s is what they show you on television, until we get crime under control, I feel this movement is not a

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