Jayla McKinneyMs. HayesApril 27th 2016English 131“Black Lives Have Always Mattered”: Summaries of ReadingBlack lives matter is a 21st century movement against a recent increase in violence against AfricanAmericans. A current article says that after the killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Kimani Gray, TamirRice, and too many others, the vulnerability long experienced by black people in public spaceschallenged the legitimacy of the state, even for those protected by white privilege. Streets, sidewalksand playgrounds such as those where Brown, Garner, Gray, and Rice died are sites where racially-biasedpolicing governs access to liberty and life itself. Black lives should be just as important as all lives.Blacklives have mattered and they always will.In All God’s Children Has Wings there was a mean master that worked his slaves until they died.There was a young lad that was working in the field and she kept falling out because she was tired ofworking. Every time the lady fell out the master would hit her. The lady would cry out for help to the
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