Dear MR MLKJ - Dear Mr Martin Luther King Jr It has been 50...

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Dear Mr. Martin Luther King Jr, It has been 50+ years since you have been here to work on our nation, and help make changes. Yet on August 9 th , 2014, all of your work was shattered and a year later our nation is still engulfed in a civil rights movement. The movement is Black Lives Matter. Many discourage the movement because of its name, but it’s only fitting. It started off with the case of Trayvon Martin, in which a a neighborhood watchman not only followed the young teen after being instructed not to do so, but also shot and killed him. Now, African Americans are being targeted by the one group of people that are supposed to protect us- our law enforcement. As you would know, police officers are not the easiest people to deal with; you give a man some power, and they abuse it. For the most part, African Americans are being targeted all over the country at routine traffic stops and are killed. Since August 9 th , 2014, nearly 1,083 Americans have been killed by our law enforcement. There have been riots and rallies, mass shootings, and more
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