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    be arrested is the culture that they live in and were raised in. More crime in America happens in big cities than in any other geographical location in the nation. Crime and violence is caused by multiple factors. Cities such as Memphis, Stockton, and Detroit suffer from the highest crime rates in the nation in one location. In Detroit 's case, the economic struggle and growing poverty in the inner city has led to growing crime rates. Memphis’s high crime rates are associated with its chronically increasing poverty rate. Memphis currently ranks at number two in the nation for highest crime rates with 19.1% of the population having committed a crime. Solutions to completely solve all of the problems in regards to defending the innocent or proving the guilty may never come about. However I think there are temporary solutions that will help to work towards the ultimate goal in ending the thoughts and ideas of a racist justice system. One step being taken to better prohibit the growth of crime is to increase police occupancy in areas of high crime. President Barack Obama has been said to have the thought of enforcing more federal level assistance to local law enforcement in areas of need (eff). This effort, may or may not be put in place, however with the probability of the crime rate going down due to a position of higher power being present, it is an appropriate action to take at least until the crimes rates of certain areas begin to decrease to the point where they are no…

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    When I was smaller I’ve always questioned what the American dream is all about. I was told that the American dream is an opportunity to have a better a life and an enhanced education. To my surprise, I wasn’t aware that I will encounter that dream. The process of my aunt trying to get my mom and her family to the United States. Migrating to America was one of the most important event in my life. Even though the process of getting the paper work together, waiting eleven years for the papers to…

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    the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) and from the United States Census Bureau. I determined that based on 10 cities with populations that are higher than 250,000. Of those, 5 cities being high crime rate cities, and 5 cities being low crime rate cities. I gathered and analyzed the data of their demographics, characteristics, and that of police officers per thousands of citizens. I concluded that some of the variables showed a possible relationship to the high or low crime rates, while other variables …

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    “The United States leads the world in gun ownership, however, it is 103rd in homicide rate” (Guns in America, n.d.). Do guns do more good than harm? Do they protect us, or put us in more danger? Would criminals obey gun control laws? These are a few of the many questions asked when it comes to the issue and debate of gun control. Being able to have guns would benefit society as a whole in that citizens would be more protected, and they would have the ability to take action faster than the local…

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    America is the land of the free and the home of the brave. Be as that may, the United States encounters struggles. Ever since the Great Recession, America has been slowly improving the economy and developing in many areas as a nation. However, there are still many faults in this land of opportunity. Tune into any news station, and there will be stories of everything from deaths to debates. Part of being a resident here in the United States means facing problems including, but not limited to,…

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    thought. She uses a verity of sound sources and argumentative skills to call for the decriminalization of drug use to a public health issue in order to cease the many problems caused by the War on Drugs. Her premises argue that the War on Drugs spends a tremendous amount of tax money and impacts many issues that plague society such as murder, police violence and lower than possible education rates. She begins her passage by introducing her conclusion with euphuisms in a premise referring…

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    Kennedy is a 1.77 square mile community lacking inequality–reducing resources in Nasuffolk County . The community is home to broad social inequality, including underfunded public schools, poverty, high levels of gang violence, a lack of affordable housing, a lack of affordable health care, as well as high rates of youth incarceration. The 2010 United States Census reports the population of Kennedy, New York to be 16,258 people, with a mixed demographic composition including Caucasian, Asian,…

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    Race and Crime Name Affiliation Race and Crime When we talk about the crimes in America, it has a close and direct relationship with racism, Arab Muslims and African American people to be more specific. An observation says that out of every three African American people, one is expected to go to the prison in his life time. Almost same is the case going on with Arabs, after the September 2011 attacks on the twin towers of America. It raises a serious question. What is the reason…

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    The Land of the Free?: Mass Incarceration as the New Jim Crow By Rosie Kereston What were the Jim Crow Laws Before a comparison can be drawn between the phenomenon of mass incarceration in the United States and the Reconstruction-era Jim Crow laws, it is important to note what these laws were, what effect they had on citizens, and why they were instituted in the first place. The term “Jim Crow” is actually a direct reference to a racist, traveling musical act from the 1830s. Blackface was…

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    Belfort a white collar criminal on the streets of long island. There are many instances where what we discussed in lecture/discussion. Crime is now a big seller at the movie theatre and I believe that it can have an impact on a youths mind. The wolf of Wall Street follows the rise of a young money driven stockbroker out of long island, NY. Jordan Belfort a young broker is a story of rags to riches. He teams up with a friend to create Stratton Oakmont, a brokerage firm in New York. With the…

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