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Unformatted text preview: wanted to keep white people on top and black people on the bottom. With this type of mid set, an image was created in the minds of blacks. I agree with Geronimo Pratt on the issue that blacks were living in a war for change, economic freedom, cultural identity, equality, peace, survival, and self-determination. I never knew that the government/F.B.I. was literally spying on blacks and actually out to get all of those who were trying to make some changes. Looking at all these things that were being put up against blacks during this time, there is no wonder why blacks rebelled. Like a comment that was made in the movie, they were not riots, but rebellions. Overall, this movie just made me feel hurt and disgusted that white people, during this time, wanted to hurt, harm and kill blacks just because they felt they needed to be on top. Everything may not be perfect today, but at least things are different and a little better....
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- Spring '11