Whites and Blacks inequality battle for survival
by samchaussé on September 30, 2014 - 10:21pm
This article “Michael Brown Shooting: Why Black Americans Believe They're Targeted By Police” talks about a young black teenager who got shot by police in Missouri. Ever since this incident happened African Americans in that area feel like there are tense relations between them and the police. This young boy who was shot while walking in his home town by a white police officer. Not only was this teenager shot but also killed by those gun shots then later on caused a riot in his home town. It was said the officer had no reasons to shoot, that boy was unarmed. African American in this community feel targeted since police officers are white and that they have a majority over them. Whites seem to have better experiences with the cops than Africans Americans; they have reported they have been treated rudely and disrespectfully. Whites reported to have been treated fairly and polite during their encounters. Lastly this article talks about how police officers should be less discriminating against African Americans even though they might have assumptions about them and how they acted.
CBC. "Michael Brown Shooting: Why Black Americans Believe They're Targeted By Police." Huffington post 13 Aug. 2014: 1. Print.