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    shows this through Jurors 3 and 10. Equally, Watson and Rose showcase in these texts that prejudice and injustice are prevalent and damaging to society. Everyone affected by Frank’s crimes in Montana 1948 leaves them with a choice between justice and loyalty. These events also bring out the common prejudice against…

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    forcefully brought African slaves from Africa to America many centuries ago, America manages to still continue to oppress and cast down African Americans in the eyes of the majority within America. As time continued, black people from different countries began to file into America. From being attacked with water hoses to being sent to jail for petty crimes, black people have always had the short end of the stick. In today’s day and age, America claims to be all for equality and “liberty and…

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    Statistical Briefing Book). If they wanted to commit crimes they can do them inside there “timely curfew.” Crimes happen all throughout the day and a lot are actually caused by adults instead of teenagers. A curfew does not stop anything at all just increases the risk of everything and the danger. The amount of trouble and effort the teens will put into to sneak outside and have some illegal fun will just make everything more dangerous. You say that crime does not happen during the day? Let us…

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    stereotyped since the 1600s. But, who or what created these stereotypes? Well known movies, such as ‘Juice (1992)’ and ‘Menace II Society (1993)’ have influenced young men into thinking that crime is the best way to make it in society. All they see is that to win the girl and to have all the cash is to commit horrendous crimes and spend a few years in prison. Not only are blacks portrayed negatively in the US, but also in the UK. Movies such as ‘Precious (US, 2009)’ and ‘Honey Trap (UK, 2014)’…

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    be out of the norm. Often, survivors of sexual assault are questioned about their appearance during the crime. If victims reveal that they were wearing “provocative or immodest clothing, the blame of the violence of rape is often shifted to them. Regardless of their gender or clothing choice, victims of sexual violence should not be ridiculed, isolated, or shamed for an act perpetrated against them. The victim never “asks for it,” but in a society where rape culture is prevalent, the victims are…

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    Misuse Of Police Power

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    to the video captured, shown on CBS News, Rodney was just laying there. It was completely unnecessary and a horrible, probably the worst, police brutality act of all time. Soon after the video was leaked in 1991, people began going crazy. African Americans in L.A. , were after whites. There were crazy riots, burning buildings, and huge groups of people just running through streets attacking people. There was one event in which a black guy pulled a white guy out of his truck and beat him with a…

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    LGBT Case Study

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    Marcus is a 16 year old African American male who was living in Pine Hill, Alabama with his both parents. Recently, Marcus was kicked out the home because his parents, who are conservative Christians, learned that Marcus is gay. After, Marcus was caught shoplifting in Midtown Mobile at the Walmart off Hwy south of Interstate 65. Mobile is the third populous city in the state of Alabama. According to the U.S. Census reported Mobile population estimates at an approximate 195,111 people living in…

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    School nurses should be able to deal with the injuries and sick kids and added counselors and mental support staff should be added to schools, to monitor and ensure that kids who need mental support are getting what they need. By simply reaching teens with mental illnesses, gang numbers could reduce as well as the percent of kids dropping out. Cdc.com says, “doctors and educators should work together to help reduce dropouts.” (Paddock, 2013) reducing dropouts would also show reduced gang…

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    Professor Gregory Cass July 19, 2017 Guns Need To Be Limited As an American citizen, owning a gun is a very common thing, but the gun violence also happened in America every day. Living in Boston, most people believe that having a gun can protect their life. In fact, the opposite is true. American created many strict policies and laws to limited the guns violence, but the amount of guns issues is still increasing. Although most American citizens have personal guns now, they haven’t get the…

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    hate crime is an offense, usually violent, motivated by the prejudice of one specific status a single individual holds, i.e., sexual orientation, religion, gender, ethnicity, ect. These crimes are driven simply because of the hatred one person feels towards another. An individual is targeted because of something about themselves a single person or group of people do not approve of. Hate crimes are the highest priority of the FBI’s Civil Rights program and each year an estimated 1,200 crimes are…

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