The Ferguson Shooting | Engelsk Opgave

Indledning
Police violence and tension between police officers and black people is not a new topic in the world. It is something that has been going on for a long time and everybody talks about, know about it but is there anybody out there who is doing something about it? Like the 9th of August 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri where policemen were firing their weapons and the riots led to an awful death of the young boy, named Michael Brown.

What could possibly cause such a riot? And is there a way to sort problems like these in the feature? A way to build a better relationship between the black community and the police?

Uddrag
One of the huge reasons for the scandal and violence in Ferguson’s streets, is caused because the black people are felling degrading by the white policemen. “Though slavery ended nearly 150 years ago, young black men have been treated as second-class citizens by politicians and police ever since.”

Consequently this leads to these harmful and brutal riots, where black people are doing everything they can to stand up to their race. The scariest about it all is that a lot of people already saw it coming. The riots, the looting and all the destroying it would contain. Like Elijah Anderson says: “The eruption of protests and violence has been a long time coming.

While I certainly do not condone rioting, examining the conditions surrounding Brown’s death - and the deaths of several other unarmed black men killed by law enforcement recently - makes clear that community reactions like those in Ferguson, Mo., are bound to happen. America has continued to isolate poor black people in economically depressed neighborhoods under increasingly oppressive police tactics that breed distrust and hostility.” With him saying it like that, it makes you wonder why.

Why are these people placed in depressed neighborhoods? It is crystal clear that a treatment like this leads to only awful things. A second reason for the violence and the hate between withes and blacks is the unbelievable and unnecessary “The broken window theory”, promulgated by James Q. Wilson...

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