Letter to Politician - Skyler Pittman Promise Academy 1 245...

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Skyler Pittman Promise Academy 1 245 W 129th 10027 New York, NY Dear Angela Rye, I am a junior at Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy I High School and I Hope to be well informed about my country by the time I am old enough to vote in 2 years. I am writing to express my opinion about your views on racism. You are a passionate and intelligent woman and you address many issues that is wrong with our country. For example on a recent interview on CNN tonight on June 11th you said, “We're supposed to be talking about a 12-year-old boy who was just trying to deliver newspaper and the police are calling him in Ohio where Tamir Rice was killed in the same age. I want to be
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Unformatted text preview: acknowledged and see that this is not OK for our children. This is not OK for the future direction of this country. So, I want to say, I commend you for saying what you said. It means the world to me." In this quote you are expressing your first amendment as a American . Freedom of speech, the amendment that our oppressor doesn’t want the oppressed to use because it can be used as a weapon against them. I am glad that you are apart of the CNN panel because you address the problems that are wrong with our country and it is obvious that you want change. I hope that you continue to work for fairness for the minority’s in America. Sincerely, S. Pittman...
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