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    to the Europeans as Europeans were called their masters. Throughout time the conflict between whites and blacks became no better. When slavery ended, African Americans still faced racism from the whites. African Americans couldn’t take it anymore and wanted equal rights and not more less than a white person. After some time, African Americans got their rights and became equal to whites. Even Whites became understandable toward the blacks and didn’t treat cruelly like their ancestors. There were…

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    ranging from the ages 15-19 were killed at a 31.17% per million rates as opposed to White Americans were only killed at a 1.47% per million person’s rate. For that statistic to equal out for a White American, 185 more White American teens in the age range 15-19 would have to die. That statistic states more than one teen would have to die per week just to equal the amount of deaths that African American teens are facing die to police firearms…

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    that are altering their lives. Numerous amounts of teens are victims of violence each year; the effects of these continued violence can cause lifetime problems. More than 1 in every 3 girls and boys across the country, ages 10-16 years old, fall victim to violence each year (5). The violence among today’s youth is causing extreme problems that are leading to more violent outburst and behavioral issues that are having harsh effects. Violence against and among teenagers cause psychological and…

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    Crucible Pre-Reading Response Today's court cases completely go against the statement that Justice is best determined in a court of law.An example of how justice isn't always best determined in a court of law would be a white teenager who killed four people in a car accident, and was only on probation instead of receiving a criminal sentence. In 2013 Ethan Couch a 16 year old white male was conducting a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol ,in the process he crashed and killed four…

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    Underage Drinking In Iowa

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    and more common throughout the state of Iowa and the entire US. It is now the norm for underage high school and college students to attend parties on the weekends where underage drinking occurs. We need to take more action against underage drinking to protect our youth against the harmful effects. Underage drinking in Iowa has become more and more serious as time has gone on. In some places underage drinking is almost expected from high school students. In Iowa, 66.3% of students in grades…

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    Essay On Teenage Curfew

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    When Nighttime Falls I will prove when it comes to teenage curfews whether it be for teens driving, teens being at home, or middle school teenage curfews, there should be a curfew. Teenagers are trying to fit into the adult world, but yet still need clear boundaries and rules to follow. They are trying to decide where they fit in and are susceptible to the influence of others around them. Without boundaries or curfews, teenagers can fall into situations they may otherwise not encounter. I will…

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    cultural interest, because of this they are discriminated against and over represented in the justice system. Black kids being treated more severely than white kids when they both commit the same crime. This is an example of indirect discrimination a black kid and a white kid being treated differently when they commit the same crime due to their socioeconomic class. What we are experiencing now is second generation racism. African Americans…

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    discrimination and slavery towards African Americans, yet the legal status has hardly evolved. Although African Americans and other races have the same rights as whites, discrimination continues. Although America has come a long way to stop racism and fight for equality, we cannot live in an equal society due to those who oppose it. With this being said many issues remain yet to be accomplished. Those items yet to be accomplished are, discrimination against African…

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    criminal acts so they may achieve the coveted “American Dream”. Education is extremely important for one’s future. The type of education one receives decides the type of job they may have. A good education will allow someone to have a well paying job with a nice home which is the “American Dream”. A poor education, however, will force someone to get a low paying job that will not allow them to provide for their family which may drive them to commit crimes so they may provide for their family.…

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    when it comes to underage teens who get charged as an adult for a crime and put on death row, death row is a prison block or section for prisoners who will be sentenced to stay in prison till death. Without parole or sometimes even trial, and just from reading Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson explaining how the courts and the justice system is illicit. Mr. Stevenson talks about the circumstance that have led to the teens that have been slandered throughout their lives. The teens reached out to him…

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