The problem I see with the photo in the OP is that it is two different news sources describing things differently. Show me two articles from the same
source treating these people differently and I will gladly take notice.
You surely aren't telling me you are blind to the countless 'he was a good kid' and 'he was turning his life around' stories we see in the media used
to describe young black career criminals and gang bangers?
What even is the point of this thread though? To show us some subtle racist on social media can manipulate you so easily? Or maybe you don't fully
believe it but like his talking points anyways as they line up with your thinking?
Stop buying into and perpetuating the problem though, please.
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Poor hoods with a higher chance of killing cops versus drunk people. Naturaly police gears up more heavily against the first. During the riots of
Michael brown police has been shot at. Offenders of both sides should ofcourse be punished.
The fact that the pyscho kid was a quiet and soft spoken person does not mean one should symphatize with him, it just gives a profile of him. How
could you possibly symphatize with him, look at the little ****. Where is the white privilege?
Just doesn't matter if they are Black or White. If your upset with the way victims are portrayed buy the media then just stop watching those fools.
The MEDIA really couldn't care what color a person is if they can get a boost in the ratings. It's money and Media. They spread disinformation and
truth rubbed together in the guise of informing you. The latest trend is to grab a few sound bites from others wanting some face time for their own
agenda. Megan Kelly, Cavuto and Smerconish can sit back and really fuel the race issue... they do it every day. Look at the problem not the celebrity
telling you what to think.
No jobs or justice in the inner cities
Distrust of government
To many people in jails for too long
No Medical care
And BAD media coverage of it all to make money. Stop watching others opinions and form one.
you've all made semi valid points that don't change the reality of the situation nitpicking at insignificant details and using your opinions justify
this double standard.
deusimperator- why do "poor hoods" have a higher chance of killing cops? how do you know know they are poor? and whats makes them "hoods"?
thesaneone- due to your defense of the confederate flag i don't think you warrant a reply
belowannouncement- can you provide an example of "the countless 'he was a good kid' and 'he was turning his life around' stories we see in the media
used to describe young black career criminals and gang bangers?" ?
stosh64- i can only say that these videos used the clips from actual news programs
no. but they are a majority of the people who go out and cause riots afterwards yet the media accepts this and they aren't shamed for it. the same
thing happens in europe during their sporting events why do you think they aren't met with military force and allowed to destroy property?
Well.... usually riots that occur are after a police officers are cleared of charges and large protests happen prior to the charges being presented to
the public giving the police (not military) enough time to be ready for the possible riots that may occur. plus, They usually call in the national
guard after a bad day of looting and rioting.
with sporting events no one can predict the winner or if the crowd will riot after a loss. Also, in Baltimore I remember the mayor telling the police
to let them riot.
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unlike the rioters after those sporting events the purpose of the protest was not to destroy but to seek answers about the injustice that blacks face
at the hands of police. yet the language that the media use when describing groups of black people undermines the protesters.
thousands of blacks and whites gathered to protest peacefully with zero deaths and they are called thugs and criminals for exercising their
yet a biker gang can have a shootout that kills 9 and the rhetoric totally changes. is that fair ? its funny how every time americas deep seated race
issues are brought up on ats the thread is labeled a troll thread.
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