Racism Discrimination

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The United States has come a long way as far as racism goes. Since the Civil Rights Act was established in 1964 things have dramatically changed, but there are somethings that has remained the same. There are thousands of African-American, Hispanics, and Muslims who face oppression in their everyday life. Struggling to find jobs, homes, schooling, and acceptance within a community. “I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.” Rosa wanted everyone to be treated the same, black or white. If everyone was treated the same, America would be a much better place. Freedom back then was so crucial. It was amazing just to be able to do whatever …show more content…
The police had no reason to put there hands on that man, they could have just talked like men, but instead a police men wanted to put there arm around his neck and pin him down to the ground and it didn’t even call for all that it was so unnecessary, but the police thinking they run everything. The thing that made the black community even more mad other than the police messing with another black, was as they had Garner pinned to the ground he kept saying “I can’t breath” over and over, but instead of raising up off this man the police keep him pinned and eventually Eric Garner died from lack of breath. Michael Brown of Ferguson had robbed a store, was stopped by police officer Darren Wilson and they had going into an altercation which resulted in eight-teen year old Michael Brown getting shot multiple times, twice in the head. This shooting sparked protest and riots across the country. Police are trying to come up with better tactics to handle situations like this. After the Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and the Charleston church shooting resulted in the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Its a new age we have to do something about racism in America, its our duty as citizens of America to fight to make our Country a better place. As you can tell racism is a big problem in our country but there’s always room for change. Rosa Parks fought for what she believed in which was everyone should have equal rights white or black were all the same. The people of the United States Of America should fight for what they believe in. Everyone needs to come together to make our Country a better and safer place for everyone. America is in this together so we should all stick

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