The Black Lives Matter, Movement And Who Is Really Responsible For It?

784 Words Aug 1st, 2016 4 Pages
In my previous essay, I presented a question which relates to the “Black Lives Matter” movement and who is really responsible for it? This all started back in 2014 when Michael brown, an African American was shot and killed by a police officer, Darren Wilson. We hear in the news that many black lives have been taken away by police officers every year. Some have claimed that the police officers are the ones that should be responsible for their actions. Even though these shootings and killings that are happening, I support those who are being affected by this tragedy. Lawmakers and police officers are blaming the individuals who cause these shootings to occur. Others may not agree with my opinion, or what I am to say but I hold defense for the black lives lost in the past few years, due to police shootings. This topic is one that many people pick to write about or talk about but it stood out to me when I heard about all the shootings, deaths that were happening in society. Not only did it start with Michael Brown or Eric Garner but also others who weren’t out there in the media. So recently in the media and news, Texas Gov, Dan Patrick and Rep. Roger Williams, both criticized the people who supported “Black Lives Matter” Movement. Governor Patrick said “I do blame people on social media with their hatred towards police.” He is blaming the protesters because of the death that happened earlier this month in Dallas. In my eyes, why do the lawmakers and governors finally open…

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