From the death that sparked a hashtag that became a national movement, Black Lives Matter takes on a new urgency under President Trump. Co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discusses what lies ahead. Key Passage - I'll say this: Whenever black people say enough is enough, we are often up against white nationalism. And so what this election showed us is our movement became too powerful and that white nationalism — although (it) has always existed — took power again. Summary - We can not put other people of color aide just because of their color skin or gender because they can be smart like the rest and can make a difference with the support of ours. We all need a hand in everything and made the people of color are closer then the rest so we will end asking them for help.
The death of Palestinian minister Ziad Abu Ein spotlights another tradition of Palestinian struggle -- "non-violent" protest marches Key Passage - Attending a demonstration at the West Bank village of Turmus Aya, he got involved in a scuffle with Israeli border police, inhaled tear gas and likely succumbed to a heart attack. Witness reports suggest he had been jostled and struck by armed police. Summary - People talk a lot and can always make up stories so they can make the police or someone important get under pressure but the only one that knows the truth is the victim not the bystanders just watching everything fall into place.
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. believed that nonviolent protest is the most effective weapon against a racist and unjust society. But it required rallying people to his cause. Here are som Summary- The boycott of public transit became and a huge thing that the African Americans did after Rosa Parks was arrested for sitting on the white section of the bus and didn't want to move. Connection - This is a connection to how the present times are we all separate ourselves from everyone around us because we are not old enough to see that a color of skin doesn't speak for the person or their actions it's the that prejudge them before knowing them.
Charles Barkley premieres a documentary series on TNT that aims to tackle issues of race in America. Comedian W. Kamau Bell has been hosting United Shades of America on CNN with a similar goal. Key passage- "DIANE BUTLER: Tell me why it took 15 to 20 minutes to beat my son to death. Fifteen officers.." Connection- Police don't care how old the black person is they will kill/beat them without any regret because the court has them covered and could just say they were trying to defending themselves or just say he was resisting arrest.
National Geographic Documentary Films’ LA 92 will premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on April 21, followed by its broadcast debut on National Geograp... Connections- This video shows and examples that place aren't taking blacks as animals before they try to get the full information instead they beat them to almost death and they say they felt threaten or they thought they were reaching for a gun even though they are unarmed.
Summary: Pew surveyed nearly 8,000 officers. Among other things, the group asked about recent killings of black civilians by police and the protests that followed. Officers said they now feel less safe. Key Passage: "He also highlighted another statistic in the Pew survey: 72 percent of respondents say after recent high-profile incidents, they have become less willing to stop and question people who seem suspicious." Connection: Most of the officers are getting tired of of the message being spoken wrong based on the subjects race and don't want to get involve with the media.