Second Civil War

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Civil War

The Civil War was fought between the southern states and the northern states. It occurred between the years 1861-1865. The war was fought over slavery. The northern states known as the Union won! They were for the abolishing slavery.
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RACISM IN AMERICA

South Carolina Black Church Shooting

Dylann Roof, a Caucasian male, entered a church that pertained to African Americans and started shooting at people. "A law enforcement official said witnesses told authorities the gunman stood up and said he was there 'to shoot black people.'"(CNN)

Baltimore Riots

25-year-old Freddie Gray was harmed by a white police officer after another shooting by an innocent black man, Michael Brown, which was also by a white police officer. Both men died, leaving the citizens in anger. Because everyone was so rallied up by the deaths of colored people by white people happening so often, the people of Baltimore, Maryland reacted. Riots broke out and various crimes were committed, all out of anger and revenge,

Cincinnati Cop Charged with Murder

Samuel DuBose was on his way home one day, when officer Tensing pulled him over for not having a license plate. DuBose was repeatedly asked for his drivers license and when the police officer finally asked up front for it, DuBose drove off. Tensing pulled the trigger on him, murdering the 45-year-old man. Tensing was charged with voluntary murder and his bail was set to $1 million. The video of the helmet camera on Tensing is shown below.
WATCH: Police Officer Ray Tensing body cam, Samuel DuBose shooting

SAE "Bus Songs"

A fraternity at Oklahoma University were riding a bus one day when one of the boys started singing a chant. "There will never be a n***** in SAE, there will never be a n***** in SAR. You can hang him from a tree, but he can never sign with me. There will never be a n***** in SAE," is what he sung to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know it Clap Your Hands," Without him knowing, another boy on the bus took a video if his actions and anonymously posted it to YouTube. The frat house was in serious trouble and was removed from the campus. The YouTube video is shown below.
OU SAE Racist Chant

Trayvon and George

Trayvon Martin was going home one day when George Zimmerman called 911 to report a person of suspicion. Zimmerman then shot Martin claiming self-defense. Zimmerman was being accused of being racist several times, but that was never proved. Well, that is, before the seven 911 calls were released. In the background, Martin is screaming for help and it just so happens he was on the phone with his girlfriend when it happened. Martins death was then an investigation and Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder. Rallies were happening and the people would not sleep until they knew Zimmerman got what he deserved.

Citations

"Charleston Church Shooting Suspect Arrested in N.C. - CNN.com." CNN. Cable News

Network. Web. 13 Oct. 2015.


"Baltimore Sees Another Day of Protests." BostonGlobe.com. Web. 13 Oct. 2015.


"Cincinnati Cop Charged with Murder in Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Man." Mother Jones. Web. 13 Oct. 2015.


Kingkade, Tyler. "Oklahoma Frat Boys Caught Singing 'There Will Never Be A N***** In SAE'" The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com. Web. 13 Oct. 2015.


"Trayvon Martin Shooting Fast Facts - CNN.com." CNN. Cable News Network, n.d. Web. 13 Oct. 2015.