Black Lives Matter Essays


National Anthem Protest Essay

This free essay discusses the National Anthem Protest which was first started by Colin Kaepernick in the NFL and has now spread to many players both in the NFL and other major sports.  We will provide you with example titles, related topics, an outline as well as all the major parts of an essay (thesis statement, essay hook, introduction, body, conclusion, works cited).  This can be used as a template/guideline/reference in helping you write your own paper.  If you need help writing, please review our “how to write an essay” tutorial. In 2016, a football player with the NFL named Continue Reading...

Do Black Lives Really Matter Essay

actions of the police. Perhaps the most eminent example of this emerging trend is evinced in the so-called black lives matter movement, which is predicated on issuing social justice to African Americans who are routinely abused and even wantonly murdered by police officers allegedly doing their duties. In numerous instances, unarmed African American men were murdered by police. In fact, the names Michael Brown, who was killed by members of the police in Ferguson, Missouri, and Freddie Gray, Continue Reading... Continue Reading...

Black Lives Matter Essay

Sentence Thesis Statement Body of Essay Conclusion Works Cited Another Example Essay on black lives matter Writing about a fast-moving issue such as a black lives matter essay is akin to trying to hit a moving target – as soon as you find what you think is the latest information, something is already taking place elsewhere that makes everything you found obsolete. Consequently, students must learn how to recognize where to draw the line on timeliness and relevancy of their resources, and use the best of what is available to Continue Reading... Continue Reading...

Racialized Violence and Police Brutality in Usa

in the court of public opinion, the cops are still winning. Thanks to black lives matter, public outrage against police brutality might be increasing, but has not yet reached the level of critical mass. The use of mobile phone images and video, both by citizen witnesses and by some police, has also helped to raise awareness. Mandating the use of body cameras would at least prevent some of the distortions of the truth that do occur when police support each others' stories about what happened at the scene of a crime. The footage gleaned from altercations can also serve… Continue Reading...

Book Strangers in Their Own Land

the whites see their culture as being under threat from a liberal hoard that believes black lives matter. Underneath it all is the problem of anti-intellectualism, which Hochschild also fails to address meaningfully. Anti-intellectualism is a real and potentially dangerous problem that empathy cannot solve. The refusal to accept facts enables brainwashing and social control that cause people to vote emotionally. Hochschild continually reminds readers that the great paradox can best be explained by understanding that people vote with their emotions, not with logic. That might be true, but it does not help illuminate any method of changing the… Continue Reading...

The Bernard Goetz Shootings

than criminals that deserved the shooting. Even today, some hail Goetz as a hero. 2. Because of the ' black lives matter' movement, things would have been much different. The movement sparked interest in the increasing crime against blacks in America. Especially with technology and smart phone use, most likely someone would have caught it on camera. Then that would have sparked outrage, similar to the police shootings that have occurred in the last few years. 3. One interesting thing to note was his childhood. He grew up not in the city, but upstate. He was married then divorced and had to… Continue Reading...

Harlem Renaissance Poems

peace into the fray That what I say might have meaning. These truths are self-evident Embedded in the government black lives matter three fourths of the way That’s what they still say. When I put down the cross They take me away, they say The thorny crown is mind to wear And then they wonder why we despair. Works Cited Cullen, Countee. “Simon the Cyrenian Speaks.” Retrieved online: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/browse?contentId=16356 “Harlem Renaissance: American Literature and Art.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved online: https://www.britannica.com/event/Harlem-Renaissance-American-literature-and-art/Poetry Hughes, Langston. “The Negro Speaks of Rivers.” Retrieved online: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44428/the-negro-speaks-of-rivers Continue Reading...