In the article “Demonstrators Protest Fatal Police Shooting of a Black Man in El Cajon, Calif,” whic

In the article “Demonstrators Protest Fatal Police Shooting of a Black Man in El Cajon, Calif,” whic

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In the article “Demonstrators Protest Fatal Police Shooting of a Black Man in El Cajon, Calif,” which appears in The New York Times, the authors highlights the plague of racism that has afflicted the U.S. The inherent fear of the black man by white people continues to be a reason for which black men are killed by police. In the scenario presented in commentary, police described the deceased Alfred Olango as being erratic. He was deemed unpredictable. It was also said that he took on an aggressive stance. He appeared to be standing “as if he was going to shoot”( Niraj and Bromwich). This was enough for the officers to kill him. One would think that a trained police office would know how to clearly identify a gun when he or she sees one but a so called silver cylinder pointed towards them, was enough for one police officer to Taser and the other to shoot his fire harm at Mr. Olango 5 times. The article clarifies that Mr. Olango was a harm to others and himself, as he was walking in traffic. Is this a reason to kill him? The police officer sought Mr. Olango’s actions
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