Dear Ben Brown, I cannot agree more with you’re point you are absolutely correct and I think your article is very powerful but there are a lot of improvements that can be made. I love that you used facts to support your point, that proves that this issue is real and that it is not an opinion but, I recommend that you use more examples for the innocent lives that were taken for instance, you could use the Philando Castile case or you could use the situation with Treyvon Martin for more of a solid foundation other than that I would say your article was great and keep up your excellent work.
I am interested with your post because police brutality is a real thing and a lot of people do not notice that it is. I respectfully disagree with some of what you said because after further research resisting arrest is a crime in some states. One thing that you said that stood out to me was “Police brutality is getting out of control like we as black people already face a lot of racism, but we shouldn’t be afraid or fear the people that’s suppose to protect us.” I think this is interesting because people rely on the police to “protect and serve” them but they are doing the exact opposite.
Dear Ben Brown
There is very little to no evidence that supports your claim. You said, “resisting arrest is not a crime” bur resisting arrest is a crime. There is no evidence to suggest that Micheal Brown put his hands up before he was shot, and the phrase “hands up don’t shot” is generally consider that be a lie. Which is the title of your article.
Dear Ben Brown, I am liz from Life Academy and I just wanted to say that I couldn’t agree with you more your article is very strong, I love how you used the example of Colin Kaepernick. That is a very clear statement and I loved how you said it’s bigger than football. It really is there are innocent people are dying because the police are not doing there job right. I agree with you when you say they need to be punished. I have faced many encounters where I am treated differently because of my color of skin. I believe it dosen’t matter if your white brown, yellow, blue, pink we are all human.
I think protesting against the national anthem is a good thing. They also say that it’s nothing against the soldiers. When they kneel for the national anthem I vision them going against all the problems we face as
I am satisfied with your post because your topic is delivered and explained for not only African Americans, but also whites and or others that cannot relate. You state the problems that are addressed by the knee taking during the national anthem and explain them.
One thing you said that stands out for me is “it’s nothing against the soldiers it’s more about how we’re treated.” I think this is enlightening because a lot of people misunderstand the message being sent by kneeling during the anthem. You are right; it is about our people not being treated right and not about our U.S. soldiers.
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