Stay Woke Black Lives Matter Analysis

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The Voting Rights Act relates to the 13th documentary in so many different ways. We are shown in this documentary all of the curl act that has been done recently to African Americans. By seeing different images of unfair treatment towards minorities and the thoughts that candidates of the 2016 presidential election have to say about minorities, shows why it is important for all people to vote. There has been a recent change in the voting rights for citizens who live in Southern states that have recently had historical discrimination against minorities. Voters were not informed of the requirements for voting as well as the changes that were made to the polling sites. Many voting rules targeted Black Americans. Voting is an important right in …show more content…
This film gives viewers the incite of how African Americans feel regarding to the senseless of death of African American males and female, by police officers. The Black Lives Matter movement is not a movement about harming the police, but a movement about holding police accountable. Black Live Matter movement began in 2013 after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin. The movement grew stronger after the death of two unarmed guys Michael Brown of Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner of New York …show more content…
It is almost as if African Americans are treated as animals rather than humans that have rights. Civil liberties that are given to every American citizen seem to be privileged or taken away due to color. The world does not seem to understand African Americans when they are conducting themselves in a proper manner. Blacks are called barbaric and wild after expressing the way they feel, which they have the right to do as stated in the First Amendment. I personally have to touch on a topic that is close to my heart so dear. I am born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and over the past few months a lot has changed the city for the good and the bad. I am an eyewitness of police treating citizens as if they in war against each other. There are several individuals in Baltimore who have no respect for the police at all and the reason is they feel as if the police officers have no respect for them. After the death of Freddie Gray, the people of Baltimore lost even more respect for the police officers; protesters became looters and rioters. Individuals were punished for peacefully protesting. After the riots begun the Mayor called in the National Guard to cease all of

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