Police brutality (particularly against African Americans) is definitely not the a new topic in the United States, yet the ongoing shootings of youthful people of color by cops in urban areas around the US has transformed it into an intriguing issue later than when it started. There have been various protests and destruction because of cops not getting the fair judgement for slaughtering unarmed people of color, and with these fights another social development was shaped that began as a twitter hashtag that is entitled #BlackLivesMatter. Despite the fact that a civil right development is the same old thing to America, this specific development comes when America considers itself to be a ‘visually challenged’ or ‘post-racial’ society. This implies that everyone of individuals living in America accept that they are not bigot and that they don’t think about the shade of an individual’s skin. The visually challenged philosophy that is pervasive in the post-Social liberties period, that America is as of now in, believes everybody to be nonracial or not having a place with any race (Van Cleve and Mayes 2015).
The Black Lives Matter Development happened after the passing of Trayvon Martin and kept on developing with the passing of Michael Earthy colored. Both of these children were black, unarmed, and were shot and slaughtered. Martin was a seventeen year old person of color that was visiting his father in Florida when he was shot and executed by George Zimmerman in February of 2012 (Graff 2015). Zimmerman was a local watch commander of a gated network that was attempted and seen not a guilty for the homicide of Trayvon Martin. Michael Earthy colored was a African American young person that was shot and executed by a white cop Darren Wilson in August of 2014 (Graff 2015).
The Black Lives Matter Development began in light of these passings and was planned to be a celebration and refinement of people of color. It plans to be a political and philosophical mediation in a general public where people of color are deliberately and purposefully executed. Its will probably remake the Dark freedom development. The Black Lives Matter movement is attempting to move the attitude of those in America away from ‘us versus them’ and in doing so genuinely liberate people of color from imbalance. In the event that America has genuinely arrived at a post-racial society why is such a development expected to affirm what Americans definitely know? Numerous individuals have been moving the focal point of this development by saying that it’s not simply People of color that issue, all day to day routines mater and all lives are significant.
A few people in America are utilizing the All Lives Matter issue proclamation to turn the Some individuals in America are using the All Lives Matter statement to twist the Black Lives Matter Development into being against white rather than supportive of the black community. By doing this and zeroing in on the black community a piece of the Black Lives Matter Development, they are not genuinely hearing the worries that are being voiced. Indeed, all lives obviously matter, however there is a motivation behind why individuals are referring to people of color matter. On the off chance that the explanation that people of color matter isn’t accurate, at that point America is sending the message that people of color are not really lives and hence they can be discarded, murdered or lost.
Moreover, history mirrors that people of color were viewed similar to a small amount of a human life during servitude. In Southern states where slavery was present, slaves were considered 3/5 of an individual when checking populace. A genuine post-racial society has not been reached, so for what reason are a few people in the US dismissing this new social equality movement and affirming that all lives matter? It is being said that the development (Black Lives Matter) is a conspicuous one, however this undeniable movement hasn’t been reflected in history or current American culture.
Since the start of America Black lives have been dealt as though they don’t make a difference. Individuals of color were subjugated and mistreated due to the shade of their skin and other qualities. At the point when slavery finished, people of color were as STILL oppressed because of the shade of their skin. It was worthy to segregate dependent on skin tone in the pre-Social equality time, yet in the post-Common Right time things changed. The transcendent type of bigotry is not, at this point unmistakable or dependent on different attributes. It is an unobtrusive type of bigotry known as partially blind racism that has impacted different areas of American culture including the criminal justice system. The all lives matter rebuttal is a result of the partially blind racism in society. It is utilized to attempt to stop the Black Lives Matter Development and end any discussion about race.
The Black Lives Matter Movement is another social equality development to battle against this new type of prejudice. It’s expressing that race matters in a general public where race is viewed as irrelevant. The Black Lives Matter Development is attempting to move away from partial blindness to shading cognizance. It’s not disregarding that bigotry is as yet an issue in the US.
The Black Lives Matter development needs to keep on developing as a social development. It should attempt to try not to turn into a civil rights lawyer drove developments like the Civil Rights Development during the 1960s where the leaders separated themselves from the individuals they were upholding for. The Black Lives Matter Development has neighborhood local chapters that the US that can be utilized to address bigotry at the nearby level. The Black Lives Matter Development should zero in on aiding and instructing their system about partially blind racism. There additionally should be lawful difficulties and new laws and approaches to aid in decreased racism especially in the criminal justice system that cause racial inconsistencies. The approaches at each degree of the criminal justice system should guarantee that they aren’t more harmful to one race over the others.
These new policies are far way off for the Black Lives Matter Development. The main thing the Black Lives Matter Development can do next is instruct America about visually challenged racism, change general assessment and increase support. Race does make a difference, people of color matter and it will take a principal move in the general population to accept that they matter to change the criminal justice system and American culture.
- Graff, G. (2015). Redesigning Racial Caste in America via Mass Incarceration. The Journal of Psychohistory., 43(2), 120–133.
- Van Cleve, N. G., & Mayes, L. (2015). Criminal Justice Through “Colorblind” Lenses: A Call to Examine the Mutual Constitution of Race and Criminal Justice. Law & Social Inquiry, 40(2), 406–432.