The Black Lives Matter Movement

The horrible murder of young African American teen Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch and George Zimmerman in February 26, 2012 sparked massive national outcry and a social revolution that is known as The Black Lives Matter Movement. Trayvon was just walking to a local 7 eleven because he wanted to buy a pack of skittles and something to drink. George Zimmerman was patrolling the gated commun Then George Zimmerman saw Trayvon Martin and started to following the young 17 year old Trayvon Martin. George Zimmerman then proceed to call the police and follow Trayvon Martin. This event caused a widespread concern on the way that law enforcement have been treating people of color. The people ...

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Dunn went to the parking lot were the group of boys were sitting there listening to music. Michael Dunn and the boys got into a heated argument with the police officer. Then out of nowhere Michael Dunn went into his car got his handgun and fired more than ten shots into the teenagers car. Sadly Jordan Davis was shot numerous times in the head and all over his body. Michael Dunn was placed in jail for 105 years for the killing of an unarmed teenager. This killing of Jordan Davis is one of many examples of law enforcement killing an unarmed African American for no reason.

Eric Garner was yet another victim of police brutality. Eric Garner was not doing anything wrong he was just trying to provide for his two young kids. Eric Garner was selling cigarettes on the streets. The police officer then confronts Eric Garner for doing this and tries to arrest him. At first Eric Garner was putting some resistance . The police officers Daniel Pantaleo and Justin Damico then used a banned ...

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Added: 12/25/2018 07:07:08 PM
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Category: African Studies
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