Discriminated Against by the Police

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Discriminated by police

I believe That African Americans are being discriminated against by the police and other law officials. In the latest news a young man from St. Louis Mike Brown was gunned down by a white officer who calmed he feared for his life and that’s why he shot the young man and calmed it was self-defense. The key witness in the case was an older white lady who said she saw the whole ordeal happen and that the officer was protecting himself. After the officer was exonerated of the charges she said on a social media site that the young man got what he deserved and she never doubted that the courts would send the officer to jail. Eric Garner from New York died from a heart attack after being choked by an officer for resisting arrest. Eric Garner was being arrested for selling cigarettes illegally. Racial profiling affects a wide array of communities of color. More than 240 years of slavery and 90 years of legalized racial segregation have led to systemic profiling of Blacks in traffic and pedestrian stops. Since September 11, 2001, members of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian communities have been profiled by airline personnel, federal law enforcement, and local police.
I chose the New York post article to describe what happen to Eric Garner because the source is reliable it comes from a well know publisher who has been established for many years with lots of readers, they only talk about the facts and they take a neutral point of view. http://nyti.ms/1lceF3h
I chose the Washington post to describe what happened to Michael Brown again the source is neutral and only report the facts about the case I think the article is credible because it only talks about what can be proven and it presents all the evidence and where it comes from. The data from both of these sources are supported with facts from the case and has not changed my opinion about ether of…...

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