The main reason they give for the shooting is that since the victim was black, he looked suspicious. Racism continues to poison social relations of many people in the United States (Jonas 28). The black people in particular are referred to as the enemy.
The police officers are the first to patch the allegations to the black people. Crime is a socio-economic factor that should not be used to build racial injustices among the people. Crime will remain to be an everyday phenomenon due to poverty levels (Jonas 30). Therefore, it is important for people to embrace the fight against racism in order to fight the socioeconomic challenges engulfing the people. The recent strategy to train law enforcement on how to handle crime is a step that will facilitate cooling down of the racial discrimination. The training creates meaningful interactions across races. Integrating racial history into the K-12 curriculum will continue to create opportunities that will foster significant student interactions across the different races. Education has been placed on the forefront to changing both the police and the public on how to view different races (Jonas 31).
Gun violence is specifically common in the poor neighborhoods in the United States. It is frequently allied with gang violence. Statistics indicates that it often involves male juveniles or young adult males. The often cited cause for gun violence is the drug market. It is an urgent, complex and multifaceted problem (Webster 13). There are several reasons why gun violence is on the rampant. One of the reasons is that the today children are more prone to violence due to the content they watch on TV and the games they play. Under this issue, an important aspect is how the children are raised. There is barely enough family time to inspect the growth of children (Webster 14). Therefore, they end up adopting dangerous behaviors and violence. Some people are prone to violence due to their poor social habits and