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    small Palestinian village. The documentary he created is called Five Broken Cameras. He is a peasant farmer who lives off of the land he owned. He has a family consisting of his wife and his four sons. He films to show their side of the fighting and riots and no matter what he will risk his life just to capture something that is happening. There was some difficulty of watching this documentary because of it being in a different language, but subtitles work wonders. Also, I had to keep in mind…

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    Protesting around the world is getting out of hand, people are rioting, burning trucks and cars, now police officers can’t even do their job without being criticized. People need to be informed about the day to day struggles of a police officer, now people don't even want the to do their jobs. The “police brutality” is insane, if people would listen to what they say without resisting, everything would be much easier for the arresting officer and the person being arrested. These people burning…

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    London Riots

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    from today’s youth. The London riots, which occurred only five years ago, were the actions that brought Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange, where youth gangs ravage the city, to life. In his article, Burgess accurately predicts a time in England when teenagers will be in control. Attempting to justify these unexplainable events, Jonathon Foreman wrote “London Aflame,” where rioters in London defy authority and act in anarchy. By showing us the events of the riots, as well as, why they lasted…

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    On Saturday June 28th 1969, at 1:20 in the morning, police officers raided the Stonewall Inn leading to the revolutionary battle toward the LGBT liberations movement (The Historic Stonewall Inn). Stonewall Inn is a gay bar located on 53 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014, between West 4th Street and Waverly Place, in the Greenwich Village of Lower Manhattan. Stonewall Inn is a tavern open to all genders, but more specifically to the gay community of Lower Manhattan. This bar represents and…

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    who was murdered and had his death erupt with riot and protest. Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and Sandra Bland are others whose deaths were commemorated with protests. Eric Garner was put in a chokehold by a police officer and witnesses claim he said “I can’t breathe” eleven times. Garner was declared dead at the police station. Michael (Mike) Brown was shot while raising his hands…

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    them to move to the sidewalk. Then Michael didn’t take the situation too lightly so the officer and the young man started a physical altercation that lead into the shooting death of Michael Brown. The people of the neighborhood after then started to riot in the streets wanting justice for Michael believing that he was gunned down in cold blood. At first nobody knew what to do about the rioters or the people standing up to the police because they could…

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    “I believe that rioting should not be an immediate option when trying to prove a point or an opinion. Those who riot do not prove a point, but rather they bring about destruction and damage to all those around them. Thus, by trying to make changes in society, rioters only bring about destruction instead. “If a rioter causes destruction in order to prove a point, he has come to the solution that violence is the only answer to his problem. By the rioter resorting to violence, he shows his problem…

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    It was 1997(2005) in Ethiopia, and I was about 9 or 10 at time, still naive to the world at large. It began as a typical school day, but then as my classmates and I were on our lunch break, we started to hear a man shout “Taxi, taxi, taxi!” just outside of our school. It seemed peculiar to us as to why that strange man was shouting. To the students and faculty in my school building, this man seemed deranged. One of my friends joked “we should probably go back to class before we end up like this…

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    In “Sonny’s Blues,” Harlem is clearly illustrated as a dank and unclean city that boasted little hope or incentive for ambition for those that resided there. The lack of opportunity led to high levels of poverty, and in turn influenced many in the area to resort to crime, alcoholism, and drugs for comfort. Throughout the 1920s, Harlem was a place of progression, art, and activism. Dubbed the “Harlem Renaissance,” this era in American history was significant for the black community as a whole.…

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    The Charlottesville riots, threat of nuclear warfare, hurricane Harvey, and Donald Trump's presidency, are just some of this years occurrences that have news reporters busy and protesters livid. Many of them could be compared to John Steinbeck's novel “The Grapes of Wrath” in one way or another, but the one we are comparing is the protest to increase the pay of fast food workers. After reading “The Grapes of Wrath” and then reading the article from USA Today by Bruce Horovitz and Yamiche…

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