Why Police Brutality Is Making Headlines Around The Country And People

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Police brutality is making headlines around the country and people are trying to get to the root of the problem. There are multiple reasonings as to why police today are brutal. Some believe it is because police are trained to be militaristic. They may also believe that police have to deal with situations that require them to be brutal for their own safety. While others believes that cops are brutal due to their training that influences racism for their decisions while policing.

In Lorraine Hansberry’s play, A Raisin in the Sun, a Black American family wants to move into a house located in a white neighborhood to no longer live in an apartment. However after purchasing the house Mr. Lindner visits the family representing the white neighborhood and tries to bribe them to not move into the white neighborhood by offering to buy the house for more than the family paid for it originally. Which in essence is the neighborhood trying to have a white only community by stopping Black Americans who move into their area. Lindner says in the play, “believe me when I tell you that race prejudice simply doesn’t enter into it. It is a matter of people of Clybourne Park believing, rightly or wrong as I say, that for the happiness of all concerned that our Negro families are happier when they live in their own communities” (Hansberry 65). Which is him lying because there is race prejudice involved and they’re giving these Black Americans a harder time buying a house because of the color…

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