Amadou Diallo

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  • Systemic Oppression And Discrimination Analysis

    their community. The oppressive law makers, and police department had on individuals of different color or religion was terrible.The systemic oppression and discrimination impacted each case by dividing trust among the police, and who they are sworn to protect. There are reasons why this has happened, especially in this documentary. The criminal justice system has failed to put the officers responsible for killing the three men in jail. Law makers and other higher ups got involved to make sure the police got off. Factors affecting the case The micro factor affecting the case of Diallo is the death…

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  • Trayvon Martin Case Analysis

    Black lives matter, blue lives matter, and all lives matter. These phrases are often used to signify either taking a side or verifying neutrality in respect to the socio-racial crisis between African Americans and the police force that presents itself in the daily lives of Americans. The truth is that these matters are not nearly as black and white as they seem. Boundaries that separate basic principles of police duties and human morality often blur together and results in the media spewing…

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  • Summary Of Blink By Malcolm Gladwell

    In Blink, Malcolm Gladwell discusses about the theories of snap judgment. There are many interesting themes that I have learn from his book. People judge other people within few seconds by looking at their behavior and appearance. The balance between rationalization and intuition. Human’s emotion can be seen in on the face even involuntary or voluntary. Interestingly, he also states that the less information is better if we can understand it clearly and correctly. The Blink book is a…

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  • Understanding The Meaning Of Art

    Even “Bruce Springsteen”, who’s not a rapper, a fellow rock artist shares a powerful song “American Skin(41 Shots)”, where in the middle of the song where Springsteen states, “41 shots, lena gets her son ready for school she says now on these streets Charles you got to understand the rules promise me if an officer stops you’ll always be polite never ever run away and promise mama you’ll keep your hands in sight”(Line 26-30). which this songs explains the tragic fatal death of “Amadou Diallo”,…

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  • Police Brutality Papers

    that Louima punched him in the head outside of a nightclub (Guide). He also made mention that he wanted to humiliate Louima regardless (Guide). Volpe was sentenced to 30 years in prison and as for Schwarz he was sentenced to 15 years in prison for help assisting (Guide). Although this scared this young man for life it also brought arwareness to the ongoing pattern of New York police officers abusing black men and overstepping their authority (Guide). The fourth case of police brutality was…

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  • Malcolm Gladwell Blink Analysis

    attack. The red team, by contrast, relied on far fewer factors when making their decisions. One thing that the blue team did not utilize that the red team did allow to influence their decisions making was their gut intuition. (Gladwell). These two examples indicate that thin-slicing decision making has overpowered the long decision-making process. Furthermore, Malcolm Gladwell warns that relying on the unconscious decision-making is not always a good approach to making decisions. Malcolm…

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  • Police Brutality: Can It Be Justified?

    the cop car and shot a 12 year old boy, Tamir Rice with no warning. Less than 4 seconds later when one of the cops got out the cop Rice was shot. Rice unarmerd and he wasn’t fighting back, But he was still shot. Neither of the Police Officers that shot Tamir Rice were charged of murder of Tamir Rice. A second example of a Police Officer using excessive force because they were suspicious of something is Amadou Diallo who was a black man who was shot at 41 times “The shooting occurred about…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Death Of Michael Brown

    released showing the alarm and disbelief in Wilson’s face that he shot an unarmed 18-year-old for stealing cigarillos. Again, I shall state that this whole issue would have been out of existence had the officer made better decisions that wouldn’t list in a category of racial tendencies. Did Wilson react with ignorance? If he did, he wouldn’t be the only officer who did. February 5, 1999, Amadou Diallo, an unarmed West African immigrant who had no criminal record was 22 years of age when he was…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Profiling By Police

    shooting unarmed people. The criminal justice system has not hold many police officers accountable for using their status to abuse citizens of all races. Citizens are not just relying on Law enforcement officers and Prosecutors to protect them from danger or criminals. The public expect Law enforcement officers and Prosecutors to uphold laws, be honest, and overall expect the best out of those in power. However, recent police officers shooting unarmed people especially black males and getting…

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  • Racial Profiling: The Discrimination Of Police And Law Enforcement

    Racial profiling encourages police to use a lower standard of evidence for African Americans, Hispanics and Native Hawaiians than they would for whites. A case that shows it’s against the fourteenth amendment is the case of Amadou Diallo. The New York times describe him as “west African immigrant with no criminal record, was shot 41 times because they thought he was carrying a gun” (Cooper). In the article they describe the police officers approached Diallo because they thought he fit the…

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