America 1968 Baltimore Riots 2015 Time Magazine Cover- Black men dying at the hands of police had become “a slow-rolling crisis” in America, as President Obama would put it nine days after Gray’s death. And Freddie Gray was a black man who entered a police van handcuffed and conscious on April 12 and came out less than an hour later comatose, with his spinal cord nearly severed. The what, the how and the why of Gray’s fatal encounter with Baltimore police remained a mystery more than two…
Today, the American MEDIA portrays only what fuels the fire on racial tension. They claim and throw around the words protest when in reality, riots are stirring up. The media should be used as an outlet to bring all races together instead of further driving them apart. Where airing race riots promote violence and killings, why not air togetherness and the communities which instill values of togetherness help drive a decrease in racial tension.
29 Moments That Show Another Side Of The Baltimore Riots
Why did the Baltimore riots seem like they were perfectly staged to be a television event? Images of police vehicles burning made for great television all over the planet, but why were there abandoned police vehicles sitting right in the middle of the riot zones without any police officers around them in the first place? [...]