Violence In Police Brutality By Robin D. G. Kelly

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Have anyone ever wonder “are our officers of the laws really doing their job?” In fact, the police work is very stressful and involves many violent and dangerous situations. In many confrontations the police are put in the position in which they have to use force to control the situation. However, several actions such as severe beating, fatal choking’s, unjustified shootings and rough treatment are all considered to be known as police brutality. The article “Police Brutality” by Robin D.G. Kelly complains from many African American communities claims that polices are excessive forces against the members of minority populations. The violence begins from the post-Civil War where most the people believed that every race would be treated equally …show more content…
In a report of December 1979, Arthur McDuffie, a 30 years old black male, was beaten to death by police officers in Florida. Though he was resisted arrest but the witness believed it was an act of brutality. Yet, some police officers evoke that African American exhibit aggressive behavior towards police. This sort of phenomenon often prevents favorable between police and African American relations. The use of excessive forces that the police brutality brings that cannot be taken lightly by our society. Throughout the article, race plays a key role in police misconduct and African Americans are more likely to be victims of unfair treatment. Police brutality is influenced by many, such as our American ideals of Civil Right movement, political process in terms of the media, and one which the …show more content…
Then to the era of the Ku Klux Klan, a native-born American racist organization that brought up violence and drive black people out of politics. With their horror appearance which the members disguised themselves in masks and flowing robes, soon control black labor, and restore black subordination. The World War 1 and 2 both directly impacted all African Americans, men and women, from the northerners to the southerner. Series event such as the Great Migration, racial violence, drug abuse, military service, political protest, the riots and crimes all together contributed the war year’s one of the most ironically periods of the African American experience. In 1943, seventeen Chicago youths were convicted from first degree murder to assault, twenty two youth went to trial. And in 1951, a group of polices beat seven youth ruthlessly. Two years later, David Hidalgo was beaten severely by the two LA

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